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An American Family History

Richard Everett

 
Everett is also spelled Everetm Everette, Everit, and Everitt.
 

Eastern Long Island was settled at Southold by English Puritans on October 21, 1640. Western Long Island was Dutch. The Conklins and other related families owned the entire area in the 17th century. The Dutch granted an English settlement in Hempstead (now in Nassau) in 1644. In 1664, the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam became English and was renamed New York.

Richard Everett was born in 1665 in Hempstead, Queens (now Nassau) County, New York. His father may have been Richard Everett.

He married Elizabeth Clare about 1690 in Hempstead. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Richard and Elizabeth Everett.

Richard died in February, 1721 in Hempstead.

Richard Everett and Elizabeth Clare

  • Abraham Everett
  • Richard Everett
  • Mary Everett Oxley
  • George Everett
  • Hannah Everett van Gelder
  • Nicholas Everett
  • Queens County, New York is on Long Island. Jamaica was called Rustdorp by the Dutch. It was originally settled by English settlers from neighboring Hempstead. Hempstead was founded in 1644 by emigrants led by Reverend Richard Denton. Jamaica and Hempstead are now in Nassau County.

     
     

     

     

     

     
     

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