|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1879|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1959|
Son of Martin M. and Martha EmersonMartin Allen Hart, son of the late Martin M. and Martha Emerson Hart, was born in Gallatin Connty, Illinois on November 3, 1879, and departed this life at his home in Dexter on Jan. 16, 1959 at the age of 79 years, 2 months, and 13 days.
On January 27, 1901 he was united in marriage to Hannah Iona Melton, and to this union 12 children were born, four of which passed away in infancy. He is survived by his wife Hannah of the home; by eight children - Star of Dade City, Florida; Roosevelt of St. Louis; Joe G. of Bernie; Martin and Amos of Bell City; Mrs Ray (Clara) Aslin of Oakridge, Oregon; Milas of Chowchilla, Calif; and Ezra of Bloomfield. He is also survived by 38 grandchildren, 36 great-grand children; by one brother, Henry E. Hart of Decatur, Illinois. One grandson preceded him in death in February 1958. He also leaves a host of other relatives and many friends.
He united with the Missionary Baptist Church at Herald, Illinois as a young man and remained faithful until he was called home.
In 1918 Martin Hart and family moved by covered wagon from White County, Illinois to Parma, Missouri. He lived there until 1929 when he moved north of Dexter. He spent his entire life farming until his retirement when he moved to Dexter where he lived until his death. His passing leaves many fond memories with all who knew him.
Funeral services were conducted in the Missionary Baptist Church of Dexter on Sunday afternoon Jan. 18, 1959. Rev. Sam Pulliam of Poplar Bluff officiating, assisted by Rev. Harold Garrett of Dexter. Interment in Hagy Cemetery near Dexter with Strickland-Rainey Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Martin M Hart (1845 - 1919)
Martha Emmerson Hart (1851 - 1927)
Hannah Ione Melton Hart (1882 - 1959)
Joseph Grayson Hart (1906 - 1970)*
Clara Belle Hart Aslin (1912 - 1980)*
Amos Hart (1917 - 1994)*
Milas Hart (1919 - 1983)*
Ezra Melton Hart (1921 - 2002)*
Maggie Loudica Hart (1874 - 1899)*
Henry Ezra Hart (1877 - 1965)*
Martin Allen Hart (1879 - 1959)
Elsa Ann Hart Nelson (1883 - 1910)*
Mollie Dawson Hart (1886 - 1907)*
Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: May 09, 2008
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