Daniel Hart and Polly
Daniel Hart, was born in Lynnfield, Massachusetts and baptized on November 10, 1771. Daniel was the son of John Hart Jr. and Lydia Curtis Hart.
Daniel Hart married Polly Tapley on December 13, 1792. Polly was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Smith Tapley of Lynnfield, Massachusetts. Joseph and Daniel, two brothers, married two sisters, Elizabeth and Polly Tapley.
Daniel Hart and Polly had thirteen children.
Hart lived in Lynnfield, Massachusetts and was a farmer. He died on
either September 20, 1827 or October 20, 1827. Polly died in North
Reading, Massachusetts, on November 2, 1860, at the age of 84 years.
Children born to Daniel Hart and Polly Tapley Hart:
|David Hart||Born||April 23, 1793||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Susan Eames, Nov. 10, 1816.|
|Died||December 9, 1855||Woburn, Massachusetts|
|Daniel Hart Jr.||Born||October 23, 1794||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Intention
of marriage Jan. 1, 1821, to Margaret Norton, born Oct. 30, 1796, daughter
of Maj. John and Margaret (Batchelder) Norton of Royalston, Mass.
See notes below.
|Died||May 31, 1855||North Reading, Massachusetts|
|Betsy Hart||Born||May 22, 1797||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Daniel Townsend, of Lynnfield, on Apr. 21, 1816|
|William Hart||Born||June 13, 1799||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married at Springfield, Mass., Susan J. Harris, Feb.1, 1866, born in North Yarmouth, Maine. See notes below.|
|Died||November 10, 1883|
|Lucy Hart||Born||August 21, 1801||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Martin Hart (son of Ebenezer Hart) (her cousin) of Danvers, Massachusetts. Martin married (2) Mrs. Elizabeth Upton (nee Elizabeth Swinerton) on Nov. 29, 1830.|
|Phebe Hart||Born||October 13, 1803||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married John Wheeler of Salem, Massachusetts. They continued to live in Salem.|
|Aaron Tapley Hart||Born||September 23, 1808||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Died of consumption. Unmarried.|
|Died||August 3, 1846|
|Elijah Hart||Born||Sept. 23, 1808||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Unmarried.|
|Died||Jan. 18, 1848|
|Polly Hart||Born||March 23, 1811||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Died as a child.|
|Died||August 16, 1820|
|Joseph Tapley Hart||Born||March 10, 1813||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Nancy Holt on Dec. 17, 1834. Nancy, b. Apr. 3, 1815, was the daughter of Joel and Nancy Holt of Lynnfield. See notes below.|
|Died||April 20, 1894||Woburn, Massachusetts|
|Sally Avery Hart||Born||April 8, 1815||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Benjamin Simons of Salem, Massachusetts. They lived in Salem, Massachusetts.|
|Clarissa Tapley Hart||Born||February 20, 1818||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Sylvester S. Beard on September 29, 1848|
|Polly Hart||Born||November 23, 1820||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Charles Norwood on April 25, 1839. See notes below.|
|Died||October 20, 1851||Lynnfield, Massachusetts|
