DODGE COUNTY, WISCONSIN, PAST AND PRESENT, VOL. I, by Homer Bishop Hubbell, 1913:
Page 329-330 - "John Mosher was born in Ohio, and came to Wisconsin in October, 1843, remaining about a year, when he returned to Ohio. In the fall of 1845 he again came to Wisconsin and settled in the town of Chester. In 1849 he purchased a farm and moved on it in 1851. He had served the people of the community in various offices. In December, 1840, Mr. Mosher was married to Julia McGrennell of Waupun. She died in 1862, and in 1864 Mr. Mosher married Mrs. Sophia Williams, of Waupun. She was the daughter of Allen and Sophia Dutton. The Mosher farm was partially devoted to the raising of Milch cows and the manufacture of butter."