Elizabeth C. Hart1

F, #3725, b. 9 May 1843
Father*Hardy Hart1 b. 24 Apr 1802, d. 27 Feb 1882
Mother*Miilly Ann Malone Stokes1 b. 5 Sep 1815, d. 2 May 1882
Birth*9 May 1843 Elizabeth C. Hart was born on 9 May 1843.1 
 She was the daughter of Hardy Hart and Miilly Ann Malone Stokes.1 
Last Edited18 Jul 2003

Citations

  1. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.

Fannie Hart

F, #1495, b. 11 August 1875, d. 16 November 1950
Father*Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart b. 19 Mar 1850, d. 1905
Mother*Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 Jun 1896
ChartsZachariah Davis
WILLIAM BASSE
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*11 August 1875 Fannie Hart was born on 11 August 1875 at Pulaski County, GA.1 
 She was the daughter of Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart and Rebecca (Beckann) Davis
MARRIAGE*21 March 1897 She married William Amos (Bill) Floyd, son of Frederick Floyd and Roxy Ann Blount, on 21 March 1897 at GA In addition to the children shown the couple had two more who died as infants.2,1 
Burial*1950 She was buried in 1950 at Hart Cemetery, Bleckley County, GA.3
Death*16 November 1950 She died on 16 November 1950 at Bleckley County, GA, at age 75.1 
CENSUS1880*1880 She appeared on the Census in 1880 at Pulaski County, GA; Shown living with her parents.4 
Married Name21 March 1897  As of 21 March 1897,her married name was Floyd.2 

Family

William Amos (Bill) Floyd b. 24 March 1866, d. 22 July 1948
MARRIAGE*21 March 1897 She married William Amos (Bill) Floyd, son of Frederick Floyd and Roxy Ann Blount, on 21 March 1897 at GA In addition to the children shown the couple had two more who died as infants.2,1 
Children
Last Edited12 Sep 2007

Citations

  1. [S23] Doris Floyd Dixon, "Pedigree Chart."
  2. [S2] Harris, History of Pulaski County.
  3. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.
  4. [S56] 1880 Census;.

Hardy Hart

M, #2346, b. 24 April 1802, d. 27 February 1882
Father*Marmaduke Hart b. 1780, d. 23 Sep 1852
Mother*Mourning Collum b. 1783, d. 5 Sep 1867
ChartsJOHN GRAHAM
Birth*24 April 1802 Hardy Hart was born on 24 April 1802 at N.C.1,2 
 He was the son of Marmaduke Hart and Mourning Collum
MARRIAGE18 January 1826 He married Nancy McClendon on 18 January 1826.2 
MARRIAGE*1 March 1842 He married Miilly Ann Malone Stokes on 1 March 1842.1,2 
Death*27 February 1882 He died on 27 February 1882 at GA at age 79.2
CENSUS1850*1850  In 1850 Apparently he lived in Twiggs as that is where his father lived. Later he moved to Pulaski.3
CENSUS 1850
HARDY DAVIS
CENSUS1860*1860 He appeared on the census in 1860 at Pulaski County, GA; The family consisted of Warren, Missouri and Seaborn.1
CENSUS 1860
HARDY DAVIS
CENSUS1870*1870  In 1870 Hardy Hart had land valued at $500. and personal property at $300. just a few years after the war. He was well off. 
CENSUS1880*1880  In 1880 This family lives just down the road from the Floyd brothers and the Davis family.4 
Biography*2009  In 1860 Hardy Hart is living with his wife and three children Warren, Missouri and Seaborn in Pulaski County. The value of his real estate is $50 and personal property is $350. Not too shabby.
On the census his home is # 697

By 1870 Hardy Hart had land valued at $500. and Personal effects valued at $300. Just three houses away lived John Graham with real estate valued at $1,200 and personal property at $400. This was rather decent considering the war was only four yours previous.
On the census Hardy’s home is # 728. Home # 729 is that of his son Seaborn the who is Warren Hart’s brother. House # 731 is a John Graham who lives alone and his real estate valued at 1,200 and property valued at $400. He is age 34. House # 725 belongs to James Holmes $2,000 and $1120. (again not bad for just after the war. (I believe this is the Holmes property that is used to describe the metes and bounds of the property that John Graham buys in 1911.

It appears that Missouri came from a family with better than average net worth and married into an even better financial position.

By 1880 John and Missouri Graham are living with a young son named John age 6.They are shown in house # 452 The are right next door to Hardy Hart in house # 451 who lives there as head of household with his son Warren- (Warren and Sallie and their children William, Lizzie and Nora. I assume this Nora is really Rosa, but wonder why an eleven year old child is listed last when most census show the children in descending order of birth. She is called a daughter.) Since Warren and Sally were living with Hardy Hart and his wife, its possible that they inherited the farm free and clear when Hardy died in 1882.

(Warren Hart is brother to Missouri and Missouri is the mother of John Graham – the killer. Killer Graham killed his own uncle with whom he had grown up living next door.

