Michael J. Hart

Source: History of Northern Wisconsin: Containing an Account of Its Settlement, Growth, Development, and Resources, an Extensive Sketch of Its Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages, Their Improvements, Industries, Manufactories, Biographical Sketches, Portraits of Prominent Men and Early Settlers, Views of County Seats, Etc. Chicago: Western Historical Co., 1881. p. 72

MICHAEL J. HART, meat market, Ashland, was born in Mayo Co., Ireland, Aug. 13, 1849. He came to America in 1862, and landed at Quebec, where he remained till 1864; then went to Washington, D.C., and entered teh queensware store of his brother, Thomas j. In 1878 he came to Wisconsin and stopped at Butternut, in Ashland County, and went into the Butternut House run by his brother Mat. J., who had come out before. He staid there till 1879, when he went to Chippewa Crossing and opened the new hotel called teh Campbell House, but rented it to C. A. Campbell; he then came to Ashland and entered upon his present business. He was Justice while in Butternut, and is one of the charter members of the I.O.O.F.



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