SAMUEL MANSON, clerk for F. Eighmy and Town Clerk, McFarland; was born in Franklin Co. N.Y, in 1853, and is the son of William and Lucinda Manson, with whom he came to Dane Co., Wis. in 1854, and located at that time on Sec. 29, town of Dunn, where his father afterward died, and where his mother now lives; Mr. Manson began clerking for Mr. Eighmy at McFarland in 1875, and has been with him as such ever since that time.  He was elected town Clerk in 1874, and re-elected in 1875-78-79-80.Ref. 1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 1207.