John Hart

John Hart
b. 3 June 1838, Wayne County, Ohio, to George Christopher and Martha (Borland) Hart
d. 18 December 1902, Van Buren County, Michigan

m/1. 8 March 1861, Angola, Steuben County, Indiana
Susanna Rittee
b. 1833, to Jacob and Mary/Maria (Hartzell) Ritter
d. 18 February 1879, Steuben County, Indiana

m/2. 19 September 1880, Branch County, Michigan
Wealthy Abel/Abbott
b. June 1838, Canada
d. 1906, Steuben County, Indiana

Children with Susanna Rittee:
• Maria/Mariah (1864-bef. 1902) married [–?–] Strang
• Clara Adella “Dell” (1867-1947) married Dudley P. “Doc” Leffingwell
• Phileta “Lettie” (1868-1953) married George Fredrick Waterfield
• Mary/Mamie Leota (1870-1968) married James Brown

Children with Wealthy Abel/Abbott:
• Thomas Christopher

John served in the military in 1862 in Company C of the 152nd Regiment from Indiana. He was always a carpenter and in his later years in Michigan, he was a mailman and a milk truck driver.

Submitted by:
Marjorie Waterfield
Bowling Green OH

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