Biography of Hugh Burns
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Hugh Burns was born in County Mayo, Ireland, in 1837. When twelve years old he came to America, and for seven years resided in Clinton, Massachusetts; thence to West Virginia, where he remained three years. Coming westward, he made a claim of one hundred and sixty acres in Eagan township, Minnesota, and three years later disposed of it, then purchased a farm of the same size in section 3. Mr. Burns has a fine farm and is a well to do farmer; has held the office of chairman of town board. Married in 1884, Miss Maria Cunningham. Their living children are: Mary, Charles, Hugh, Elizabeth, Clara and Ellen.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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