S. PETERSON, farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Stoughton; was born in Norway in 1835; he came to America in 1865; stopped in Chicago for nine years, and in 1874 came to Rutland, Dane Co., where he then bought this farm of 80 acres. He was married in Chicago, in 1869, To Elizabeth Ellingson, a native of Norway; they have three children-Peter, Sena and Nils; they are members of the Lutheran Church.Ref. 1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 120.