William Lee Ross Everhart

Male2 May 1851–2 February 1923

Brief Life History of William Lee Ross

When William Lee Ross Everhart was born on 2 May 1851, in Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States, his father, John William Everhart, was 18 and his mother, Salome Triphenia Byerly, was 14. He married Alice Dollie McBride about 1883. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Mount Airy Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 2 February 1923, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lee Ross Everhart
Alice Dollie McBride
Marriage: about 1883
John William Everhart
Victoria Elizabeth Everhart
Mattie Everhart
Nettie A. Everhart
William Ernest Everhart
Pearl Mae Everhart
Irvin Everhart
Joe Taylor Everhart
Leslie Everhart

Sources (31)

  • Wm. Everhart in entry for Irvin Everhart, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • William Everheart, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Love Everhart in entry for Luey Co Slate, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1883
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 2

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


    Age 12

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 19

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Eberhardt or Everhardt and German or Dutch Everhard . Compare Averhart .

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

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