Biography of David Muckey
Green Vale, Dakota County, MN Biographies

David Muckey is a native of New York state, born December 28th, 1824. When a child, he went to Cortland county, and there lived until 1855, then came to Green Vale and pre-empted a farm which he still owns. His house, which was one of the finest in the town at that time, was a small frame structure, and is now used as a store room. In 1878, his present dwelling was erected at a cost of $1,500. He was drafted in 1862, but in consequence of declining health, furnished a substitute, paying $500. Miss Elizabeth Scofield became his wife in 1851. Three Michael O'Donnell was born in 1821, in Ireland. Coming to America in 1853, he remained in New York two years, thence to Cottage Grove, Washington county, Minnesota, for one and one half years. He then came to Green Vale, and settled on his farm, where he still lives. At Hastings in 1860, he married Miss Lavina Boyle. They have four children living: John, William H., George and Frank. Eugene and May died.

The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.

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