Ike Everly Jr.
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Isaac Milford Everly Jr. (1908 - 1975)

Isaac Milford (Ike) Everly Jr.
Born in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United Statesmap
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Husband of [private wife (1910s - unknown)]
Died in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Ike Everly Er. was a musician. Ike, with Merle Travis, Mose Rager, and Kennedy Jones, was honored by the construction of The Four Legends Fountain in Drakesboro, Kentucky.

Ike Everly had a show on KMA and KFNF in Shenandoah, Iowa, in the 1940s, with his wife Margaret and two young sons, Phil and Don. Singing on the show gave the brothers their first exposure to the music industry. The family sang together live and traveled in the area singing as the Everly Family. The Everly Brothers grew up from ages 5 and 7 through early high school in Shenandoah. (Their boyhood home is being restored and will be donated to the Shenandoah Historical Society in the spring of 2009.)

Place of Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA


"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWBR-X93 : accessed 12 May 2018), Isaac Everly, Ward 25, Chicago, Chicago City, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 103-1574, sheet 2B, line 42, family 32, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 971.

"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHGP-4YT : accessed 12 May 2018), Isaac Everly in household of Milford Everly, Livermore, McLean, Kentucky, United States; citing ED 113, sheet 4A, line 44, family 91, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 589; FHL microfilm 1,820,589.

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