Ebenezer Hart and Polly
Ebenezer Hart was born in Lynnfield, Massachusetts on November 15, 1762. He was the third son of John Hart Jr. and Lydia Curtis Hart. Ebenezer married Polly Smith, his second cousin, daughter of Amos and Abigail Hart Smith of Danvers, on October 25, 1792.
Ebenezer resided in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. On February 15, 1777, Ebenezer enlisted in the Revolutionary War in Captain Winship's company, the Fifth Massachusetts regiment for three years. He was promoted to sergeant and, later, captain of militia.
Ebenezer was a member of the state legislature from 1806 to 1807 representing the area that was, then, the north precinct of Lynn, Massachusetts.
Ebenezer died on March 26, 1840, at age 77 years. Polly died on October 3, 1843, at age 77 years. Both are buried in West Burying Ground, Lynnfield, Essex County, Massachusetts.
Children born to Ebenezer Hart and Polly Smith Hart:
|May Hart||Born||December 18, 1792||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Ebenezer Parsons of Lynnfield. He b. Aug. 17, 1794, d. Apr. 17, 1853. Both are buried West Burying Ground, Lynnfield, Massachusetts.|
|Died||March 15, 1864||Lynnfield, Massachusetts|
|Martin Hart||Born||March 31, 1794||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married (1) Lucy Hart, abt. 1820, d. abt. 1828; (2) Elizabeth Swinnerton, Nov. 29, 1830.|
|Died||September 25, 1875||Danvers, Massachusetts|
|Charlotte Hart||Born||June 5, 1795||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Unmarried; buried in West Burying Ground, Lynnfield, Massachusetts.|
|Died||October 17, 1864||Lynnfield, Massachusetts|
|Endicott Hart||Born||November 29, 1796||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Died as a child; killed by the kick from a horse.|
|Died||April 5, 1800||Lynnfield, Massachusetts|
|John Hart||Born||August 8, 1798||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married (1) Hannah Butler, Jan. 1, 1818, of Lynnfield; (2) Catherine, Aug. 24, 1853.|
|Died||January 26, 1857||Lynnfield, Massachusetts|
|Abigail "Nabby" Hart||Born||May 8, 1800||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Unmarried; buried in the West Burying Ground, Lynnfield, Mass.|
|Died||August 26, 1864||Lynnfield, Massachusetts|
|Lucy Endicott Hart||Born||September 18, 1801||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Leonard Gowing on Oct. 23, 1826|
|Died||January 23, 1875|
|Endicott Hart||Born||March 18, 1803||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Unmarried; buried in the West Burying Ground, Lynnfield, Massachusetts|
|Died||May 16, 1846|
|Cassandana Hart||Born||October 25, 1804||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Jonathan Hart Smith, her cousin, on Mar. 29, 1827. Both are buried in the West Burying Ground, Lynnfield, Massachusetts. See notes below.|
|Died||November 8, 1880|
|Adeline Hart||Born||May 15, 1806||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Unmarried; buried in West Burying Ground, Lynnfield, Massachusetts.|
|Died||July 2, 1878|
May Hart married Ebenezer Parsons of
Lynnfield, Massachusetts. They had three children: (1) Ebenezer Parsons Jr.,
b. July 28, 1832, m. Mar. 24, 1863, Almira Dodge. They lived at Lynnfield
Center, Mass.; (2) David Parsons, b. Apr. 9, 1834, d. Sept. 20, 1836; and
Parsons, b. Dec. 11, 1835, d. Oct. 9, 1836.
John Hart was born in Lynnfield, Mass.,
Aug. 8, 1798, son of Ebenezer and Polly (Smith) Hart; married Jan. 1, 1818,
Hannah Butler of Lynnfield, where they resided. She died Feb. 2, 1850, and he
married second Aug. 24, 1853, Mrs. Catherine Howley, but they never lived
together. He was a farmer and died Jan. 26, 1857. One child born to John
Hart and Hannah Butler: Ebenezer, b. June 19, 1818. He changed his name to
Charles Henry Granville, married but left no children.
Cassandana Hart and Jonathan Hart Smith, her cousin, son of (b. 1801, d. April 5, 1881) had at least three children. The following information comes from cemetery inscriptions at the West Burying Ground, Lynnfield, Massachusetts: (1) Eliza A. Smith, born July 4, 1838, died May 24, 1870; (2) Jonathan Warren Smith, died July 24, 1859, aged 29 yrs. 5 mos.; and (3) Charles Martin Smith, died April 9, 1858, aged 25 yrs. 5 mos.
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