In 1890 William Davis died of Typhoid in June and his wife Lusia died July 10th 1890 in childbirth. Their children were farmed out to relatives:
Here is Ed Harmon’s description:

I do not know how much you know about the entire matter, but it is a pretty sordid tale. It all began in 1890 when William "Bill" Davis died of Typhoid in June and his wife Lusia E. "Lu" Sparrow died on July 10, 1890 during child birth. The children were split up and "taken in" by the families of the Zacharias Davis children. As I read the notes, this was the split according to my mother's notes:

Sally Davis and Warren Hart took, Minnie and Willie

Ruben Davis and Ann, took Nancy and Pink

Fannie Davis and Willis took, Fanny

Mary Ann Davis and George Meyer took, George

I do not know where the other children went.

Sometime after the death of the parents Nancy turned up pregnant, Nancy's brother's apparently decided that Ruben had lived way too long and thus Ruben left the country, assuming the alias Lee Johnson. Pink then went to live with Warren & Sally. John Graham was after Pink before she turned 14 and that may have been what the Hart's objected to, John was 26 and Pink 14 when they married. It might also have been that the Hart's did not like the Grahams, period. Daniel Graham, John's grand father looks to have been quite the brigand, with robbery, burglary, theft, murder, etc. to his credit. I do know a Daniel Graham from Georgia, killed his father in-law a Barefoot, in SC and I have found a note that says grandma Barefoot died at near 100 sitting in her rocking chair with her corn cob pipe in her mouth. A pencil note is at the bottom and says related on the Graham side but do not know how. Soooooo it must be the same Daniel. This would also explain my grand mother's comment about the Grahams being the meanest people on the face of the earth.

In 1899 a warrant was issued for the arrest of Reuben Davis on charges of Adultery and Fornication according to item found by Jimmie Lee Davis.
I was going thru some books at the court house the other day and came across the following:
Criminal Docket, Book 2, Pulaski County, Georgia
Attorneys No. Parties Offense Charged Disposition
Sol. Gen. 9 Reubin Davis Adultry & Fornication Feb 2 1899 No arrest
Aug 99 County Court
I assume it was held over for the August 1899 Court, but can't find where it was done. So maybe the story of Pete Davis helping him escape is true. What do you think?
Jimmie Lee

Reuben too the name of Lee Johnson and disappeared leaving no trace.

Pink was taken from the home of Reubin and Willie Ann Davis (don’t know why this was necessary if Reuben was gone). She was placed with Warren and Sallie Hart. She married John “Killer” Graham on April 29 1900 – and on the census for 1900 she and John are shown as living with Warren and Sallie. John Graham is listed as a laborer and Pink has the last name of Graham. Her relationship to “head” is shown as “boarder”. The Harts own their property with no mortgage.
Pink gave birth to Sam H. Graham just six weeks before the murder on March 6 1908
The murder was widly reported in local newspapers. Here is an example:
Hawkinsville dispatch News
The horrible tragedy in the Wright settlement in which Mr. Warren Hart and his wife were unmercifully murdered is deplored by everyone. Mr. Hart was found dead at his lot Wednesday morning and Mrs. Hart died Thursday night from injuries received at the hand of the assassins.

Everything indicates that the killing was done at daybreak. It is presumed that robbery was the object as Mr. Hart was a quiet inoffensive citizen liked and respected by everyone who knew him. He generally kept money at his house.

Excitement is rife in that part of the county. Two negroes were arrested and brought to Cochran jail but were taken out and carried to the scene of the murder by a large crowd of determined men. One negro resisting arrest ran against a stump and killed himself. It is now reported that a negro from Empire has confessed to a conspiracy of fifteen negroes and say the murder had been planned for some time. Seven of these negroes are under arrest. Mr. Hart was about sixty years old.
In the 1910 Census Pink and John are shown living on a farm that they own free and clear. It is house # 139. (Interesting how they could have accumulated enough money for this. House # 141 belongs to Jason Hart (he is the J.C. Hart mentioned in the 1911 deed where John Graham bought 50 acres. House # 142 shows Peter Hart (He is the father of J.C. and also mentioned in the 1911 land purchase. House # 138 belongs to Everett Floyd.
On November 11 1911 John Graham bought fifty acres from Warren’s son William E. Hart. The land was described as being in the 21st distrect of Pulaski county and to be better known as the Seab Hart Place. Seaborn died in 1905 so its possible that William Hart bought the land from the estate. However, it does not appear the William Hart ever farmed. His occupation is described as Rail road Section manager and then later as the owner of a saw mill. His sister Lizzie married a James M. Putnal in 1905 who worked at a saw mill so its likely she met him through her brother’s business. He was born in De Soto county Florida, but the couple lived the first three years of their marrage in Pulaski county. They left to go to Florida in 1908. Perhaps this was a result of the horrible murder. The property that John Graham bought was described as being bounded on the north by Thompson, on the East and South by Peter and J.C. (Jason) Hart and on the West by J.W. Holmes. The 1909 Hudgins map of Pulaski county shows the Holmes place as being on the East side of the road that intersects the chicken road at the Floyd Cemetery location. Its in the same LL at the Hart Cemetery.
In 1920 Jason C. Hart lived in house # 184 just one house away from John and Pink Graham in house # 186

