Glenn Nelson Evans

7 August 1894–25 September 1954 (Age 60)
Ennice, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Glenn Nelson

When Glenn Nelson Evans was born on 7 August 1894, in Ennice, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, his father, Berry Smith Evans, was 26 and his mother, Mary Emmadella Gentry, was 21. He married Bessie Alma Richardson in 1914, in Alleghany Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Glade Creek Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. He died on 25 September 1954, in Ennice, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Crab Creek Cemetery, Ennice, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenn Nelson Evans
Bessie Alma Richardson
Marriage: 1914
Rudolph Nelson Evans
Edith Evans
Marie Alma Evans

Spouse and Children

Alleghany Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 3

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan ( see Evan ), with redundant English patronymic -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Glena Ivins in household of Berry Ivins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Glenn Evans, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Glenn Evans, "United States Census, 1930"

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