Biography of Franklin Hannessy
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Franklin Hannessy, a native of Ireland, was born March 25th, 1817. Coming to America in 1830, he located at St. John, New Brunswick, and three years later removed to Eastport, Maine, soon after to Machias. Making this his home four years he proceeded to Boston, Massachusetts, an& after a residence of five years went to Portland, Maine. In 1856 he came to Minnesota, locating in Eagan township, and in 1876 purchased a farm of one hundred and twenty acres. His wife was Miss Mary Bickley, married in 1841. Six children have been born to them, only one of whom is living, John K.


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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