Daniel Hart Jr. married Margaret Norton, born Oct. 30, 1796, daughter of Maj. John and Margaret (Batchelder)Norton of Royalston, Mass. Daniel Hart Jr. lived in North Reading, Mass., a farmer, and died May 31, 1855 of consumption; his wife, Margaret, died in Reading, Feb. 4, 1867. Daniel Hart Jr. and Margaret Norton had three children: (1) Eliza Norton Hart, b. June 16, 1822, m. Oct. 26, 1841, Josiah Warner Coburn of Reading, Mass., where they resided. She died Sept. 9, 1875 and Mr. Coburn d. Jan. 24, 1886. Eliza Norton Colburn and Josiah Colburn had two children: (1a) Ida Eliza Coburn, b. Jan. 6, 1858; m. Franklin Thornton Knight and lived in Waltham, Mass. He died Sept. 8, 1895. (1b) Charles Warner Coburn, b. April 4, 1862 m. Caroline Tucker, and lived in Medford, Mass. (2) Daniel Augustus Hart, b. Aug. 15, 1824, m. Paulina P. Thompson. They lived in Boston for a time. He was a printer by trade, and died in Meriden, Conn. Dec. 27, 1867. They had a daughter Margaret A. Hart, d. at Boston, Nov. 23, 1849, age 1 year, 3 months, 24 days. (3) Thomas Norton Hart, b. Jan. 20, 1829, married at Boston, Mass., by Rev. O. A. Skinner, Apr. 30, 1850, Elizabeth Snow, born in Bowdoin, Maine, daughter of John and Betsy (Ridley) Snow. Thomas Norton Hart lived at 298 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, Mass. in 1900. Thomas Norton Hart and Elizabeth Snow had one child: Abbie Snow Hart, b. Sept. 22, 1851, m. June 4, 1885, Carl Wilhelm Emst, b. Apr. 21, 1845 in Eddesse, Germany, son of Rev.Carl Emst and they lived in Boston. No children. E. W. Emst (a journalist and writer) furnished a clipping which I reduced (his words) somewhat. It now reads thus: " Mr. Thomas N. Hart comes of sturdy New England stock, his ancestors residing in Lynnfield, Mass., including the first ancestor, Isaac Hart, who settled there in 1656. His mother's father, Maj. John Norton of Royalston, fought in the Revolution of 1776. Mr. Hart attended the Bowdoin, Maine college, came to Boston in 1842 and was employed by Wheelock Pratt and Co. dry goods dealers, and two years later by Philip A. Lock Co., hat dealers; about 1860 he founded the hat store of Hart, Taylor and Co., and in 1880 became president of the Mount Vernon National Bank, of which he is still the head. Mr. Hart was chosen to the common council in Boston the years 1879-81, to the board of alderman in 1882-86 and as mayor of Boston 1889-90 and 1900-01, receiving the largest vote accorded any Republican mayor up to that time. In 1891, his qualities won the appreciation of the National government and he was appointed by President Harrison postmaster of Boston, which position he held until the Democratic administration. He was well-liked by all parties during his term; was courteous, genial and efficient in all the relations of life, with clear and quick perceptions, and is capable of any office in the United States."
married Elizabeth Bruce, born in 1808, in Marblehead, Mass., a daughter of
Thomas and Elizabeth (___) Bruce. Mr. Hart resided in Lynn, Mass., a
hostler and teamster, and died Nov. 11, 1883; his widow died Sept. 10, 1884, age
75 years, 1 month, 10 days. William Hart and Elizabeth Bruce Hart had six
children (all born in Lynn): (1) Elizabeth Bruce Hart, b. Nov. 22, 1833;
m. by Rev. E.G. Brooks, at Lynn, Mar. 16, 1856, George W. Timpson, age 24 years,
b. in Boston, a cord wainer. They resided in Lynn, where she d. Jan. 6, 1877 (2)
William Henry Hart, b. Dec. 22, 1836, married at Springfield, Mass., by Rev.
George B. Ide, Feb.1, 1866, Susan J. Harris of Springfield, age 24 years, born
in North Yarmouth, Maine, daughter of Samuel and Susan W. Harris. Mr. Hart
resided at Chelsea, Mass., a lawyer. He was commissioned second lieutenant in
the First Regiment, Massachusetts Artillery, Jan. 28, 1863. He went to Lynn on
the morning of April 16, 1897, and committed suicide by shooting. William Hart
and Susan Harris Hart had two children (born in Chelsea): (2a) Lucy
Humphrey, b. Oct. 2, 1870; m. at Chelsea, Sept. 15, 1897, Horace Mann Pullen of
Bangor, Maine, where they now reside. (2b) Marian
Louisa, b. July 15, 1880. (3) Abbie Ann Hart, b. in 1839; m.
at Lynn, Oct. 25, 1863, Benjamin Stevens of Marblehead, Mass., age 45 years.
