1. JOHN EVERSON, who was born 11 Sept 1759 and died in 1818. He is listed in the DAR Patriot Index and SAR descendants. John married on 1 Jan. 1783 in Schenectady NY to JANE BARRINGTON. John was her second husband as her first husband was LEWIS BARRINGTON. Jane asked for and received a widow's pension on John's service. She refers to herself as "Jinny" and was born 1 April 1764.
Children of John Everson and Jane:
2 i JACOB EVERSON born 11 March 1783
3 ii SAMUEL EVERSON born 26 March 178_
4 iii JOHN EVERSON born 11 Sept 1786; died 1864
5 iv MARY EVERSON born 25 June 1789
6 v ISAAC EVERSON born 20 April 1791
7 vi ABRAHAM EVERSON born 22 July 1794
8 vii HENRY EVERSON bc 1796
9 viii DAVID EVERSON born 1798; married HULDAH CARR
10 ix JINNY EVERSON
11 x NANCY EVERSON
Children of Isaac Everson and Charity Bowlsby:
12 i EMELINE EVERSON born 27 Sept. 1812, married CHAUNCEY WESTCOTT
13 ii JANE EVERSON born 2 May 1822; married J. HARRISON CORNWALL of Jefferson County.
14 iii JOHN J. EVERSON born August 1824, married (1) ESTHER ANN___, (2) SARAH ANN PURVIS, (3) JENNETT PURVIS
15 iv JULIA A. EVERSON born 1827-8 and died 1894 at Leeds, Ontario CA. She married PETER F. PURVIS
Children of Emeline Everson and Chauncey Westcott:
16 i EMELINE F. WESTCOTT born 12 Sept. 1835 in Alexandria. She married 1st to CHARLES WOODWORTH in Feb. 1858 and 2nd to JOHN PERCY ROTON, son of JOHN ROTON and MARIA LIGROW on 18 Oct. 1909 in Brockville, Ontario CA. John was a police officer of Alexandria Bay at the time of the marriage and was age 49 and Emeline was age 59.
17 ii WILSON H. WESTCOTT born Cicero, Ondondaga Co NY on 20 Nov. 1833; married JANE THOMPSON in January 1844
Children of Jane Everson and J. Harrison Cornwall:
18 i ANDREW CORNWALL died 6 July 1877 at 6 months; buried Walton St. Cemetery in Alexandria Bay.
19 ii FRED CORNWALL died April 1866 at 5 years
20 iii JAMES E. CORNWALL born 12 May 1849 and died 6 Oct. 1849
21 iv MARY E. CORNWALL born 2 Feb. 1855 and died 7 May 1857
Children of John J. Everson and Esther Ann:
22 i ISAAC JAMES EVERSON born 1848 and died 1899; buried Walton St. Cem. Wife was Julia A. who was born 1847 but her tombstone does not have a death date.
23 ii CHARLES A. EVERSON was born May 1849 and died 1911. He married in 1884 to Minnie___ who was born November 1860.
24 iii MARY A. EVERSON born 1852; and died 1936. She was a music teacher. She married WRIGHT CORNWALL who was born 30 Nov. 1845 and died 6 Nov. 1927.
25 iv CHAUNCEY W. EVERSON born 1854.
26 v FRANCES E. EVERSON born 1856 and died 6 Sept. 1863 at 7 years; she is buried in the Walton St. Cemetery.
27 vi ALMIRA EVERSON born 1858.
28 vii EVALINE EVERSON died Aug. 1863 at 6 months and buried Walton St. Cemetery.
29 i JOHN I. EVERSON born 1864-5
30 ii ESTHER EVERSON born 1867
31 iii JOSEPHINE EVERSON born 1870
32 iv k. PETER EVERSON born 1870
Children of Julia Everson and Peter Purvis:
33 i LUTHER PURVIS died 17 Aug. 1855
34 ii CATHERINE M. PURVIS died 20 Aug. 1856
35 iii PETER E. PURVIS born 17 Aug. 1858; died 26 July 1862
36 iv CHARITY K. PURVIS died 19 Aug. 1862
GEORGE PURVIS was born in 1794 in Canada and died 1 Oct. 1878. He married on 11 Feb. 1818 to LYDIA COMSTOCK who was born 1799 and died 27 Nov. 1890 at 91 years. Lydia was the daughter of AARON COMSTOCK and PHOEBE ELLIOT. Both are buried in the Yonge Mills Cemetery at Leeds, Ontario CA. In the will of George Purvis which was dated 4 April 1877 he named his children—Jennet Purvis, Sarah Ann Purvis, Jennet Everson and sons, Peter C. Purvis and George Aaron Purvis.
However, all the children were: (Purvis)-Lovinia, Catherine, Alice, Phoebe, Lydia, Jennette, Peter, Jane, George and Sarah.
Sources: DAR and SAR records; cemetery records, census records, will record, Canadian records, pension records.
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