She and her sister Margaret Emily Kells emigrated to Canada around 1890 Lived for a while with her brother Henry at Port Kells, British Columbia. This was not a lucky family. They had one son and two daughters. Their son died in 1893 shortly after his birth. A daughter died in 1894 shortly after birth Second daughter in 1902 from scarlet fever. Everina's brother Dickson Wood Kells took over the hotel after his sister's death.
Everina married John L CARTER in 1892. (John L CARTER died in 1901.)