Walter Hart

28 August 1818–3 April 1847 (Age 28)
Farmington, Harford, Maryland, United States

The Life of Walter

When Walter Hart was born on 28 August 1818, in Farmington, Harford, Maryland, United States, his father, Jehiel Chester Hart, was 26 and his mother, Anna Lowrey, was 22. He married Caroline Wilcox about 1841, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 3 April 1847, at the age of 28.

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Walter Hart
Elizabeth A Gibson
James Hubert Hart
Lizzie Gibson Hart
Edson Walter Hart
Minnie Hart

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth A Gibson




    James Hubert Hart


    Lizzie Gibson Hart



    Minnie Hart


Parents and Siblings

    Jehiel Chester Hart







    Lowrey Daniel Hart



    James Hart


+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 12

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Walter Harte in entry for James H Harte, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Walter Hart in entry for Caroline Wilcox Hart Burll, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Walter Hart, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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