|Everingham Family History Public Record Reprint
History of Chickasaw and Howard Counties, 1919
by W. E. Alexander, Published by Western Publishing Company
Information found by Grant Hayes, 1981. Transcribed by Mike Peterson 2004.
William Everingham, farmer, section 21, Post Office: Lawler, owns 175 acres of land, was born in 1823 at Chippewa, Canada. When he was 16 years of age, his parents moved to Stephenson Co, Illinois, where he was engaged in farming for 7 years. In 1846 he came to Iowa, then a territory, settling in Dubuque Co. In the spring of 1854 he came to Chickasaw Co. and located in this township entering his land from the government, the land he now resides upon being the identical land. On August 12th, 1861, he enlisted at this place in Company "I" 9th Iowa Infantry under Captain J. H. Powers, serving only 14 months participating in the engagements at Nubbin Ridge and Pea Ridge and being disabled by exposure at the latter place he was discharged October 12th, 1862 and is now a pensioner of the Government. He returned to his home and has since been engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was married at Freeport, Illinois, in October 1844 to Elizabeth Sprouls by whom he has 9 children living: James, Mary Jane, John, Sarah E., Jacob, William, Margaret E., Martha C., Andrew L., Martin A., Clara Amanda, Minnie Caroline, and Doc. They have also had five children who have died - three daughters and two sons. Mr. Everingham is one of the first pioneers of this township and a man of mark in the community in which he resides.
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