outgoing - to family, 1853-1884
Scope and Contents note
Edward Williams Everett (1843-1920) was the youngest of the 11 Everett children. He lived in Turin, NY, where he married Mary Allen in 1869. The couple had four sons, Jay Carroll, Charles, Robert, and Edward. In 1885 the family moved to Olpe, KS, south of Emporia, where Edward opened a general store near the home of his brother John Roberts Everett. He also served as postmaster at Olpe, from 1893 until 1897. Two more sons, Ray and Harry, were born in Kansas. Edward's letters describe the 1885 journey from New York to Kansas, and the family's life there, including encounters with Indians and pioneers traveling west.
- Creation: 1853-1884
- From the Collection: Everett family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
The Everett family papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).