NORTHERN NEW YORK
Genealogical and family history of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people
and the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation.
New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co. 1910.
Transcribed by Coralynn Brown
Richard Everett or Evered, as the name was often spelled, was the immigrant ancestor, and was in the employ of William Pyncheon for several years. It is believed that he came over with Pyncheon and went to Agawam, now Springfield, with him in 1636, where he witnessed an Indian deed July 15 of that year; Aug. 18m 1636m he was a proprietor of Dedham, and was a trader.
He married, June 29, 1643, Mary Winch, who came to New England, "aged fifteen," in the ship "Francis," of Ipswich, England, with the family of Rowland Stebbins, who settled finally at Dedham. Richard Everett was admitted to the Dedham church March 16, 1646, and his wife Mary with him. His children then born were baptized March 15, 1646. He was admitted a freeman May 6, 1646. In 1648 he was first on the tax list and in 1660 third on the list of eighty-seven proprietors.
He was surveyor; constable many years; selectman in 1660-61, and on various committees. He died July 3, 1682.
1. John, mentioned below.
3. Mary, born Sept. 28, 1638.
4. Samuel, Sept. 30, 1639.
5. Sarah, March 14, 1641, died young.
6. James, March 14, 1643.
7. Sarah, June 12, 1644.
8. Abigail, Nov. 19, 1647.
9. Israel, July 14, 1651.
10. Ruth, Jan. 14, 1653.
11. Jedediah, July 11, 1636.
(II) Captain John, son of Richard Everett, was baptized at Dedham, March 15, 1646, died there June 17, 1715. He married, May 13, 1662, Elizabeth Pepper, of Roxbury, born May 25, 1645, died April 1, 1714, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Pepper of Dedham. He was a taxpayer in 1662 and had grants of land in 1668-74. He was fenceviewer eleven times; constable; on the committee to run the line between Dedham and Dorchester, and to buy of Josiah Sachem the right of land on the Neponset river; on other important committees; tythingman 1700. He was captain of militia in 1693, and in King William's war was in command of a company in 1695 to protect the settlers in New Haven and Massachusetts.
1. Elizabeth, born Nov. 6, 1665.
2. Hannah, Nov. 14, 1670.
3. Bethiah, Oct. 3, 1673.
4. William, Jan. 20, 1676.
5. John, June 9, 1678, mentioned below.
6. Israel, April 6, 1681.
7. Richard, Aug. 24, 1683.
(III) Deacon John (2), son of Captain John (1) Everett, was born at Dedham, June 9, 1678, died March 20, 1750-51. He married (first) Jan. 3, 1699-1700, Mary Browne, who died Nov. 27, 1748, aged about seventy years. He married (second) Aug. 31, 1749, Mrs. Mary Bennett, of Wrentham. He was selectman in 1724-32, and in 1729 signed a petition for a new parish. This was established in 1730, and he was the moderator of the first town meeting. He was dismissed to the second church, June 20, 1736, and was the first deacon of the new church.
1. John, born May 1, 1701.
2. Joseph, July 31, 1703.
3. Ebenezer, Aug. 5, 1707.
4. Eleazer (twin), July 29, 1710, died young.
5. Mercy (twin), July 29, 1710.
6. Eleazer, Aug. 10, 1712.
7. Edward, Oct. 18, 1714, mentioned below.
8. Hannah, Jan. 5, 1716-17.
9. Abigail, Nov. 3, 1718.
10. Mary, March 8, 1720-21.
(IV) Edward, son of Deacon John (2) Everett, was born Oct 18, 1714, at Dedham, died there June 30, 1745. He married, Jan. 23, 1738-39, Mary Allen, born June 10, 1717, died Jan. 4, 1810, daughter of Eleazer and Mary (Battle) Allen. She married (second) Aug. 10, 1763, Gamaliel Gerould, of Wrentham.
Children, born at Dedham:
1. Edward, Dec. 9, 1739, mentioned below.
2. Mary (twin) Dec. 10, 1739.
3. Mercy, June 29, 1741.
4. Abigail, March 9, 1742-43.
5. David (twin) April 16, 1745.
6. Hannah (twin), April 16, 1745.
(V) Captain Edward (2), son of Edward (1) Everett, was born at Dedham, Dec. 9, 1739, died about 1815, at Peru, N.Y. He was a Quaker, and lived first at Stoughton, removing to Rumney, New Hampshire, about 1769. In 1779 he was one of a committee to settle the town lines of Rumney, and in 1785 an assessor. In 1781-82, he removed to New Holderness, and represented the town in the legislature in 1782. In 1786 he removed to that part of Plattsubrgh, New York, which was set off as Peru in 1793. He was elected the first supervisor of the town, and served three terms. On May 3, 1757, he was in Stephen Miller's company, Colonel Miller's regiment, of Stoughton. He was captain in Colonel Bedell's regiment of New Hampshire rangers in 1776 on the expedition to Canada. He was taken prisoner at the Cedars, May 19, 1776, and later released.
