Biographical Sketch of

Joel A. Hart

Joel A. Hart, now deceased, was a farmer in Austin Township in the years following the civil war. He was a substantial citizen, and was much respected at the time of his death, December 28, 1882.

By this union with Amy Varco, who was born in Canada, and was the daughter of Thomas and Emaline (Eddy) Varco, he had three children: Eugene V., Orrie and Jennie.

Eugene V. married Rachel Brooks and they have two children: Irene and Bernice.

Jennie is now Mrs. Shepplay and is the mother of three children: Marjerie, Amy, and Ruby.

Eugene V. now conducts the home farm in Austin Township, and Mrs. Hart has made her home in the city for many years.