MRS. M. J. EVERETT DEAD
Mrs. M.J. Everett died Wednesday, December 21st at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Hays, in
the Pleasant Valley community, Burnet County, Texas. The
body was interred in the Bethel community, Rev.
Bryan, Baptist minister of Burnet officiating.
Mrs. Everett's maiden name was Kirksey. She was
born in the state of Georgia, November 28th, 1847, making
her, at the time of her death, 85 years and 23 days of age.
She was married, in Georgia in 1873, to
Jordan Everett who
preceeded her in death some nine years ago. Mr. and Mrs.
Everett moved to Texas in 1874, and to Burnet County in 1884
and made Burnet County their home until death took them
Mrs. Everett is survived by the following children:
Jordan Everett of Lampasas, Henry Everett
of Burnet, Owen Everett of Van Zandt County, Mrs.
Walter Hays of Burnet County, Leonard Everett of
Ft. Worth, and Cecil Everett of Burnet County.
Mrs Everett was a good woman, highly esteemed by all who
knew her. The Bulletin joins in extending condolence to the
bereaved sons and daughters.
Missouri Jane Kirksey was born November
28, 1847, in Georgia, the daughter of Andrew
Jackson and Elizabeth Hendrick Kirksey of
Terrell County, Georgia. She was married to
Jordan Everett in Terrell County ( the
marriage license issue date is November 28, 1874
and recorded in Marriage Book B, page 122 of
Terrell County. With this marriage, she became the
mother of Jordan's children by a first marriage:
1. John Thomas Everett, who
married Margaret Ann Scott
2. Callis Henrietta Everett, who married
Jesse Hamilton Goss
3. Emma Camilla Everett, who married
4. James Walter Everett, who married
Minerva Elizabeth (Lizzie) Glimp
5. Mary Adela Corene (Mamie) Everett, who
married John Franklin Smith
During her marriage to Jordan, Missouri Jane had
the following children of her own:
1. Jordan Franklin Everett,
who married Carrie Lee Newton
2. Henry Joseph Everett, who married
Susan Gibson Mallett
3. Robert Owen Everett, who married
Alice Ara Jones
4. Lizzie May
Everett, who married Samuel Lee
5. Annie Eleanor Everett, who married
John Walter Hays
6. Leonard Barnard Everett, who married
Lula Alyce Carson
7. Cecil Atwood Everett, who married
Cecil Lillian Shelton