M. O. W. Truax, an early pioneer of Dakota county, was born September 11th, 1829, and is a native of St. Lawrence
county, New York. He was reared and received, his early instruction in his native place.. During early youth his
attention was divided between farming and traveling with his father, who was a captain on one of the boats plying
between Quebec and the lakes. During the fall of 1853, he came to Hastings, and the next spring, rented a farm
near what is known as Indian Spring. He was the first deputy sheriff in Dakota county and since 1868, has held
the office of county constable. In 1857, married Laura Murray, of Loram county, Ohio. Darwin H., Marion W., Prank
M., Josephine, Lucy, Julia, Charles S., Jemiie, Ernest and Mabel are their children.
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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