Notes for Isabelle Hart Johnson

Lead Belt News, Flat River, St. Francois County, Missouri, Friday, Feb. 17, 1928.

MRS. ISABELLE HART:

Mrs. Isabelle Hart, a pioneer resident of St. Francois County, passed away Wednesday evening, February 15, at 10:20 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Swinford, of Elvins, after being confined to her bed four weeks suffering from infirmities of old age.

At the time of her death she was 86 years, 5 months and 6 days of age.

Funeral services will be held this afternoon (Friday) at the Flat River Christian Church at 1 o'clock conducted by the pastor, Rev. E. B. Hensley. Interment will be in the Libertyville Cemetery.

Isabelle Hart was born August 21, 1841 and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Isabelle Porter Johnson. On December 30, 1857, she was united in marriage to G. M. Bilderback. To this union ten children were born. The husband and father and four of the children preceded the deceased in death. About 25 years ago the deceased again united in marriage to John Hart, of Doe Run, who preceded her in death nine years.

The surviving children are: Mrs. Mary (I.) McDaniel of Flat River, William Bilderback of Fredericktown, Mrs. Belle Monar of Detroit, Mich., John Bilderback of Desloge, Mrs. Frank Swinford of Elvins and Mrs. George Hill of Route Four, Farmington. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren, and one brother, Samuel Johnson of Mine La Motte who is in his 90th year.

The deceased was a member of the Flat River Christian Church. She was a good Christian woman, a devoted mother and a splendid neighbor. The News extends sincere sympathy.
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