The Grahams continue to live in Pulaski County and raise their family and appear on each census through 1930. Pink continued to live in Bleckley county (previously called Pulaski) She is shown on the Georgia Death Index. John Graham is not shown on this index so apparently the story that he moved away are true. The SSDI shows two John Grahams with the same birth year. One lives in Alabama and the other in Oklahoma. This could be a clue where to look.
My mother, Annette Floyd Kaplan says she knew Pink Graham and certainly knew Aunt Willie Ann.
I noticed that my mother’s sister Viola Floyd Berryhill told me in 1990 that she knew of the Hart murder and that it was Walker Davis who told her of the death bed confession. (Walker was the son of Reuben and Willie Ann.) That’s pretty close to the bone so I’m starting to think there was a deathbed confession. Ed Harmon remembers times when the topic was raised, and it was obvious folks knew, but were not interested in telling. (I think this gives a bit more support to the story.
I told Annette about all this today and she said she remembered another murder when the people’s house was burned down with them inside. She also remembers vividly the Ku Klux Klan. She told me that she didn’t know if her father was involved, but that there were meetings that he attended. (I guess what she meant here is she never saw him dressed in robes, but that didn’t leave out the possibility that he attended meetings.) I do know that both of my grandparents were very kind to the Negroes.

 

Family 1

Nancy McClendon d. 1840
MARRIAGE18 January 1826 He married Nancy McClendon on 18 January 1826.2 
Children

Family 2

Miilly Ann Malone Stokes b. 5 September 1815, d. 2 May 1882
MARRIAGE*1 March 1842 He married Miilly Ann Malone Stokes on 1 March 1842.1,2 
Children
Last Edited9 Apr 2009

Citations

  1. [S54] 1860 Census;.
  2. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.
  3. [S52] 1850 Census;.
  4. [S56] 1880 Census;.

Harty Hart1

M, #2352, b. 1745
ChartsJOHN GRAHAM
Birth*1745 Harty Hart was born in 1745 at North Carolina, NC. 

Family

Child
Last Edited8 Jun 1998

Citations

  1. [S23] Doris Floyd Dixon, "Pedigree Chart."

Henry Hart1

M, #4393
Father*Marmaduke Hart1 b. 1780, d. 23 Sep 1852
Mother*Mourning Collum1 b. 1783, d. 5 Sep 1867
 Henry Hart was the son of Marmaduke Hart and Mourning Collum.1 
CENSUS1820*1820 He appeared on the census in 1820 at Pulaski County, GA; He appears on the 1820 census as being between 26-25 years old and with a wife in the same age range and two daughters.2 
Last Edited29 Sep 2007

Citations

  1. [S580] Mary McIntyre, "Mary McIntyre," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2006.
  2. [S49] 1820 Census;.

Hickson S. Hart1,2

M, #4353, b. 1898
Father*Willie E. Hart3 b. 1870, d. b 1930
Mother*Nancy E. Allen3 b. 26 Dec 1872
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*1898 Hickson S. Hart was born in 1898.3 
 He was the son of Willie E. Hart and Nancy E. Allen.3 
Last Edited11 Mar 2006

Citations

  1. [S60] 1910 Census;.
  2. [S59] 1900 Census;.
  3. [S60] 1910 Census;, This first name probably not right. Very hard to read on the census and couldn't find him in the 1920 to verify.

Jacob Hart1

M, #2401
Father*Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart b. 19 Mar 1850, d. 1905
Mother*Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 Jun 1896
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
 Jacob Hart was the son of Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart and Rebecca (Beckann) Davis
Last Edited1 Jul 1998

Citations

  1. [S23] Doris Floyd Dixon, "Pedigree Chart."

James Hart1

M, #2396
Father*Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart b. 19 Mar 1850, d. 1905
Mother*Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 Jun 1896
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
 James Hart was the son of Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart and Rebecca (Beckann) Davis
Last Edited1 Jul 1998

Citations

  1. [S23] Doris Floyd Dixon, "Pedigree Chart."

Jason C. Hart1

M, #2397, b. 1884, d. 1948
Father*Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart b. 19 Mar 1850, d. 1905
Mother*Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 Jun 1896
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*1884 Jason C. Hart was born in 1884. 
 He was the son of Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart and Rebecca (Beckann) Davis
MARRIAGE*17 January 1909 He married Deela Lucas on 17 January 1909.2,3 
Burial*1948 He was buried in 1948 at Hart Cemetery, Cochran, Bleckley County, GA. 
Death*1948 He died in 1948 at Cochran, Bleckley County, GA. 

