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Everett, Addison, 1805-1885



  • Existence: 1805 - 1885

biographical statement

Everett Generations, via WWW, March 19, 2014 (Addison Everett; b. Oct. 10, 1805 in Wallkill, New York; parents, Ephraim Everett Jr. and Deborah Corwin Everett; worked as a ship carpenter on the New York City docks; Everett was married three times: first married Eliza Ann Elting in 1831 and they had two children; Eliza died; married Orpha Maria Redford in 1838 had two children; married 1852 to Hannah Gregory, which also produced two children; raised in a Presbyterian family; joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sept. 1, 1837; one of the earliest members of the N.Y. branch in the Church; 1842, president of the churches in Little Falls, N.J., and Mead's Basin, N.J.; 1843, Nauvoo, Ill.; carpentry skills; work on the construction of the Nauvoo Temple; 1846, bishop; Salt Lake City Eighth Ward; captain of fifty; helped lead the trek West; met up with his family along the way; settled in the Salt Lake Valley; he and his family were sent to St. George, Utah; developed the land into a liveable environment; helped build the St. George Temple; d. Jan. 12, 1885 in St. George, Utah)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Addison Everett letter to Oliver Boardman Huntington, 1881 February 17

 Item — Folder 7: [Barcode: 31197233647244]
Identifier: MSS 8406
Scope and Contents

Statement by Everett describing a conversation he had heard of Joseph Smith recounting events at a legal hearing.

Dates: 1881 February 17

Addison Everett ordination statement, 1883 August 11

 Item — Folder 4: [Barcode: 31197233647277]
Identifier: MSS 8406 Item 1

Addison Everett diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336080]
Identifier: MSS 1054
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a diary covering the time from 13 to 26 April 1847. Everett was a driver of Brigham Young's ox team. He writes about the organization of the first Mormon migrant company to come to Utah.

Dates: 1847

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Archival Object 2
Collection 1
Diaries 1
Immigration and American Expansion 1
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 1
Letters 1
Notes 1