Sylvester was born March 27, 1806 in Weston Rutland Co.,Vermont, USA to George and Polly (Lawerence) Hart. On 25 Jan 1829, he married Relief Baldwin (b. 31 Aug 1806, d. 5 Jan 1892 85 yr) of Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont. In 1834 the family moved to Lorain County, Ohio. Farm burned to the ground in 1840, which he rebuilt. Sylvester held various elected offices in Carlisle Township and became one of the largest land-holders in the county. He was also extensively engaged in dairying. Moved to Oberlin in 1856 where he lived until his death in 1874. Sylvester, Relief, Libby, and Flavius are buried side by side in South Murray Ridge Cemetery in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio. Several other family members are interred in near-by plots. Children of Sylvester and Relief(Baldwin)Hart: Relief M. 1830-?,Eunice D 1831-?, Jeremiah (John) 1832-1899, Elizabeth 1934-1904, Cornalia, 1836-1920, Henry H. 1840-1897, Flavius Alemendo 1849-1918
Carlisle Township, Lorain County
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