JONAS JOHNSON, carpenter and joiner, McFarland; was born in Norway in August, 1825; he emigrated to Wisconsin in 1855, stopped six months at Milwaukee, whence he came to Stoughton, Dane Co., and thence to McFarland, where he has since lived. Mr. Johnson was the first blacksmith at McFarland, which he continued, in connection with the other business, till 1860; then began carpentering and building, which he now follows.
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.
CHRISTINE HANSEN was Vice-President of the first Ladies Aid organization in 1895. She was born Dec. 19, 1855 in Rudkobing, Langeland, Denmark. She was baptized Jan. 13, 1856 in Skroblov Church by Pastor Sten, and confirmed in the same church.