published: Chicago: Western Historical Society  1880
Town of Fairfield Page 819
D. E. PALMER, farmer, Sec. 23; P. O. Baraboo. This gentleman is an old resident of Sauk Co., and an esteemed citizen of Fairfield; was born in Oneida Co., N. Y., April 3, 1830; in 1849, he came to Sauk Co., Wis.; was in the mercantile business in Baraboo in 1858. In 1861, he enlisted in Co. H, 17th W. V. I.; was made 1st Lieutenant, afterward served as Captain of his company two years; was wounded in the siege of Vicksburg, and was honorably discharged in 1865. He married in Merrimack, Sauk Co., Wis., Miss Sarah Green a native of St. Lawrence Co., N. Y.; they have three children--Liburn H., Elmer E. and Jay; Mr. Palmer and family have resided in Fairfield several years; he owns over 300 acres of land, and is extensively engaged in farming. In politics, he acts with the Republican party, being an
active supporter of its principles; he has been elected to various offices, including those of Town Supervisor, Assessor, and Justice of the Peace.
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published: Chicago: Western Historical Society 1880
J.G. PALMER, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Baraboo; was born in Windham Co., Vt.; he removed to Sauk Co., in 1856. He married in Sauk Co., in September, 1846, to Eliza Crandal; she was born in Oneida Co., N.Y.; they have three children Charles E., Clementina and Effie L.  Mrs. Palmer is a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Palmer, in politics, is a Democrat.  He has a farm of 80 acres.
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published: Chicago: Western Historical Society 1880
City and Town of Baraboo    Page 700
P.P. PALMER, plasterer, Baraboo;  was born in Oneida Co., N.Y., Dec 9, 1844; came to Sauk Co. Aug. 10, 1847 with his parents.  He enlisted, Sept 1, 1864,
in Battery L, 1st W.V.A., and served one year.  He was married, Dec. 4, 1866, to Miss Mary McGilvra;  she was born in Utica, N.Y.;  they have  two children - Martie M. and Mae M.  In politics, Mr. Palmer is a Republican.
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DANIEL M. PRESCOTT Member of the Assembly in 1863
    Mr. Prescott is a native of New Hartford, Oneida county, N.Y., where he first saw the light, forty-four years ago, and is on English extraction on his paternal, and Welch on his maternal side. His father, Oliver Prescott, died at the age of seventy-five.  His mother, whose maiden name was Ruth Morgan, died in her seventy-second year.  He is a relative of Col. Prescott,  of Revolutionary memory, who participated in the battle of Bunker Hill, and  was one of the most gallant officers in the  Continental service.  His occupation is that of a farmer, and his is a brother of Amos H. Prescott, Ewq., who was a prominent member of the American party, and, at the last meeting it ever held, was elected President of its State Council.  Mr. Prescott ws formerly a Whig, but went over to the Repbulicans when they organized into  a party.  In 1859, he was elected Sergeant-at-Arms of the
Assembly, and was an efficient and excellent officer.  He had previously, in 1857, served as an Assistant.  He was elected to the present Assembly on the Republican  ticket, by a very  handsome majority.     Mr. Prescott is a man of high respectability, and possesses a good deal of influence in his town.  He is an intelligent and well-informed man; is quiet and affable in his demeanor, and a man of good impulses.  As a Member of the Legislature, he is diligent, a good worker, but not a speaker yet
does good service for his constituents and the State at large. He attends the Universality Church; was married, in 1853, to Miss Lydia M. Bacon, and again, 1862 to Miss Mary E Wood, having lost his first wife.
From BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES of the STATE OFFICERS and MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE of the STATE OF NEW YORK  In 1862 and '63 By Wm. D. MURPHY Printed in Albany for the Author 1863 pages 35-37
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John Pugh was long identified with the business interests of Remsen, where he was engaged for many years in harness-making. He was born in Wales, and being left an orphan at an early age was adopted by the late Daniel Morris, of Prospect, with whose family he came to this country. He married Eleanor, daughter of David Jones, a most estimable woman, who was ever first to lend a helping hand whenever sickness or death invaded the home of any in the community. Their children were Maria, who died March 1, 1908, aged sixty-four years; Nellie, who married Henry Jones, and who died July 7, 1870, aged twenty-two years; George E., who married Anna Wiggins, and died December 28, 1887, aged thirty-seven years. Mr. Pugh died April 5, 1890, aged seventy-eight; and his wife died October 7, 1879, aged sixty-seven years.
A Narrative History of Remsen New York, Including parts of adjoining townships of Steuben and Trenton, 1789-1898, by Millard F. Roberts, publ. by the author 1914
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