Edward Everett
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Edward Hill Everett (1794 - 1865)

Edward Hill Everett
Born in Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 8 May 1822 in Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Died at age 70 in Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Jan 2012
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Preceded by
19th Secretary
Daniel Webster




Preceded by
Acting Governor

Samuel Turell Armstrong




Preceded by
John Davis
Edward Everett
20th United States
Secretary of State
US Dept of State
1852—1853

15th Governor
of Massachusetts
Mass. Governor
1836—1840

US Senator (Class 2)
from Massachusetts
Seal of the US Senate
1853—1854
Succeeded by
21st Secretary
William L. Marcy




Succeeded by
16th Governor

Marcus Morton




Succeeded by
Julius Rockwell

Contents

Biography

Notables Project
Edward Everett is Notable.

Edward Everett was a Senator and Governor of Massachusetts. Also, he was the one that spoke for two hours at Gettysburg before President Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address during the Dedication Ceremony of the Gettysburg National Cemetery.

Birth

Birth:
Date: Apr. 11, 1794
Place: Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Death

Death:
Date: 15 Jan 1865
Place: Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Residence

Residence:
Date: 1850
Place: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts[1]
Residence:
Date: 1860
Place: Boston Ward 7, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States[2]
Residence:
Date: 1907-1907
Place: USA[3]

Legacy

Everett, Massachusetts is named in his honor.

Sources

  1. Source: #S-1848173864 Page: Year: 1850; Census Place: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: M432_325; Page: 60B; Image: . Note: Ancestry Record 1850usfedcenancestry #10382826 Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1794 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: 1850 Residence place: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts APID: 1,8054::10382826
  2. Source: #S-1850429749 Page: Year: 1860; Census Place: Boston Ward 7, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: ; Page: 49; Image: 53. Note: Ancestry Record 1860usfedcenancestry #9823519 Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1794 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: 1860 Residence place: Boston Ward 7, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States APID: 1,7667::9823519
  3. Source: #S-1644583518 Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=handybkaa&h=335&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Residence date: 1907-1907 Residence place: USA APID: 1,4874::335
  • S-1644583513 New York, Marriage Newspaper Extracts, 1801-1880 (Barber Collection) Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.Original data - Barber, Gertrude A., comp. Marriages taken from the "Brooklyn Eagle." Volumes 1-14. n.p.: n.p., 1963-66.Barber, Gertrude A., comp. Marriages taken from the New York Even Note: APID: 1,8936::0
  • S-1644583518 Handy Book of American Authors, 1907 Author: Barghouti, Kim, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data - Louis Harmon Peet. Handy Book of American Authors. New York, USA: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., 1907.Original data: Louis Harmon Peet. Handy Book of American Authors. New Y Note: APID: 1,4874::0
  • S-1644583525 Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.Original data - Venn, J. A., comp.. Alumni Cantabrigienses. London, England: Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954.Original data: Venn, J. A., comp.. Alumni Cantabrigienses. London, Eng Note: APID: 1,3997::0
  • S-1645788894 American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) Author: Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.Original data - Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.Original data: Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genea Note: APID: 1,3599::0
  • S-1848173864 "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDSS-M8K : 4 April 2020), Edward Everett, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing family 970, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • S-1850429749 1860 United States Federal Census Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Note: APID: 1,7667::0


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Sen./Gov. Edward Everett and Luke are 10th cousins 7 times removed.

He noted to Lincoln after their Gettysburg addresses, "I should be glad if I could flatter myself that I came as near to the central idea of the occasion, in two hours, as you did in two minutes."