Biography of Alexander Huard
Eagan, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Alexander Huard was born in St. Nicholas, Canada, in 1818. Here he was reared to manhood and in 1848 came to Minnesota, and until 1855, lived at Mendota, then moved to Inver Grove, locating on a farm. Since 11868 he has made his home in Eagan. Married Miss Jane McDermott, a native of Ireland, in 1854. Ellen and Mary Arm are their children. August Lau was born in Germany, in 1856. He lived with his parents until 1881, coming with them to America in 1872. In company with his brother Julius he opened a store at Westcott station, they being also postmasters. Julius Lau, a native of Germany, was born in 1859. Came to America with his parents in 1872; he lived in Sheboygan county, Wisconsin, one year, and has since lived in different towns in Dakota county, Minnesota. In 1881, he and his brother opened a store at Westeott station.


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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