Saturday, June 11, 2016


ELI MILTON HART, Ohio County, was born December 10, 1824, in Boyle County, Ky., and at the age of twelve years, removed with his brother to Indiana, where he remained until 1845, when he settled in Hardin County, Ky., and located in Ohio County in 1872, where he now resides. His father, Charles Hart, a native of Mercer County, Ky., died in 1833, at the age of sixty years. He was the son of Charles Hart, Sr., one of the pioneers of Kentucky, a Revolutionary soldier, from North Carolina, who died in Mercer County, Ky., in 1837, at an advanced age. Subject's father married Sarah, daughter of John Meek, of Henry County, Ky.; she died in 1882, at the age of eighty years, and to their union were born Golden M., Esther L. (Lawson), Mary L. (Pierce), Henry H., Martha L. (Pierce), Margaret (Atherton), Eli Milton, and Louisa G. (May). September 10, 1855, Eli M. Hart was united in marriage to Mary J., daughter of Meredith and Sarah B. (Wilkison) Arthur, of Hardin County, Ky. She was born July 16, 1835, and to them have been born Charles M. (deceased), William L. (deceased), Katie M., John B., Louisa G., Willie, Julia A., Meredith A., Eli O., and Mary B. Mr. Hart is a farmer and is successfully engaged in growing corn, hay and live-stock. In religion he is a Methodist and in politics a Democrat.

Source: J. H. BATTLE, W H. PERRIN, & G. C. KNIFFIN 1895

Note:  Eli M. Hart died 14 December 1909 at age 85 in Perry, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. He is buried in the Mount Hermon Methodist Church Cemetery at No Creek, Ohio County.

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