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Elizabeth Henrietta Johnston and Frank George Bernard Family

ELIZABETH “ELSIE” HENRIETTA JOHNSTON daughter of Samuel Caperton and Mary Josephine (Ruehl) Johnston

  • born: 08 Jun 1896 in Minnesota, USA
  • died: 02 Feb 1994 at the age of 97 in Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, USA.
  • married: FRANK GEORGE BERNARD on 24 Nov 1920 in Wahpeton, Richland, North Dakota,

FRANK GEORGE BERNARD son of Peter and Mary Ann (Miesen) Bernard 

  • born: 10 Jul 1897 in Richland County, North Dakota, USA.
  • died: 14 Jan 1970 at the age of 72 in Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA

Frank and Elsie are both buried at Roselawn Cemetery, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA. FAG Memorials #78749959 & #78743358.

Census Records

1930 US Federal Census, Enumeration District 262, Supervisor’s District No. 7, sheet No. 61 A, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, enumerated on April 23rd, 1930. Street address: 13th Ward, 5220 Abbott Avenue South, dwelling No. 132, Family No. 132.

  • Frank G. Bernard, head, renting, $80/mo rent, has a radio, age: 33, married, age at first marriage: 24, able to read and write, birthplace: North Dakota, Father and Mother, birthplace: Wisconsin, occupation: Manager, industry: Road Construction Supplies, Veteran of WW [World War I].
  • Elsie H. Bernard, wife, age: 33 married, age at first marriage: 24, can read and write, birthplace: Minnesota, Fathers birthplace: Indiana, Mothers birthplace: New Jersey.
  • Mary Jane Bernard, daughter, age: 8, attending school, birthplace: North Dakota, 
  • Betty Mae Bernard, daughter, age: 6, attending school, birthplace: South Dakota
  • Mary J Johnston, mother-in-law, age: 73, age at first marriage: 23, can read and write, birthplace: New Jersey, Father and Mothers birthplace: Germany.

1940 US Federal Census, Enumeration District 7-9A, Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, S.D. No. 3, Sheet No. 11B, Enumerated on April 11, 1940. 309 9th Ave., S.E.

  • Frank G. Bernard, $45, Head, age: 42, married, highest grade completed: 4th year of high school, birthplace: North Dakota, City: Aberdeen, County: Brown, State: South Dakota, employed: yes, Occupation: Salesman, Industry: Johnson Culerot Co., working on own account, income other sources: yes.
  • Elsie Bernard, wife, age: 43, married, highest grade completed: 4th year of high school, birthplace: Minnesota., Home, Housework.
  • Mary Jane Bernard, daughter, age: 18, single, attending school, birthplace: North Dakota, 
  • Betty Mae Bernard, daughter, age: 16, single, attending school, birthplace: South Dakota.
  • Barbara Ann Bernard, daughter, age: 98, single, attending school, birthplace: Massachusetts.

Franks WWII Draft Registration Card

1942: Frank’s WWII Draft Registration Card dated February 15, 1942 shows Frank George Bernard, 44 years old, living at 500 S. Division St., Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota. He was born in Richland County, Minnesota on July 10, 1897. He is self-employed at Western Auto Associate Store in Northfield, Minnesota. His physical description: weight 194 ibs., light complexion, brown eyes, gray hair, height 5’11”.  Physical characteristic: Appendix Scar. Elsie H. Bernard is his next of kin.

Frank G. Bernard Obituary

Frank G. Bernard1
July 10, 1897 – January 14, 1970

FRANK G. BERNARD, 72, 2901 Major Av. N., Golden Valley, died Wednesday, Services in Welander-Quists Mortuary, 1200 W. Broadway, at 1 p.m Friday. Burial in Roselawn Cemetery, St. Paul. Retired owner of Western Auto Store in Northfield, Minn., past commander of the Northfield Post 84 American Legion, past grand master of the Masonic Lodge in Northfield. 

Survivors: his widow, Elsie; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Maercklein, Rice Lake, Wis., Mrs. William Daly [Betty Mae], Northfield, and Mrs. Ira Burhans [Barbara Ann], Minneapolis; three sisters, Mrs. Sabina Kinn, and Miss Olive Bernard, both of Wahpeton, N.D., and Mrs. Dorothy McMullen, West Fargo, N.D., and 19 grandchildren.

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Frank G. and Elsie (Johnston) Bernard Children

  1. MARY JANE BERNARD, daughter of Frank George and Elizabeth “Elsie” Henrietta Johnston, was born on 03 Mar 1922 in Wahpeton, Richland County, North Dakota, USA. She died on 21 Jan 1995 at the age of 72 in Oakdale, Washington County, Minnesota, USA. She married ROBERT ADOLPH MAERCKLEIN on 25 Jan 1947 in Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, USA. He was born on 14 May 1919 in Ellendale, Dickey County, North Dakota, USA. He died on 07 Apr 1970 at the age of 50 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA.

    Robert Adolph and Mary Jane (Bernard) Maercklein had the following children:
      1. ROBERT ADOLPH MAERCKLEIN, JR. was born on 9 May 1949 in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA and died on 16 May 1948 at 7 days old in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
      2. ROBERT ADOLPH MAERCKLEIN, JR. married IRENE D. BUGGE.
  2. BETTY MAE BERNARD daughter of Frank George and Elizabeth “Elsie” Henrietta (Johnston) Bernard . She married WILLIAM DANIEL DALY.

    William Daniel and Betty Mae (Bernard) Daly Children:
      1.  SAMUEL HARRISON DALY
  3. BARBARA ANN BERNARD daughter of Frank George and Elizabeth “Elsie” Henrietta Johnston Bernard, was born 14 May 1931 in Hennepin County, Minnesota and died 20 Mar 2014 at the age of 82 in St. Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota. She married IRA N. BURHANS, son of Ira H. and Millie C. Burhans in April 1953 in Minnesota.  They had a son and a daughter.

Citation:

  1. Frank George Bernard Obituary ”Frank G. Bernard” The Minneapolis Star, Minneapolis, Minnesota 15 Jan 1970, Thu, Page 140. Retrieved from newspapers.com online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipping_id=37079151&article=cf8b61eb-e438-4223-9d41-1ba8cf2bca1e&fcfToken=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJmcmVlLXZpZXctaWQiOjE4OTc2MTcwNywiaWF0IjoxNTcwODk0MTE1LCJleHAiOjE1NzA5ODA1MTV9.i2sfTqG67Pe-RMopncChDpKrRWUFkznqxRfqRzoYtS 
    (Accessed 12 Oct 2019).

Disclosure:
The family Information was retrieved from a variety of family trees, webgens and family stories. I will note citations as appropriate and hope the information assists you in your research, but please do not use this as proven evidence. Feedback is welcome!

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