The popular city train station in Dakota City was Farmington Station and non-residents began confusing the two names and identifying the town as Farmington.
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Settlers began arriving in Empire Township, in which Farmington grew, in the early 1850s.
The village of Dakota City began around the intersection of the Minnesota Central, Hastings, and Dakota railroads, and also the Vermillion River.
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and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.- CHAPTER 14 - Early Ancestors of Some of Our Daltons Wives: Researched, compiled, formated & indexed by Rodney G. This chapter is dedicated to the Ancestors of our Daltons wives and their related families and others interesting stories. They share this distinction with Lord Henry De Chester, Jr. The 2 earliest place names were the Chapelry of Lathom, in Lancashire, England; and the town of Latham, in Yorkshire, England. Of note is that this record of these families were taken from many, many sources and are in no way proven to be true. The first one to bear the Latham surname was a Saxon traitor named Dunning, who was living in Lancashire about the time of the Norman conquest in 1066 A. Because of his collaboration with the Normans and his betrayal of his Saxon heritage, the Normans rewarded Dunning with the lordship of the Chapelry of Lathom and its' surrounds, the title of Earl, and with a knighthood. JOHN HITE LEE was born July 30, 1797 in Westmoreland Co. He married (1) MARGARET DUDNEY OR ELIZABETH PROSSER. Note – At this point there is a problem with who the wife of John Hite Lee was. Wisconsin Pittsville: Sam Baum and his family came from Russia when he was thirty years old.His children: Joseph O., Frank, Andrew, Agatha, Barbara and Jost. He has been Clerk of the town of Lincoln nine years, and connected with the Board of Education since 1873. was married to Miss Martha Thompson Ebbe, step-daughter of I. In 1876, he started the 'Centennial' newspaper at Waterloo, Neb.; then next year moved to Craig, Mo., and for two years published the Craig 'Enterprise'. Continued there until 1873, when he came, in the company with his brothers, Robert and John, and settled on the farm where he now lives, on Sec. His farm was heavily timbered, as was also the site of the village of Auburndale. He is a member of the Good Templars, and is President of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Auburndale. Wisconsin Auburndale: Lumberman and merchant, son of William and Margaret(nee Prentice) Connor, was born February 29, 1844, at Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland. In 1873, John, in partnership with his brothers, Robert and James, came to Wood County, Wis., founded Auburndale and built there mills, store, hotel and dwellings, and settled there with their families. Came to Grand Rapids, November 1846, and engaged in Lumbering with his Uncle, Francis X. Continued with his uncle until 1850, when he went to California. Appleton Cotey was married in Pittsville on December 16, 1878 to Nellie E. He and his wife had three children: Coole, Henry, and Dawn. He came to Marshfield and commenced business as an attorney, February 20, 1880. Wisconsin Grand Rapids: Proprietor of Grand Rapids House. Is a painter by trade, and worked at it until 1880, when he rented the Grand Rapids House. In 1870, he was married to Miss Janette Kirkwood, who has since died, leaving one daughter. While at Port Edwards he was for two terms town treasurer. He went to Nevada in 1872 and stayed there seven years, lumbering and mining. His father, John Erickson, died before Elias was born, and his mother died when he was only four years old. John Evans, his father, moved to the United States and settled at Iron Ridge, Wis., April 1869.Source: A Century of Faith-1879-1979 Auburndale: Foreman. He is foreman and manager for the Menasha Woodenware Company, at their stave mill, at Auburndale. Came, in 1870 to Chicago, remained there about eighteen months, then to Menominee, Mich.; then in the spring of 1874, went to Menasha, Wis., and worked at lumbering there until 1877, when after spending a few months at Wausau, he came to Auburndale as manager for the company. Has followed farming and well-drilling and is now preparing to engage in general warehouse business at Marshfield with N. Was married October 18, 1876 to Miss Loraine Babcock of Clayton, Wis. He worked at clearing the land for others and logged the hugh white pine timber in this area. left home in 1862 to oversee a large farm, where he remained until 1866, when he came to the United States, and soon after to Wisconsin. They have four children--Caroline M.; Lewis P.; Clarence C. They had Elizabeth's son Andrew, from her first marriage, and a son Thomas and two daughters, Agnes and Bell. His mother died in 1846 and his father moved to De Kalb County, Ill., in 1849, then to Milwaukee in 1852, then to Manistee, Mich., where his father died in 1868. had no opportunities for an education, his father nearly all the time living on the frontier. Wisconsin Auburndale: Lumberman and farmer, was born in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland, April 15, 1849. From there he went on and took a Course in Bailey's Business College in Dubugue, Iowa. He sold this business in 1902, but in 1908 he re-entered the mercantile business. Dean, a carpenter by trade, was born in Coburg, Canada, April 26, 1830; moved to Rochester in 1851. He received a common school and acadamic education. Left there in 1849, and came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin; stayed there until 1860, then came to New Lisbon, where he enlisted July, 1861, in Co. 18, 1850, to Miss Mary Tebo, of Milwaukee, a niece of Solomon Juneau. Wisconsin Nasonville: Farmer, northwest one-fourth Section 27. He was born on the Island of Laaland, Denmark, May 28, 1826. He is Chairman of Town Board, County Supervisor, also School Director. Wisconsin Grand Rapids: Born in Hazel Green, Grant Co, Wis., December 4, 1840. Banks at the Red River expedition and at the siege of Mobile, Ala.