Dessie May Hart

2 March 1889–27 March 1985 (Age 96)
Tyre, Seneca, New York, United States

The Life of Dessie May

When Dessie May Hart was born on 2 March 1889, in Tyre, Seneca, New York, United States, her father, Frank B Hart, was 38 and her mother, Mary Serven, was 30. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Reuben Charles Cary. She lived in Sennett, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 27 March 1985, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 96.

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Reuben Charles Cary
Dessie May Hart
Clifford James Cary
Arietta May Cary
Reuben Cary Jr.
Evelyn Cary

Spouse and Children



    Clifford James Cary


    Arietta May Cary


    Reuben Cary Jr.


    Evelyn Cary


Parents and Siblings

    Frank B Hart


    Mary Serven




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Dessie Cary in household of Rubin Cary, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dessie Cary in household of Rubin Cary, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dessie Cary in household of Reuben Cary, "United States Census, 1930"

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