Jane Hart

18 July 1833–2 April 1856 (Age 22)
Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Hart was born on 18 July 1833, in Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, her father, Elias Hart, was 29 and her mother, Cornelia Mary Staker, was 22. She married Otis Lysander Terry on 16 November 1851, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850 and lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 2 April 1856, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otis Lysander Terry
Jane Hart
Marriage: 16 November 1851
Mary Jane Terry
Elias Adolphus Terry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1851Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 6
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 8
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.

    Name Meaning

    English and North German: nickname from Middle English hert (Old English heorot), Middle Low German hërte, harte ‘hart, stag’, perhaps for a quick-footed or timorous individual.German: variant of Hardt 1 and 2. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name or nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    De Hart

    Story Highlight

    Elias Hart, born 1804, Shot & Killed by anti- Mormon mob

    Source: Mark Staker, Mark works at the LDS Museum in SLC. He is now editing a book he has written about the Stakers. He hopes to get the book printed this year. In the book are our Hart and S …

    Sources (17)

    • Jane Hart in household of Cornelia Hart, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Martha J Van in entry for William Henry Terry and Barbara Rosetta Jensen Crane, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Jane Hart in household of Nathan Hart, "United States Census, 1850"

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