John DeHart

1834–August 1854 (Age 20)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of John

John DeHart was born in 1834, in New York, United States as the son of John Dehart and Eliza. He married Lydia Nickerson Barrus from 1850 to 1853, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1850. He died in August 1854, at the age of 20.

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John DeHart
Lydia Nickerson Barrus
Marriage: from 1850 to 1853
Lydia Marilla DeHart

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World Events (2)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 2
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 12
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Dutch:1. nickname from Middle Dutch hart, hert ‘hard’, ‘strong’, ‘headstrong’, ‘unruly’, preceded by the definite article de. 2. occupational name for a herdsman, Middle Dutch harde, herde, with the addition of the definite article de.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (4)

  • John Dehart in household of John Dehart, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John DeHart to Lydia Barrus, Family Group Records Collection
  • John DeHart, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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