Pioneering Families
... with Roots in Madison County

Index to


Morris E. Spring, farmer, Sec. 12; P. O. Baraboo; son of Sidney and Caroline Pratt Spring, came to Wisconsin in the fall of 1869, and located in Baraboo, Sauk Co., where he now resides; owns 90 acres of land near the village of Baraboo; farm well improved. Born Dec. 7, 1843, in Eaton, Madison Co., N. Y. Married Mary E. Brown, daughter of Emerson and Margaret Douglas Brown, Oct 29, 1867, in Smithfield, Madison Co., N. Y.; have had three children--Effie A., who died in Baraboo, April 7, 1879; Bessie M. and Nellie R. Mr. Spring has held the office of District Clerk; is a member of Jo Hooker Post, No. 9, G.A.R. Mr. Spring was in the army, a member of Co. F, 176th N.Y.V.I.; enlisted Nov. 4 1862; participated in the battles of his company, and was mustered out Nov. 8, 1863. Mrs. Spring is a member of the Methodist Church.

Source: History of Sauk County, Wisconsin. Chicago: Western Historical Company,  1880, p. 705.


1999- All rights reserved