Biography of John Hurley
West St. Paul, Dakota County, MN Biographies

John Hurley, a native of Ireland, was born in 1836. Came to America in 1849 with his parents. After a short stay in New York, Pennsylvania and Illinois, came to St Paul and made a claim of two hundred and forty acres in what is now West St. Paul. After the survey, he purchased his present place. His father died at the advanced age of seventy-three years, and his aged mother still lives, having attained the age of seventy seven years. Mr. Hurley married, in 1852, Mary O'Brien, who has borne him seven children: Elizabeth, Ellen M., Mary A., John J., Dennis J., Patrick T. and Eugene 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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