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Subject: Re: John Dean, wife Celestine, Flavia - Blue Earth, Civil War
Author: judyartley26191
Date: Sunday, February 4, 2018
Classification: Query
Surnames: Dean


I believe I found his parents. I think theey are his parents because Samuel (father) was born in England and John's occupation is engineer.

1850 Rodman, Jefferson, NY
Samuel Dean, b. England, 46, farmer
Betsey, b. NY, 43
John A., b. NY, 25, engineer
George E., b. NY, 18, laborr
Elizabeth M., b. NY, 16
William R., b. NY, 11
Harrison S., b. NY, 7
Candice M., b. NY, 1
John, b. England, 72, laborer

I'd look for John A. and Celestia's marriage in Jefferson Co. NY.

1860 Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin
John A. Denn, b. NY, 35
Celestia, b. NY, 33
Flavia E., b. ?, 5
Estella, b. NY, 2
George Salton, 22, school teacher

1870 Jo Daviess, Faribault, MN
John A. Dean, b. NY, 45, horticulturist
Celestia M., b. NY, 42
Florence E., b. WI, 15

1880 Blue Earth City, Faribault, MN
John A. Dean, b. NY, 54, nurseyman
Celestia, b. NY, 52
Flavia, b. WI, 22, teacher
George, b. WI, 9
two lodgers

1900 Blue Earth, Faribault, MN
John A. Dean, b. NY,. 74, widower, engineer & nurseryman, b. June 1825
Flavia E., dau, b. WI Feb 1855, school teacher
1 servant
1 farm laborer

John Allen Dean
Died: 21 Nov 1911, Faribault Co.
Source: MN Death Index 1908-2002

You can look in for his actual death certificate. You might want to order it from the Faribault County Recorder. If the Informant knew his parents names, they will be on the DC.

John Allen Dean
Born: 19 June 1826, NY
Died: 21 Nov 1911, Faribault Co., MN
Buried: Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth, Faribault, MN
Source: which includes more family info

I'd contact the Blue Earth Community Library, and ask about a copy of his obit. Successful Searching!