Signer John Hart Esq.1

M, #1018, b. 1708, d. 11 May 1779
Father*Captain Edward Hart b. 1690, d. Jul 1752
Mother*Martha Furman b. bt 1670 - 1697, d. a 1779
Relationship7th great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceTFT0506

Names and TItles

Titled: Signer of Declaration of Independance on 4 July 1776.
     Signer John Hart Esq. was born in 1708. He was the son of Captain Edward Hart and Martha Furman. Signer John Hart Esq. was born in 1711 in Stonington, Connecticut.2,3 He married Deborah Scudder, daughter of Lieutenant Richard Betts Scudder and Hanna (?), between 1741 and 1767.3 Signer John Hart Esq. died on 11 May 1779 at 1st Baptist Courtyard, Hopewell, Mercer County, New Jersey.2,3 His estate was probated on 23 May 1779.
     He became the father of Sarah Hart on 16 October 1741?; year of birth is questionable.2,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Jesse Hart on 19 September 1742.2,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Martha Hart on 10 April 1746.2,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Nathaniel Hart on 29 October 1747.2,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of John Hart on 29 October 1748.2,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Susannah Hart in 1750.2,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Mary Hart on 7 April 1752.2,3 John's father Captain Edward Hart died in July 1752.3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Abigail Hart on 10 February 1754.2,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Edward Hart on 20 December 1755.2,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Scudder Hart on 30 December 1757.2,3 John's son Scudder Hart died in 1758.3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Daniel Hart on 13 August 1762.2,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became the father of Deborah Hart in 1765.2,3 John's son was married at wedding of Nathaniel Hart and Elizabeth Stout on 2 May 1770.3 John's daughter was married at wedding of Abigail Hart and Moses Stout on 17 March 1773.4,3 Signer John Hart Esq. became a widower with the death of his wife, Deborah Scudder in October 1776 at Hunt Bruial Ground, Hopewell, Mercer County, New Jersey.3 Had to flee and live in a cave when the British controlled New Jersey.1 John's son was married at wedding of Edward Hart and Nancy Deborah Stout in October 1777.3,5

References

     Signer John Hart Esq. has ID 506 in Taber Family Tree.1

Family

Deborah Scudder b. 1720, d. October 1776
Children
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (paged)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Last Edited25 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S34] Barbara Wood Taber, Taber Family Tree, (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), (Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in).
  2. [S4] Cleon E Hammond, Biography of signer, "John Hart" (n.pub.).
  3. [S43] Damon L Vicars, WFT Vol. 1, Tree 2297.
  4. [S290] WeRelate, online http://www.werelate.org
  5. [S92] Patricia Ann Scherzinger, Colonial American of Royal and Noble Descent (Bowle, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc, 1996).