• May Timeline

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    Each month, the Historic Timeline, written by Jerry Neath, examines important events that happened 10, 25, 50, and 100 years ago.

    10 years ago this month, the High School Junior Prom took place. Do you know someone who attended?
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  • Take a 360º Tour

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    You can't be there in person, but you can now take a tour of the OAHS Museum Online!

    360º photos courtesy of Chad Wachtl.
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  • Museum Closed

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    The OAHS museum will be temporarily closed to the public effective immediately.
    We want to keep everyone safe during this challenging time.

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CATHERINE CHRISTENSEN FLINT, Enke (widow) was born March 27, 1853 in Skrobelov, Langeland, Denmark. She was baptized in Skrobelov Church by Pastor Steen and confirmed in 1867 by the same minister. She was married May 7, 1876 in Rudkobing, Langeland to Rasmus Hansen Christensen Flint.

They came to America in 1886 and settled in Rutland, WI. On May 26, 1890 her husband died. They had two children: Carl Christensen (born Nov. 24, 1886) and Alma (born 1889). She was active in organizing the congregation in Oregon in 1896.First Members of the Congregation-1896. St. John’s Lutheran Church 100th Anniversary, 1896-1996, Oregon, WI

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CHESTER FRISBEE, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Brooklyn; born June 26, 1802, in the town of Trenton, Oneida Co. N.Y. (the Holland patent); has been a lifelong farmer, though he was one summer in a machine shop in Verona, N.Y.; in 1844, he came West and worked a farm in Geneva, Walworth Co., Wis. until 1851, when his means allowed the purchase of his present 160 acres, then as the hand of nature left it, only that a log house was partly built; this was home during the years of pioneer work-breaking, fencing, etc.; his frame farmhouse was built in 1865; for fifteen years all water used in his house was brought from the well of a neighbor; his present well was drilled to a depth of 116 feet; substantial barns, windmills, etc. have been erected, and 100 acres brought into cultivation, all done in 29 years; Mr. Frisbee is hale and hearty, erect and alert, reads much and eats and sleeps well, and in spite of his 78 years, is able to do “chores” and enjoy long rides.  He married Mrs. Celestia (Burr) De Angelis, of Oneida Co., N.Y.; she died Feb. 4, 1832, leaving a daughter, Celestia, now Mrs. Phineas Vaughan of Mower Co., Minn., the second wife was Miss Emmeline Stevens, of Whitesboro, Oneida Co., N.Y.; she died Jan. 26, 871, leaving six children -Ruth, Jeanette, James B., Frank, Fred and Bessie; Adeline and Charles died before their mother; the four youngest are in O’Brien Co., Iowa, the eldest in Garden Prairie, Boone Co. Ill., and the second with his father.Reference: Western Historical Co. (1880). History of Dane County, Wisconsin.

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E.H. OSBORN, M.D., Oregon; born Jan 14, 1830, in Geaga Co., Ohio; son of Joseph and Mary Osborn, both New England people; they settled in 1842, on a farm in Porter, Rock Co.; the next year, E.H. spent three months in a select school on Rock Prairie, which was followed by a three years’ course at Milton Seminary, under Prof. Bicknell; was for nearly a year prior this a student in the old Beloit Seminary; began the study of medicine under M.N. Berber, M.D., of Racine, Wis.; he then located in Belleville where he practiced twenty years; the Doctor settled in Oregon in 1874; has practiced since with the exception of a two years’ rest.

Married in Bellville, April, 1867, Miss Marion, daughter of the Rev. M.A. Fox, of Oregon; they have two children-Mary G. and Charles D.; a daughter Jessie S., died when 3 years old. The Doctor is a Republican, and a member of Oregon Lodge, A., F. & A. M.

Ref. 1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 1246.

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