George Everest

1828–1909 (Age 80)
Hever, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Everest was born on 10 August 1828, in Hever, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Everest, was 30 and his mother, Jane Cole, was 30. He married Dina Wintu in 1856. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in North Yamhill, Yamhill, Oregon Territory, United States in 1850. He died in 1909, in Igo, Shasta, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Igo, Shasta, California, United States.

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George Everest
Dina Wintu
Marriage: 1856
William Luke Everest

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  • William Luke Everest


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 5

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 28

Historical Boundaries - 1856: Yamhill, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Yamhill, Oregon, United States

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.

Sources (3)

  • George Everst in household of Richd Everst, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Everest, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911"
  • George, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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