Orlando Hill Hart, was born in Massachusetts, October 16, 1827 to Nathaniel Foy & Clarissa Hill. Family immigrated to Barry Illinois in 1838. He was married to Miss Jennette Wirt in 1847, who died leaving one child, Alvin. In April, 1854, Orlando again married, this time Miss Mary Jane Blair, daughter of Harvey Blair. He was a member of the Odd Fellows and was highly esteemed by all that knew him. In 1879 he owned 80 acres of land. Orlando died in 1879, a couple years after his last child was born. Mary Ann passed away September 21, 1905. Orlando & first wife Jeannette a son Alvin 1850. Children of Orlando and Mary Blair are: Ellie 1856, John 1857,Katie 1860, Charles 1862, Alfred 1864, Jenetta 1868. Lena 1872, Ernest 1877.
Barry, Pike County
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