Biography of Franklin Church
Green Vale, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Franklin Church was born in Cortland county, New York, February 28th, 1815. Here he lived until April, 1862, at which time he came to Green Vale. After renting a farm three years, he purchased his present estate. Mr. Church has taken an active part in the interests of the town, and has won the esteem of the citizens about him; has been honored by all the offices of importance; justice of the peace sixteen years, and town clerk fourteen years. Married in 1838, Miss Mary J. Scofield, who died in 1845, leaving two children, Irvin and Mills. His present wife was Mrs. Sarah Parker, who was a sister of his first wife. Elmer, Mary J. and Sarah F. are their children.


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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