William Korfhage was born September 16th, 1833. When a lad of fourteen years he came to this county and spent
five years in New Jersey, and in 1852, came west to Minnesota, locating in Ramsey county. His father rented a farm
between Minneapolis and St. Paul, where the halfway house now stands. In 1853 his parents came to layer Grove and
made a claim of one hundred and sixty acres, where William now lives. He enlisted in March, 1865, in Company D,
First Minnesota, and went south to Virginia; was at Richmond at the surrender of Lee; discharged at Jeffersonville,
Indiana, July 4th, 1865. Married in 1857, to Miss Emily Kasa, a native of Prussia, who died in 1863; leaving two
children, Louisa and August. His present wife was Miss Emma Rolling, married in 1867. Their children are, Henry,
Frederick W. A. and Maiy A.
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Dakota County, MN
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