Selected Biographical Sketches

from the 1901 Columbia, Sauk and Adams County History




Transcribed by Joan Benner, Jaimee Hedlund, Christy Janke, Bev Liermann and Bob Schieber
Source: Memorial and Biographical Record and Illustrated Compendium of Biography of Citizens of Columbia, Sauk and Adams Counties, Wisconsin, published 1901 by G. A. Ogle & Co., Chicago, 1901 This book is 758 pages in length. We are working on the Adams County biographies first, and of course, volunteers are welcome to help with the typing. ALLEN Nelson E. Surnames: Allen, Botsford, Coon, Durkee, Gore, Knight, Sawyer ATCHERSON Oscar Surnames: Atcherson, Billings, Fogerty, Johnson, Miner, Mixer, Richardson AUSTIN Chauncey Surnames: Austin, Henry, Reed, Stowell, Twist BACON David Surnames: Bacon, Coulson, Dewing, Reynolds, York BACON George Surnames: Bacon, Billings, Collins, Cummings, Hay, Richardson, Terry BACON Rev. Joseph Surnames: Algard, Bacon, Remer, Worden, York BARTON John Surnames: Anderson, Barton, Brelsford, Comer BEMENT Benjamin Surnames: Bement, Schutt, Bruzee, Neal, Kellogg, Tuesley BIDWELL William Surnames: Barker, Bidwell, Bushnell, Cavanaugh, Colver, Coon, Stone BILLINGS Daniel Surnames: Billings, Chamberlain, Harris, Teed, Walker BONNELL David Surnames: Surnames: Bonnell, Butler, Garrabrant, Graves, Lawrence, Morris BOWEN Joseph Surnames: Bloomfield, Bowen, Freeland, Fuller, McGregor, McLean, Scott, Winslow BRIMMER William Surnames: Brimmer, Menzel, Strum BROWN Amos Surnames: Bass, Brown, Buchanan, Eddy, Young CAMPBELL Daniel Surnames: Campbell, Lewis, Perry, Stanfler, Starling, Tunison, Walker, Ward, Webster CARPENTER Newel Sr. Surnames: Arnold, Carpenter, Dudley, Healey, Hooker, Maxfield CAVANAUGH Perry Surnames: Bidwell, Catchim, Cavanaugh, Perry CLAPP Edwin Surnames: Clapp, Searles, Woolsey, Sherman, Phillips COLBURN Alonzo Surnames: Banks, Colburn, Harvey, Hudson, Jacobs, Kennedy, Noyes, Parker, Pierce, Stowe, Vanampwert COLBURN Harvey Surnames: Brazee, Colburn, Hakes, Reeves COLBURN Sherman Surnames: Barlow, Bresee, Colburn, Reynolds, Sherman, Shoff, Thomas COLBY Thomas Surnames: Colby, Eddy, Goodrich, Greenwood, Mihm, Pettigrove, Raney, Waterman, York COLBY Warren Surnames: Colby, Halstead, Pettigrove COLLIPP Platon Surnames: Collipp, Fulton, More, Schlifer, Slifer COOK George Surnames: Brandenburg, Cook, Donaldson CROTHERS James Surnames: Briggs, Crothers, Durham, Flook, George, Kabaugh, Ward, Wylie DITTBENDER Fritz Surnames: Dittbender, Dittman, Falk, Ganther, Lobenstein, Roskouskie, Stevens DONNELLY Hugh Surnames: Donnelly, O'Neill, Hinman, Seeley, Collins, DUNN Thomas W. Surnames: Dunn, Fee, Foster, Roach EDWARDS Adelbert Surnames: Edwards, Jones, Ketchum ELY Oscar Surnames: Barker, Clarke, Ely, Gardner, Losey, Munroe, Tuller EVANS Jacob Surnames: Byers, Chapin, Drinkwater, Evans, Jackson, Mitchell, Morgan, Schellkopf Spencer, Vroman, Wardner, Witt FIELD Henry Surnames: Field, Paine, Thurston FISHER Edward Surnames: Fisher, Jorgenson, Larson, Nelson, Olson, Otson, Peterson, Rafen, Rasmussen, Sorrenson FOAT William J. Surnames: Becker, Elmendorf, Foat, Youmans FORBUSH Chebar Surnames: DeMott, Forbush, Foster, Graper, Johnson, Stewart FOREMAN Henry