JAMES TRAVIS, Sec. 13, 24 and 25; P.O. Syene; born in the town of Green, Chenango Co., N.Y. in 1825; son of Stephen and Mary (Timson) Travis; his father was born near Peekskill, N.Y. and his mother in New York City;
SYLVANUS TROW, of Oregon, was born in Brooklyn, Green County, October 20, 1852. His parents, Edward and Sarah (Evans) Trow, natives of Wales, came to America in 1845 and settled in Brooklyn where he and his wife spent the remainder of their lives, and where both died. Of their family, five sons and one daughter survive them.
M.W. TERWILLIGER, of Terwilliger & Lindsay; born in Chenango, Broome Co., N.Y., Jan 3, 1845; his parents James and Emmeline Terwilliger, came to Wisconsin the next May;
JAMES TERWILLIGER, Sec. 13; P.O. Syene; born in the town of Green, Chenango Co., N.Y., Dec. 17, 1818; spent his younger life and learned the carpenter’s trade in New York State.
CHESTER SUTHERLAND, Sec. 11 and 12; P.O. Syne; born Jan. 22, 1817, in Batavia, Genesee Co., N.Y.;
JESSE STEVENS, Sec. 30; P.O. Stoner’s Prairie; born in Orleans Co., N.Y., Oct. 12, 1822; he farmed it there until September, 1845, when he brought his family up the lakes to Milwaukee, and, two weeks later, settled on part of his present 177-1/2 acre farm.
H. S. SMITH, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Brooklyn; was born in 1806 in Orange Co., Vt.; his early life was spent in Onondaga, Monroe and Yates Cos., N.Y.; he married in the former county Miss Irena Wright, of Bennington, Vt.; she died Oct. 3, 1842, leaving two daughters, Elfie and Louisa; the second marriage, with Miss Phoebe Walford, was in her native county (Yates); two years later, he came West and bought 80 acres of his present farm;
E. D. SHOLTS, farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Oregon; born Aug. 10, 1821, in Yates Co., N.Y.; his father died in 1840, and in 1846 the mother and four children came West, Mr. Sholts buying 80 acres, of which 72 are a part of his present 104-acre farm; he also owns 80 acres in Town of Rutland; his first log house, built with shake roof covered with sods, was so leaky as to cause tubs, pants, etc., to be placed on the beds during heavy rains, and they were quite apt to be filled.
E. R. SHEPHERD, merchant, Oregon, born in the town of De Ruyter, Madison Co., N.Y. Oct. 28, 1843; educated in his native town, and bred to mercantile life; while yet a student, he enlisted July 28, 1861, in the 3d N. Y. V. C.;