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Everts

Everts 

All the experts agree that the name is Dutch or German, but they seem to disagree about its original form. Some say Everard, some say Eberhardt, and still others, Everstyn, Evertmann, and more. In the Massachusetts Bay colony of the 1630s the name was Evarts. Like so many others, the name changed over time, with different branches using different spellings.William Evarts

Perhaps best known in this country was William M. Evarts, Secretary of State under Rutherford B. Hayes, and, when in Congress in 1868, one of the counsels of President Andrew Johnson at his impeachment trial.