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William Patrick "Will" Hart
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1870
Sullivan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1919
Cotton Plant
Woodruff County
Arkansas, USA

married 4 Dec. 1904, Warsaw, Mo.,

Brought by train to be buried. Was the 1st funeral for Caruth Funeral Home on Park Ave.

Became fatally ill as finalized details of new job with Cotton Plant's Cotton Gin.

Was a young infant when him mom, nursing the sick & dying, died of typhoid after a typhoid epidemic struck the Missouri labor camp where they were living. A sister, Emma, 16 (23, when their Dad died), raised him, a sister & brother.

Will was employed with Rock Island Rail Road as a resident engineer when met & married Clell.

A Surveyor & Chief Civil Engineer with Memphis, Dallas & Gulf Rail Road, aka "Mud, Dirt & Gravel" or "Ma, Dad & the Girls", 1910-quit after failed & US Government took over during WWI. MD&G was doomed from its early days by inadequate financing & WWI, through never had lack of dedicated & loyal employees. Will designed & drew MD&G Depot, once stood at Central & Winans Ave., Hot Springs. Construction plans cost $13,000.00. Was contracted to build a RailRoad from Nashville to Hot Springs & offered a sum of money to route the tracks through Murfreesboro, Ar., refused as had already decided that was the best route.

After his wife died his chidren were raised by his sister Emma. Clell had only 1 wish and that was they not be taken to Okla. Emma had no plan to do this as both believed that Okla. had wild Indians.

Information provided by letters from Lillian [Mrs. Jimmy] Hart 
Family links: 
  John Hart (1824 - 1889)
  Clellie Ann Ball Hart (1881 - 1920)
  Mary Ann Hart (1905 - ____)*
  John William Hart (1906 - 1975)*
  Helen Hart Williams (1909 - 1977)*
  Wilson Patrick Hart (1912 - 1973)*
  James Marshall Hart (1916 - 1995)*
  Robert Ball Hart (1918 - 1969)*
  James Emmett Hart (1852 - 1899)*
  Sarah Ellen Hart Golden (1854 - 1936)*
  Rose Lillie Hart Earle (1858 - 1948)*
  Mary Ann Hart-Griffin Marlow (1863 - 1916)*
  Emily Hart (1865 - 1940)*
  Barney Barnett Hart (1868 - 1915)*
  William Patrick Hart (1870 - 1919)
*Calculated relationship
Hollywood Cemetery
Hot Springs
Garland County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Donna Lee Wall
Record added: May 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19617744
William Patrick Will Hart
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William Patrick Will Hart
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- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Mar. 6, 2015
Uncle Will - wish I knew you
- Donna Lee and David
 Added: Dec. 2, 2013

- Donna Lee and David
 Added: Nov. 5, 2013
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