Francis Everett came in the fall of 1854, and improved a farm on section 23, coming from Indiana. He remained in the township until 1879, when he removed to Colorado, where he still resides.
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. 558.