Everets

Everets

Kirk Home

Kirk Home

J.J. Kirk lived in an outside building when he moved to Everets in 1871.   In addition to running a saw mill he also had a box factory and later made baskets.  In 1875 he married Margaretta Godwin whom he had met at St. John’s Episcopal Church.  The K...
Sandy Ridge-Joyner Home

Sandy Ridge-Joyner Home

“This old house stands like a sentinel just within the isle of Wight County line  on Everets Road.  It was probably built by a Godwin or a Lawrence before the Revolutionary War.  Robert Lawrence, Jr., was living there at the time of his death in 1807...
Martin Home

Martin Home

According to the “Virginia Works Progress Administration of Virginia Historical Inventory” conducted in 1937 this farm was bought by John G. Martin, a native of Germany, in approximately 1840.  The report states that Mr. Martin “came to America and bo...

Pruden Home

The Pruden Farm at 21329 Quaker Road, beside Lake Burnt Mills, is an intact farm complex dating from the first half of the 19th century, consisting of the house, a kitchen, smokehouse, slave quarters and three log cribs (barns). This was the home of...

T.J. Saunders, Jr. Home

According to the oldest Saunders’ grandchild, Mary Way, this house was built in the mid 1880s from heart pine cut on the property.  Mr. Saunders had a saw mill on the farm as did many large farmers.  Looking out their back windows in 1900 the family cou...

Minton Home

The Minton house was once owned by Claude T. Minton and possibly built by him.  The property was sold by his grandson, Judge George Franklin Whitley, Jr. of Smithfield to J. R. Kirk in 1948.  Hinton Harry Schramm and his wife Elizabeth Cotton Schramm m...