Dane County WI

Genealogy: Stitgen, Steele, Doane, Newman, Rapp

The Stitgen family comprises most of the book, and starts with Theodor and Barbare (Wollgrafs) Stutgen (the family would variously spell their name as Stutgen, Stuttgen, Stuettgen, and Stitgen.) Theodore Stitgen, grandson of Theodor Stutgen would immigrate to Richfield, Wisconsin about 1850 and eventually settled in Hillsboro, Oregon.

The Doane family starts with Christina Barnet from Annandale Scotland, who’s husband _____ Doane, died while in Scotland. She settled in Waunakee Wisconsin in 1853, with her twin sons, Andrew and Peter. The progenitor of the Rapp family, Peter and Susan (Marsh) Rapp, started in Pennsylvania and moved their family to Dane Township, Wisconsin in 1848. The Steele family starts with Robert and Nancy (Dunshee) Steele of Armagh County, Northern Ireland, who met on the voyage to America in 1801. They settled near Bovina, Delaware County, New York. The Newman family starts with John and Mary Newman of Polajewo Poland. They immigrated to America together in 1853 and settled in Madison, Wisconsin.

History of the township and village of Mazomanie, Wisconsin

The manuscript, History of the township and village of Mazomanie [Wisconsin] penned by William Kittle and published in 1900 collected information from a wide variety of sources, both documents, and living interviews. This book provides a general history of the township, and then presents a series of brief biographical sketches on the early settlers of Mazomanie. The links below will take you to the start of each historical section as detailed in the contents for the book, and then the specific pages of the book where each biographical sketch is contained. There is no index for the book, nor is there a list of biographical sketches contained within. We have taken the liberty of creating a biographical index for it.

Wisconsin Gold Star List – Dane County

Army Anderson, A. H., 27., Stoughton ; SATC UW ; dd (pneu) Oct 9, ’18. Baker, Francis, 21, Stoughton; pvt rpl&tngcntr, Camp MacArthur; dd (pneu) Jan 15,’19. Bakken, Wilbur, 20, Madison; pvt AS Flying Schl, Barron Field; dd (pneu) Dec 9,’18.. Berge, Willard Melancthon, 22, Cambridge; pvt 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry, Soissons, Verdun; dw Oct …

Wisconsin Gold Star List – Dane County Read More »

Biographical Sketch of Thomas H. Garry

Garry, Thomas H.; lawyer; born, Stratford, Ont., 1868; graduated, University of Wisconsin, class of 1893; married, Cleveland, Jessie Graham; one daughter, Margaret; Asst. United States Atty. Northern District of Ohio, 1904-1910; member law firm Goulder, Day, White & Garry; trustee St. Luke’s Hospital Ass’n; member Athletic Club.

Arney, Sally G.

Sally G. Arney died in Portland Feb. 13, 1981. The daughter of Lelah and the late Dr. A. J. Hockett, she was born in Madison, Wisconsin, Nov. 26, 1935. She is survived by her husband Douglas Arney, her mother Lelah Hockett of Portland; sons John Beaudoin of California, Steve Beaudoin of Portland and Wade C. …

Arney, Sally G. Read More »

Biography of Mrs. Lavinia (Gates) Chapman

Mrs. Lavinia (Gates) Chapman. One of the most interesting personalities and entertaining conversationalists among the older residents of Ottawa County is Mrs. Lavinia (Gates) Chapman, one of Minneapolis’ most esteemed and admired ladies, whose actual life experiences are, to some extent, the basis of her published volume of “Pioneer Short Stories,” which book deserves a …

Biography of Mrs. Lavinia (Gates) Chapman Read More »

Biography of Harris Winfield Hutchinson

Harris Winfield Hutchinson, deputy state grain inspector at Hutchinson, had been in the grain business the greater part of his active life and had as many and diverse qualifications for his present position as any one could ask. While he had lived at Hutchinson only a few years, he feels that the town had some …

Biography of Harris Winfield Hutchinson Read More »

Pin It on Pinterest

Scroll to Top