History of Green County, Wisconsin; Together with Sketches of Its Towns and Villages, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...made his home until the time of his death. lie was again married in Janesville, in March, 1839, to Lydia Smiley, who was born in tlliantanrpia Co., N. Y., in 1-8'14. Eight children have blessed their union---llarriet, Mary, (Iharles, Alice, Jane A., Leander, Clara and Albert llion. Jane Ann died at the age of seventeen years. Albert Bion, who now occupies the liomt-sh-ml with his mother, has managed the farm since the death of his father. lle was born April 5,1855, and married March 6, ls'-"Ii, to.lar.y Lewis, a native of Mount Pleasant, Gm-en county. Among the arrivals in 1846 were James Trow and VVilliam Reese, natives of Wales Mr. Trow located on the northeast quarter of section I5, where he lived until the time of his death, in I873. He was one of the first justices of the peace elected in the town. Mr. Reese settled on the southeast quarter of section 14. He still owns the place, but lives in Rock county. During the same year Hezekiah Vheeler and his son Carquil, natives of the State of New York, came and settled on the southeast quarter of section 13. The old gentleman died there some years later, and the young man sold out and removed to Nebraska. James Townsend, a son-in-law of Mr. Vheeler, came at the same time and settled on the northeast quarter of section 13. A few years later he sold out and removed to California, where he was murdered by the Indians. Seth V. Peebles was a native of Massachusetts, born in the town of Petham, Hampshire county, May I, 1803. Vhen he was an infant his parents emigrated to the west and settled in Madison Co., N. Y., where he grew to manhood and was married to May Stevens, in 1828. She was born in Madison county, in 1804. 'l'hey removed to Chautauqua county, where he purchased...
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