James T. Fahy was born in Lower Canada May 22, 1847. When a babe his parents moved to Ohio, where they remained
three years. thence to Preeport, Illinois. In 1854, they removed to Dakota county, locating on a farm in Marshan
township. Here James was reared. September 17th, 1864, he enlisted in Company A, First Minnesota Heavy Artillery,
and was discharged at Nashville, Tennessee, June 23d, 1865. Remained in Tennessee, and engaged in various pursuits
till 1868, then returned to Hastings and entered the employ of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company,
continuing until 1880. He then became a partner of Thomas McDonald in saloon business. Mary A. King, a native of
Ireland, became his wife in 1875. Mary A., Gertrude A., Clara B., and Lucy G. are their children.
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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