Jens Peter Paulsen

JENS PETER PAULSEN WAS “sakritier” or Secretary of the first Council. He was born Nov. 12, 1860 in Hammel Sporup, Jylland, Denmark, baptized in Hammel Church, and confirmed 1st Sunday after Easter, 1875.

John McDermott

JOHN McDERMOTT, deceased, was one of the most promising young farmers of the town of Fitchburg, where he had lived from early childhood, and by industry, integrity and neighborly kindliness had won the high regard of a large circle of acquaintances who sincerely mourned his untimely taking off.