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About Addison Everett
"....Everett, Addison – (Captain of 1st Fifty; in 3rd Ten) Born Oct. 10, 1805, in Wallkill, Orange Co., N.Y., to Ephraim and Deborah Carwin Everett. He was a ship's carpenter, introduced to the gospel by Parley P. Pratt in 1837. He was called as a counselor in he branch presidency in New York April 15, 1842. He gathered with the Saints in 1844 to Nauvoo, where he was involved with events related to the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith. After arriving in the Salt Lake Valley, he returned with Brigham Young to Winter Quarters. On the way he met his wife, Orpha Maria Redfield, and family near the Sweetwater River in Wyoming and returned with them to the Salt Lake Valley. He helped build Fort Supply, near Fort Bridger in Wyoming, and was called as bishop of the Eighth Ward and in 1861 was called to the Dixie Mission. He helped build the St. George Temple and did considerable temple work after it was completed. He died in St. George, Washington Co., Utah, on Jan. 12, 1885, at age 79..."