ABT 1680 - ABT 1749
Father: John HART
- BIRTH: ABT 1680, Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY
- DEATH: ABT 1749, Hopewell, Hunterdon, NJ
Mother: Mary HUNT
: Sarah FURMAN
_John HART ____________|
_John HART _|
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| |_Unknown ______________|
| _Ralph HUNT ___________|
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|_Mary HUNT _|
| _Edward JESSUP _____
|_Elizabeth Ann JESSUP _|
|_Elizabeth BRIDGES _
"Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, etc., 1670-1760"
Newark, NJ: New Jersey Historical Society, 1901; p. 224
Ralph Hart, 02 Jul 1749, Trenton, Hunterdon Co.
"yeoman; will of. Sons Benjamin and Samuel, home plantation in Trenton; Benjamin to have part
on south side of road that goes to Maidenhead; Samuel on north side of road, with dwelling house
and orchard. Eldest son, Ralph, testator's sword and walking cane. Sons, Josiah and Benjamin.
Grandson, John Carpenter, son of daughter Mary, large Bible, at decease of testator's wife.
Daughters--Sarah, wife of Robert Akers; Mercy, wife of Joseph Tindall; Martha, wife of Robert
Laining, Jr.; Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Jones; Abigail, wife of Stephen Laining. Residue of
estate to wife, Sarah. Executors--wife, and sons Ralph and Samuel. Witnesses--Samuel Hunt,
William Phillips and Joseph Phillips. Proved August 22, 1749. Lib. 6, p. 274."
"1749, Sept. 5. Inventory of estate of "Major Ralph Harts, Esq," (£366.14.4) includes sword and
cane, £10.05; large Bible and other books, £2; cattle, horses, mares, colts, £87.10. Made by
Thomas Moore and Abraham Temple (or Teple)."
"The Ancestry of the Honorable John Hart..."
Frederic W. Bailey
NYG&BR v26, 1895; appearing in:
"John Hart: A Biography of a Signer of the Declaration of Independence"
Cleon E. Hammond
Pioneer Press, Newfane, VT, 1977