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Pioneers' Association (Outagamie County, Wis.) / Record of the pioneers of Outagamie County, Wisconsin : also an appendix containing the minutes and records of the Pioneer Association since our annual meeting of 1895

Record of the pioneers of Outagamie County,   pp. [5]-107 PDF (21.2 MB)

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Capt. D. J. Brothers was born in Canada. He came
with his parents to Rochester, N. Y., when quite young,
and in May, 1861, came to Appleton. In 1862 he enlisted
and helped organize Co. I of the Thirty-second Regiment,
Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, in which he was for two
years second and first lieutenant. He was in the famous
march to the sea, and from the capture of Atlanta to the
close of the war he held the responsible position of assist-
ant chief commissiary of subsistance of the seventeenth
army corps on the staff of Gen. F. P. Blair. After the
close of the war, in 1865, he came to Kaukauna where he
has resided ever since. He was twice elected county super-
intendent of schools and has served several terms as
supervisor and alderman; in 1876 he engaged in the real
estate and insurance business, which he has continued ever
since. In 1894 he built the Hotel Brothers, now the lead-
ing hotel in Kaukauna, and is now proprietor of the same.
Was born in Brattleboro, Vt., in 1843 and came to Outa-
gamie county in 1855.
Was born Dec. 28, 1815 at Burlington, N. J. ; moved to
this county April 28, 1853 and located on Sec. 16 in the
town of Grand Chute; married Mary Ann Gillett Oct. 3,
1840. One son, Cyphant G. Bogan, was born in Delaware
county, Ohio, Oct., 1852.
Section 10, farmer, born Dec. 24, in Mecklenburg-Schwerin,
Germany; married in 1854 and came to Milwaukee in 1859,
to Appleton in 1860; wife's name, Louise Brockmann.
Children, Wilhelmia, Charles, Ida, Louise, Augusta, Her-
man, Ferdinand.

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