John H. Atchison

JOHN H. ATCHISON (March 23, 1854 - ), born at Kelson, Rockburyshire, Scotland; came to Canada 1862-7 years at Georgetown, Ontario, went to Winnipeg 1874 via Moorhead and Red River boat. Took pre-emption near Neche, North Dakota, came with his family in October 1880; paid $70.00 for Frank Axtell's squatter's right on Section 24-145-58. He got Gallatin Post Office in October 24, 1881. Children: William, Mary, Alice, Esther.

Source:  Cooperstown Diamond Jubilee 1882-1957 Page 58

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