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ary 12th, 1738, at Kensington; married February 2d, 1758, Mehitabel, daughter of Jonathan Bird, of Farmington, and his wife, Hannah (Thompson), born July 15th, 1738, at Farmington. He was a farmer and shoe-maker, and lived on West Main Street, New Britain, in the same house owned and occupied by Henry K. Smith in 1873. He was a man of great industry and economy, scrupulously honest, and re- markably inoffensive. He first built his house at the east corner of his home lot, but found no water for a well; and just as his house was nearly finished, while the joiners were at dinner, it took fire from the shavings and burned down. He was admitted to the New Britain Church, June 4th, 1762. His wife was admitted January 9th, 1785. She was a sister of Jonathan Bird, M. D., who was also a preacher of the gospel. Mr. Hart died January 7th, 1830, aged 93 years. His wife died March 18th, 1825, aged 87 years.


1902. Ruth, born November 10th, 1758; married Feb. 17th, 1785, Aaron Roberts.
1903. Abigail, born October 27th, 1761; married February 15th, 1781, Jonathan Seymour.
1904. Abijah, born April 7th, 1764; married September 22d, 1794, Anna Hall.
1905. Ismena, born , 1768; baptized July 17th, 1768; never married; died February 20th, 1854.
1906. William, born ,1772; baptized March 16th, 1772; married 1798, Hannah Bridge Campe.

1755.                   New Britain, Conn.

JEHUDAH HART, New Britain, Conn., third son of Deacon Elijah Hart, of Kensington and New Britain, and his wife; Abigail (Goodrich), born December 12th, 1739, in Kensington; married July 9th, 1767, Mary, daughter of Reuben Munson, of Southington, and his wife, Mary, born 1751; baptized April 14th, 1751, at Southington. She died, in childbed, October 28th, 1786, aged 36 years, when he second married in 1787, Elizabeth, widow of Phineas Judd, Jr., and daughter of Mark Mazuzen, a Frenchman. Mr. Hart's residence was some twenty rods south of his father's, in Hart Quarter, the same house owned and occupied by Mr. Chauncey Beckwith in 1873. His avocation was farming, and he was an honest and inoffensive man. He was admitted to the New Britain Church, September, 1769. He had such a fondness for home that it is said he never saw the city of Hartford, although living to an old age within twelve miles of it. His second wife died April 26th, 1825, aged 73 years. He died August 25th, 1825, aged 86 years.


1907. Mary, born August 5th, 1769; married December 24th, 1806, Eliphalet Wadsworth, being his second wife.

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