FREDERICK R. USHER, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Stoughton; born in Chautauqua Co., N.Y. in 1841; he is the son of Newell Usher, a native of Madison Co., N.Y., and a manufacturer of woolen goods by vocation in Genesee Co., but later, he turned his attention to farming in Chautauqua Co.; the mother of our subject, Annie Isham, was born in Madison Co., and died in Chautauqua Co. F.R. emigrated to Dane Co. Wis. in 1861, and settled on Sec. 12, town of Rutland, where he now owns 186 acres.He was married in Sheridan, Chautauqua Co., N.Y. in 1861, to Carrie, daughter of Franklin and Sophia Roberts, a native of the county; their children are Frederic B., Franklin, Charles R., Duane D., Annie S. and Elbert. Mr. Usher enlisted in 1860, in the 9th N. Y. V .C., and served with his regiment nine months.Ref. 1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 1203.