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Phillip Carrigan dies 1890Died at his home in Burnsville, November 15, 1890 Phillip Corrigan, age 65. Mr. Carrigan was one of the old settlers of Dakota County settling in the town of Lebanon in May 61. He moved to Burnsville in 1871, making it his permanent home. There is left to mourn his loss, his wife, two sons and a daughter, who have the sympathy of the entire community.

Published November 29, 1890 Dakota County Tribune.
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Tim Hayes 1861 - 1923He was the son of Tim Hayes and Mary Cotter. He married Ellen O'Brien and after her death married Margaret Jordan.

Children:
John J Hayes (1886 - 1970)*
Timothy B Hayes (1887 - 1956)*
Mary J Hayes Connelly (1902 - 1992)*
Martin Steven Hayes (1903 - 1958)*
Matthew A Hayes (1908 - 1975)*
Francis Joseph Hayes (1911 - 1983)*
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Mrs. F. Hayes Jr dies 1891Dakota County Tribune reports on the death of Ellen Hayes.
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1896 CensusA listing of Burnsville residents showing the section they live in 1896.
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Joe Doyle, Clara Fahey Kearney and Marie Gallagher McDonaldJoe Doyle, Clara Fahey Kearney, Marie Gallagher McDonald early Burnsville families, around 1910.
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Tom, Clara and Mary FaheyChildren of John and Helen Fahey, lived on a farm on what is now Day Park, County Road 5. Tom born 1889, Clara, 1894 and Mary 1885.
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Group photo 1914Photo taken 1914 at Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis.
Back row- Mr. Barry, William Connelly, Molly Dunn, Elizabeth Barry, Nora Nicholson, Pat Nicholson, Bridget Connelly, Bill Connelly, Johanna Lannon, Mike Dunn, Mary Connelly, Mary Lannon, Dorothy Williams, Elizabeth Lannon, Catherine Connelly and John Connelly.

Row 2 - Ray Nicholson, Tony Connelly, Walter Nicholson, John Nicholson, Frank Lannon, Pat Connelly, Vincient Dunn.

Seated - Pat Nicholson, Ed Connelly, Margaret Nicholson, Loretta Dunn, Mary Nicholson and school teacher Anna McDonald.
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Burnsville Girl Friends 1916CLARA FAHEY. JANE EGAN, ANNA & MARIE GALLAHER , ALL LIVED IN THE DISTRICT 16 AREA OF BURNSVILLE.
1916_Burnsville_Farm_Directory.pdf
Listing of Burnsville residents from 1919 Plat book.
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Fahey, Sheridan and Kearney photoAround 1921.

Back row: ANNIE FAHEY, ROSE SHERIDAN, MIKE FAHEY, UNK, SADIE, CATHERINE, GEORGE, STATIA, PETER, CLARA & ELI KEARNEY,

Front row: ROSELLA, MARY & ESTHER SHERIDAN. Photo compliments of Terry Kearney.
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1940's residents of BurnsvilleA Dakota County Plat map book lists the Burnsville residents in the 1940's. The majority have their mailing address as Savage and the rest Rosemount.
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Burnsville Savage friends 1943GEORGE, CLARA, STASIA & ELI KEARNEY, MRS & BEN MORLOCK, MARY FOLEY, SADIE & LUKE MCCOY & Pete FOLEY
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Burnsville Savage friends 1943SHOWN ARE PETE FOLEY, ELI KEARNEY, LUKE MCCOY, BEN MORLOCK & GEORGE KEARNEY.
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Ellen and James Sheridan home in SavageBurnsville pioneers Ellen and James Sheridan. This photo has been identified as their Savage home.

Ellen - 1832 - 1911
James 1822 - 1905

They came to Burnsville in 1855 and sold their farm in 1902 moving to Savage.
They had no children.
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Residents of Burnsville 1949The Dakota County Plat map book lists Burnsville land owners.
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Bernard and Grace RaleighGrace Kennelly Raleigh and husband Bernard, farmed on Highway 13.
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Grace Kennelly RaleighWash day at the Raleigh farm, 1950s, Highway 13.
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1951 Tony Pivec farmA scene from the farm of Tony Pivec on County Road 11.
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Patrick McLaughlin Birth: 27 Nov 1838 - Tyrone County (Tyrone), Northern Ireland

Marriage: 12 Jan 1875 - Savage, Scott, Minnesota, United States

Death: 26 Oct 1911 - Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Parents: Michael Mclaughlin, Nancy Anna (Carey) Cain
Spouse: Mary Ann Sherin

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Sarah Gaffney HynesSarah Ann Gaffney Born in St Lawrence Scott Co, MN. 1862 and died 1920. She died in the poor house in Shakopee. Her folks came from Ireland. James Gaffney 1825?-1900 and Mary Jane McCutcheon 1830-1870.

