Joh Evers

 

Biography of John Evers

Arne Goplen

His father's name is Mr. Henry Evers and his mother's name is Mary Evers. The pioneer's name is John Evers. This pioneer was born in Canada. He was born September 14, 1860. He was born in Bruce, Ontario, near Newstadt.

He came to North Dakota because it offered the best opportunities. Pioneer left former home to work out.

The pioneer came to North Dakota the 28th day of March, 1882. He took up land by what is called "squatting", that is, getting the land and claiming it before it was surveyed, Griggs County, Clearfield Township, Section 6, Township 146, Range 60.

The first home was a shanty. The provisions and lumber for the shanty was hauled 40 miles by horses but later Cooperstown was his trading Place. It was in Griggs County, Clearfield Township, Section 6, Township 146, Range 60.

He has no pictures to give away. He has no letters or copies to give away.

 

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