- Occupation: Woodsman, carpenter, convectioner, janitor, farm manager.
Bert worked as a woodsman and carpenter and after his marriage he
farmed and managed farms for A.J. Taylor.
In 1927 Bert and Josie moved to Bemidji where Bert owned and operated
a confectionary and restaurant. In 1932 the family returned to the
Waubun and Mahnomen areas. In 1941 they moved to Portland, OR where
work in the shipyards was available.
Elbert Hart married Jo. They had 8 children and moved to Portland
area years ago. Jim, Tom, and Bill live in Portland area. Peggy Hart
(daughter) married Paul Bisek -
they live on a farm in Menohman currently.17
Albert Patrick (Bert) born January 13, 1893, married Josephine
Swartz on October 17, 1917 in Stratford, Wisconsin. Josephine was a
teacher at the Espe school and
then at the Hart (Sunshine) School in Lagarde Township near Bert's
home. Bert worked as a woodsman and carpenter and, after his
marriage, he farmed and managed
farms for A.J. Taylor until 1927. Then he moved to Bemidji where he
owned and operated a confectionery and restaurant. In 1932 Bert and
family returned to the
Waubun and Mahnomen areas. In 1941 the family moved to Portland,
Ore. Bert worked in the shipyards and later, until his retirement, as
a janitor in an office building.
He died August 12, 1977 in Portland. Albert and Josie had five girls
and three boys: Patricia Bisek, Eldorn Johnson, Joanne Schuster,
James, Thomas, William,
Elizabeth Murray and Barbara Winczewski. All but Patricia, who
remained in Mahnomen, live in Portland, Oregon.18