George W. BURFIELD
GEORGE W. BURFIELD was born in Cameron county, Pennsylvania, on the 19th of October, 1819. Residing with his parents on a farm till eighteen years of age, he was employed as pilot on one of the boats on the Susquehanna river. In 1864, he came to Minnesota, located on a farm in Dodge county, and two years later, came to his present farm in section eighteen. Mr. Burfield was married to Miss Eliza Sheffer, of Pennsylvania, in 1841. They have had six children, of whom two sons and two daughters are living. Their eldest son, William S., was killed in the late civil war, on the 2d of April, 1865.
History of the Upper Mississippi Valley (1881) p. 351 [Alberta]
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