Hart, Solomon, 1724 - 1805

Deacon Solomon Hart (1724-1805) was the son of Deacon John Hart and Esther Gridley of Farmington, Connecticut, and the husband of Experience Cole.  Hart served as a deacon of the Congregational Church.  Shortly after his marriage, Hart built a house on property he inherited from his father at a place known as Congee in Farmington.  There he and Experience raised nine children.  When the family removed to Tyringham, Massachusetts in 1763, Hart sold 2/3's of the house to Elijah Wampey "
(and 1/3 of the farm to Cornelius Indian.
 Farmington, Connecticut, Town Records, Ancestry.  Solomon Hart House, Historic Resources Inventory, Connecticut State Historical Commission.  Additional sources for this biography come from the Related Digital Heritage Items listed below.