He married, 1762, at Milton, Mass., Ruth Field of Milton.
1. George, born Oct. 26, 1763, mentioned below.
2. Persis, Jan. 20, 1767.
3. Hannah, July 2, 1769.
9. David Allen, May 23, 1786.
(VI) George, son of Edward (2) Everett, was born at Stoughton, Mass., Oct. 26, 1763, died at Peru, N.Y. He was a drummer in the revolution in his father's company in 1776. On March 28, 1777, he enlisted for three years in Colonel Bartlett's seventh New Hampshire regiment, and in 1778 was transferred to Captain Benjamin Stone's company, Colonel Scammel's regiment. He was mustered out March 28, 1780.
He went with his father to Rumney, and later to Peru, where he lived the remainder of his life.
He married _____ Raymond.
Luther, Persis, John, Huldah, Olive, Mary, George, mentioned below; Rachel, Hannah, Joseph.
(VII) George (2), son of George (1) Everett, was born March 26, 1800, at Peru, N.Y., died at Lawrence, N.Y. June 6, 1876. He was a farmer at Lawrence and a pioneer settler.
He married, Feb. 22, 1827, at Lawrence, Abigail Johnson, born Aug. 7, 1808, at Keene, N.Y., died Feb. 18, 1878, daughter of Samuel Johnson.
1. Luther, born Nov. 13, 1828.
2. George, July 3, 1832, died July 8 following.
3. George W., Dec. 22, 1833, mentioned below.
4. Frederick, April 8, 1839.
(VIII) George W., son of George (2) Everett, was born Dec. 22, 1833, at Lawrence, N.Y., died in Potsdam, Jan. 11, 1907. He was educated in the public schools and at Potsdam Academy. He lived in Lawrence until 1872, when he went to Parishville Center and carried on a farm of five hundred acres. The farm was the finest in the county at that time, keeping a herd of fifty cows. He remained here twenty years, and then became assistant in the management of the Sulphite Paper Mill in Canton, N.Y. He removed to Potsdam in 1893.
He was an active Republican, and served as highway commissioner for a number of years; also as town assessor in Potsdam.
He married, Sept. 8, 1857, Mary, daughter of William and Margaret (Haslam) Abram. She is now  living in Potsdam with her daughter.
1. Cynthia, born July 8, 1859; married Henry G. Brooks, a merchant of Potsdam.
2. Edward A., Sept. 18, 1860, mentioned below.
3. Cyrus G., June 16, 1863.
4. Mary Elizabeth, March 11, 1865; married John Stewart and had Margaret Helen Stewart.
5. Margaret Maria, April 26, 1867; married Hermon Lincoln Chase, of Brookline, Mass., and has Mary and Hermon Lincoln Chase.
6. Georgia, April 5, 1872; married Alexander McGilvery of Potsdam.
(IX) Edward Abram, son of George W. Everett, was born in Lawrence, Sept. 18, 1860. He received his early education in the public schools of his native town and at Lawrenceville Academy. He attended the Potsdam Normal school and the Albany Law School, and was admitted to the bar in 1888. He began the practice of his profession with William A. Dart, in the firm of Dart & Everett, of Potsdam, and continued until his partner died. Mr. Everett continued alone until 1896. From that year to 1899 he was in partnership with L. E. Ginn under the firm name of Everett & Ginn. In 1894 Mr. Everett became manager and treasurer of the High Falls Sulphite Pulp and Mining Company, and continued until 1897, when he returned to the practice of law in Potsdam. The company was reorganized and the mills rebuilt in 1899-1900 at High Falls, and Mr. Everett became treasurer and manager of the new company. In 1902 the Degrasse Paper Company was formed and a mill built for the manufacture of paper with a railroad siding for convenience in receiving and shipping freight. Mr. Everett had been secretary of the company and manager of the wood department of the business until the spring of 1904, when he resigned to take charge of the reorganization of H. D. Thatcher & Company, manufacturers of butter and cheese color, butter packages and baking powder. He was elected president and managerf of the concern and held these offices to the present time. He was elected president of the Fulton Vise and Machine Company of Lowville, N.Y. in June, 1909.
He is a member of the Raquette River Lodge, No. 213, Free and Accepted Masons, of Potsdam; of St. Lawrence Chapter, Royal Arch Masons, of Canton; of the Commandery, Knights Templar, of Canton, and of Media Temple, Mystic Shrine of Watertown, N.Y.
He attends the Methodist chuch. He married, Dec. 30, 1890, Susan T., daughter of William W. and Anner D. (Sherman) Weed, of Glens Falls, N.Y.
1. Anner, born Nov. 19, 1893.
2. Dart W., May 21, 1895.
3. Mary, June 29, 1899.
4. Sherman, died in infancy.
5. Edward, Feb. 28, 1902.
6. Cyrus, Nov. 25, 1903.
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