John Silk was born in County Galway, Ireland, in June, 1823. After attaining majority he came to America, and
for seven years worked in a cotton mill at Manchester, New Hampshire. In 1857, he settled in Eagan township, having
purchased a small farm on which he lived four years, then bought his present farm. Married on Easter Sunday, 1854,
to Miss Mary Hamburg, a native of Ireland. Ten children have been born born to them: James, John, Michael, Thomas,
Frances Jane, William, Henry, Edward, Mary and Charles.
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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