Bell, Almon

ALMON BELL, farmer, Sec. 21; P. O. Rutland; a native of New Jersey; born in Warren Co., in 1818;

Daniel L. Van Hoesen

DANIEL L. VAN HOESEN, Sec. 17; P.O. Madison. As the name indicates, this gentleman is of good old Knickerbocker stock; his father John Van Hoesen, was a native of Kinderhook and his mother, Mary Wessels, of Montgomery Co., N.Y.;

James Terwilliger

JAMES TERWILLIGER, Sec. 13; P.O. Syene; born in the town of Green, Chenango Co., N.Y., Dec. 17, 1818; spent his younger life and learned the carpenter’s trade in New York State.

William Keenan

WILLIAM KEENAN, the occupant of the old Keenan homestead in the town of Dunn, was born in the town of Fitchburg, Dane county, December 19, 1852. His parents were George and Matilda Elizabeth (Fox) Kennan, natives of Moat, County Meath, Ireland, where Mr. Keenan was born August 18, 1818, (8/18/1818) and his wife February 18, 1818. Mrs. Keenan was the daughter of Rev. William Fox, a Presbyterian minister and her mother was Eleanor Lynn.

George Keenan

GEORGE KEENAN, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. McFarland; a native of Ireland; was born in Kings County, in August, 1818; when 16 years of age, he, with two brothers and two sisters, emigrated to America; their parents, John and Catherine, had previously died in Ireland.

Nicholas Haight

NICHOLAS HAIGHT, Sec. 12; P.0. Syene; born July 10, 1818 in Westchester co., N.Y.; son of Caleb and Sarah M. (Jackson) Haight; he attended the common schools, and for eighteen months the North Salem Academy; worked seven years at harness-making and taught school seven years, principally in is native county and at Stamford, Conn.;