John Russell

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. p. 75

JOHN RUSSELL, saw-mill, Butternut, was born in Buffalo Co., N.Y., March 22, 1848. He remained in his native county till 1851, when he came with his parents to Sheboygan Co., Wis., where they went to farming. In 1878, he came to Butternut and bought a share in saw-mill. In 1872 he married Miss Catherine Mahlock, of Sheboygan County. They have four children—Clara, Minnie, Bertha and Henry. He has 180 acres of land. He was Town Treasurer in 1880, and has served on the School Board.

 

 

 

 

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