The Sylvester I have is b. abt 1838 in NY d.14 Aug 1898 Vernon Co. WI. His parents were Samuel and Sarah (Burgar) Gorsline. Sarah b. abt 1803 d. 1879.
Sylvester married Eva Stricker b.Oct 1843 OH d. 31 July 1904 in Vernon Co. They are buried at Viroqua Cemetery.
They had 5 children William P, Ethel Leone, Stella B., Hazel and Cora.1870 census shows Sarah 68 living with Sylvester and Eva.