most beautiful and fashionable part of the city, where genuine "Hearne" hospitality is dispensed. The daughter, Bessie, of her own volition took the name Hearn: Said when Mr. Hearn married her mother he married her also as faf as the name is concerned. The family are Episcopalians.
Feb. 10, 1903 Bessie Green Hearn married Edwin A. Alderman, president of the University of Virginia at Charlottsville. He is one of the greatest scholars and educators in the country, and is an orator as well.
J. W. Hearn has recently bought the New York Coffee Co., a similar concern to the one they have in New Orleans, and will operate it in connection with their New Orleans plant.
A family of Hearnes and Lockharts emigrated to the north of Ireland, County Armagh, about 1610, during the reign of James the First. One of these, John Lockhart, had children named as follows: William (who married Elizabeth Hearne), John, David, Joseph, Sally, Jane (who married McBurney) and Kitty. William Lockhart married Elizabeth Hearne and had children as follows: John, David, James, Elizabeth, Caroline and Henry Hearne, the last named born 1800, died 1894. William and Elizabeth Hearne Lockhart came to America in 1807 and settled at Newberg, New York, where they remained through life and died there. Their son HENRY HEARNE LOCKHART, in 1819, went to Charleston, South Carolina, lived there a few years and removed to Lexington, Ky., where he was actively engaged in farming and dealing in fine stock for over thirty years. In 1834 he married Sarah Richardson, daughter of Marquis and Henrietta Richardson. Their children were: Henrietta, born Feby., 1838 (now living); William Henry, born June 10, 1841, died 1892; Elizabeth Hearne, born Feby. 28, 1843, died 1851; Marquis Richardson, born Nov. 15, 1846 (now living), and George Catlett, born April 28, 1848, and died March 8, 1896. Marquis Richardson Lockhart married Mary Wilson and had children, Margaret Rebecca, Henry Wilson, and Sarah Richardson.
GEORGE CATLETT LOCKHART studied law and became one of the most prominent and successful attorneys at the bar in the state of Kentucky. He lived in Paris and died in the prime of life, March 8, 1896. Jan., 1882, he married Florence Leslie Kelly, who was born Nov. 30, 1856. Their children are Mary Hearne, born
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