A son of Nathaniel Foy Hart. Nathaniel Page Hart was born in the state of New Hampshire in the year 1826, and remained with his parents until the year 1846, at which time he was among the first to respond to the call of the President of the United States for volunteers to support the government in the war with Mexico, and joined the seventh regiment of Illinois infantry, and served under General Price through the war, and was honorably discharged in the year 1848. He then returned to Pike County, Illinois, and again engaged to labor on his father's farm, where he remained until the year 1850, when he was married to Miss Lucy A. Blair, daughter of Hon. Samuel and Lucy A. Blair, and who was born in the year 1830, being the first white child born in Barry township. Immediately after his marriage, Mr. Hart settled on a farm in section 26, Barry township, Illinois . Nathan died 1896. Louisa died July 26, 1900. Both are buried in the Barry Cemetery Pike Co, Illinois. Children of Nathaniel and Louisa Blair Hart: George B. 1858, Lucy 1860, Anna L. 1862, William N, 1865, Clara 1867.
Barry, Pike County
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