J.F. DOUGLASS, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Stoughton; was born in Penobscot Co., Maine, in July, 1822, and in the autumn of 1840, he emigrated with his parents to Vermillion Co., Ill;
Fox, Joseph Grierson
JOSEPH GRIERSON FOX, of Oregon, was born in Suntown, Ireland, about fifty miles from Dublin, April 12, 1822.
CHARLES WATERMAN, Oregon; born Oct. 13, 1822, in Orleans Co., Vt., afterward resided in Springfield, Mass. and Windsor Locks, Conn., where he was in business.
Mr. W. came to Oregon in 1849, and in May bought his present farm of 200 acres. The first survey for a village plat was in March, 185-, under his direction and on part of his land; in 1858, he opened, and for two years, kept the Oregon Exchange Hotel; in 1860 and 1861, was in mercantile business, in 1862 and 1863, was a contractor in grading the C. & N. W. R.R., from Oregon to Madison. Began the livery business in June 1874, and continued until Aug. 2, 1880, when he sold to Powers & Fisher.
Mr. W. has improved his farm and built a pleasant home in the village. He married in Munson, Mass. (her native place), Miss Alvina E. Chaffee.
In politics, Mr. Waterman is a Democrat; has been Justice of the Peace, Collector and was six years Deputy Sheriff.
1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 1251.
JESSE STEVENS, Sec. 30; P.O. Stoner’s Prairie; born in Orleans Co., N.Y., Oct. 12, 1822; he farmed it there until September, 1845, when he brought his family up the lakes to Milwaukee, and, two weeks later, settled on part of his present 177-1/2 acre farm.
Joseph Grierson Fox
JOSEPH GRIERSON FOX, of Oregon, was born in Suntown, Ireland, about fifty miles from Dublin, April 12, 1822. His parents were William and Eleanor (Lynn) Fox, both natives of Ireland. His father was a merchant of Dublin, but after coming to the United States, he took up the occupation of farming, settling in La Grange, Ind., which remained his home.
George H. Fox, M.D.
GEORGE H. FOX, M.D., Oregon; is the eldest son of Joseph G. and Mary (Lalor) Fox. J.G. Fox, son of William and Ellen Fox, was born in County Westmeath, Ireland, April 12, 1822; was educated at Waterford Seminary; came to America (first time) in 1834;