From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 985

JOSEPH FAUST, saloon-keeper, came to Cross Plains, Wis., in 1853, and was farming for ten years, when, in 1863, he came to Madison and began his present business. He was born in Prussia, Feb. 9, 1839; is the son of John and Mary FAUST. Came, with his parents to this country, and direct to Cross plains, in 1853 - his parents are still living there. Mr. FAUST is at present a leader of FAUST's Quadrille String Band, and engages to play for parties, concerts, etc. He married Amelia DOHM, by whom he had two children - Sophia, born June 10, 1868, and Therisia, born Feb. 10, 1865. The family belongs to the German Catholic Church. Mr. FAUST is a member of the Society of Druids.

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