Notes on Thomas Watson "Watt" Everson

The Everson page at Don Norman's Family file indicates:
Thomas Hart Benton Everson was born December 28, 1840 and died in Calhoun County WV March 9, 1909. He married Ruth Ice. Ruth, a daughter of Daniel Ice (Thomas Ice, see Notes on Bertie Everson), was born March 10, 1843.

Children of Thomas Hart Benton and Ruth (Ice) Everson.

2. (1). Melissa b.Jan 15 1878 d.Feb 17 1939
            m. Francis Marion Wilmoth Mar 20 1897

3. (2). John b.Oct 1870
            m. Mary D. --------

4. (3). E. Asa "Ace" b.May 13 1880 d.Jul 30 1901 (Believed to be in error)
            m. Zilla A. -----

5. (4). Gilbert b.Feb 1883

6. (5). Bertie
            m. ------ Price

7. (6). Sarah
            m.------ Workman

8. (7). Thomas Watson
There is a genealogy of Thomas H.B. Everson on the subscription service ancestry.com indicating the parents of T.H.B. Everson to be Eli Everson and Sarah Elizabeth Sally Dunn.

Thomas Watson "Watt" Everson was born February 1, 1873, the son of Thomas H. Everson and Ruth Ice Everson.

He was a brother to Bertie Everson Duvall Price, and therefore would have been an uncle to Icie Mae Duvall.

He married Rosa Lee (Rosetta) Haught October 30, 1904. (Record on Linda Cunningham Fluharty's website AT THIS LINK). Rosa Lee Haught was born March 4, 1884, the daughter of Eli and Prudence Beverlin Haught of Doddridge County.

Watt Everson lived at the curve just beyond the Millstone Church of Christ (driving north).

Thomas Watson Everson died January 8, 1954 in Calhoun County WV. An image of his death certificate is available AT THIS LINK.

His wife, Rosa Lee (Rosetta) Haught Everson died November 2, 1971, in Calhoun County WV.

The 1900 Calhoun County WV census, available online AT THIS LINK, indicates Watson (Thomas W.) Everson age 27, living with parents.
EVERSON, 35-36
Thomas H. B...Head...WM...Dec 1840...59...md 34 yrs...Farmer...PA PA PA
Ruth...Wife...WF...Mar 1842...58...8/8...WV WV PA
Watson...Son...WM...Feb 1873...27...Farm Laborer...WV PA WV
Equilla A...Son...WM...May 1880...20...Farm Laborer...WV PA WV
Gilbert F...Son...WM...Feb 1883...17...Farm Laborer...WV PA WV
DUVALL, Icie M...Gr-dau...WF...Sep 1888...11...OH WV WV
NITZ, Dee...Svt...WM...Feb 1880...20...Farm Laborer...WV PRU WV
The 1910 Federal census for Lee District, Calhoun County WV available at the subscription service ancestry.com indicates...
Watt Everson, age 37, married 6 yrs
Rosetta Everson, age 27, married 6 years
Arvella Everson, daughter, age 8
Kinzy Haught, brother in law, age 24
The 1920 Federal census for Lee District, Calhoun County WV indicates...
Thomas W. Everson head age 46
Rose Everson, wife age 36
Arvilla, daughter age 18
Woodrow, son, age 5
Thomas W. (Watt) Everson and Rosa Lee H. Everson are buried at the Barr Cemetery in Calhoun County, WV.

Obituary of Murl Maffett Bibbee, a grand-daughter of Watt Everson
Murl A. Bibbee, 74, of Vienna died July 3, 2003, at her residence. She was born April 15, 1929, in Grantsville, a daughter of the late Ralph and Arvella Everson Maffett. She graduated from Belpre High School and attended Marietta College. She was a former switchboard operator for Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital. She was a secretary for Lyle Knapp, CPA, a bookkeeper for Ohio Valley College, a secretary for the former Parkersburg Community College and most recently a bookkeeper for West Virginia Consumer Credit Counseling. She was a member of the 36th Street Church of Christ in Vienna.

She is survived by two sons, Dennis Bibbee of Parkersburg and Dan Bibbee and his wife, LuAnna, of Little Hocking; one granddaughter, Kate Bibbee of Little Hocking; and four sisters, Jean Davis of Cleveland, Ohio, Opal Fernandez of Orange County, Calif., Ruth Rogers of Jackson, Mich., and Glenn Basom of Hudson, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Russell Bibbee, on Feb. 9, 1998; one son, David Bibbee; one grandson, Jason David Bibbee LeDeaux; two sisters, Rose Stemple and Ruby Poling; and one brother, Vere Maffett.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the 36th Street Church of Christ in Vienna with Evangelists Tom Butterfield and Mark Mason officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Williamstown. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Monday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home of Vienna.

References

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

Linda Cunningham Fluharty Website lindapages.com
       Marshall County WVGenWeb, maintained by Linda Cunningham Fluharty
              Descendants of John Youst

       Calhoun County WVGenWeb, maintained by Linda Cunningham Fluharty
              Barr Cemetery

West Virginia Division of Culture and History
       Vital Research Records

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4/28/2009


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