Joseph Walsh

JOSEPH WALSH, farmer, Sec. 32; P. O. Oregon; he was born in County Kilkenny, Ireland, in August, 1814;

Samuel Shepard

SAMUEL SHEPARD, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Oregon; born Aril 25, 1814, in Byron, Genesee Co., N.Y.; his parents, William and Mary (Hill) Shepard, were farmers and New England people;

William H. Fox, M.D.

WILLIAM H. FOX, M.D., is a son of William Fox, of the family of O’Sionach (anglicized Fox)-his residence was in both Seffia and Kilconrcey, County Westmeath, Ireland, and the maiden name of his wife was Eleanor Lynn; their son, our subject, was born September, 1814, in Moate0aGranought County Westmeath, and received his early education there; came to America in 1833, and settled in Cleveland, Ohio, and in 1839 removed to Lima, LaGrange Co., Ind., where he began the practice of medicine; in November, 1842, the doctor came to Wisconsin, and, impressed with the natural beauty of the country south of Madison, entered his present farm at the Milwaukee Land Office; his large farm is on Sec. 35, one and one-half miles north of the thriving village of Oregon.  In the spring of 1843, he settled and began making improvement here;