Charity Arms

Brief Life History of Charity

When Charity Arms was born on 19 March 1811, in Sutton, Brome-Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada, her father, Thomas Arms Jr, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ann "Betsy" Bresee, was 23. She married Joshua Everts in 1830, in Westford, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States in 1870 and Oak Creek, Millard, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 12 March 1883, in Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Oak City Cemetery, Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Everts
Charity Arms
Marriage: 1830
Affacena or Affajena Everts
Elizabeth Ann Everts
Philena Everts
Caroline Everts
Joshua Everts

Sources (35)

  • Charity Prows in household of Alvin Prows, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charity Evert, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Charity Everts, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English and German: variant of Armes .

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

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Story Highlight

Thomas Prows III and his wives; Eleanor Kouns, Charity Arms Everts, and Sarah Fooks Mullen

THOMAS PROWS III Son of Thomas Prows II and Anna Torrey Lowell (Taken from the book, "Three Thomas Prows's" by Lena Prows Steele, with additions in 2014) Thomas Prows was born 14 April 1792 in Portsm …

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