Eleazer Everett orderly book 1780
Revolutionary War soldier Eleazer Everett, Jr. (1761-1828) was born in Dedham, Massachusetts, to Bethia Morse and Eleazer Everett (1712-1786). He enlisted as a private in the company of the Dedham militia, raised for the American Continental army, and was stationed at Boston Harbor; Providence, Rhode Island; and West Point. In 1780, he witnessed the execution of the noted British spy, Major John André.
Everett married Lucy Battelle (1764-1857) in 1783, and together they had 12 children. In 1791, he and his family moved to Francestown, New Hampshire, where he died on December 22, 1828.