Evarts History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Evarts family

The surname Evarts was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Evarts family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Evarts research. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1821, 1610, 1666, 1642, 1706 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Evarts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Evarts Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Everts, Evertsen, Everswyn, Eversteyn, Evertmann, Evart, Evert, Evermann, Everdt, Everds and many more.

Early Notables of the Evarts family (pre 1700)

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Cornelis Evertsen the Elder (1610-1666), a Dutch admiral; and his son, Cornelis Evertsen the Youngest (1642-1706), a Dutch admiral...
Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Evarts Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Evarts migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Evarts Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Evarts, who landed in Massachusetts in 1638 [1]
Evarts Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Grace Evarts, aged 15, who arrived in America, in 1893
Evarts Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Allen Wardner Evarts, who arrived in America, in 1903
  • Thomas Evarts, aged 41, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • Mrs. D.E. Evarts, aged 38, who arrived in Jersey City, N.J., in 1907
  • Martha Evarts, aged 16, who arrived in America, in 1908
  • Trueman Chipen Evarts, aged 26, who arrived in America, in 1918
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Evarts migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Evarts Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Luther Evarts U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Evarts (post 1700)

  • Milo Burnell Evarts (1913-1942), American officer in the United States Navy during World War II, posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, eponym of the SS Evarts (DE-5), the lead ship of her class of destroyer escorts
  • Edward Vaughan Evarts (1926-1985), American neuroscientist who pioneered single-unit recordings from the brains of awake, behaving monkeys
  • Maxwell Evarts (1862-1913), American Asistant United States attorney for the Southern District of New York in 1890, Member of the Vermont House of Representatives in 1906, youngest son of William Maxwell Evarts
  • Jeremiah F. Evarts (1781-1831), known by the pen name William Penn, a Christian missionary, reformer, and American Indians rights activist, a leading opponent of the Indian removal policy of the United States government
  • William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901), American lawyer and statesman, 27th United States Secretary of State (1877-1881), 29th United States Attorney General (1868-1869), United States Senator from New York (1885-1891)
  • Maxwell Evarts (1862-1913), American politician, Member of Vermont State House of Representatives, 1906 [3]
  • Jeremiah F. Evarts, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1932 [3]
  • J. W. Evarts, American politician, Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861 [3]
  • Dennis W. Evarts, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Orleans County, 1898-99 [3]
  • Cyrus D. Evarts, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Killingworth [3]
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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