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Aaron Philip Hart

Hebrew: משה אורי בן יחזקאל Hart
Also Known As: "Moshe Uri ben Yehezkel"
Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: December 28, 1800 (76)
Trois-Rivières, Francheville Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada
Place of Burial: Trois-Rivières, Francheville Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Yehezkel Hirsh Hart and unknown Hart
Husband of Dorothea Catherine Hart
Father of Moses Hart; Ezekiel Hart; Uriah Hart; Miriam Hart; Samuel Hart and 6 others
Brother of Moses Hart; unknown Joseph; Henry Hart and Levy Hart

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About Aaron Philip Hart

Aaron Philip Hart (Hebrew: משה אורי בן יחזקאל‎; August 16, 1724 – December 28, 1800) was a businessman in Lower Canada and one of the first Jews to settle in the colony. He is considered the father of Canadian Jewry. He was one of the founding members of Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue of Montreal (Shearith Israel), a wealthy man with numerous landed estates, and the married father of four sons, including the future politician Ezekiel Hart, and four daughters.


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Aaron Philip Hart's Timeline

August 16, 1724
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
November 26, 1768
Age 44
May 15, 1770
Age 45
August 24, 1771
Age 47
December 6, 1772
Age 48
May 6, 1774
Age 49
January 24, 1776
Age 51
Trois-Rivières, Francheville, QC, Canada
June 4, 1777
Age 52
Trois-Rivières, Francheville, QC, Canada
August 10, 1779
Age 54
Trois-Rivières, Francheville, QC, Canada