WILLIAM H. DRAHER, farmer, Secs. 14 and 11; P.O. Oregon; born in Hamilton, Monroe Co., Penn., Nov. 20, 1835; his parents, Simon and Mary Draher, were from Northampton Co., Penn.; the family came West in in July, 1851, spent three years in Union, Rock Co., Wis., and in March 1854, settled on 120 acres of the present farm of 280; it was oak openings, and most of the clearing and breaking was done by the Drahers; Mrs. Draher died Nov. 30, 1873; the father, with W.H. and John A. now own the farm. They are stanch Republicans, W.H. serving as Supervisor in 1876-77 and ’78, and Chairman in 1879. He married Miss Susan Babbett, Christmas Day, 1868; she was born near Girard, Penn.; they have two children—Isaac and Velma. John A. Draher married Miss Mary E., daughter of Schuyler Gilbert, Esq. of Oregon, March 27, 1873.
1880 History of Dane County, Town of Oregon, p. 1238