They lived in Lynn, where he was a merchant. No children. (4)
Thomas Bruce Hart, b. Apr. 2, 1842, enlisted in the Civil War, and was
Lieutenant in the Sixty-First Massachusetts Regiment. He was killed in battle
Apr. 2, 1865, at Petersburg. (5) George M. Dallas Hart, b. Dec. 7, 1844,
enlisted in the Civil War, Aug. 18, 1864, Company B, Fourth Mass. regiment,
heavy artillery for one year; discharged June 17, 1865; m. at Lynn, Sept. 19,
1877, Ellen Medora Burns, age 25 years, born in Lynn, daughter of Austin C. and
Sophronia Burns. He lived in Lynn, an ornamental letterer, and painter; was
elected the twentieth mayor of Lynn, by the Democratic Party and inaugurated
Jan. 4, 1886, and Jan. 3, 1887 for a second term. In 1897 he was elected a
member of the school committee. No children. (6) Franklin Hart, b. Dec.
31, 1847; was publisher of the Marblehead Messenger, with E. I. Trask. He
dropped dead on the morning of Jan. 15, 1872; unmarried.
Joseph Tapley Hart married Nancy Holt on December 17, 1834. Nancy was born on April 3, 1815 to Joel and Nancy (McIntire) Holt of Lynnfield, Massachusetts. Nancy died on November 17, 1883 in Lynn, Massachusetts. Joseph Hart lived in Reading, Massachusetts where he was a shoemaker. Joseph died at Woburn, Massachusetts on April 20, 1894. Joseph and Nancy Hart had six children: (1) Nancy Maria Hart, b. May 3, 1836; married William C. Pevear of Reading on April 9, 1854. Nancy and William separated and she married Mr. Heald; the couple lived in New York City. Nancy and William Pevear had two children: (1a) William H. Pevear, and (1b) Nellie Maria Pevear. (2) Henry Tapley Hart, born on August 7, 1838; (3) Orlando Judson Hart, born November 20, 1840; (4) Susan Elizabeth Hart, born December 9, 1842, married Mellen S. Doten on July 4, 1870. They lived in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Susan and Mellen Doten had eight children (first three born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, next four born in Boston, and last one born in Portland): (4a) Luella Gertrude Doten, born October 10, 1871; (4b) Mabel Clifton Doten, born May 30, 1873; (4c) Chester Woodman Doten, born July 2, 1874; (4d) Arthur Chapman Doten, born October 23, 1876; (4e) Julian Watson Doten (twin), born October 14, 1878; (4f) Lillian Augusta Doten (twin), born October 14, 1878; (4g) Forrest Woodville Doten, born December 4, 1879; and (4h) Leon Colburn Doten, born December 9, 1885, in Portland, Maine. (5) Sarah Hart, born January 9, 1845, married Joseph Small. They lived in New York City in 1900 and had no children. (6) Charles Warren Hart, born July 27, 1847, married Hittie Ashland on September 8, 1866, at Woburn, Massachusetts. Hittie, born in Canada, was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Ashland. Charles and Hittie lived in Boston, Massachusetts where he was a clerk. He died on April 19, 1901 at the age of 54. They had no children.
Clarissa Tapley Hart married Sylvester S. Beard, at Lynnfield, Mass., on Sept. 29, 1848. Sylvester S. Beard was the son of Merrill and Olive Beard of North Reading. Sylvester Beard died before 1900. Clarissa, his widow, was living with her son in 1903 at North Reading, Mass. The son, Frank Homan, was born Aug. 4, 1855; resides at North Reading, a shoemaker by trade; unmarried.
Polly Hart married Charles Norwood on April 25, 1839. They lived in Lynnfield and they had four children: Mary L. Norwood, Clara F. Norwood, John C. Norwood, and Charles H. Norwood.
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