James Travis

JAMES TRAVIS, Sec. 13, 24 and 25; P.O. Syene; born in the town of Green, Chenango Co., N.Y. in 1825; son of Stephen and Mary (Timson) Travis; his father was born near Peekskill, N.Y. and his mother in New York City;

Thomas D. Jehu

THOMAS D. JEHU, farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Stoughton; he was born in Montgomeryshire, Wales, in 1825; in 1842, his parents, Thomas E. and Elizabeth Jehu, emigrated to America and settled in Racine Co., Wis. where they afterward made their home till their deaths; our subject removed to Dane Co. in 1854, and settled on Sec. 22, town of Rutland, where he resided till 1866;

Claus Black

CLAUS BLACK is one of the highly respected citizens of the town of Oregon, and although more than two-thirds of his life was spent in the far away land of his birth he is contented in the knowledge that his sons and daughters are enjoying the privileges and advantaged guaranteed to all in their adopted country, America. It is to the citizens of foreign birth such as he who is the subject of this brief review, that we are indebted, in part at least, for our material advancement and national prosperity.