A. L. BEADLE
As early as 1871, settlements were made by R. Bell, J.G. Sholes, Joshua Devore, H.P. Sweet, Lemuel Jones, A.L. Beadle and J.A. Hill. . . .
A.L. Beadle, a native of Illinois, settled upon section 27, purchasing some land of H.P. Sweet, and still occupies the place.
Transcribed by Gloria Goltiani from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pg. 579-580.