|Extracted from the "History of Green County, Wisconsin" published by Union Publishing Company, Springfield, Ill. 1884; page 657:|
The town of Albany is on the eastern tier of Green county, comprising congressional township 3 north, range 9 east, except 320 acres of section 6, which has been annexed to Brooklyn. To the north of Albany lies the town of Brooklyn, its east line forms the Rock county boundary and to the west and south are the towns of Mount Pleasant and Decatur, respectively.
An early settler in the town of Albany was James CAMPBELL of PA. coming here in 1839. He was accompanied by John SUTHERLAND. They, along with CAMPBELL's wife were the only settlers until 1842.
Hiram BROWN came in 1842 as did John BROUGHTON; John WARNER; John SNELL; Lathrop ABBOT.
Other settlers to follow were: Rev. Stephen Leonard ELDRED; Joshua WHITCOMB; Erastus HULBURT; Harry M. PURINGTON; Christopher MEINERT; James SPENCER; Thomas McVEE; and Jeremiah BREWER.
The first birth was that of Stephen, son of Stephen L. and Roxanna ELDRED 31 July 1843.
The first marriage was that of Albert S. HOLMES to Sarah A. CASS 26 July 1846.
Religions were Methodist Episcopal; United Brethren; Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran.
Hoosic postoffice was established in 1849 on section 36 with Jeremiah BREWER postmaster.
The village of Albany was first called "Campbell's Ford".
The first marriage in the village was Daniel BAXTER and Chloe NICHOLS in 1847.
The first birth was Philander NICHOLS.
The first death was that of Thomas McVEE in 1846.
|Simon GILBERT||2 months||male||Wisconsin||September||scarlet fever||2 months|
|Isabel PURINGTON||1 year||female||Wisconsin||October||dysentery||2 weeks|
|William D. JONES||2 years||male||Wisconsin||May||consumption||6 weeks|
|Madison SUTTON||26 years||male||Ohio||March||fits||23 years|
|Julia BAXTER||2 years||female||Wisconsin||May||unknown||5 months|
|Arthur T. KELLOG||2 years||male||Wisconsin||May||inflammation||2 weeks|
|Frederick GLEESON||2 months||male||Wisconsin||February||scarlet fever||3 days|
|William B. WHITE||1 year||male||Wisconsin||August||colera infantum||1 week|
|Cyrus NOYCE||38 years||male||married||New York||August||erysipelas||1 week|
|??? SLEEPER||6 months||female||Kansas||August||croup||3 days|
|Lee HARRISON||65 years||male||married||New York||October||consumption||1 year|
|1885||1887||1888||1889||1890||1891 - 1898|
|1917 - 1925|