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Hart, Ezekiel (1770–1843), landowner and politician, was born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada, on 15 May 1770, one of the sons of Aaron Philip Hart (1724–1800) [see under Hart, Aaron], merchant, and his wife, Dorothy Catherine Judah (1747–1827). In 1792 he was based in ...

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Lopes, Sir Manasseh Masseh, first baronet (1755–1831), landowner and politician, was born Manasseh Lopes in Jamaica on 27 January 1755, only son of Mordecai Rodriguez Lopes (d. 1796), plantation owner, and Rebecca, daughter of Manasseh Pereira of Jamaica. He came from a family of Sephardic Jews who had become very wealthy as sugar planters in ...