E.S. Postle

E. S. POSTLE, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Oregon; born in 1833, in Allegany Co., N.Y.; son of Cyrenus and Olive Postle, who settled early in the “forties,” in Rock Co. Wis.; four years later they settled in Fitchburg, and in 1855, in Oregon Village, Mr. P. keeping the Exchange Hotel until his death, in December, 1869; his widow has a pleasant home in the village. Samuel Green, deceased, was born in 1807, in Washington,, Co., N.Y.

He married in October, 1835, Nancy Chase of Phelps, born in 1816, in Ontario Co., N.Y.; they came West in 1850, and settled on the Green homestead in Fitchburg, where he died May 6, 1879, leaving three children-Mason M., Mary J. and Allen J.; the latter served from August, 1862, until July, 1865, in the Union army, and is now at Ft. Laramie, W.T.; Cyrenus Postle left seven children-Lyman E., Ethan S. Orson M. Justin F. Cyrenus . Olive M. (Mrs. W.H. Myers) and M. Van Buren.

E. S. Postle married, Feb. 22, 1862, Miss Mary J. Green, and now resides on the Green homestead, which, with his own adjoining land, makes a 160-acre farm. The Postles and Greens were always stanch Democrats. The former were Baptists, and the latter Presbyterians.

Ref. 1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 1257.

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