Kent Township & Platt Map
The first houses where built here, being the Kircher cabin and Kellogg house. James Timms was the first permanent settler in the area. The first school, held in the Timm's house, was conducted by William Ensign in 1837. 1837 is also the year of the first wedding, James Blair and Kate March. Harvey M. Timms was the first birth, on May 27, 1837. Jessie Willet, Jr. is said to be the first to die.