E. S. POSTLE, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Oregon; born in 1833, in Allegany Co., N.Y.; son of Cyrenus and Olive Postle, who settled early in the “forties,” in Rock Co. Wis.; four years later they settled in Fitchburg, and in 1855, in Oregon Village, Mr. P. keeping the Exchange Hotel until his death, in December, 1869; his widow has a pleasant home in the village. Samuel Green, deceased, was born in 1807, in Washington,, Co., N.Y.
A.S. PARSONS, of Oregon, was born Oct. 12, 1833, in Moravia, Cayuga Co., N. Y.; his father, A. G. Parsons of New York, married Nancy Thompson, of Maine. In 1850, the family settled on Sec. 12, town of Oregon, beginning in a log house on a then new, but now, improved farm, where the father still lives, aged 91, while his aged wife is now an invalid; their son, our subject, learned the trade of carpenter of his father;
ELIAS JACOBUS, carpenter and joiner, Oregon; born April 2, 1833, in Essex Co., N.J. learned his trade in Newark, beginning at 15, served a six years’ apprenticeship, at $30 per year and found.
O. O. FORTON, dealer in dry goods, groceries, boots, shoes, clothing, etc. McFarland;
G.R. COLBY, farmer; Sec. 18, P.O. Oregon; born in the town of Holland, Erie Co., N.Y., June 15, 1833; his father Ezekiel Colby, born Aug. 12, 1790, in Corinth, Vt., was a pioneer of 1808, in Erie Co., N.Y.