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Simeon Oliver Everly
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1763
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1843
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA

Son of Casper & Sarah Everly, husband of Prudence Howard.

[Info contributed by Donna Summers (#48463740)]
"The Indian Spy" Enlisted 6/10/1777 under Capt Neal Ferrell, Cols Martin & Clark in Dunmoyer's War #23 255 - S 8446 Pensioned 12/11/1833. Dunmoyer was governor of Va and the war was against the Indians. Owned a farm around Riverside Park. He had a land grant deed from the Government.
Earl Core lists him as a Revolutionary War Vet. He had taxable property in Mon co in 1786. (The Mon Story Vol ll P145 Core)
Rev Va # 23255; No S 8446
Listed in 1810 census of Mon Co.1880 Census indicated he was born in WV, but it may have been Cumberland, Md.
A & M microfilm #924 in Colson Hall indicates he was a Rev War vet. in the VA Milita as an Indian spy.

Virginia Pension Roll of 1835
Report from the Secretary of War In relation to the Pension Establishment Of the United States 1835

AGE 71

(Source, Excerpts of Margurite Everly John)
Major Simeon was courteous and well read and always ready to impart knowledge he possessed. The following is taken from the Early History of Monongalia County in 1786 (one year after Morgantown was established) consisted of tithables, horses and cattle, as attested by john Evans, clerk, and J. Pendleton, auditor, was found among the papers of Colonel William McCleary and furnished us by Mr. John J. Brown. Listed under the David Scott return is the name Major Simeon Everly and 32 other (well known) pioneers."
History of Cloud County, KS by Holibaugh in which there is a sketch on the life of Simeon Oliver Everly. Simeon Oliver says of his grandfather Simeon Everly:"He was a slaveholder, but to those who desired freedom, it was granted at the age of 21 years. One day he gave an old slave a new suit of clothes and his freedom. The old slave was delighted at his owners generosity, but after wandering around for a few days, he returned glad to forego the franchise granted and spent the remainder of days in the home of his former master. He (Simeon) was a planter, distiller, and horticulturist. The family lived on a public highway."
Family links: 
  Casper Everly (1740 - 1800)
  Prudence Howard Everly (1769 - 1841)*
  Sarah Everly Michael (1788 - 1860)*
  Mary Everly West (1792 - 1870)*
  Elizabeth Everly Colebank (1795 - 1863)*
  Samuel Martin Everly (1795 - 1868)*
  Nancy Elizabeth Everly Martin (1797 - 1845)*
  Rachel Everly Hale (1798 - 1849)*
  Prudence Everly Keiser (1802 - 1868)*
  Simeon J. Everly (1807 - 1856)*
  Reason Howard Everley (1810 - 1887)*
  Jesse Everly (1816 - 1881)*
  Delia Ann Everly Keener (1817 - 1878)*
  Elizabeth Everly Martin (1760 - 1801)*
  Simeon Oliver Everly (1763 - 1843)
  Jesse Everly (1765 - 1842)*
  Samuel Everly (1773 - 1842)*
*Calculated relationship
Everly Cemetery
Fort Martin
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Amy L. Waters
Record added: Dec 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12774277
Simeon Oliver Everly
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My 3rd Great Grandfather Rest in Peace.
- Lawrence Shacklett
 Added: Aug. 18, 2017

 Added: Jun. 4, 2017
His brother Samuel is my wife's 3rd Gr-Grandpa.
- Wayne Carver Sr
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
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