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
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.