|ADAM BRAM, farmer, Sec. 5: P.O. Madison; was born in Switzerland in 1842, and, in the spring of 1853, with his parents, he emigrated to America and to Wisconsin; after spending a fortnight at Milwaukee and nine days at Madison, they settled on a farm in the town of Springfield, Dane Co., where his father died in June 1869.Adam, with his brother, began business in 1861, by carrying on his father’s farm; at the end of the first year the partnership was dissolved, and our subject continued to manage the place and 80 acres of his own, adjoining that of his father; in 1870, he sold a portion of his farm in Springfield and bought here, where he now owns 302 acres on Secs. 5 and 8; he sold the remainder in 1877 and bought another farm of 76 acres in the town of Fitchburg.Mr. Bram was married, in the town of Springfield, Dane Co., WI in April 1864 to Miss Mary Zwikee, a native of Switzerland, and who came to Wisconsin in 1852, their children are Katie, Mary, Louisa, Fred and William. Mr. B. and family are members of the Reform Church of Madison.
1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 1208-1209.