Notes on John Everson

John (U. or N. or E.) Everson was born about 1870 in Barbour County West Virginia, the son of Thomas H.B. and Ruth Ice Everson.

The 1880 Federal census for Philippi District, Barbour County WV, available at the subscription service ancestry.com, includes the following listing for the Thomas Everson family:
Thomas B. Everson, age 39
Ruth Everson, age 37, wife
Sarah E. Everson, age 13, daughter
Bertie J. Everson, age 12, daughter
John N. Everson, age 9, son
Thomas W. Everson, age 7, son
Asa E. Everson, age 5, son
Priscilla M. Everson, age 2, daughter
Aquilla A. Everson, age 1/12, son
John Wilmoth, age 21, servant
Marriage records, an image of which is available AT THIS LINK, indicate the marriage of John U. Everson to Mary D. Potts on October 7, 1893. John was born in Barbour County, currently a resident of Sycamore WV. Mary was born in Roane County and was a resident of Spencer. He was 23, she was 22.

The 1900 Federal census for Lee District, Calhoun County WV includes...
John Everson, head, age 29, married 5 years
Mary D. Everson, wife, age 29, married 5 years
Altha R. Everson, daughter, age 5
Cassia J. Everson, daughter, age 4
The 1910 Federal census for Geary District, Roane County WV includes...
John W. Everson, head, age 39
Mary Everson, wife, age 39
Rettie Everson, daughter, age 15
Cassia Everson, daughter, age 14
Lowell (Lovel?) Everson, son, age 8
Walter C. Everson, son, age 1 10/12
The 1920 Federal census for Geary District, Roane County WV includes...
John E. Everson, head, age 49
Mary E. Everson, wife, age 48
Retta A. Everson, daughter, age 24
Cassie J. Everson, daughter, age 22
Lovel E. Everson, son, age 18
Walter C. Everson, son, age 11
Rhoda P. Everson, daughter, age 9
Velma Potts, niece, age 6
The 1930 federal census for Dunham Township, Washington County Ohio, include...
John E. Everson, head, age 59, married at age 23, born in West Virginia, laboror, working in a stone quarry
Mary D. Everson, wife, age 59, married at age 23, born in West Virginia
George Reynolds, son-in-law, age 20
Pearl R. Reynolds, daughter, age 18, married at age 18

Of note, the same page of this census record includes the family of Harvey C. and Lilian Reynolds, children Iniz, Ralph, Carl, Earl, Virgil, and Chester, all of whom were born in West Virginia.
Marriage records available AT THIS LINK indicate the marriage November 1, 1924, in Roane County West Virginia of Lovel Everson, age 23, born in Calhoun County WV, currently living in Belpre Ohio, to Hester Ledsome, age 21, born in Roane County, currently living in Left Hand.

Marriage records available AT THIS LINK indicate the marriage in Roane County April 9, 1921 of Cassie Everson, age 24, born in Roane County and living in Left Hand to Clide Wilson, age 23, born in Calhoun County and living in Linden.

Ohio death records, avaialble at the subscription service ancestry.com include a listing for
Name: John Everson
Birth Date: Est. 1871
Residence County: Washington
Residence state: Ohio
Death Date: 12 Mar 1963
Marital Status: Widowed

Ohio death records available at the subscription service ancestry.com include a listing for
Name: Rhoda Pearl Reynolds
[Rhoda Pearl Everson]
Birth Date: 5 Nov 1910
Birth State: West Virginia
Residence County: Washington
Residence state: Ohio
Death Date: 14 Oct 2001
Hospital of Death: Marietta Memorial Hospital
City of Death: Marietta
County of Death: Washington
Father's Surname: Everson
Mother's Maiden Name: Potts
Marital Status: Widowed

References

Don Norman's Family Files
       Everson page at Don Norman's Family Files

West Virginia Division of Culture and History
       Vital Research Records

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