Sure Johnson

SURE JOHNSON, farmer, Sec. 3, P.O. McFarland; was born in Norway in 1838, and emigrated to Dane Co., Wis., in 1856; locating at that time in the town of Blooming Grove, he there followed farm labor and farming till 1865, except five winters, which he spent in the pineries; he located in 1865 on Sec. 3, town of Dunn, where he now has a farm of 117 acres; he was a member of the Town Board for two terms, Town treasurer for two years and Census Enumerator of Dunn in 1880.He was married in Blooming Grove in 1862 to Betsey Anderson, a native of Norway, and who came to Wisconsin in 1854; they have six children, as follows: Lena, John, Mary, Christina, Sarina and Ellen.  Mr. Johnson and family are members of the Lutheran Church.Ref. 1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 1206.

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