Henry N. Algard

HENRY N. ALGARD, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Oregon; born Feb. 20, 1832, in Cayuga Co., N.Y.; son of Joseph and Eliza (Reemer) Algard, both natives of Pennsylvania; the family settled in Waukesha Co., Wis., in 1844, and, in the fall of 1846, on Sec. 17 in Oregon; began on Government land in the openings; the mother died in 1875; the father marrying again, went to Coldwater, Mich, where he died in June, 1877.H. N. learned blacksmithing, and at one time owned a farm adjoining his present farm; was also the Storytown blacksmith two years prior to 1867, when he settled on his present farm of 202 acres; Mr. Algard has also cleared 25 or 30 acres, built a handsome farm-house and good barn, etc.

He married Miss Phoebe A. Smith, born in Jefferson Co., N.Y.

They are members of the Free Baptist Church. Mr. A. is a Republican, and this is his fourth term as one of the supervisors of Oregon; he has bred Durham grade cattle, merino sheep, etc.; is associated with O. S. Shepard in a country store, on Sec. 18, where his partner is in charge.

Phoebe Smith Algard
Phoebe Smith Algard

1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 1233

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