E. S. Postle

E. S. Postle, farmer. See. 34; P. O. Oregon; born in 1833, in Allegany Co., N. T.; son of Cyrenus and Olive Postle, who settled early in the “forties,” in Rock Co., Wis.; four years later they settled in Fitchburg, and in 1855, in Oregon Village, Mr. P. keeping the Exchange Hotel until his death, in December, 1869; his widow has a pleasant home in the village; Samuel Green, deceased, was born in 1807, in Washington Co., N. Y.; he married, in October, 1835, Nancy Chase, of Phelps, born in 1816, in Ontario Co., N. Y.; they came West in 1850, and settled on the Green homestead, in Fitchburg, where he died May 6, 1879, leaving three children—Mason M., Mary J. and Allen J.; the latter served from August, 1862, until July, 1865, in the Union army, and is now at Ft. Laramie, W. T.; Cyrenus Postle left seven children—Lyman E., Ethan S., Orson M., Justin P., Cyrenus M., Olive M. (Mrs. W. H. Myers) and M. Van Buren. E. S. Postle married, Feb.22, 1862, Miss Mary J. Green, and now resides on the Green homestead, which, with his own adjoning land, makes a 160-acre farm. The Postles and Greens were always stanch Democrats. The former were Baptists, and the latter Presbyterians.

History of Dane County, Wisconsin, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, Page 1257