John Hart - (1711 - 1779)

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Religion: Presbyterian
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John Hart Biography


The history of the world probably furnishes not another instance in which there was a nobler exhibition of true patriotism, than is presented in the history of the American revolution. It was certain at its commencement, in respect to numerous individuals, whose talents, wisdom and enterprise were necessary to its success, that they could derive but little, if any, individual advantage. Nay, it was certain, that instead of gain they would be subjected to great loss and suffering. The comforts of their families would be abridged; their property destroyed their farms desolated; their houses plundered or consumed their sons might fall in the field of battle and, should the struggle be vain, an ignominious death would be their portion. But, then, the contest respected rights which God had given them; it respected liberty, that dearest and noblest privilege of man; it respected the happiness of generations yet to succeed each other on this spacious continent to the end of time. Such
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John Hart Genealogy

Parents:
Edward Hart (1683 - 1752)
Martha Furman Hart (1691 - 1745)

Spouse:
Deborah Scudder Hart (1721 - 1776)

Children:
Nathaniel Hart (1747 - 1825)
Susannah Hart Polhemus (1750 - 1832)
Abigail Hart Stout (1754 - 1832)
Edward Scudder Hart (1755 - 1812)
Daniel Hart (1762 - 1848)
Deborah Hart Ott (1765 - 1838)

Sibling:
Sarah Hart Burrowes (1716 - ____)

Events in the life of John Hart

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1711    Birth of John Hart
1779 05/11   Death of John Hart
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John Hart, Founding Father, Sacrificed Much for America

John Hart was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He sacrificed almost everything that he had when he put his name on the document. We cannot take the freedom for granted that he sacrificed so much for.

Quotes by John Hart

Quote 1246 details Share on Google+ - Quote 1246 Linked In Share Button - Quote 1246 We will look for the permanency and stability of our new government to Him who bringeth princes to nothing and teacheth senators wisdom.

John Hart: address from John Hart, October 5, 1776

Quote 1245 details Share on Google+ - Quote 1245 Linked In Share Button - Quote 1245 Thanks be given unto Almighty God therefore, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die and after that the judgment ... principally, I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth to be buried in a decent and Christian like manner ... to receive the same again at the general resurrection by the mighty power of God.

John Hart: "Last Will and Testament", attested April 16, 1779
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