Hart Family





Information from descendant of Peter Hart and Hannah Poe.





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29 April 1799

Book 111, Page 137 entered 29 April 1799.  Beg at a white oak near the stream of Crab Fork on Prather’s Creek (near James Hart's line running east then north.(now Allegheny County, NC) Ashe County grant of 50 acres to WIlliam Hart on 23 Nov 1807 entry number 629,



Information from descendant of Peter Hart and Hannah Poe.


Peter Hart Jr (c 1788 Montgomery Co – Grayson Co, VA)

Son of Peter Hart SR (b.c 1740 in Montgomery County, VA). He was Revolutionary War Patriot. Wife Dority “Dolly” possibly Kantor or Sizemore

Lived on New River near Brush Creek. Area became Wythe County, VA.

Married Hannah (Susannah) Poe (born c 1784 possibly Chatham Co, NC)

17 May 1800 Jefferson, Ashe County, NC

Possible daughter of William Poe


Peter and Hannah’s second son was MATHIAS HART (b. 1804) named after Hannah's brother Mathias.


Peter Hart grew up on the New River close of where Brush Creek enters that river. Peter Hart Sr had 150 ac surveyed there in 1783. The area where the family lived remained in Montgomery Co. VA until 1789 when Wythe was formed from Montgomery.. Three years later Grayson was formed from Wythe and the Hart family land was included in the new co. where it remains today. The land is located where near the boundary with NC line. Ashe co where Peter Hart is found on the 1800 census adjoins Grayson CO to the south just across the state line.


1805 Peter Hart  purchased 400 ac on Scott’s Branch of Prathers creek from Owen Sizemore of Hawkins Co, Tn.


Peter Hart’s cousin, James Hart Jr,  was married to Cather "Dollly" Sizemore. She was a niece of this Owen Sizemore.








Genealogical Narrative of the Hart Family in the United States,

compiled by Mrs. Sarah S. Young


Printed for Private Distribution

Memphis:  S. C. Toof & Co., Steam Printers, Lithographers and

Blank Book Manufacturers,  1882,  80  pgs.




Part 1                    Beginning of Book, beginning with Thomas Hart

                               emigrated from London about A. D. 1690

                               and settled in Hanover County, Virginia


Part 2                    John Hart's descendents


Part 3                    Nathaniel Hart's descendents

                               Ann Hart's descendents









James Hart – Revolutionary War Service