Location: Dane County WI

Genealogy: Stitgen, Steele, Doane, Newman, Rapp

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.

Looking North from Depot, Mazomanie, Wis.

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 6,’18. Beyler, George H., 26, Madison; pvt aerphotosect; dd (pyelitis) Oct 6,’18. Bischoff, Godfrey, 28, Argyle; corp 123mgbn; Albert sec, Hamel, Cote le mont, Cierges, Dannevoux; dd (pneu) Oct 22, ’18. Blatterman, Erwin C., 22, Sun Prairie; pvt 158depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 6,’18.

Biography of Bradford Norbury

BRADFORD NORBURY. Bradford Norbury has made his home in Greene County, Missouri, since 1862, and has become widely and favorably known to its citizens. He owes his nativity to Dane County, Wisconsin, where he was born February 5, 1835, a son of Thomas E. and Anna (Dickson) Norbury, the former of whom was born in Ireland and came to America in 1834. He was married in his native land and after coming to this country located near Lockport, New York, where he engaged extensively in the manufacture of woolen goods, but after a very short residence there moved to Wisconsin

Biography of Judge W. I. Wallace

JUDGE W. I. WALLACE. Biography should be written for the sake of its lessons; that men everywhere may place themselves in contact with facts and affairs, and build themselves up to and into a life of excellence, where they may keep and augment their individuality. For this reason a sketch of Judge W. I. Wallace is here given, his career having been both honorable and useful. He was born in the Green Mountains, Franklin County, Mass., December 25, 1840, his parents being Zebina and Lucinda (French) Wallace, who were of Scotch-Irish lineage. The Wallaces trace their genealogical ancestry back to

Biography of Lemuel C. Neal

A representative of the mercantile interests of Lewiston, Lemuel C. Neal is engaged in the furniture and undertaking business and is a most energetic, enterprising man, whose success comes to him as the reward of his well directed efforts, and is therefore justly deserved. He is native of Wisconsin, his birth having occurred at Sun Prairie, Dane county, on the 12th of June 1845. His ancestors were early settlers of Maine, and there his parents, Thomas and Olive (Dalton) Neal, were born, reared and married. In 1843 they removed to Wisconsin, locating within its borders ere its admission to the

Biography of John L. Chapman

John L. Chapman, the postmaster and city treasurer of Lewiston, is a native of Wisconsin, his birth having occurred in Evansville, Rock County, that state, on the 27th of December 1850. He is a representative of one of the old American families. His father, Timothy S. Chapman, was a native of New York, and married Minerva Hurlburt, who was also born in the Empire state. He was a vocalist of superior ability and a teacher of both instrumental music and singing. In 1844 he removed to Illinois, and there his home became a station on the famous underground railroad. He

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. (Corky) Johnson of Bend. Memorials may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society. Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday February 19, 1981, Page 8 Contributed by: Tom Childers

Olin, John Turner – Obituary

At the residence of his son, C. F. [Charles Forrest] Olin, in the town of Washington, on Dec. 1, 1900, occurred the death of John Turner Olin at the age of 63 years, 10 months and 2 days. The deceased had suffered for some months from a complication of disease, an apoplectic stroke being the immediate cause of his demise. Mr. Olin was born in Delaware County, N.Y., and was the eldest son of George and Mary (Turner) Olin. At the age of nine years he removed with his parents to Iowa and four years later to Wisconsin, settling near