Glenn Nelson Evans

Male7 August 1894–25 September 1954

Brief Life History 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 4 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 Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ennice, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States.

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

Sources (43)

  • Glena Ivins in household of Berry Ivins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Glenn Evans, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • Glenn Evans, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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  • Marriage
    1914Alleghany Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (5)

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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: derivative of Evan , from Efan, Ifan, medieval forms of Ieuan (from Latin Johannes, the source of English John), dating from c. 1500, with the post-medieval patronymic suffix -s. Welsh Sion was a separate borrowing of English John, and Evan (Ieuan) and Sion developed as independent names.

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

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