Surnames: Barnes, Bushell, Ellsworth, Foat, Foreman, Hoover, Johncox, Malen, Negley, Osborn FRITZ Christ Surnames: Fritz, Hintz, Scholt, Streavling GALBRAITH William Surnames: Bennett, Galbraith, Searles, Smith, Staples, Stockbridge, Woods GALSTON Robert Surnames: Galston, Fulton, Hamilton, Semple GETHERS Henry Surnames: Gethers, Hopper, Meade, Parks, Slepy GRAHAM John Surnames: Surnames: Bement, Clayton, Crothers, Graham, Seaton, Totten GRIFFIN John Surnames: Barber, Cone, Gallup, Gilmore, Griffin, Ketchum, Knowles, Mack, Williams HAMILTON Frederick Surnames: Barnes, Belcher, Coggins, Dickinson, Fansler, Hamilton HARRIS Ananias Surnames: Ager, Ballou, Brower, Cole, Ellis, Harris, Smith, Willard HARRINGTON George Surnames: Algard, De Remmer, Harrington, Marsh, Young HASKINS Daniel Surnames: Burdick, Haskins, Marsdin, Mead, Parks, Payne, Schrever HASZ Martin Surnames: Darel, Geffert, Hasz, Luehrsen HAYES Philip Surnames: Hayes, McCarty HECOCKS A. E. Surnames: Bagley, Bowers, Campbell, Clark, Foat, Hecocks HENRY John A. Surnames: Austin, Henry, Jones, Spoor, Stowell, Walton, Wickware HENRY John C. Surnames: Henry, Lang HOLM Andrew Surnames: Barnson, Bennette, Fladeland, Holm, Power, Smith HOTCHKISS Ruel Surnames: Billings, Bredchkey, Gillett, Hotchkiss, Mahlke, Martin, Searles, Van Bogart HOUGHTON Charles Surnames: Balch, Burnside, Hooker, Houghton, Iveson, McClellan, Meade, Park, Pease HUBER Urban Surnames: Hoffman, Huber, Larson, Myers, Thomas, Whaley HUNGERFORD Stephen Surnames: Crippen, Dunton, Hungerford, Root, Rublee, Waterhouse HYATT Amelia Surnames: Foot, Hartson, Holian, Hopkins, Hyatt, Johnson, Lincoln, Oxford, Ross, Seward, Turner, Tyler JONES Chester Surnames: Botsford, Clark, Gibson, Jones, Osborne, Seaman, Spaulding, Streeter, Wakefield, Williams JONES James Surnames: Jones, Daly, Bauer, Gillespie, Weissert JONES Nelson Surnames: Briggs, Calkins, Jones, Mason, Wohlfort JONES Norman Surnames: Edwards, Frank, Henry, Hubbard, Kendall, Kingsley, Rogers, Osgood, Phillips, Snow, Streeter, Vroman, Worden KAHL William Surnames: Kahl, Kaeller, Sheets KEACH Henry Surnames: Banks, Colton, Cook, Keach, Wordon KERSHAW Thomas Surnames: Freeman, Kershaw, Stafford, Warner LATHROP Marvin Surnames: Ames, Brown, Davis, Flyte, Foster, Jenkins, Lathrop LEUTE Thaddeus Surnames: Leute, Matheus, Naber MARTIN Charles Surnames: Barton, Bement, Carter, Martin, Showman MASON Arthur Surnames: Braley, Bump, Clark, Higley, Mason MASON Herbert Surnames: Bump, Hawes, Houghtaling, Jones, Mason MATTHEWS Orlando Surnames: Brown, Burdick, George, Haven, Matthews, Reid, Peterson, Streeter McCHESNEY James Surnames: Beach, Davis, Dow, Hull, McChesney, Wallace, Williams McELWAIN Calvin Surnames: Forbush, Goodrich, McElwain METCALF Holton Bradley Surnames: Metcalf, Mead, Morse, Reese MORLEY Myron Surnames: Fisher, Marsh, Morley, Needham, Sheridan, Smith MORSE Lyman Surnames: Morse, Smith, Wells MORSE Uri Surnames: Atcherson, Barbour, Brooks, Hazard, Hodge, Hoyt, Morey, Morse, Perry, Peterson, Wells MURPHY Edward Surnames: Cusack, Cussack, Donahue, Holihan, Murphy, Nugent NEFF Curtis Surnames: Black, Brown, Frink, Lampher, Neff OLSON Henry Surnames: Olson, Peterson PATRICK Andrew