Family

Deela Lucas b. 1891, d. 1969
Last Edited27 Oct 2007

Citations

  1. [S23] Doris Floyd Dixon, "Pedigree Chart."
  2. [S61] 1920 Census;.
  3. [S2] Harris, History of Pulaski County.

Lilla Hart1

F, #2395, b. 1880
Father*Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart b. 19 Mar 1850, d. 1905
Mother*Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 Jun 1896
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*1880 Lilla Hart was born in 1880.2 
 She was the daughter of Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart and Rebecca (Beckann) Davis
Last Edited8 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S23] Doris Floyd Dixon, "Pedigree Chart."
  2. [S56] 1880 Census;.

Lucy Hart1

F, #2393, b. 1874, d. 1897
Father*Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart b. 19 Mar 1850, d. 1905
Mother*Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 Jun 1896
ChartsZachariah Davis
WILLIAM BASSE
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*1874 Lucy Hart was born in 1874.2 
 She was the daughter of Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart and Rebecca (Beckann) Davis
MARRIAGE*23 December 1889 She married William Amos (Bill) Floyd, son of Frederick Floyd and Roxy Ann Blount, on 23 December 1889 at Pulaski County, GA.1 
Burial*1896 She was buried in 1896 at Hart Cemetery, Bleckley County, GA.3
Death*1897 She died in 1897.1 
Married Namebefore 1896  As of before 1896,her married name was Floyd.1 

Family

William Amos (Bill) Floyd b. 24 March 1866, d. 22 July 1948
Children
Last Edited21 Apr 2006

Citations

  1. [S23] Doris Floyd Dixon, "Pedigree Chart."
  2. [S56] 1880 Census;.
  3. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.

Lyndia Ann Hart1

F, #3722, b. 19 January 1837
Father*Hardy Hart1 b. 24 Apr 1802, d. 27 Feb 1882
Mother*Nancy McClendon1 d. 1840
Birth*19 January 1837 Lyndia Ann Hart was born on 19 January 1837.1 
 She was the daughter of Hardy Hart and Nancy McClendon.1 
Last Edited18 Jul 2003

Citations

  1. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.

Lyndon Hart1

F, #4357, b. 1908
Father*Willie E. Hart1 b. 1870, d. b 1930
Mother*Nancy E. Allen1 b. 26 Dec 1872
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*1908 Lyndon Hart was born in 1908.1 
 She was the daughter of Willie E. Hart and Nancy E. Allen.1 
Last Edited11 Mar 2006

Citations

  1. [S61] 1920 Census;, Strange that she is not shown on the 1910 census.

Maggie Hart1

F, #4356, b. 1907
Father*Willie E. Hart1 b. 1870, d. b 1930
Mother*Nancy E. Allen1 b. 26 Dec 1872
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*1907 Maggie Hart was born in 1907.1 
 She was the daughter of Willie E. Hart and Nancy E. Allen.1 
Last Edited11 Mar 2006

Citations

  1. [S60] 1910 Census;.

Marmaduke Hart

M, #2348, b. 1780, d. 23 September 1852
Father*Harty Hart b. 1745
ChartsJOHN GRAHAM
Birth*1780 Marmaduke Hart was born in 1780 at North Carolina, NC. 
 He was the son of Harty Hart
MARRIAGE*23 August 1801 He married Mourning Collum, daughter of (?) Collum, on 23 August 1801 at Edgefield District, SC.1 
Burial*1852  In 1852 It is thought that Marmaduke and Mourning are buried in the Old Ridgeland Baptist Church.2 
Death*23 September 1852 He died on 23 September 1852 at Twiggs County, GA.1 
MILITARY*1812 He served in the military in 1812 According to his memorial stone he served in the War of 1812. 
CENSUS1850*1850  In 1850 He is shown living with wife and a twelve year old named Abagal.3 
Note*16 July 2003  The children are: Hardy, Elizabeth, Seaborn, Crofford, Henry, Squire Eldridge, Nancy. I have only included the family of Hardy as he is the father of Warren who married Davis. The family group sheet with grandchildren of Mourning and Marmaduke is in the Davis file.4 

Family

Mourning Collum b. 1783, d. 5 September 1867
MARRIAGE*23 August 1801 He married Mourning Collum, daughter of (?) Collum, on 23 August 1801 at SC.1 
Children
Last Edited17 Feb 2009

Citations

  1. [S579] Ed Harmond, "Harmond," e-mail to MVW, Feb 8 2006.
  2. [S580] Mary McIntyre, "Mary McIntyre," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2006.
  3. [S52] 1850 Census;.
  4. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.

Mollie Hart1

F, #2400
Father*Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart b. 19 Mar 1850, d. 1905
Mother*Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 Jun 1896
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
 Mollie Hart was the daughter of Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart and Rebecca (Beckann) Davis
Last Edited1 Jul 1998

Citations

  1. [S23] Doris Floyd Dixon, "Pedigree Chart."

