Everett Edward Elliott was born in Edmonton, London, England on 15 November 1888. He was the son of John Arthur Elliott (1840-1926) and Emma Jane Elliott (1845-1903) (1). His father was originally from Quebec and his mother was from Plymouth, Devon. They married in Lambeth on December 22, 1863.
On the 1891 census the family are living at 216 Moselle Avenue, Tottenham, Middlesex. Besides he and his parents Everett resides with his siblings: William Austin (b. 1878), George Herbert Gladstone (b. 1880), Walter Frederick (b. 1883) and Albert Christian (b. 1885). A further four siblings are not present on the census at the same address: John William Arthur (b. 1866), Edith Elizabeth (b. 1867), Francis Henry (b. 1871) and Florence Amelia (b. 1872). His father is described as an insurance agent. By the time of the 1901 census they have relocated to 19 Warner Road, Walthamstow and his father is now described as a civil servant.
Everett's mother passed away in 1903 and his father was remarried in 1905 in Holborn, London to Hannah Jane Kebbell, a London-native born circa 1859. They appear on the 1911 census living at 1 Wilmington Street, Clerkenwell, London. Everett is absent from this census.
When Everett signed on to the Titanic as a trimmer, he gave his address as the Sailor's Home, Southampton, but was still residing permanently at 1 Wilmington Street, Clerkenwell. As a trimmer he could expect to receive wage of £5 10s per month. His previous ship had been the Banfarth (?).
Everett Elliott was lost in the Titanic disaster. His body (#317) was recovered by the Minia and was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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