Mass., whose descendants are among the most dis- tinguished families in Massachusetts. Their issue, viz: John, Seth, Ashbel, and Elijah, born April 12th, 1746; married. August 26th, 1767, Susanna Seymour.

1697.                       Kensington, Conn.

DEACON EBENEZER HART, Kensington, Conn., eldest son of Deacon Thomas Hart, of the same place, and his first wife, Mary (Thompson), born April 13th, 1705, in Kensington; married June 9th, 1741, Widow Elizabeth Lawrence. He was chosen deacon of the church in Kensington, December 9th, 1762, and died in 1773, aged 68 years. She died in 1814, aged 96 years.


1749. Ebenezer, born July 29th, 1742; married April 5th, 1770, Lydia Benton.
1750. Jonathan, born           , 1744; married           , 1777, Abigail Riley.
          Elizabeth, born May 20th, 1746; died November 4th, 1766. She was a school teacher.
1751. Elihu, born March 4th, 1751; married December 31st, 1777, by Dr. Smalley, Mary Peck.
1752. John, born March 11th, 1753; married November 9th, 1786, Hannah Williams.
1752¼. Thomas, born December 6th, 1754, at Kensington. He was never married.
1752½. Hannah, born           , 1758; died single, of measles, in 1810, aged 52 years.

1698.                       Kensington, Conn.

HANNAH HART, Kensington, Conn., second daughter of Deacon Thomas Hart, of Kensington, Conn., and his first wife, Mary (Thompson), born February 1st, 1709, at Kensington, Conn.; married July 11th, 1728, Deacon Joseph Porter, of Kensington, Conn., son of Deacon Samuel Porter, of Farmington, Conn. She died           , 1795, aged 86 years. They had no children.

1699.                     New Britain, Conn.

DEACON ELIJAH HART, New Britain, Conn., third son of Deacon Thomas Hart, of Kensington, Conn., and his first wife, Mary (Thompson), born June 18th, 1711, at Kensington, Conn.; married December 26th, 1734, Abigail Goodrich, daughter of Allen, arid his wife, Elizabeth, born December 14th, 1714. He located in New Britain, and built his house near the site of what is known as the State House, in Hart Quarter. He and his wife were members of the church in Kensington, and became constituent members of the first church in New Britain, which was organized April 19th, 1758, and he was soon after elected deacon. He was a stout, athletic man, and his avocation was