In 1856, J. G. Bruce, wife (formerly Mary Rawson) and family came from York State, bought the Wm. Rawson (Grout-Green) place, lived there a few years, then moved to Freeport, Ill.
SURE JOHNSON, farmer, Sec. 3, P.O. McFarland; was born in Norway in 1838, and emigrated to Dane Co., Wis., in 1856; locating at that time in the town of Blooming Grove, he there followed farm labor and farming till 1865, except five winters, which he spent in the pineries; he located in 1865 on Sec. 3, town of Dunn, where he now has a farm of 117 acres;