Nancy Hart1

F, #4394, b. 1818
Father*Marmaduke Hart1 b. 1780, d. 23 Sep 1852
Mother*Mourning Collum1 b. 1783, d. 5 Sep 1867
Birth*1818 Nancy Hart was born in 1818.1 
 She was the daughter of Marmaduke Hart and Mourning Collum.1 
Married Name Her married name was Putnall. 
Last Edited18 Jan 2008

Citations

  1. [S580] Mary McIntyre, "Mary McIntyre," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2006.

Nancy Katherine Hart1

F, #3724, b. 1 June 1840
Father*Hardy Hart1 b. 24 Apr 1802, d. 27 Feb 1882
Mother*Nancy McClendon1 d. 1840
Birth*1 June 1840 Nancy Katherine Hart was born on 1 June 1840.1 
 She was the daughter of Hardy Hart and Nancy McClendon.1 
Last Edited18 Jul 2003

Citations

  1. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.

Nancy Missouri Hart1,2

F, #2351, b. 8 May 1847, d. 16 August 1932
Nancy Mazura Hart Graham
MVW at Pink Graham's grave - June 2007
Father*Hardy Hart b. 24 Apr 1802, d. 27 Feb 1882
Mother*Miilly Ann Malone Stokes b. 5 Sep 1815, d. 2 May 1882
ChartsJOHN GRAHAM
Birth*8 May 1847 Nancy Missouri Hart was born on 8 May 1847 at GA.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Hardy Hart and Miilly Ann Malone Stokes
MARRIAGE*2 January 1873 She married John Allen (Jack) Graham, son of Daniel Dees Graham and Martha "Patsey" Daniels, on 2 January 1873 at Pulaski County, GA, Missouri married well as husband had $1,200 in land and $400. in personal property just a few years after the Civil War.3
JOHN GRAHAM
MAZURA HART
MARRIAGE LICENSE
Burial*August 1932 She was buried in August 1932 at Hart Cemetery, Bleckley County, GA, I have not run across the burial information on Jack just yet, but would think he is buried in the Hart Cemetery, Since Mazura would have buried him. I know more about this than I thought, the headstone for Mazura is not original. Her burial bills were paid by the county, I have copies of the bills. Interesting enough, the funeral and burial bills were reimbursed to the county by a Jones well after the event. The bills are for the body prep, grave digging and one for a casket. The county would not have erected a headstone at the time she was buried, someone else did the headstone, I do not know who at this time. Ed Harmon.4,5
Hart Cemetery Bleckley County Georgia
Death*16 August 1932 She died on 16 August 1932 at age 85.4 
Married Name Her married name was Graham.1 
Biography*  From the Bible Records of Hardy Hart (father of Missouri Hart)
Nancy Mazury 5-8-1847(known as Mazurie) m John Graham 1-2-1873
Children:
1. John m. Pinkney Davis               4-29-1900
2. Martha m. Charlie Davis               2-4-1900
3. Shadrach m.     (first) Cora Giddens     12-11-1904
          (second) Inez Grimsley     11-22-1915
4. Sallie m. Jim Bishop               4-7-1918
5. Elizabeth (burned to death while a late teenager)
6. INFANT (died at birth)
7. Jimmie (died abt age 10)
8. Mary m. Jessie Davis               5-29-1910
(she and an Infant died in 1911)
9. Dollie m. Thomas W. Harrell          12-28-1902. 
Name Variation  Nancy Missouri Hart was also known as Missouri Hart. 
CENSUS1880*1880  In 1880 Missouri and her husband live with their son John age 6 and other children right next door to Warren and Sarah Hart and their children. Both houses are close to the Perkins place which I believe is close to the Floyd Cemetery.1 
CENSUS1910*1910  In 1910 She was living with her son Shade and her daughter. They lived right next door to the Berryhill family into which Maureen Floyd and Viola Floyd married.6
CENSUS 1910
MAZURA HART
PENSION*24 October 1914 She was received a pension on 24 October 1914 at Bleckley County, GA.
CENSUS1920*1920  In 1920 She is shown living with her son Charles A. Davis in the 1920 census.7 
CENSUS1930*1930  In 1930 She is shown living with her daughter Sallie and son in law James C. Bishop.8 

Family

John Allen (Jack) Graham b. 1834, d. 1888
MARRIAGE*2 January 1873 She married John Allen (Jack) Graham, son of Daniel Dees Graham and Martha "Patsey" Daniels, on 2 January 1873 at GA Missouri married well as husband had $1,200 in land and $400. in personal property just a few years after the Civil War.3
JOHN GRAHAM
MAZURA HART
MARRIAGE LICENSE
Children
Last Edited8 Apr 2009

Citations

  1. [S56] 1880 Census;.
  2. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.
  3. [S2] Harris, History of Pulaski County.
  4. [S502] June Adams, Betsy Smith Robin Mullis, Bleckley County, Georgia Cemeteries.
  5. [S579] Ed Harmond, "Harmond," e-mail to MVW, Feb 8 2006.
  6. [S60] 1910 Census;.
  7. [S61] 1920 Census;.
  8. [S518] 1930 Census;.

