Dr. Stephen Hendrickson Everett and Associated Family Members

Craig A. Everett, Interpreter; ancestry.com. The ancestry.com is made up of records and genealogies so there may be some errors..  


Dr. Stephen Hendrickson Everett was born in NY, 1806, and died in Louisiana, 1844. He came to Texas in 1835.

He was a delegate to the Constitution and he was a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independent. A Senator in the Congress, Republic  of Texas from October 3, 1836 to December 9, 1840. He acquired land in Jasper County and was elected a delegate from Bevil Municipality. He served as one of three commissioners appointed to close the land offices in the Department of Nacogdoches. As a speculator he operated stores in Bevilport and on the Sabine Pass. He owned town lots in Bevil, Jasper, and Belgrade. His home in Jasper county has been made a historical landmark. He died July 12, 1844.

    "The necessity of self-preservation, therefore, now decrees our eternal political separation. We, therefore, the delegates, with plenary power, of the people of Texas, in solemn convention assembled, appearing to a candid world for the necessities or our condition, do hereby resolved and declare that our political connection with the Mexican nation has forever; and that the people of Texas do now constitute a free, sovereign and independent republic, and are fully invested with all the rights and attributes which property belong to independent nations; and, conscious of the rectitude of our intentions, we fearlessly and confidently commit the issue to the decision of the Supreme Arbiter of the destinies of nations."

    "The fourteen senators elected were as follows: Dr. Steven H. Everitt from Jefferson and Jasper County, Texas."

(1) Richard Everett b. 1665 in Hempstead, Queens, New York and d. in 1721 in Hempstead, Queens, New York.  He married Elizabeth Clare who was b. 1672 in New York and died in 1713 in Burlington, New Jersey. Their only recorded son is Richard Everrit.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          


(2) Richard Everrit b. 1695 in Hempstead, New York and d. 1764 in Rumbout Prescient , Dutchess, New York. He married Estelle Adeletennies ----------  He only recorded son is Clear Everitt.


(3) Clear Everitt, Esq. b. 1717 and d. 1790 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York. He was married to Magdalen Vanderburgh who was b. 1727 in Poughkeepsie, New York and d. in 1801. In January 1744/1745 they married. The marriage was performed by Francis Filkins, justice of the peace in Poughkeepsie. They probably lived their lives in Poughkeepsie. Clear Everett was the Sheriff of Dutchess County from 1754-1761. Clear was involved in many Poughkeepsie area land transactions during the middle of the 18th Century. Several of these included: buying (1750) 1394 acres in the Rochdale neighborhood, buy (1759) and selling (1764) the "Upper Landing:" various transaction in the "Vlackie" in Rombout Precinct; and in Pine Street in Poughkeepsie. 

He owned a house that was designated the governor's office. Clear Everitt built the historic home, "Clear Everitt House," still standing (1897) one the main street in Poughkeepsie and now known as the "Washington Hotel." This house evidently an hostelry was a the meeting place of the leading men of the Revolution, Governor Clinton, Lafayette and Washington. The status prompted the Mahweniwasihg DAR to as the Governor Theodore Roosevelt to declare the building a historic site c.1900. It is the headquarters of the Dutchess County Historical Society.

The Poughkeepsie Journal wrote that July 3, 1790 he died. "Clear Everitt died last evening in his 74th years". The Dutchess (Volume 10, #3 (Sping 193) "Everitt, Mr. Clear died yesterday (July 3, 1790); former High Sheriff of Duchess County".                                      


                                    Maria Everitt 1745-1776

                                    (Phoebe Everitt 1748-1776)

                                    Richard Everitt 1749-1824            

                                    Magdalena Everett 1750-----

                                    Martha Everett 1750-1815

                                    Elizabeth Everett 1760-1800

                                   xPhoebe Everett 1776-1776

                                    Clear Everitt, Jr. was in Beekman Officers corps by 1790. There is also an Article of Association in Beekman and served in the 5th Regiment of Dutchess County for which he received land bounty. One other service was 19 days in September and October in Humphrey's Regiment for which he received L1/13/4. 


(4) Richard Everitt b. 1749 - d. 1824 from Poughkeepsie, New York. He had two wives.

            (1) Hester Vanderburgh married 1770. She was from Poughkeepsie. The only recorded child was Elizabeth Everitt.

            (2) Abigail DeGraaf b. 1770 and d. 1826 in Poughkeepsie.

                                       Peter Everett 1788-1837

                                       Samuel Slee Everett 1801-1827

                                       Steven H. Everitt 1806-1844

                                       Philip Everett 1809-1825


(5) Dr. Stephen H. Everitt b. 1806 in Poughkeepsie, New York and died in 1844 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He came to Texas in 1835. 

He was married two times.

               (1) Julie Ann Foster was married 1827. They had two reported with

                                        Louisa Everitt

                                        Thomas Peter Everitt 1829-1916

               (2) Altazera (Alta Zerah) Williams marred in 1835 and have two children.

                                         William Hendrickson Everitt (W.H. Everett) 1836-1902. William was Confederate in Texas assigned to the Thirty Texas Cavalry Regiment. The name expanded to the Thirty Regiment, Texas Cavalry, Gurley's First Texas Partisan Rangers, Company B. He was a Lieutenant, M227 roll 11. William was a stepson of Doom when their father, Stephen H. Everitt died of yellow in New Orleans. Their mother decided to remarrying Colonel Doom. William named his sons after Columbus Doom. 

                                         James Carr Everitt 1838-1939 b. Jasper, TX and d. Lufkin, Angelina, TX

                                         Sarah Ann Everitt 1843------- b. Jasper, TX and d. ------

                           (1) Colonel Randolph Columbus Doom

                                         Mary Francis Doom 1846-----

                                         David Williams Doom 1848-----

                                         Skenna Jane Doom 1850-----

                                         Nancy Elizabeth Doom 1854-----


(6) William Hendrickson Everitt b. 1835 at Bevliport, Jasper County, TX and d. 1902 in McClennan, TX. He was married to Loretta Hicks who was b. 1841 and d. 1880.

                                        Columbus Doom Everitt, b. 1870 TX and d. ---- Fort Worth, Tarrant, TX


(7) Columbus Doom Everitt (CD) b. 1870 in TX and d.---- Fort Worth, Tarrant, TX

                    (Their are pictures of him as CD - one of age 12, one of age 17, another with a friend at 18, and a full Army suite but his date is not conclusive.)