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EMERY D. NORTH


Duluth News Tribune, Friday, March 21, 1913
GLYNDON, Minn., March 20. – Emery N. North, a pioneer of the Red River valley, died at his home at Glyndon yesterday at the age of 77 years. The immediate cause of death was heart trouble. He is survived by the widow and three sons. North was born at Milford, N. Y., in 1836, and came to Glyndon in 1872.

The Duluth Herald, Thursday, March 20, 1913

GLYNDON MAN DIES
Emery D. North, Once Resident of Duluth, Is Called

Glyndon, Minn., March 20.— (Special to The Herald.)—Emery D. North, one of the pioneers of Clay county, a native of Milford. N. Y. died here Tuesday, aged 77. He is survived by his wife and three sons, Walter, Redding at Glyndon; William, residing at Mitchell, S. D., and George, who lives in California.
Mr. North came West when a young man and resided at Cottage Grove and Duluth, Minn., for a number of vears before coming here in 1872. He has resided here continuously for the past forty years, and was postmaster from 1900 until the fall of 1912. Prior to 1900 he had engaged in farming. Mr. North enlisted in the army at the breaking out of the Civil war, but did not go South until 1863. His regiment, the Eighth Minnesota, was sent against the Indians in 1862 and for eight or nine months they were busy subduing the uprising in this state. After quelling the Indian outbreak his regiment went South, where they became a part of the Tennessee army.

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