Nora Hart

F, #1211
Father*Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart b. 19 Mar 1850, d. 1905
Mother*Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 Jun 1896
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
 Nora Hart was the daughter of Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart and Rebecca (Beckann) Davis
Last Edited17 Aug 1994

Nora Hart1

F, #3690, b. 1869
Father*Warren Hart1 b. 26 Feb 1845, d. 5 Mar 1908
Mother*Sarah Jane (Sallie) Davis1 b. 10 Oct 1845, d. 4 Apr 1908
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*1869 Nora Hart was born in 1869.1 
 She was the daughter of Warren Hart and Sarah Jane (Sallie) Davis.1 
Last Edited25 Jun 2003

Citations

  1. [S56] 1880 Census;.

Peter Hart

M, #1212, b. 30 March 1871, d. 9 March 1947
Father*Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart b. 19 Mar 1850, d. 1905
Mother*Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 Jun 1896
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*30 March 1871 Peter Hart was born on 30 March 1871. 
 He was the son of Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart and Rebecca (Beckann) Davis
MARRIAGE*20 January 1895 He married Carrie Sermons on 20 January 1895. 
Burial*1947 He was buried in 1947 at Hart Cemetery, Cochran, Bleckley County, GA.
Death*9 March 1947 He died on 9 March 1947 at age 75. 

Family

Carrie Sermons
Last Edited27 Oct 2007

Pruitt A Hart1

M, #4354, b. 1901
Father*Willie E. Hart1 b. 1870, d. b 1930
Mother*Nancy E. Allen1 b. 26 Dec 1872
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*1901 Pruitt A Hart was born in 1901.1 
 He was the son of Willie E. Hart and Nancy E. Allen.1 
MILITARY*1920  In 1920 He was shown in the military outside Atlanta Georgia. Presume this was for WW1.2 
Last Edited11 Mar 2006

Citations

  1. [S60] 1910 Census;.
  2. [S61] 1920 Census;.

Rosa Lee Hart

F, #1208
Father*Warren Hart b. 26 Feb 1845, d. 5 Mar 1908
Mother*Sarah Jane (Sallie) Davis b. 10 Oct 1845, d. 4 Apr 1908
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
 Rosa Lee Hart was the daughter of Warren Hart and Sarah Jane (Sallie) Davis
Last Edited17 Aug 1994

Sarah Hart1

F, #4390, b. 1807
Father*Marmaduke Hart1 b. 1780, d. 23 Sep 1852
Mother*Mourning Collum1 b. 1783, d. 5 Sep 1867
Birth*1807 Sarah Hart was born in 1807.1 
 She was the daughter of Marmaduke Hart and Mourning Collum.1 
Last Edited22 Mar 2006

Citations

  1. [S580] Mary McIntyre, "Mary McIntyre," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2006.

Seaborn Hart1

M, #4391, b. 1807
Father*Marmaduke Hart1 b. 1780, d. 23 Sep 1852
Mother*Mourning Collum1 b. 1783, d. 5 Sep 1867
Birth*1807 Seaborn Hart was born in 1807.1 
 He was the son of Marmaduke Hart and Mourning Collum.1 
Last Edited22 Mar 2006

Citations

  1. [S580] Mary McIntyre, "Mary McIntyre," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2006.

Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart1,2

M, #1174, b. 19 March 1850, d. 1905
Father*Hardy Hart b. 24 Apr 1802, d. 27 Feb 1882
Mother*Miilly Ann Malone Stokes b. 5 Sep 1815, d. 2 May 1882
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*19 March 1850 Seaborn (Seburne or Cebren) Madison Hart was born on 19 March 1850.3,4 
 He was the son of Hardy Hart and Miilly Ann Malone Stokes
MARRIAGE*9 August 1868 He married Rebecca (Beckann) Davis, daughter of Zacharias Davis and Elizabeth King, on 9 August 1868 at Pulaski County, GA, Married by Shade Graham, J.P. ( I suspect he also was a neighbor.)5 
Death*1905 He died in 1905 at Hart Cemetery, Cochran, Bleckley County, GA, While in the Hawkinsville area, I visited the Hart Cemetery off the Cochran Road. In the cemetery, were the graves of Rebecca (Beckann) Davis Hart (b-1854, d-2 Jun 1896) and Seaborn Madison Hart (b-18 Mar 1854 d-1905). Bob Bridger.6
Note*1880  In 1880 This family lived next door to the Floyd brothers.7 
CENSUS1880*1880  In 1880 This was a large family in which eight of the children do not appear on the 1880 census so were likely born after it. Looks like a total of fifteen children. In 1880 the family lived next door to his parents, two doors from his brother Warren and three doors from the Graham family.7 

Family

Rebecca (Beckann) Davis b. 1854, d. 2 June 1896
Children
Last Edited12 Sep 2007

Citations

  1. Middle name of Madison shown.
  2. [S470] Doris Dixon, "La Verne papers."
  3. [S23] Doris Floyd Dixon, "Pedigree Chart."
  4. [S54] 1860 Census;.
  5. [S2] Harris, History of Pulaski County.
  6. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.
  7. [S56] 1880 Census;.

