Heartt, Deidamia Gazlay

first name (variants): Diadama
Birth: June 18, 1765 in New York
Death: December 11, 1850 in Troy, NY
Faith

Christian

Nationality

American

Marital status

Married to Philip Heartt (born November 4, 1768 in New York, died December 9, 1855) in 1789. They had eight children: Jonathan Titus, Jonas Coe, Christopher, Ann Eliza, Albert Pawling, Deidamia Maria, Philip Titus, Charles Henry.

Biography

Deidamia Heartt, née Gazlay, was the sister of Mr. Gazlay and a member of the Gazlay family with whom Occom stayed on numerous occasions during his preaching tour of central New York in the summer and winter of 1787/88. He praised them for their piety, noting: "This family is a Christian family indeed." Occom mentions in his journal that he traveled to Schenectady with Mr. Gazlay and his sister, whose name he spells "Diadama."

Sources

Gazlay Family History. http://www.gazlayfamilyhistory.org/family.php?person=462