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George William Van Every
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1875
Apple River
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Death: unknown
Franklin County
Iowa, USA

George William
Van Every

David Edward
Van Every &
Anna Ruth {Goldsborough}
Van Every

Two sisters.
Hattie {Van Every}
Josephine "Josie"
{Van Every}

Elizabeth {Crawford}
Van Every

George William &
Elizabeth were blessed
with two children.
Edra & Harry
Van Every.

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From the 1914 book History of Franklin County Iowa:

George William Van Every, who has devoted his attention to general agricultural pursuits throughout his entire business career, is now the owner of an excellent farm comprising one hundred and eighty-four acres on section 31, Ross township. His birth occurred at Apple River, Illinois, on the 9th of April, 1875, his parents being David Edward and Anna (Goldsboro) Van Every, the former a native of Canada and the latter of England. They were married in Jo Daviess county, Illinois, and took up their abode in Franklin county, Iowa, in 1881, having here remained throughout the intervening thirty-two years. They now reside on a little farm in Richland township and are well known and highly esteemed throughout the community.

George W. Van Every, who was a lad of six years when he came to this county with his parents, remained at home until twenty-two years of age. Starting out as an agriculturist on his own account he first owned and operated a farm in South Dakota but subsequently sold the property. He next owned and cultivated a tract of land in Marion township, this county, and after disposing of that place purchased a forty-acre farm on section 2 Richland township, which he operated successfully for seven years or until 1913. In that year he sold the tract and bought one hundred and eighty-four acres of land in Ross township, where he has resided to the present time. He is an industrious and enterprising agriculturist and success has attended his well directed efforts.

In Franklin county, in 1898, Mr. Van Every was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Crawford, a daughter of James Crawford, of Mott township. They now have two children, Edra and Harry. Mr. Van Every is a republican in his political views and has served as assessor of Richland township for five years, while during one term he acted as constable. He has likewise been a school director, the cause of education ever finding in him a stanch champion. Fraternally he is identified with the Modern Woodmen of America at Chapin and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows at that place, being a charter member of the latter organization. The salient qualities of his life have ever commended him to the confidence, good-will and friendship of those with whom he comes in contact, and he has always enjoyed the warm regard of a host of friends.

Family links: 
  David Edward Van Every (1852 - 1921)
  Anna Ruth Goldsborough Van Every (1855 - 1941)
  Elizabeth Crawford Van Every (1873 - ____)
  George William Van Every (1875 - ____)
  Josephine Van Every Hazelton (1877 - 1911)*
*Calculated relationship
Hampton Cemetery
Franklin County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Dec 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82414690
George William Van Every
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 Added: Dec. 26, 2011

 Added: Dec. 26, 2011

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