George Austin Everest

1875–1966 (Age 91)
Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States

The Life of George Austin

When George Austin Everest was born on 7 March 1875, in Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States, his father, Hiram Augustus Everest, was 28 and his mother, Emma Jane Coffin, was 34. He married Ethel Bourland on 24 December 1910, in Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in White Bird, Idaho, Idaho, United States in 1935 and White Bird Election Precinct, Idaho, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 10 July 1966, in Colfax, Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Austin Everest
Ethel Bourland
Marriage: 24 December 1910
Ruth Everest
Hiram Augustus Everest
Doris Everest
Lloyd George Everest
Helen Everest

Spouse & Children

24 December 1910
Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 2

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 24

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Evreux in Eure, France, probably named from its association with the Eburovices, a Gaulish tribe.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Birth of Hiram Augustus Everest, remembered by his sister Ruth

In 1914 George and Ethel Everest were living at the One Mile Farm near Grangeville, Idaho. Aunt Vinnie Bourland. who was a trained nurse, and Grandmother Ruth Elizabeth Bourland, were there. In the mi …

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Sources (3)

  • George A Everest in household of Hiram Everest, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • George Everest, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George A Everest in household of H A Everest, "United States Census, 1910"

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