Jarvis W. and Prudence Hartt
Jarvis William Hartt was born on July 12, 1812, at Kingsclear, York County, New Brunswick. He was the son of Aaron and Charlotte Estey Hartt.
Jarvis attended a local university. Although he had completed the required courses, he was not permitted to graduate with a degree because the university was not open to Baptists. This injustice led directly to the founding of the Baptist Seminary at Fredericton in 1835. Reverend Frederick Mills was the principal and Jarvis Hartt was his assistant. Mrs. Mills, the Reverend's wife, had an assistant, Prudence Boardman Brown, that Jarvis married on July 11, 1839. The marriage was conducted by T. O. Miles, Esquire.
Prudence Boardman Brown was a descendant of Simon Willard, who came to North America in 1605. Jarvis and Prudence had
Jarvis, later, became principal of the Baptist Seminary and, even later, joined the staff of Horton Academy in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. In 1860, Jarvis moved to Saint John whe he established another school.
Jarvis W. Hartt died on June 30, 1873, at the age of 61. Prudence B. Hartt died on November 4, 1873, at the age of 57.
Children born to Jarvis William Hartt and Prudence Brown Hartt:
|Charles Frederick Hartt||Born||August 23, 1840||Fredericton, New Brunswick||Married Lucy Cornelia Lynde of Buffalo, NY, in December 1868.|
|Died||March 18, 1878||Rio de Janerio, Brazil|
|Jennie M. Hartt||Born||About 1842||Married Dr. Henry Le Baron Hartt, her third-cousin, after her sister, Martha, died. Henry died of diptheria on February 22, 1880|
|Died||March 13, 1871|
|Martha Jane Hartt||Born||August 17, 1842||Married Dr. Henry LeBaron Hartt. After Martha died, Henry married Martha's sister, Jennie.|
|Died||March 26, 1870|
|Charlotte Elizabeth Hartt||Born||About 1843||Saint John, New Brunswick||The 1881 Saint John census: age 36, music teacher, unmarried; living with two sisters (Emma and ?).|
|Sarah G. Hartt||Born||about 1845||Saint John, New Brunswick||Married J. W. Harrington on August 27, 1868.|
|Frances Anetta Hartt||Born||August 23, 1847||Wilmot, Nova Scotia||Married George Upham Hay on December 20, 1876. See notes below.|
|George LeBaron Hartt||Born||July 11, 1849||Married (1) Claudine Millington, (2) Margaret Hartt, and (3) Hester Dowing. See notes below.|
|Died||January 9, 1913|
|Prudence Boardman Hartt||Born||April 23, 1851||Wilmot, Nova Scotia||Married William Gilchrist on June 17, 1885. See notes below.|
|Died||September 7, 1912|
|Emma Florence Gertrude Hartt||Born||1855||Acadia, New Brunswick||Married Charles Albert Prichard on September 21, 1881, in St. John, NB. She was a music teacher.|
|Mabel Hartt||Born||1857||Died as an infant|
Jennie M. Hartt married Dr. Henry Le Baron Hartt, her third cousin, after her sister, Martha, died. Jennie died one year after her sister and Henry married for a third time. Henry's third marriage, on November 14, 1876, was to Irene Widdemer, b. in Philadelphia, PA; her parents were Ephraim S. Widdemer and Margaret Taylor. Henry died of diptheria on February 22, 1880.
Martha Jane Hartt married Dr. Henry Le Baron Hartt, her third cousin. After Martha died, Henry married Martha's sister, Jennie. Martha Jane Hartt and Henry Le Baron had three children: (1) Henry Le Baron Hartt, b. 1865, in New Brunswick; (2) Florence M. Hartt, b. 1866, in New York (in 1880, after both her mother and father had died, Florence was living with her grandparents, Henry and Jessie Hartt); and (3) Le Baron Botsford Hartt, b. April 11, 1869, Manhattan, New York.
Frances Anetta Hartt married George Upham Hay. George was the son of William Hay (b. 1800) and Eliza Fahey (b. 1797). Frances Anetta Hartt and George Upham Hay had at least one child: a daughter, Mrs. R. T. McKinn.
George Le Baron Hartt was married three times: (1) Claudine Matilda Millington; (2) Margaret Florence Montgomery Hartt, his third cousin, daughter of Henry Hartt and Jessie Main (and granddaughter of Samuel Henry Alline Hartt), on April 27, 1876; she died in New York City on December 18, 1877; and (3) Hester Elizabeth Dowing, after 1880, in New York. George and Claudine Millington had one child: Constance Endicott Hartt. George and Margaret had one child: George Montgomery Hartt, b. December 10, 1877, in New York City, worked as a newspaper reporter from 1895 to 1922 and, later, the Manager and President of Prassaic New, Inc.
Prudence Boardman Hartt and William Gilchrist had a daughter, Mary Renfrew Annetta Gilchrist, born on September 4, 1886, in St. John, New Brunswick.
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