of Mr. and
Mrs. Roy Everett, Robinson street, was the scene of a pleasant event
yesterday when over 60 relatives and friends gathered to observe the
golden wedding anniversary of Mr. Everett's parents,
Mr. and Mrs.
Emerson Everett, 47 Kent street, Simcoe.
During the day, Mr.
and Mrs. Everett were the recipients of a number of congratulatory
messages and in the evening were presented with a number of gifts.
Mr. Everett was
born in Woodhouse, the son of Peter Everett and Mary Yeager, who later
resided in Vittoria. He was one of nine children, and has five brothers
Archie and William of Simcoe,
Edward of Bay City,
Albert of Charlotteville and
Charles of Port Ryerse.
Mrs. Everett, who
before her marriage was Emma Pattison, was born near Cayuga, the
Jesse Pattison and Ella Cook, who for a number of resided in
Hagersville. She was one of six children
and with the exception of a
brother, Richard Pattison
of Niagara Falls, N.Y., is the only surviving
of the family.
Mr. and Mrs.
Everett were married in Knox Presbyterian church in Jarvis, 20 Jun
1887. They took up residence in Woodhouse about a mile and a half south
of Simcoe. Eight years later they moved to Simcoe where they have lived
ever since. For about 30 years Mr. Everett carried on a blacksmith shop
in the building now occupied by
Dr. A. C. Burt, on Kent street, retiring
13 years ago.
They are both members of the United church and have four
sons, Roy of Simcoe, Harry of Bracebridge,
George of Brantford, and Percy
of St. Thomas.
out-of-town relatives and friends who were present yesterday were...