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family of John HART & Lucy RUSHER - Staffordshire UK to Clarendon SA to Carterton NZ

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John HART was one of 9 (known) children of Martin Hart of Seighford, Stafford, Staffordshire and Hannah FORD of Ranton, Stafford, Staffordshire

He was born in 1894 in Ranton - 5km W of Stafford, Staffordshire, England
- he died aged 81 of Decay of Nature in Clarendon, South Australia
- he is buried in Kangarilla Cemetery

He married Lucy RUSHER in England about 1820
- Lucy died in Clendon aged 92
- she is buried in the Kangarilla Cemetery

They emigrated to Australia on the ship LADY LILFORD which departed from Liverpool on the 18th June 1839 arriving in Port Adelaide on the 27th September 1839 with 203 passengers

All of their 8 known children were born in England prior to their emigrating. Their oldest son Thomas Rusher sailed alone, a few months prior to them, as a lands Surveyor

- their family was:

1820 - 1820 unknown Hart
- born in Ranton, Staffordshire
- died as an infant

1821 - 1874 Thomas Rusher Hart
- born in Ranton, Staffordshire
- died aged 53 in Kadina, South Australia
- emigrated to Australia on 7-6-1839 on the Sir CHARLES FORBES
- married Cecillia Ellen JAMES in 1851 in Kapunda a town near the Barossa Valley South Australia
- they had 9 known children in the Murray District

1823 - ? Lucy Hart
- born in Wilmslow, Cheshire, Engand
- nothing is known of Lucy. As she is not on the passenger list in 1839 it is possible she died before then

1825 - 11913 Mary Ann Hart
- born in Preston Brook, Runcorn - 44km W of Wilmshire, Cheshire
- died aged 88 in Clarendon, South Australia
- emigrated to South Australia at the age of 14 on the LADY LILFORD with her parents and 4 siblings
- married James Paul CHAPMAN of England in Clarendon
- they had 10 children

1827 - 1868 James Rusher Hart
- born in Birmingham, West Midlands, England
- died aged 41 in Goolwa a historic river port on the Murray River
- buried at the Old Goolwa Cemetery
- emigrated to South Australia at the age of 12 on the LADY LILFORD with his parents and 4 siblings

1828 - 1911 Seth Mattison Hart
- born in Birmingham, West Midlands, England
- emigrated to South Australia at the age of 10 on the LADY LILFORD with his parents and 4 siblings
- married Thirza DIX of Lancashire, England in Clarendon
- they had 7 children in South Australia and moved to New Zealand where they had another 4 children in the Wairarapa
- he died aged 82 in Carterton New Zealand
- buried with Thirza at Clareville Cemetery

1830 - 1880 David Hart
- born in Birmingham, West Midlands
- died in Auckland, New Zealand
- not known when or if he went to South Australia first

1833 - 1875 Rose Elizabeth Hart
- born in Cheshire, England
- emigrated to South Australia at the age of 6 on the LADY LILFORD with her parents and 4 siblings
- married Charles George MOLLER of Berlin in Clarendon
- they had 7 known children
- she died aged 42 in Georgetown, South Australia

I will gladly add any further information you may have for this family

Surnames: CHAPMAN DIX FORD HART JAMES MOLLER RUSHER
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on 2010-04-10 03:56:15

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