Patrick Sheil is numbered among the progressive farmers and extensive stock raisers of the town of Oregon, and his success has been due entirely to his tireless industry and natural ability, assisted in no small way by the wise counsel of a faithful wife.He was born in the county of Wicklow, Ireland, March 16, 1857, and is the youngest of four children born to James and Anna (Higgins) Sheil, both of whom were natives of the Emerald Isle.
Michael Killerlain is one of the highly respected citizens of the town of Dunn and he has followed that honorable vocation in Dane county during all of his mature life. He is a native of the Green Mountain state, and was born in the county of Rutland, Vermont on December 10, 1857, his parents being John and Nora (Kivlin) Killerlain, both of whom, were born in Ireland.
WILLIAM H. HAYES, of Hayes Bros., harness-makers, Oregon, is a son of Plympton and Isabel (Zook) Hayes, and was born in Oregon April 15, 1857; began at his trade in 1872, and opened the present business Nov. 1, 1878; the brothers have the only shop in town, and make and sell any and every thing in light and heavy harness; also, carriage trimmings, whips, robes, nets, etc. W. H. Hayes married Miss Alice, daughter of G.W. Getz, of Oregon;
WILLIAM CRAPP is recognized as one of the progressive farmers of the town of Oregon, and his success has been achieved entirely by his own efforts and the counsel and economy of his faithful wife.
WILLIAM LAFAYETTE AMES was born April 4, 1857 in Oregon, Dane County, Wisconsin, son of John Norton Ames and Mary Ann Ball Ames. He died June 15, 1951 in Oregon.