Newton Beverly Hartt was born October 27, 1900 to Frank & Minnie Hartt in Lowell, MA. He left with his father and new wife ( Florence Greenleaf) for Hanna. Alberta in 1914. His mother had died during child birth in 1913 leaving his father with 7 children to raise. Newton joined the army in 1939, was sent to England & Italy. While in England he met and married Florence Waller with 3 children. The couple added 4 more children to the family when they came to Canada. Purchased land in the Tees, AB area. A relative said Newton was a charmer and her favorite uncle. He had a wonderful singing voise and many of his children inherited this gift and the enduring faith of their parents. He died November 18, 1965 soon after fighting a bush fire that got out of control on his place. He wasn't the same after. Children are: Margaret, Florence, Irene, Beatrice, Kenneth.
Courtesy: Beatrice Still
Tees, Lacombe County
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