Son of George Everhart and Elizabeth 'Betsy' Mizer. Enlisted in 1865 and served in the 27th Missouri Infantry during the Civil War. Husband of Nellie Louella Everhart (m. 1872 - 9 Children).
Brother of Benjamin Everhart and Simeon Everhart (Find A Grave Memorial# 81302961), both of whom served in the Union Army (7th Missouri Cavalry) and both of whom died of disease while serving in Missouri in 1863. Simeon is buried in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery at St. Louis.