Biography of William Fletcher
Green Vale, Dakota County, MN Biographies

William Fletcher was born in England, September 11th, 1825, and came to America with his parents when six years old, and settled with them in St. Lawrence county, New York. Here he lived until 1855, then came to Bridgewater, Rice county, and pre-empted the northeast quarter of section 32, on which farm he has since lived. Erected his barn in 1875, and his house three years subsequently, both of which cost $3,000. Married in St. Lawrence county, New York, in 1850, to Miss A. Waffle. They have five children: William 3., Joseph A., Alrunena M., who is a teacher at Waterford, educated at Canton college; J. Willard, and Ella M.


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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