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Clarno Township

Extracted from the "History of Green County, Wisconsin" published by Union Publishing Company, Springfield, Ill. 1884; page 766:
The town of Clarno is in the southern tier of towns; bounded on the south by Illinois on the west by the town of Cadiz, on the north by Monroe and on the east by Jefferson. It embraces township 1 north, range 7, east.
The town was first explored by white in 1827 by Andrew Clarno from IL. He came back to settle in 1832 . Other early settlers were: O. H. P. CLARNO, Hugh WALLACE, Joseph PAINE, Josiah R. BLACKMORE, Stephen and Nicholas HALE, James HAWTHORNE, John W. DENISTON, James CAMPBELL, and Cutler WILKINS.
The first birth was a girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas HALE.
The first marriage in the town, as well as Green county, was that of Josiah R. BLACKMORE to Nancy WALLACE in June of 1834.
The first death was Jacob STAIR in the spring of 1836 of consumption.
The first known religion was Methodist with services being held as early a 1835. There was also a Reform Church, which afterward united with the Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Salem English Evangelical Lutheran Church of Shueyville, town of Clarno, was organized in 1868.


1860 Mortality Schedule
(extracted from 1860 Federal Census for Green County, Wisconsin)


NAME AGE SEX MARITAL
STATUS
BORN MONTH
DIED
OCCUPATION CAUSE NO.DAYS
ILL
Martha J. CAMPBELL 7 years female   Wisconsin September   flux 19 days
Mary BRYANT 52 years female widow Virginia November   dropsy 77 days
Spencer MORETON 1 year male   Wisconsin June   scarlet fever 21 days
Harriet JACKSON 4 years female   Wisconsin December   scarlet fever 15 days
Amos RAYMER 13 years male   Pennsylvania April   typhoid fever 40 days
John M. TRICKLE 9 years male   Wisconsin October   unknown 3 days
Sarah E. TRICKLE 7 months female   Wisconsin September   diarrhea 21 days
Margaret J. FITZGERALD 3 years female   Wisconsin October   burned sudden
William CATON 1 year male   Wisconsin September   diarrhea 21 days
Henry DAVIS 1 year male   Wisconsin September   scarlet rash 2 days
Fredrick STRIEFELLER 1 year male   Wisconsin October   diarrhea 7 days
E.F. BURNS 3 years male   Wisconsin February   scarlet fever 17 days
Sarah STAVER 27 years female married Pennsylvania November   typhoid fever 5 days
Adam STARR 76 years male widow North Carolina Decemeber blacksmith unknown 15 days
Elisabeth DEHAVEN 39 years female married Illinois April   consumption 35 days
Peter J. ALBRIGHT 9 months male   Wisconsin January   erysipelas 5 days
Sylvester KEPLER 3 months male   Wisconsin July   fits 1 day


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