Biography of P. P. Whittier
Castle Rock, Dakota County, MN Biographies

P. P. Whittier was born at Grafton, New Hampshire, September 8th, 1840. In 1852 he came with his father to Ohio, and engaged in railroad contracting, and there finished his edu cation. He purchased a farm of one hundred and sixty acres in Empire township, Dakota county, which, after improving it, he sold in 1864, and two years later purchased in Castle Rock township. This estate he disposed of in 1876, and again invested in his present farm two years after. Enlisted in 1861 in the Twentysecond Ohio, and served only four months. Married, September 8th, 1864, to Miss Stevens of this place. Henry P., Arthur L. and Lloyd A. are their children.


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


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