She married Martin Hynes 1853-1914. She was the Post Mistress in Savage.They had 10 children.
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Russell StreeflandPhoto 1964 Russell Streefland ,

Notice prepared by funeral home and family: Age 75 of Burnsville Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday, June 7, 2010. Born at home in the family farmhouse on May 1, 1935, during a rare spring snowstorm. Preceded in death by daughter, Deborah Neubauer, and parents, Russell Sr. and Mary Streefland; brother, James Streefland; and sister, Mary Madden. Survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Jeannette; children Catherine (Rudy) Mohammed; Elizabeth (Cem Erdem) Streefland; Michael Streefland; Jennifer (Adam) Streefland Henry; and Christopher Streefland; grandchildren, Matthew (Heidi), Jacob, Morgan, Paige, Kadria, Noah, Isabelle, Emma & Charlotte; great- grandson, Jackson; sisters, Dorry Gerdesmeier and Ceil (John) Berres; many relatives and dear friends.

A lifelong Burnsville resident, Russell was valedictorian of Lakeville High School class of 1953. He graduated from St. John's University in 1957. After graduating ROTC from SJU, Russell served as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Russell married the love of his life, Jeannette Penzenik, on August 20, 1960 and raised six children. He earned a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 1963 while he was employed as a labor relations representative for Sperry Univac. A longtime Burnsville attorney, he was always actively involved in local civic organizations and served as officials and Board Members.
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Powers farm burnt by fire department 1978Burnsville Sun - November 15, 1978

Burnsville Public Safety officers worked the hose up to the second story window of the old Powers farm on County Road 11 during a recent rescue drill at the abandoned farm...

According to long time Burnsville resident Patrick Hynes:

The William Powers farm was the N 1/2 of W 1/4 of Section 30 in township 115 range 20. The Powers' 80 acres was directly south of my grandfather Patrick McAndrews' original 160 acre farm. It would have been accessed from County 42 and was
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Powers farm burnt by fire department 1978Burnsville Sun - November 15, 1978

Burnsville Public Safety officers worked the hose up to the second story window of the old Powers farm on County Road 11 during a recent rescue drill at the abandoned farm...

According to long time Burnsville resident Patrick Hynes:

The William Powers farm was the N 1/2 of W 1/4 of Section 30 in township 115 range 20. The Powers' 80 acres was directly south of my grandfather Patrick McAndrews' original 160 acre farm. It would have been accessed from County 42 and was
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Powers farm burnt by fire department 1978Burnsville Sun - November 15, 1978

Burnsville Public Safety officers worked the hose up to the second story window of the old Powers farm on County Road 11 during a recent rescue drill at the abandoned farm...

According to long time Burnsville resident Patrick Hynes:

The William Powers farm was the N 1/2 of W 1/4 of Section 30 in township 115 range 20. The Powers' 80 acres was directly south of my grandfather Patrick McAndrews' original 160 acre farm. It would have been accessed from County 42 and was
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Frank VisnovecLife long resident Frank Visnovec died in 1991. He and his wife Helen celebrated their 50th anniversary in 1985.
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Charles WilliamsFather of Rose Connelly wife of John Connelly. Husband of Joanna an attorney.
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Joanna WilliamsRose Williams Connelly was the daugther of Charles and Joanna Williams. She died February 1922. Her mother was Johanna Kennelly Dunn O'Connor.
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Christopher and Joe CaseySons of Lawrence and Catherine Casey, they and their sister Kate lived on the family farm at the corner of Highway 13 and Cliff Road. Photo 1920s.
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Dunn family farm.A shed, which may have been the original home of Walter and Sarah Kennelly. At the time of this photo the farm was owned by their daughter Mary (Molly) and husband Mike Dunn.
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The Dunn farm orchardOrchard at the Mike and Mary (Molly) Dunn farm, at the corner of Cliff Road and Highway 13. This was originally the Walter and Sarah Kennelly farm.
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