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James Floyd DeHart
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1861
Union
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1920
Benkelman
Dundy County
Nebraska, USA

James Floyd DeHart was born at Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, to George Jackson and Sarah (Skaggs) DeHart on October 2, 1861 and passed away at his home in Dundy county, Nebraska, northwest of Benkelman, Nebraska, November 11, 1920 at the age of 59 years, 1 month and 9 days. His sickness was leakage of the heart and was of very short duration, being confined to his bed but one day. He was so brave, never complaining even to the end.
He was confirmed at the age of eighteen, later reclaimed at Benkelman in 1908 but not affiliating with any church but lived a conscientuous life before God and to his home.
He was married at McDonald, Kansas on July 1, 1888 to Rose Vallier, living together until her death, about 20 months. To whom one child was born, Floyd Harrison DeHart. Later in 1893, May 7, he was married to Blanche Barnhart at McDonald, Kansas. To this union was born five children, Mrs. Vearl Kitt of Wauneta, Nebraska (Eva); Hazel Blanche DeHart; Mrs. Arthur Little (Lela); LeRoy Coleman DeHart and Rosella Ernestine DeHart, all of Benkelman, Nebraska, Survivors are his wife, Blanche DeHart, his 6 children, Floyd DeHart, Eva Kitt, Hazel DeHart, Lela Little, LeRoy DeHart and Ernestine DeHart, three sisters and one brother besides other friends and relatives. His parents both having preceded him to the Heavenly home. He was a loving and protecting husband and father. His ambition for this life was for the betterment of his wife and children and for the future life, a home in heaven. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Jackson DeHart (1835 - 1916)
  Sarah Frances Skaggs Dehart (1844 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Blanche Felicity Barnhart DeHart (1875 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Floyd Harrison DeHart (1889 - 1942)*
  Eva Josephine DeHart Kitt (1894 - 1980)*
  Hazel Blanche DeHart Durbin (1895 - 1931)*
  Lela M. Dehart Little (1898 - 1973)*
  LeRoy Coleman DeHart (1903 - 1935)*
  Rosella Ernestine DeHart Hendrickson (1907 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Floyd DeHart (1861 - 1920)
  Mae Elizabeth DeHart Corey (1883 - 1974)**
  Mary C DeHart (1891 - 1918)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Benkelman Cemetery
Benkelman
Dundy County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: Irene Wright
Originally Created by: Honoring our ancestors
Record added: Jul 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28101481
James Floyd DeHart
Added by: Bill Baumbach
 
James Floyd DeHart
Added by: Bill Baumbach
 
James Floyd DeHart
Added by: Bill Baumbach
 
 
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