Chapter Nine includes this: "Gene Shepard was also sought after as a timber cruiser or 'land-looker.' Matt Stapleton, old-timer of the north woods country, said, 'Shepard came to Oneida County before 1889. He had made new maps of Northern Wisconsin and Oneida County and had given names to most of the lakes in the region....'"
- Bookwood Historical Collection, Star Lake
- Land O'Lakes Public Library
- UW Madison/Wis Hist Soc