It was in what is now
The next settlers were John and Jacob Stayner, and their families - twelve persons in all. The Stayners came from
The first white child born within the present limits of the county was Zephaniah Stayner.
The first death was that of Mrs. Gideon Langdon, in 1832. The remains were interred in the prairie burying ground.
The first marriage was contracted between James Huntsman and Hannah Davis, in 1832, before the organization of the county.
The first schoolhouse erected in the county was on the north side of Jackson Prairie. Hannah Davis, the first bride in the little community, was the first teacher. The first schoolhouse was a rude tamarack cabin, erected at a cost of about $50, by John Stayner and
Andreas, Alfred T. (1876). Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of