Charlotte Gray Brooks was the wife of Edward Everett (1794-1865), an American politician and educator from Massachusetts. He served as president of Harvard College.
On May 8, 1822 Everett married Charlotte Gray Brooks (November 4, 1800 - July 2, 1859), the daughter of Peter Chardon Brooks and Ann Gorham, who like Everett were of old New England lineage. Brooks had made a fortune in a variety of business endeavors, including marine insurance, and would financially support Everett when he embarked on his career in politics. Everett would also become associated through the Brooks family with John Quincy Adams' son Charles Francis, who married one of Charlotte's sisters.
|Offspring of Edward Everett and Charlotte Gray Brooks (1800-1859)|
|Ann Gorham Everett (1823-1843)|| |
|Miss Everett (1824-1824)|| |
|Charlotte Brooks (1825-1879)|| |
|Grace Webster Everett (1827-1836)|| |
|Edward Brooks Everett (1830-1861)|| |
|Baby Everett (1833-1833)|| |
|Henry Signey Everett (1834-1898)|| |
|William Everett (1839-1910)||10 October 1839 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States||16 February 1910 Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States|
Charlotte is a direct descendant of the following:
- Nathaniel Gorham (1738-1796)/immigrant ancestors - delegate to the Continental Congress, signer of the US Constitution, and a descendant of several early Mayflower pilgrims.