Andrew was an early pioneer in both Sioux and Emmons Counties. Biography


James lived in Emmons County in 1890 and Sioux County in 1900 and 1910. Biography


John also used the alias Francis Moore. John was born in Ireland in March 1844 and imigrated with his parents at a young age. He enlisted in Company B, 3rd Regiment, Massachusetts Cavalry during the Civil War. He continued his career in the Army after the Civil War and retired U. S. Army in Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota where he was living in 1900 and 1910. He passed away early 1919 or before as his wife, Margaret (married in 1897), started receiving a widow's pension on 18 July 1919. Margaret was living in Burleigh County in 1920. In 1890 he and Margaret were living at Fort Yates. His place of death and burial are unknown.


Some records have him as John B. He was born in Ireland in 1843. He immigrated about 1862 and enlisted in the U. S. Navy in March 1865 at Cincinnati, Ohio. He enlisted after the Civil War in the U. S. Army. In 1910 he was an Indian trader on the Standing Rock Reservation. His wife, Mary Louise (Maggie) (1850 - 1 March 1937) was American Indian and for children they had at least William F. (13 Sep 1881 - 10 Aug 1911), Nellie Mulhern Huff (1884/6 - 23 Jan 1958), Bernard John Jr. (30 May 1896 - 15 May 1931), William F., Lizzie, Catherine, and Emma. Bernard died 3 February 1932 in Sioux County and is buried at Saint Elizabeth's Catholic Cemetery in Cannon Ball.