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Lineage: Lucy5, Ebenezer4, Israel3, John2, Richard1

  EVERETT, c.1612-aft.1800 Related Families:  Pepper | Culver | Backus | Moulton | Avery

Migration: Essex Co., ENG>Dedham, MA>New London, CT>Windham, CT>Sharon, CT


        (1)  Richard Everett, immigrant, born about 1612 in Essex Co., England, died 3 July 1682 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts; married Mary, born about 1618 in Essex Co., England, died after 1682 in Dedham, Massachusetts.  Parents of:

        (2)  John Everett, born about 1636 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, died 17 June 1715 in Dedham; married 13 May 1662 in Dedham, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Pepper, born 3 January 1643 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.


  1. Israel, mentioned below
  2. Richard, born 24 August 1683 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, died 1746 in Dedham; married 3 March 1707/1708 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, Mary Fuller, born 21 December 1687 in Dedham, Massachusetts, died 7 January 1782 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, daughter of Jonathan Fuller and Mary.  Parents of:
    1. Jeremiah Everett, born 12 November 1713 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, died 17 March 1798 in Halifax, Vermont; marriedfirst Mindwell Woodward, born 26 February 1716/1717 in Newton, Massachusetts, died 21 September 1794 in Halifax, Vermont; married Rebecca Blackington, born 7 November 1717 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, died 25 November 1753.  Jeremiah and Mindwell were parents of:
      1. John Everett, a soldier in the Revolutionary War in 1777, was born 30 January 1743/1744 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, died 1807 in Litchfield, Herkimer Co., New York; married 27 December 1770 in Lunenburg, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Gill.  Parents of:
        1. Jonas Everett, born 1 February 1778 in Temple, New Hampshire, died 17 November 1853 in Orleans, Jefferson Co., New York; married 9 November 1800 in Litchfield, Herkimer Co., New York, Elizabeth Scoville.  Parents of:
          1. Brainard Everett, born 15 March 1807 in Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York; married 17 January 1931, Flavilla Britton, born 1807, daughter of Daniel Britton and Sally Wood.  Brainard was a farmer and Orleans Town Supervisor in 1877, who was grandson of Ebenezer Britton of Westmoreland, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire.
          2. Harriet Everett, born 24 January 1803 in Litchfield, Herkimer Co., New York; married 10 February 1822 in town of Orleans, Jefferson Co., New York, Erastus Warner, born 23 November 1797 in Oneida Co., New York.  Parents of:
            1. Marilla H. Warner, born 2 March 1825 in town of Orleans, Jefferson Co., New York; married Loron E. Britton.  They moved to Fenton/Fentonville, Genessee Co., Michigan, before 1872.


        (3)  Israel Everett, born 8 April 1681 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, died 6 February 1751 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut; married in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, Sara Culver, born 1694 in Norwich, Connecticut, daughter of Edward Culver, born about 1664 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, and Sarah Backus.
         In 1715, Israel was living in Lebanon and sold land in Coventry.  In 1721, while living in Windham, he bought 500 acres north of Mansfield, and in 1722 while in Lebanon again, he bought 150 acres, partly in Windham and partly in Lebanon, in what was later called South WIndham.  His name appears often in deeds up to 1738, when he sold one-half his farm to his son Israel, and one-half to his son Daniel.  He and Sarah were members of Windham church in 1726.
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        (4)  Ebenezer Everett, born about 1722 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut, died 24 July 1810 in Sharon, Connecticut, age 88 years; married about 1748 in Connecticut, Lucy Moulton, born about 1728, died 28 September 1813 in Sharon, Connecticut, age 85 years.
        In his early years, he lived at Hebron, Connecticut, and moved to Sharon, Connecticut in 1745, where he lived in that part of the town which was set off in 1800 as the parish of Ellsworth.  He and Lucy were among the original members of the church organized 15 March 1802 in the new parish.  Their sons and daughters married and settled within one and a half miles of the homestead.
        The town records show that as a householder in Sharon in 1776, Ebenezer enlisted in a company of minutemen under Capt. Caleb Jewitt.
        In Ellsworth churchyard stands a monument which reads:

      "Ebenezer Everett, died July 24, 1810, age 88.  Lucy Moulton, his wife, died Sept. 28, 1813, aged 85.  'Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.'  They came from Hebron in 1745, and were ancestors of the numerous Everitt family of Sharon.  Of nine children, eight settled within one and a half miles of the paternal residence.  Their youngest and last surviving child died in 1854, one hundred and nine years after they came to Sharon.  This monument is erected as a tribute of respect by their grandchildren and great-grandchildren."

