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Joan Hart (Shakespeare)

Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Stratfordshire, Warwickshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Shakespeare and Mary Shakespeare
Wife of William Hart
Mother of William Hart; Mary Hart; Thomas Hart and Michael Hart
Sister of Joan Shakespeare; Margaret Shakespeare; WIlliam Shakespeare; Gilbert Shakespeare; Anne Shakespeare and 4 others

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About Joan Hart

Joan Hart is the only child of John and Mary Shakespeare whose descendants carry down to this day.

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Joan Hart's Timeline

April 15, 1569
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
April 15, 1569
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England

Joan, John and Mary Shakespeare’s fifth child, was baptized on April 15, 1569, according to the Holy Trinity Church parish register. It was a normal practice at the time to use the name of a deceased child for later offspring. Next to the entry, an “X” added by a later hand highlights its significance.

August 28, 1600
Age 31
Warwickshire, England
June 6, 1603
Age 34
July 24, 1605
Age 36
West Sussex, England
September 23, 1608
Age 39
November 4, 1646
Age 77
Stratfordshire, Warwickshire, England