Thomas Phare was born in England in 1825, and while yet a babe came to Nova Scotia with his parents. There he
remained until 1851, then came to the states; passing about three years in Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and Ohio,
he settled in Wisconsin. In 1856, came to Green Vale, and after making a claim, returned to his former home, remaining
until 1858, then returned to his farm in Green Vale, where he has since lived. He was married at River Falls, Wisconsin,
in 1856, to Miss Ellen R. Hoar, a native of Nova Scotia. Wilbert D. and Lila H. are their children. Mr. Phare enlisted
in Company C, Second Minnesota regiment, and was mustered out July 18th, 1865.
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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