John Hart, born in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, on March 25, 1703, was the son of Captain Samuel and Sarah Endicott Hart.
John married Mehitable
Endicott; she was born on August 14, 1699, in Boxford, Massachusetts. Mehitable was
the daughter of Zerubbable Endicott, Jr., and his wife, Grace Simmonds
Endicott. Zerubbable was a merchant in Boxford and had married Grace
in July of 1690. Grace was the daughter of Samuel Simmonds of
Boxford. Zerubbable was the son of Dr. Zerubbable Endicott, who was
the son of Governor John Endicott of Boston.
In a will made on April 9, 1777, John mentions three children and gives his real estate to his sons, John and Zerubbable of Lynn, and 53 pounds to his daughter, Sarah Braxton. The will was probated on December 1, 1777, and recorded at Salem Massachusetts (book 352, page 558).
Children born to John Hart and Mehitable Endicott Hart:
|John Hart Jr.||Born||1733||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Lydia Curtis on April 19, 1775|
|Died||April 11, 1811|
|Zerubbable Hart||Born||1738||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Eunice Curtis of Danvers on June 22, 1762; a private in the Revolutionary War. See notes below.|
|Died||February 14, 1797||Lynnfield, Massachusetts|
|Mehitable Hart||Born||1743||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Died at age 23; unmarried|
|Died||April 9, 1766|
|Sarah Hart||Born||Lynnfield, Massachusetts||Married Anthony Braxton of Danvers, Massachusetts on November 7, 1776|
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