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Charles Hart and Martha


Charles Hart was born in Lynnfield, Massachusetts on August 15, 1807.  He was the son of Joseph Hart and Elizabeth Tapley Hart.


On September 23, 1832, in Salem, Massachusetts, Charles married Martha Sproul.  Martha was born in Scotland on July 31, 1812.  Martha died on December 13, 1851.


On February 29, 1853, in Reading, Massachusetts, Charles married for the second time.  The new bride was Hannah Lee.  Hannah was born in Nova Scotia and she died on December 16, 1858.


In Beloit, Wisconsin, Charles married for a third time.  No information is available at this time.  


Charles Hart resided in South Reading, Mass., now Wakefield, a baker by trade. About 1855, he went with his family to Beloit, Wisconsin where he died Apr. 29, 1879.

Children born to Charles Hart and Martha Sproul Hart:

Henrietta Hart Born September 22, 1834 Salem, Massachusetts Died as a child.
Died December 11, 1835 Salem, Massachusetts
Charles Howard Hart Born November 29, 1836 South Reading, Massachusetts  Died as a child.
Died March 20, 1839  
Martha Sproul Hart Born December 25, 1838   Married Oscar William Noble, in Beloit, Wisconsin, on April 3, 1856.  They lived in Lynn, Massachusetts.  See notes below.
Charles Howard Hart Born February 2, 1841 South Reading, Massachusetts Married Harriet Williamine Burditt on June 10, 1885.  They had no children.  See notes below.
John Francis Hart Born March 6, 1843 South Reading, Massachusetts Married, on Nov. 2, 1861, Charlotte A. Currier, age 19 years, born in Gloucester, daughter of William and Mary Currier.
David Allison Hart Born January 2, 1846   Married Alice Bradford Lebarron on July 28, 1880. No children. See notes below.
Died June 2, 1884  
Albert Eugene Hart Born January 19, 1849   Died as an child.
Died September 28, 1849  

Child born to Charles Hart and Hannah Lee Hart:

Mary Elizabeth Hart Born December 5, 1853 South Reading, Massachusetts Married Charles Cloudman in 1883.  She died about a year after getting married.  They had no children.
Died December 29, 1884  


Martha Sproul Hart and Oscar William Noble had three children: 1. Clara Aladaide, b. Feb. 19, 1857, in Beloit; m. May 19, 1880, Austin Laroy Mansfield, lived in Wakefield, Mass., she d. Apr. 12, 1882, no children; 2. Lizzie Emily, b. Apr. 10, 1859, in Darlington, Wis.; m. Oct. 28, 1891, Eugene B. Sprague, lived in Lynn, she d. Nov. 7, 1892, no children; and 3. Oliver Phelps, b. July 5, 1861, in Darlington, Wis.; m. June 12, 1889, Lula S. Doten, lived in Lynn, he a bookkeeper, they had one daughter, Clara Lucy, b. Jul. 4, 1890.

Charles Howard Hart enlisted in the Civil War in 1861, for three years, Company E, Sixteenth Massachusetts Regiment, and was transferred in 1864 to the Eleventh Battalion.  In 1865, he re-enlisted in Company D, Frontier Cavalry.

John Francis Hart, a stone mason, lived in Gloucester, Mass., enlisted in the Civil War at South Reading, Company E, Fifth Massachusetts Volunteers, and his services were terminated on July 31, 1861.  He reenlisted from Essex, Mass., on Aug. 2, 1862, in the First Regiment, heavy artillery and was discharged on July 8, 1864.  John Francis Hart and Charlotte A. Currier had nine children (all born in Gloucester): Charles Howard Hart, b. Oct. 11, 1863; Elizabeth Hart, d. Aug. 30, 1868, age 9 months; William W. Hart, b. Sept. 5, 1867, d. before 1900; Lottie Arvilla Hart, b. June 8, 1870; Martha Ellen Hart, b. Feb. 7, 1873; Frances H. Hart, b. Dec. 7, 1875, d. Dec. 7, 1882; Lizzie Fernwood Hart, b. Jan. 2, 1879; Nathaniel Webster Hart, b. Sept. 22, 1881; and Guy Lawrence Hart, b. Apr. 11, 1887.

David Allison Hart resided in Lynn, Massachusetts.  He enlisted on Nov. 4, 1861, Company H, Twenty-fourth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, was promoted to corporal and was transferred July 9, 1863, to the Veteran Reserve Corps.

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