Biography of Francis Gores
Hampton, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Francis Gores was born in Prussia, province of Rhine, in 1826. He was a tiller of the soil in his native place, and in 1855, came to America. Coming to Minnesota, he located at Hampton in 1858, making a claim of one hundred and sixty acres of land, and still retains the eighty acres on which he lives. Mr. Gores held the office of tbwn clerk about seven years, and when New Trier was incorporated, he was appointed postmaster, and held the position eight years. He was instrumental in the erection of the first church in New Trier, Father Keller being its pastor. He is also engaged in the general merchandise business in the town of Hampton. Married Miss Margaret Wolf, a native of Luxemburg. They have five children, Nicholas, Frank, Barbara, Rosa and Susie.


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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