Leonard Everett

26 September 1787–21 March 1852 (Age 64)
Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Leonard

When Leonard Everett was born on 26 September 1787, in Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Edward Everet, was 41 and his mother, Hannah Leonard, was 35. He married Almira Kimball on 7 June 1815, in Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 March 1852, in Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Everett
Almira Kimball
Marriage: 7 June 1815
Almira Everett
Elizabeth Everett
Leonard Kimball Everett
Charles Edward Everett
George Everett

Spouse and Children

7 June 1815
Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Hannah Everett



    Abigail Everett


    Betsey Everett


    Hannah Everit


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World Events (7)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Age 2

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements eber ‘wild boar’ + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’. The surname was at first found mainly in East Anglia (still one of the principal locations of the variant Everett), which was an area of heavy Norman and Breton settlement after the Conquest. This suggests that the personal name may be of Continental (Norman) origin, but it is also possible that it swallowed up an unattested Old English cognate, Eoforheard.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Leonard Everett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Leonard in entry for George E. Everett and Emma D. Leatherbee, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Leonard Everett in entry for J. Mason Everett and E. M. French, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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