Obituaraies: Mallan, Daniel January 26, 1892


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File contributed by: Jim TeVogt October 13,
2009, 7:30 pm


The Advance Sun, Red Wing, Goodhue County,  Minnesota 3
February 1892

"In the death of Daniel Mallan of Belvidere, which took
place on Tuesday evening, there passed away another of the
old pioneers of the county. Deceased was born in Armagh,
Ireland, in 1812. He came to America in 1840 and four years
later he married Harriet Twitchell. For fourteen years he
held the position of watchman on the Erie canal in New York
state. Then he came west, reaching Minnesota in 1856. In the
opening of 1857 he took up his residence in Belvidere, being
the fourth white settler in that township. He has lived
there continuously since and been one of the most respected
citizens of the town. He was a self made man in every
respect, honest, industrious and persevering, accumulated
considerable property in his time. His wife died on August
11, 1886. Nine children, four sons and five daughters,
survive him, The sons are Robert, Horace, George and Warner,
and the daughters are Mrs. Mary Mosley (Morley), Mrs. Ella
Redding, Mrs, Effie Kruger and Miss Lettie Mallan. The
funeral will take place from the late home in Belvidere on
Monday. The procession will leave the house at 9 o'clock and
proceed to the Catholic church in Belvidere, of which the
deceased was a member, where the services will be conducted
by Rev. Father Limberg."