Biography of Michael T. Connally
Burnsville Dakota County, MN Biographies

Michael T. Connally was born in Manchester, England, 1835. When fourteen years old came to this country with his parents. Received his early education at the Christian Brothers' Catholic schools at Manchester. Leaving his parents in Albany county, New York, during the spring of 1855, he came westward to Minnesota, and located in Burnsvffle township. At the beginning of the war, he enlisted in Company K, Tenth Minnesota, and served in the Indian campaign under General Sibley, afterward went south, and was honorably discharged in 1865. Returning home to his farm, he has since given his entire attention to agricultural pursuits. Has been justice of the peace in Burnsville township three years; also town clerk, school clerk, and is a staunch Republican. Elizabeth J. Martin became his wife in 1871. Samuel, Catherine, James, John and Edmond 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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