Surnames: Carringer, Churchill, Eberhard, Patrick, Schieber, Skinner PAULSON Nels Surnames: Christianson, Johnson, Paulson, Reierson PELLS Jeremiah Surnames: Burdick, Gardner, Meade, Parks, Pells PETERSON Peter Nelson Surnames: Peterson, Albright, Strusley, Conger PHELPS Willis Surnames: Hartson, Jackson, Keeler, Paddock, Phelps, Stevens PIERCE Solon Wesley Surnames: Brunson, DeMott, Harrison, Jones, Marsden, McGibeny, Mosher, Norcross, Norris, Pierce, Waterman RAMSEY Robert Surnames: Best, Fisher, Fogle, Ramsey, Simonds REED Calvin Surnames: Austin, Bergman, Burkhart, Fisher, Reed, Twist REYNOLDS Thomas Surnames: Bacon, Cummings, Meredith, Reynolds ROUS Francis Surnames: Rous, Gardner, Gleason, Basset, Winifred, Harry SARGENT Edmund Surnames: Bates, Clough, Davenport, Dunham, Polk, Sargent SCHOFF Jeremiah Surnames: Dunn, Grant, Irwin, Lamphere, McKenzie, Schoff, Woodbury SCHULTZ Christian Surnames: Chairman, Greenwood, Shultz SEYMOUR Merton Surnames: Jeffries, Seymour SHAFER Elijah Surnames: Ambler, Davidson, Davis, Hosford, McKinley, Nogle, Phillips, Shafer, Tomlinson, Tyler SHANAHAN Edward Surnames: Hanley, Shanahan SHANAHAN Henry Surnames: Davis, Kimmey, Prichard, Raymond, Shanahan, West, Wilson SMITH John Surnames: Beeby, Carpenter, Dow, Leach, Mott, Potter, Smith SNYDER Willis Surnames: Snyder, Whipple, Aldrich, Powers, Rider SPERBECK Martin Surnames: Atcherson, Carter, Sperbeck, Stoddard STEVENS William Surnames: De Remmer, Smith, St. Clair, Stevens STEVENSON David Surnames: Cleland, Spratt, Stevenson STONE James Surnames: Anderson, Knutsen, Stone THOMPSON Harriet Surnames: Allen, Bates, Crane, Fletcher, Jones, Sylvester, Thompson, Westcott THOMPSON Wallace Surnames: Capron, Rachenbach, Salisbury, Solomon, Thompson, Townsend TRUMBULL James Surnames: Anderson, Faxon, Knowland, Trumbull, Wood VON ALSTINE James Surnames: Blake, O'Connor, Tyler, Von Alstine VROMAN Jacob R Surnames: Fritcher, Jones, McConick, Mereness, Stafford, Streeter, Vroman VROMAN John Surnames: Vroman, Fritcher, Murphy, Smith, Scott WALRETH Hamilton Surnames: Beeman, Fisher, Howard, Lilley, Schoff, Walreth, Ward WALTON John Surnames: Coyne, Henry, Pease, Stowell, Walton, Wells WATERMAN George Surnames: Dennis, Norcross, Pierce, Tuttle, Waterman, Wilbur WILLARD Hubbard S Surnames: Surnames: Brewer, Harris, Ludkie, Monteith, Palmer, Schoff, Wines WILSON Ezra Surnames: Allen, Baird, Banker, Bonnell, Bradley, Brooks, Collen, Davis, Davy, Hubert, Lahrence, Leach, Linch, Otto, Schooly, Taylor, Wilson WITT Fritz Surnames: Muller, Paulson, Witt WOHLFERT Franz Surnames: Ausbach, Burnham, Cartwright, Hoffman, Huffman, Jones, Kelsey, Krall, Miller, Stalker, Washburn, Wohlfert WOOD Ned Surnames: Clark, Cook, Donaldson, Harper, Hinman, Murray, Shultz, Shaw, Wood WOODRUFF Martin Surnames: Austin, Chase, Hadlock, Robbins, Sanborn, Sedgwick, Woodruff WRIGHT Joel Surnames: Bigelow, Brown, Cowdry, Pierce, Spaulding, Sargent, Spaulding, Taylor, Ware, Wright YORK Oliver Martin Surnames: Ackerman, Benjamin, Rusk, Sherman, Snyder, Tilden, Walker, York


Transcribed by Joan Benner, Sandy Boudrou, Jaimee Hedlund, Christy Janke, and Bob Schieber



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