Alexander McQuillan

Source: History of Northern Wisconsin: Containing an Account of Its Settlement, Growth, Development, and Resources, an Extensive Sketch of Its Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages, Their Improvements, Industries, Manufactories, Biographical Sketches, Portraits of Prominent Men and Early Settlers, Views of County Seats, Etc. Chicago: Western Historical Co., 1881. pp. 74-75

ALEXANDER McQUILLAN, saloon and farmer, Butternut, was born in Tyrone Co., Ireland, in 1844. He came to America in 1865, and went to Baltimore, Maryland, and from there to La Porte, Indiana, where he remained until 1874. In 1878 he came to Butternut and took a homestead of eighty acres, and now works it, but lives in the village. He was elected Justice of the Peace in 1878. In 1867 he married Miss Martha Lee, of Ireland, in La Porte, Indiana. They have had three children—Jemima, Haywood A., and Thomas, deceased.




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