Bingham, Helen M. (Helen Maria) / History of Green County, Wisconsin
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History of Green County. 245, eighty-two. J. W. Haseltine acted as clerk of the, meeting and made the first returns to the county. The county clerk hesitated about receiving the returns be- cause the clerk elected for the year had' not brought them, but finally took them because they were "in better shape than those from half the towns." At a town meeting held at Attica, April 7, I874, it was found that twenty-three men were present who had voted at the first meeting twenty-five years before. By order of the meeting the clerk recorded their names as follows: Davis Fenton. Cyrus A. Montgomery. Jonathan Smith. 0. P. Stowell. *William Kirkpatrick. Otis Thompson. C. D. W. Leonard. *W. W. McLaughlin. Franklin Patterson. J.F. Eguleston. N. J. Patterson. *Sylvester Gray. Alonzo Purington. Joel Smith. *Powell Shell. J. W. Haseltine. David Heathman. Jeremiah Anderson. John Pace, Sen. Win. R. Smith, Jun. D. N. Shaw. Chas. S. Gray. Ezra Doolittle. LARGEST FARMERS IN BROOKLYN IN 1876. Names. No. of Acres. Names. s No. of Acres. Jerry Anderson, - I6o Stephen Lewis, - - i6o A. Bennett, - - 220 T. Lewis, - 16o John Dalrymple, - 350 A. Melvin, - 353 Peter Derimer, - 280 Jas. McCoy, - 280 Ezra Doolittle - - 200 John McClairinon, i6o J. F. Eggleston, - 254 W.W. McLaughlin est. 238 Win. Gill, - 179 Thos. 0. Patrick Nevil, 16o J. W. Haseltine - 261 John Pace, - - i6o Geo. Hollerbush, - 240 Frank Patterson, - 220 Daniel Johnson, 318 J. N. Patterson, - ISo S. D. Kirkpatrick, - 279 Alonzo Purington, 200 Win. Layton, - 219 James Root, - - 16o Win. Lee, - 182 A. J. Sawin, - - 16o C. D. W. Leonard, 220 E. C. Smith, - - i6o *Messrs. Shell, S. Gray, Kirkpatrick, and McLaughlin have since died.
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