Elijah M Hart

17 October 1799–26 December 1882 (Age 83)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elijah M

When Elijah M Hart was born on 17 October 1799, in Virginia, United States, his father, Elijah Hart, was 39 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Ann Atkins, was 25. He married Ellizabeth Cattron on 14 August 1823, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Scott, Virginia, United States in 1860. He died on 26 December 1882, in Hiltons, Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hiltons, Scott, Virginia, United States.

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Elijah M Hart
Ellizabeth Cattron
Marriage: 14 August 1823
John Tivis Hart
William Hart
Robert S. Hart
Martha A Hart
Sarah Ann Hart
Polly M Hart
Nancy M. Hart
Isaac Bounds Hart
Edmund Montgomery Hart
Samuel D. Hart
Elizabeth Hart

Spouse and Children

14 August 1823
Scott, Virginia, United States




    Martha A Hart


    Sarah Ann Hart



+6 More Children

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 13

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 22

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

1 English and North German: from a personal name or nickname meaning ‘stag’, Middle English hert, Middle Low German hërte, harte.2 German: variant spelling of Hardt 1 and 2.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or a nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elijah Hart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elijah Hart, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elijah Hart, "United States Census, 1850"

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