Michael Cratty, a native of Ireland, was born in 1833 and came to America when eight years old, locating in
Massachusetts. In 1866 he came to Green Vale and purchased the farm on which his family now resides. Remaining
only a short time he at first went to Rockford, Illinois, thence to Cleveland, Ohio, for eight years, and in 1878
returned to Green Vale. Mr. Cratty is a moulder by trade and is at present engaged in that pursuit, leaving the
farm in care of his son and wife. Miss Sarah B. Needham became his wife in 1855 and has borne him four children
William A., married in 1880, to Miss Sarah Manhart, lives with his parents; Georgia A., Eddie H. and Luman A. still
remaining at home.
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Dakota County, MN
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