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Notes for Robert Sylvester Hartman and Abigail Jones

1849 On 1 November, Robert S. Hartman and Abigail Jones were married in Clermont County, Ohio. [1]

1850 Robert Hartman (age 25), carpenter, and Abigail (age 18) lived in Jackson Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. [2]

1856 They moved to Darke County, Ohio. They lived the 1st few months in Missinawa Twp, Jackson County, Ohio and from there to a permanent site in North Jackson Twp.

1857 atlas Robert S Hartman had land in section 3 of Washington Twp, Darke County, Ohio.

1860 Robert S Hartman (age 35) and Abigail Hartman (age 28) lived in Jackson Twp, Darke County, Ohio with son Franklin (age 5). [3]

1863 Robert Hartman joined the Ohio National Guard on 18 July 1863--a private of Lt. McNeil Co. G 28th Regiment.

1868 Abigail Hartman was buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery. [4]

1870 Robert Hartmen (age 46) lived in Jackson Twp, Darke County, Ohio with Mary E (age 26), Franklin (age 18), William (age 6), and Nancy (age ). [5]

1911 On 28 June, Robert Hartman (born Dec 2, 1824) died and was buried at the Union City Cemetery, Union City, Randolph, Indiana. [6]

A biosketch reports [7]:

Robert S. Hartman, farmer, Sec. 3 ; P. O. Union City ; born in Clermont Co., Ohio, Dec. 2, 1824; his father, Samuel Hartman, was born in Middlesex Co. N. J., March 19, 1790 ; in 1795, he emigrated with his parents to Kentucky, and in 1801, came to the Territory of Ohio and located in Clermont County ; he died May 13, 1862, upon the old homestead, where he located sixty-one years previous- his first wife was Sarah Dunham ; she died in Brown Co., Ohio, in 1841, leaving eight children, of whom two now survive. The subject of this sketch was raised to farm labor until 1 8 years of age ; the following six years he devoted to farming and carpentering ; in February, 1856, he came to Darke County, and is classed among the old settlers, having been a resident for nearly a quarter of a century. He married Abigail Jones in 1849 ; she died in 1860, leaving one child Franklin D. His marriage with Mary E. Marsh was celebrated in Darke County Jan. 23, 1862 ; she came to Darke County with her father, William Marsh, in 1853, where her father died after a residence of ten months. The children of Robert S. and Mary E. (Marsh) Hartman were eight in number, of whom four are deceased ; the living are William T., Nancy E., Robert M. and George W. The great-grand-mother of Robert S. Hartman, Ann Hutchinson, born March 16, 1700 (old style), was the mother of William Hutchinson, whose daughter Mary married Christopher Hartman in April, 1777 ; William Hutchinson was born Dec. 13, 1724; Catherine (Vohn) Hutchinson, his wife, was born May 17, 1731 ; their children were Mary, born March 24, 1755 ; William, March 12, 1757 ; Hannah, Aug. 9, 1759 ; Robert, July 26, 1763 ; Sylvester, April 20, 1765 ; Aaron. May 17. 1767 ; Ezekiel, Oct. 18, 1769: Ann, July 8, 1772 ; Catherine, Jan. 3, 1775. The grandfather of Robert S. Hartman was Christopher Hartman, born May 6, 1750 ; Mary Hutchinson, his wife was born March 24, 1755 ; they were the parents of eight children — William, born Feb. 17, 1778 ; Isaac, Sept. 2, 1779 ; Rebecca, June 3, 1781 ; Elizabeth, May 22, 1783 ; Katharine, Sept. 27, 1785 ; Samuel, March 19, 1790 ; Fanny. March 5, 1793 ; Rachael, Dec. 29, 1796. Samuel Hartman, the father of Robert S. Hartman, was twice married ; his first wife was Sarah Dunham, who was the mother of Robert S. ; she died in Brown Co., Ohio, in 1841 ; of eight children, only two now survive ; his second wife was Mrs. Elizabeth (Huntington) Browning, married Oct. 17,1844; four children were born to them — Sarah F., born Aug. 4, 1845; Jane A., May 12, 1847 ; Emily C, April 10, 1849 ; Nancy E., April 13, 1851.


[1] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord], [FHLCatalogFilm].

[2] United States Census, 1850, lines 5-6, [FamilySearchImage].

[3] US census, 1860, Reel 956, Image 653, family 314, [InternetArchive].

[4] Find A Grave Memorial 24933960, no photo, [FindAGrave].

[5] United States Census, 1870, lines 39-next page, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[6] Find A Grave Memorial 75010693, [FindAGrave].

[7] W. H. McIntosh, The History of Darke County, Ohio (W. H. Beers & Co: 1890), 738, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

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