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Annie Eagan and Martin Lannon married 1891The wedding of Annie Eagan (Burnsville) and Martin Lannon November 1891. Photo compliments of Terry Kearney.
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Jim Egan and Theresa Kiesel wedding 1917They farmed on what is now County Road 42 near Judicial Road. Their children were,
H Ralph Egan (1918 - 1968)*
Helen Egan (1920 - 1922)*
Theresa Alice Egan Kearney (1922 - 2010)*
Mathew Wallace Egan (1924 - 1955)*
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Theresa and Ralph Egan.Theresa and son Ralph Egan, lived on County Road 42. Photo estimate 1921.
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ALICE & MATTHEW EGAN 1921Burnsville pioneers ALICE (1862 - 1922) and MATTHEW EGAN (1845- 1928) their children were:

Michael Egan (1890 - 1934)*
James Joseph Egan (1892 - 1954)*
Mathias Egan (1894 - 1961)*
John P Egan (1903 - 1954)*
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Alice Egan KearneyAlice Egan, born and lived majority of her life in Burnsville, married Joe Kearney. Photo around 1923.
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Matthew Egan and grandchild Alice Egan Kearney 1923Alice was the daughter of James Egan, the son of Matthew and Alice Egan, Burnsville pioneers.
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Ralph, Wally and Alice Egan (Kearney)The three children of James and Theresa Egan, who farmed near 3501 County Rd 42 West, the site of Abdallah Candy.
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Wally EganFirst Communion of Wally Egan brother of Alice Kearney and Ralph Egan. Son of Theresa and James Egan who lived on County Road 42.
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The James and Theresa Egan Farm, south side of what is now Co. Rd. 42 and west of Burnsville Parkway Circa 1932.
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Another view of the James and Theresa Egan farm south side of what is now Co.Rd. 42 and west of Burnsville parkway.
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Wally EganApprox 1931 Wally Egan grew up on County Road 42.
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Alice Egan (Kearney) First CommunionMember of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, then in Savage. First Communion 1932.
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Alice Egan next to their car 1937Alice Egan (1922 - 2010), daughter of James and Theresa Egan, lived on a farm on County Road 42. She would marry Joe Kearney also of Burnsville.
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James and Teresa Egan family 1953THERESA EGAN, grandson JIM KEARNEY, JIM EGAN, ALICE
EGAN KEARNEY and her brothers RALPH & WALLY EGAN, lived on County Road 42 in Burnsville.
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Theresa Egan (1896 - 1984) with grandson Jim Kearney, son of Joseph and Alice (Egan) Kearney. Circa - 1955
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Alice Egan KearneyAlice Egan (Kearney) graduates 8th grade, District 16 Burnsville.
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James Egan (1892 - 1954) husband of Theresa and father of Ralph, Helen, Alice Kearney and Matthew (Wally). Farmed on what is now Co. Rd 42 near Judicial Road.
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Theresa Egan (1896-1984) wife of James Egan (1892- 1954) mother of Ralph, Helen, Alice Kearney and Matthew (Wallace) farmed on what is now Co. Rd. 42 near Judicial Road.
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March 20, 1896 death of Patrick EganGlendale area pioneer Patrick Egan obituary died March 20, 1898.
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George and Bill Egan 1910Early Hamilton/Savage settlers included George and Bill Egan.
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The site of the Jim Egan and Michael Gallagher farms today 2017This is the corner of Burnsville Parkway and County Road 42. The "Data" building is basically in the area of the Gallagher farm. Jim Egan's house was west of Abdullah Candy just a bit
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Jim Egan buying gasAbout 1953 Jim Egan, who farmed on what is today County Road 42, buying gas (location unknown).
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Michael Egan family (Savage)There are members of the Egan family in both Burnsville and Hamilton/Savage. This January 27, 1981 Burnsville Sun article tells the story of the Egan family and homestead on County Road 42 in Savage.
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Ray Egan long time postal employee of Savage and Burnsville dies 2016.Raymond E. Egan, age 86, of Savage, passed peacefully and gracefully at his home in Savage, MN, on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

The youngest of 13 children, Ray was born in Savage, MN to George and Sadie (Kennedy) Egan. The Egan family farmed on what is now Hidden Valley Park. During the Korean War, Ray served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1949-1952 as a Jet Engine Specialist.

Ray married Shirley Coleman on July 3, 1954, in Shakopee, MN. He worked as a Rural Carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 31 years, delivering mail on a route that included all of Savage and Burnsville. Ray also served more than two decades as a Savage Firefighter.
Ray and Shirley shared a long and happy retirement in Arizona - enjoying frequent adventures around the country in their RV. They returned to Savage, where they've lived the last few years and recently celebrated 62 years of marriage. The family truly appreciated this extra time with Ray, a beloved mentor who taught us all to be our best. Ray's smile melted hearts and his gentle manner shaped our behavior. Ray loved his family, loved God, loved America and was very proud of his Irish heritage. His oft-repeated humorous stories and sayings are treasures that will keep him near, like his advice to us when driving - 'keep'er between the weeds' and 'stay out of the left lane.' Ray was always ready with a good story that we'd heard before, but gladly listened to again. Ray was a restless man, but always with good purpose. He fixed all kinds of things and tinkered with woodworking projects. The evidence surrounds us with a custom wooden shelf here or a little bird-house there. We raise our glass to you Ray - and we know if we were to ask if you'd like another beer - you'd just smile and say, 'a good bartender never asks.' Slainte!

Ray is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Shirley; daughters and son, Liz (Dan) Hughes, Steve Egan (Tracy Pang), Sandy (Jeff) Renner; grandchildren, Nickie (Tim) Nielsen, Scott (Stacey) Hughes, Jessyka (David) Williams, Egan Renner, Rebekka Renner; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Jane Pentz. Preceded in death by his parents, 11 brothers and sisters.

Services:
Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 1:00 PM, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4625 West 125th St., Savage, MN. Presiding is the Reverend Michael Tix.

Visitation:
Visitation Tuesday from 11 AM to 12:45 PM with Fireman's prayer at noon, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Private family interment.
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