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History of Clearfield, Juneau Co., WI


Organized:  1857 
First Settlers: Andrew Scott and Thomas Buckley, 1847
Origin of Name: The wooded portions of this town were quickly logged off in the early 1850's, offering settlers a "clear field" for their plows.
First Town Chairman:  Andrew Scott
First School: at Dunn's Mill
First Recorded Town Tax:   $261.87 in 1865

source: Juneau County, The First Hundred Years, published 1988

Buckley, Thomas Scott, Andrew

1860 Census - Twn of Clearfield
1885 Census - Twn of Clearfield
1895 Census - Twn of Clearfield

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