Children of Ebenezer Everett and Lucy Moulton (all born in Sharon, Connecticut):

  1. Lucy, born 1 May 1750; married William Avery 8 May 1770.  They moved to Duanesburgh, New York about 1800 and their descendants eventually made their way into Oswego Co., and finally Jefferson Co., New York, by 1915.
  2. Isaiah, born 11 April 1752 in Ellsworth Society, Sharon, Connecticut, died there 4 August 1834; married first on 2 May 1773 Deborah Lord, born 31 March 1755 at Sharon, daughter of Joseph Lord and Esther Chapman; married second 11 November 1779 at Sharon, Elizabeth Chaffee, born 11 May 1757 at Sharon, died 27 October 1844, widow of Asa Chapman of New Concord, New York, whom she married 2 January 1777, and daughter of Joshua Chaffee and Mary St. John.  Isaiah was a farmer, and held the rank of captain in the Connecticut State Militia during the Revolutionary War.  Isaiah and Elizabeth were parents of:
    1. Deborah Everett, born 26 December 1783; married 4 June 1807 , Charles Gillett, and they settled in Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York.
  3. Ebenezer or "Ebe," born 17 January 1754, father of:
    1. Hovey Everett, born 25 December 1800.
  4. Eliphalet, born 3 December 1757 at Sharon, Connecticut, died 27 March 1815 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York.  He married Rhoda, who died 2 June 1851, a descendant of Deacon William Peck who came to New Haven, Connecticut, in the year 1638, from England.  He enlisted as a private on 3 March 1777 for three years, and in April 1778 was transferred to Gen. George Washington's Life Guards, where he remained until 1780.  Family tradition says he was the steward of Gen. Washington's military family for many years.  They lived many years at Ellsworth Society in the south part of Sharon, and later removed to Watertown to a farm adjoining that of Francis Smiley, one of the first settlers of that town.  Upon coming to the area, they took up 124 acres of timberland, whcih they began clearing, and lived upon it until their deaths.  Father of:
    1. Laura Everett, born September 1788; married in November 1807 Harry Hatch of Jefferson Co., New York.
    2. Austin Everett, (pictured at right) born 11 December 1797, was reared upon his parents' farm at Watertown and received a limited education through books.  In December 1819 at age 22, he married Hannah Moss of Dorset, Vermont.  After she died, he married Minerva Crandall, born 16 August 1809, daughter of Ezeriah and Martha Crandall, of Johnstown, New York.  Austin held the office of under-sheriff under Sheriff John Fay.  He was an active Democrat.  He was dead by 1878, but his wife was Minerva was living in that year.

    3. Children of Austin and Hannah Everett:
      1. Harriet Everett, born 30 June 1822, died in infancy.
      Children of Austin and Minerva Everett:
      1. Harriet M. Everett; married 17 January 1849 Velora M.Smiley, son of Francis Smiley, the early Watertown settler.  Parents of:
        1. Fred E. Smiley
        2. Claire B. Smiley
        3. Charlie, born about 1855, died 26 March 1865, age 11 years.
      2. Elmore Everett, born about 1831, died 13 October 1868, age 37.
    4. Elias Everett; married Emma Brown, daughter of " a friend" William Brown.  Elias was a farmer and lived at Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York.  Father of:
      1. William Elias Everett, born 17 April 1826 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York, died 19 September 1881 at Saratoga, Saratoga Co., New York; married 25 April 1854 at Brownville, Jefferson Co., New York, Pamela Williams Kirby, born 9 January 1831 at Brownville, died 23 January 1878 at Hot Springs, Arkansas, daughter of Col. Edmund Kirby and Eliza Brown.
  5. Olive, born 14 February 1760; married 9 December 1779 at Sharon, John Lord, born 22 February 1757 at Sharon, son of Joseph Lord and Esther Chapman.
  6. Mehitable, born 11 October 1762, born 11 October 1762, died unmarried.
  7. Sylvia, born about 1765; married David Marvin.
  8. Lois, baptized 5 June 1768; married 7 April 1785 in Sharon, Thomas St. John.
  9. Irene, born about 20 February 1771, died 7 October 1854; married 9 August 1789 Caleb Chapman.
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