Robert Orrock (1805 - 1885)

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Birthplace: Scotland, UK
Death: Died in Orrock, MN, USA
Occupation: Farmer
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About Robert Orrock

Orrock Township was settled in 1856 and organized in 1875, after bering previously a part of Big lake, was named in honor of Robert Orrock, its earliest settler. He was born in Scotland, July 15, 1805, came to America in 1831, settled here in 1856 as a farmer and died in his home, January 4, 1885. The village in section 7 had a post office, 1877-1906, a sawmill, and a station of the Northern Pacific Railroad.

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Robert Orrock's Timeline

July 15, 1805
September 9, 1847
Age 42
Durham, UK
January 4, 1885
Age 79
Orrock, MN, USA