Eri P. DanksDANKS, ERI P.

Eri P. Danks, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Stoughton; a native of Vermont; was born in Addison Co. in February, 1824; he is the son of Oratio Danks, a native of Massachusetts, and Ruby Hall, a native of Vermont; before Eri was a year old, his parents removed to Portage Co., Ohio, where his father died about six years later.









C.W. Netherwood FamilyNETHERWOOD, C.W.

NETHERWOOD FAMILY First row (left to right): June Richards, Betty Gillette, Grace Richards. Seated (left to right): Marie Keenan, Michelle Netherwood, Eva Gillette, C.W. Netherwood, and Bertha Keenan. Standing (left to right): Rose Olson, Owen Richards, Marie Richards, Perry Netherwood, Emma Netherwood, Harry Netherwood, Merl Netherwood, Doris Gillette, Billy Keenan, Will Gillette, Ken Gillette, and Martha Netherwood.









James Clinton Brown and his wife Lucretia/Merticia Tipple Brown. This photo taken Jan 19, 1900 with flowers from their garden.BROWN, JAMES

James Clinton Brown and his wife Lucretia/Merticia Tipple Brown. This photo taken Jan 19, 1900 with flowers from their garden.














Joachim Gafke familyGAFKE, JOACHIM

JOACHIM GAFKE FAMILY (1912) Back row: Lucinda Gafke Olson, Helen Gafke Wilkinson, Paul, and Arthur Middle: Luella Gafke Goold, Albena Gafke Plumb, William, Robert, and Albert Front: Amelia Gafke Zink Bossingham, Joachim Gafke and Henry













WILLIAMS, WILLIAMWilliam, Vaughn, Herbert and Lillian Williams (1904)

William, Vaughn, Herbert and Lillian Williams (1904)















PAULSON, PETERJens Peter Paulson Family

Family photo of Peter Paulson and wife Anne K. Mortenson Paulson, both born in Denmark in 1860. Married in 1882 and immigrated to America same year. Photo from 1890 Mary, Mabel, Anna and Peter Paulson Arthur in front, and Mark on Peter’s lap JENS PETER PAULSEN WAS “sakritier” or Secretary of the first Council. He was born Nov. 12, 1860 in Hammel Sporup, Jylland, Denmark, baptized in Hammel Church, and confirmed 1st Sunday after Easter, 1875. He was married April 4, 1883 in Sjalle Church, and left soon after to America. He came to Oregon May 10, 1882 and was active in organizing the congregation. His wife, Ane Kirstine Mortensen was born Feb. 18, 1860 in Soballe Mark, Vinge Stranderborg, baptized n Vinge Church, and confirmed Sunday after Easter in Lein Church by Pastor Seidlin. They had 4 children: Mary Annie, Mabel, Arthur (who was Florice Paulson’s father), and Mark. Mrs. Paulsen helped to the start the first Sunday School. First Members of the Congregation-1896. St. John’s Lutheran Church 100th Anniversary, 1896-1996, Oregon, WI