Hans Peterson

HANS PETERSON, farmer, Secs. 15, 16 and 23; P.O. Stoughton; was born in Norway Dec. 9, 1827;

Andrew Gillies

ANDREW GILLIES, farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Cooksville; was born in Fifeshire, Scotland, about 1827; he early learned the weaver’s trade with his father and brothers, and followed that and the business of a herdsman there till 1845; with his brothers, in May, 1845, he sailed for America, landing in New York City the last day of that month;

Jerome Bixby

JEROME BIXBY, farmer Sec. 10: P.O. Stoughton; was born in Genesee Co., N.Y. in 1827; his father, George Bixby, was a native of Connecticut, and his mother Eunice Taylor, was born in Chenango Co., N.Y. in 1799.In 1847 our subject, with his parents, emigrated to Dane Co., WI and settled in the town of Dunkirk, near Stoughton, where he lived til 1852, then removed to the town of Rutland and located on Sec. 10, where he now owns a farm of 140 acres;