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Ogden BARRETT

Mount Pleasant - Sioux Falls Cemetery
Minnehaha County,
South Dakota

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Birth: Jun. 4, 1823
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1899
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

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BARRETT, OGDEN, was born at Patterson, New York, June 27, 1823, and lived in that state until 1837, when he removed to Janesville, Wisconsin, where he resided for several years. In 1854 he went to the Pacific Coast. On the fourth day of July of that year he was in Salt Lake City and heard Brigham Young deliver an address. After a few years he returned to Wisconsin, enlisted in Company C, 2nd Wisconsin Calvary, and served four years. After the war he engaged in farming in Kansas for ten years. He came to Sioux Falls in 1878, and resided there until his death, which occurred on the 31st day of December, 1898. He was one of the best known men in the city.

History of Minnehaha County South Dakota
D.R. Bailey 1899 page 438

Contributed on 4/14/10 by jackpotcook2
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Submitted: 4/14/10 • Approved: 12/7/15 • Last Updated: 12/10/15 • R51057-G0-S3

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