LEVI MUTCHLER, Sec. 17, P.O. Stoner’s Prairie; born June 7, 1834, in Warren Co. N.J.; son of J.G. and Mary (Metz) Mutchler, both natives of New Jersey. He married, March 8, 1856, in his and her native county, Miss Anna M. Messenger; his parents accompanied them West, they reaching Dane Co., April 12, 1856; 360 acres were bought, 40 in Verona; the mother died in 1858, and the father Aug. 6, 1876.Levi Mutchler now owns 210 acres, on which twenty-four years ago the only building was a small log house and his frame house, which he has thoroughly remodeled; the old barn was also built, but to the present owner is due the building of two good frame houses, a barn and granary. Mr. and Mr. M. have four children-Ida E., Lida F., Walter and Phillip, all born on the Fitchburg homestead.Mr. M. is a Republican, and has held school offices; the family are attendants of the local churches.Ref. 1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 1202.