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NASH, W.H. is a native of New York, having been born in that state in the year 1832. In the year 1863 he settled in Wisconsin. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

NICKERSON, Lorenzo was born in the town of Harwich, Barnstable County, MA in the year 1811 and died in Appleton in 1894. Abbie R. Brown Nickerson was born in the town of Bloomfield, CT July 1, 1816 and came to Appleton with her husband in 1867. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

NIELAND, John James, (Civil War) who is operating a tract of 135 acres in Grand chute township as a general and dairy farm is one of this section's good, practical agriculturalists. He was born in Greenville township, Outagamie county, Wisconsin, August 15, 1871 and is a son of John and Rachael (Burr) Nieland, natives of Germany, the father born in Mecklenburg, September 15, 1834 and the mother in Preisen, September 17, 1834. John Nieland came to the United States with his parents in 1857 and located at Manitowoc, where Mr. Nieland worked in a sawmill until the family removed to Dale township, Outagamie county and located on a forty-acre farm. He worked for farmers in this vicinity until his enlistment, in August 1862, in Company I, Thirty-second Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and with this organization he served two years and ten months, being mustered out of the service at Washington, D.C. Mr. Nieland had an excellent war record and was never wounded nor confined to the hospital. He had married in May, 1862 before going to the front and after his services were completed he returned to his home and soon thereafter settled on a farm in Greenville township, on which he remained about nine years. He eventually sold this and bought a farm in Dale township and on this 81 acre tract he continued to live 21 years, when he sold out and retuired to Appleton, where he now lives in his residence at No. 1265 Oneida Street. Mrs. Nieland died November 5, 1909. They were the parents of 7 children: Ernest and John, who are deceased; Carrie, wife of William Schroeder of Greenville township, a farmer; Henry, married, a resident of South Division Street, Appleton; John James, married, a resident of Maple Street, Appleton and Frederick, who lives with his father. John James Nieland received his education in school district No. 2, Dale township and at the age of 20 years took charge of the homestead farm, which he conducted for four years. He then engaged in a sawmill business at Hartland, Shawano county for about two years, when a disastrous fire destroyed his plant, and during the next eight years worked for others, trying to recuperate his losses. At the end of this peiord Mr. Nieland rented a farm in Grand Chute township for about 5 years, since which time he has operated his present 135 acre tract as a general and a dairy farm. He keeps a number of fine dairy cattle, and his property is fitted with a full complement of up-to-date equipments. He has given his entire attention to his farming operations and is now considered one of Grand Chute's substantial agriculturalists. Mr. Nieland is fraternally connected with the Modern Woodmen at Appleton. On September 16, 1896 Mr. Nieland was united in marriage with Miss Anna Haefs, who was born December 27, 1877 in Kewanee county, Wisconsin, daughter of Herman and Gusta (Krueger) Haefs, natives of Pommerin, Germany, where the father was born June 1, 1855 and the mother December 10, 1859. Mr. Haefs came to the United States when he was 14 years of age and located at Mayville, Dodge County. He grew to maturity on his father's rented farm in Shawano county, where he later became a landowner and is still residing there on a farm, although he has practicaly retired from farming activities. Mr. and Mrs. Haefs had a family of children as follows: Anna, who married Mr. Nieland; Charles, a farmer of Montana, Hulda, who married Frank Hiller, a farmer of Hartland township; Shawano County; August, a lumber grader of Gresham, Wisconsin, Mary, who married Peter Hoppensberger, a watchman in the paper mill at Combined Locks; Benjamin, a tinner of Bondwell, Shawano county; Elmer, who resides in Gresham and one who died in infancy. To Mr. and Mrs. Neiland there have been born five children; Hazel Myrtle born August 24, 1897; Chester Harold, born November 17, 1899; Lucille Bessie, born March 24, 1905; Ivor Charles, born December 21, 1907 and Ethel May, born May 28, 1909. Source: History of Outagamie County.

NYE, Mary A. was born in 1844 and came to Outagamie County in 1853. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

NOLAN, John A. was born in 1821 and came to Outagamie County in 1868. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

NYE, Freeman J. (Civil War) was born in 1825 and came to Outagamie County in 1854 and married Hannah A. Pickett in 1849; she was born in 1830 and died in 1892. Children, William F. born in 1851; Helen Eudora Rideout born in 1853; Leonard L. born in 1855; Wallace G. born in 1858; Alice Nye Wyse born in 1861; Irving R. born in 1867; Fred born in 1869. Married his second wife Mary Ann Degal in 1895. F.J. Nye served in the War of the Rebellion one year in Company F., 43rd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry. He settled on Section 2, T. 21, R. 15. Now resides in Hortonville, corner of Pine and Cedar Streets. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

 

 

 

 

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