A. E. C. Hawkins
A. E. C. Hawkins, settled in Pymosa in the winter of 1857 and still resides there. He soldiered from Cass during the war of the rebellion. John Hardenberg settled in the county in 1856; A. W. Hardenberg came in 1858.
From "History of Cass County, Iowa Together With Brief Mention of Old Settlers," by Lafe Young, Atlantic, Iowa, Telegraph Steam Printing House, 1877, pg. 59.