Squire Eldridge Hart1

M, #4388, b. 1815
Father*Marmaduke Hart1 b. 1780, d. 23 Sep 1852
Mother*Mourning Collum1 b. 1783, d. 5 Sep 1867
Birth*1815 Squire Eldridge Hart was born in 1815.1 
 He was the son of Marmaduke Hart and Mourning Collum.1 
Last Edited22 Mar 2006

Citations

  1. [S580] Mary McIntyre, "Mary McIntyre," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2006.

Unamed Twins Hart

M, #1209
Father*Warren Hart b. 26 Feb 1845, d. 5 Mar 1908
Mother*Sarah Jane (Sallie) Davis b. 10 Oct 1845, d. 4 Apr 1908
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
 Unamed Twins Hart was the son of Warren Hart and Sarah Jane (Sallie) Davis
Last Edited17 Aug 1994

Warren Hart

M, #2350, b. 26 February 1845, d. 5 March 1908
Father*Hardy Hart b. 24 Apr 1802, d. 27 Feb 1882
Mother*Miilly Ann Malone Stokes b. 5 Sep 1815, d. 2 May 1882
ChartsZachariah Davis
ZACHARIAS DAVIS
Birth*26 February 1845 Warren Hart was born on 26 February 1845 at GA.1,2 
 He was the son of Hardy Hart and Miilly Ann Malone Stokes
MARRIAGE*10 May 1867  On 10 May 1867 at Pulaski County, GA, They were married by Shade Graham. Shade was the uncle of John Graham who confessed to murdering Sallie and Warren Hart in 1908.3 
Burial*1908 He was buried in 1908 at Hart Cemetery, Bleckley County, GA, The Hart Cemetery is on land given to the Hart family for a cemetery by Dave Reeves, a black man, with the provision that he and his wife be buried with the Harts. After Reeves' burial the fence was changed to leave their graves outside. The ceder tree ooutside the cemetery is at the head of the Reeves' grave. Annie Hart Thompson (Seaborn Hart's daughter) said Hardy Hart gave Hannah Hart (Dave Reeves' wife) a one horse farm.2,4
Death*5 March 1908 He died on 5 March 1908 at age 63 "On March 5 a robbery resulted in the gruesome axe deaths of Warren Hart and his wife at Frazier near the Dodge County line. The sheriff and constables arrested two black suspects, Curry Roberson and John Henry. (Ironically, Currey Roberson is shown on the 1900 census as living lnoy a few homes away from the Davis family as well as the Floyd family. This means that he was not a stranger, but rather a neighbor. According to the census of 1900 Curry had a wife named Jane.)
A mob seized the two from the officers, shot them to death, and burned the bodies. ... Ironically, if local rumors are true, a relative of the Harts made a deathbed confession that he killed the Harts for money missing after the murders."5 
Note He Regards the murders (Sallie and Warren Hart), you will note that the information follows what I told you right down the line. My grandmother, who died at 96 said that many blacks were killed and the indication in the story is pretty much that situation. Interesting is that in the notes I find a refrence to a black man and his wife known as Aunt Miranda, who lived on the Charles Aaron Davis place. They were both well regarded and she was the wet nurse for the family as Martha Graham Davis, Charlie's wife was not always capable of nursing her girls as they were born! When Miranda's husband died, the whites for miles around came and sat by his casket and stood outside in a show of respect. A whites only water fountain dosen't exactly go with that picture, does it? Ed Harmon. 
Name Variation  Warren Hart was also known as Warren Hart. 
CENSUS1870*1870 He appeared on the census in 1870.6 
CENSUS1880*1880 He appeared on the Census in 1880 at GA; Census shows also a Nora (This could be Rosa) Hart age 11 born in Ga whom I did not have from Doris Dixon.1
CENSUS 1880
WARREN AND SALLIE HART
CENSUS1900*1900 He appeared on the census in 1900; The census shows Warren Hart and wife living with John Graham, laborer, Pinkey Graham, Boarder and Daughter Lizzie age 26.7
CENSUS 1900
WARREN AND SALLIE HART
NEWSPAPER*19 March 1908 He was mentioned in a newspaper I just ran across another account of the Warren Hart & wife murders in the Times-Journal newspaper dated Thursday, March 19, 1908in Eastman, Dodge County, GA.

RANK FOOLISHNESS.

$1,000 In Home of Aged Couple Who Were Murdered in Pulaski.

