Term: Montello [origin of place name]
Definition: In the fall of 1849, a meeting of half a dozen settlers was held at the house of J.N. Dart, to give the town a name. Five of six propositions were made but Jos. R. Dart who had read of Montello in a novel carried the day.
[Source: p. 299 of Green Lake Marquette and Waushare Counties.]