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Re: Williams/Everson

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 4:52PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: everson williams
My grandfather (Gwendolyn's great-grandfather) was Garnet Everson. Rigo was his brother.
Garnet left Machen for Pennsylvania, where he continued to work in a coal mine, in the 1920s. When he was able, he sent for his wife, Emily Jones Everson, and their children, Ivy, Elizabeth (Bessie), Sydney, Mary, Dorothy, and Harry. Bessie was my mother (Gwendolyn's grandmother); she married Lyndon Rees Williams of Newport in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in 1928, and they returned to Newport, where my sister Margaret Everson Williams, was born in 1929. The Everson family moved to Detroit, Michigan, in the 1930s. In 1947 my family came from Newport to Detroit so my mother could be reunited with her family. Garnet Everson died in 1949. Emily died in 1976.
Bessie died in Connecticut, aged 100, in 2009. The last of her siblings, Harry, died in Ohio in about 2008.
Elinor Fillion
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Gwendolyn Williams 15 Oct 1998 12:00PM GMT 
John_Everson 1 Sep 2001 9:39AM GMT 
e_fillion38 24 Feb 2013 11:52PM GMT 
friendlyfire6... 2 Mar 2013 12:22PM GMT 
friendlyfire6... 5 Mar 2013 8:41PM GMT 
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