Eastman, Ga., March 5th---Warren Hart and wife were murdered at their home, two miles from Empire, between 5 and 6 o'clock yesterday morning. It is reported that a nephew of the murdered couple reached the home shortly after the homicide and found the body of Hart lying in the horse stable with his skull broken in and Mrs. Hart was found in the house with her entire skull crushed. It is supposed that Hart was attacked while feeding his horses, and that the murderer was frightened away by the approach of the nephew. on 19 March 1908.8 
Anecdote*1990  In 1990 Here is the account of the Hart murders according to Viola Floyd Berryhill who was born in 1900. This account is a direct quote from a letter she wrote to MVW in 1990 when asked about the murders:
Friday March 30, 1990
This is what I know about the Hart murders. The were murdered early one morning, Sally was cooking breakfast, still had fork in her hand when they were found, Warren was at barn doing chores that had to be done everyday. They were struck on their heads from behind by I believe two Negroes, who were hanged later that day. I remember going to their house and seeing the rope and tree where the hanging took place. I was 8 years old.
I was told by Walker Davis a few years ago that John Graham who later married Pink Davis (Sallie's niece) who went to live with them when her parents both died within a few days of each other confessed on his deathbed that he was the one who did the murders.
Sallie and Warren were forbidding Pink going with John and that was the reason he killed them. They (she means Pink and John) lived together many years and reared a family and I doubt that Pink ever knew that John did it. She died first, but I understand he threatened to kill her. He was a very mean man and tried to go with Mama (Annie Jane Holland Floyd) and she wouldn't go with him thank the Lord.
Love, Aunt Shug

In 2006 the story was confirmed by Ed Harmon:
Margot, The story you related, is the Gospel. It is the same story told by my grandmother, Mamie Davis Jones to me. I heard the story as a child growing up, in the early 1950s. It was later changed to include the confession. Apparently after John died. I can add some details for you. Warren was killed while feeding the mules and Sally while frying bacon. Actually the story is much worse from the stand point of John Graham; According to my grandmother the bloody axe was hidden in the wood pile, where the farm hand had been chopping wood the day before, outside the back door. Then apparently the scene was set up so to make to look like it was a robbery by turning the kitchen upside down, going through the flower, etc. John left and the black farm hands then discovered the murders and ran off, knowing that with two murdered white people they would be in trouble. A mob consisting of the neighbors was formed and they went after the two. My grandmother said that every time a black would run, the black was shot dead on the spot. When the mob finally caught up with the blacks that were "guilty of the murders," they were captured, returned to the house, hung, then shot and their bodies were covered in pine pitch, set afire and burned, while hanging. The tree was in the yard or very near the home place. My grandmother said that grass would never grow under the tree where the hanging took place. The ropes were left in the tree for a long time. One can only surmise that John Graham was a participant or leader of the mob. I understood that he killed his uncle and aunt for money that people said they had hidden in the house. But that may be just part of the original story. In any case, either story about the motive seems logical. Your time line is right, I was told about the confession sometime in the late 1970s or the 1980s as I recall. As a young man hearing the story, it would be easier for my grandmother to say that the murder was over money rather than relations with a first cousin. But, at first telling, it was without the confession, so the story would not include the confession details. I do not think the motive was that important to her, but of course it does play an important part in the family history. Once it became known that John did the murders, it became a family "secret" that wasn't much of a secret, due to the prior telling. But, I did hear a family member tell the story one time, after I knew about the confession, and I knew that they knew about the confession, and they left out the end. So there are some in the family that consider the confession something to be at least, "left out", of the tale. Besides, for true, if so many folks ended up dead for something they had no part in, it is not something of which one should be proud.4

 
Note*2002  In 2002 at Bleckely County, GA, On June 27, 2002 I was shown the site of both the murder and the hanging by Wayne Floyd. The home is recently gone, but a shade tree remains. Across the street the hanging tree is gone. Wayne was shown the site by his father, Arthur Floyd. MVW.9

Family

Sarah Jane (Sallie) Davis b. 10 October 1845, d. 4 April 1908
MARRIAGE*10 May 1867  On 10 May 1867 at GA They were married by Shade Graham. Shade was the uncle of John Graham who confessed to murdering Sallie and Warren Hart in 1908.3 
Children
Last Edited8 Mar 2011

Citations

  1. [S56] 1880 Census;.
  2. [S512] Bob Bridger, "Bridger," e-mail to Margot Woodrough, March 2003.
  3. [S2] Harris, History of Pulaski County.
  4. [S579] Ed Harmond, "Harmond," e-mail to MVW, Feb 8 2006.
  5. [S493] Bernadette Kuehn Loftin, Cochran Community Development.
  6. [S55] 1870 Census;.
  7. [S59] 1900 Census;.
  8. [S608] Jimmie Lee Davis, "unknown short title," e-mail to MVW.
  9. [S8] Family information.