I just read your message and I asked the lady at the historical society in eastern allegan co and she said she clipped an article about him and has it filed somewhere. she did not exactly remember what it is filed under but will try to remember. she said he is not in history books of the county. she thought he had come there as a single man endured quite a few hardships and either married here or sent for a wife. he had 3 churchs hopkins, burnips and another. will check again and see if she can find the article. Helen Ringer Kent co Mich.