John James Evans


Brief Life History of John James

When John James Evans was born in 1851, in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Evans, was 43 and his mother, Mary Osborn, was 42. He married Mary Ann Wilkes in 1880, in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He was buried in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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John James Evans
Mary Ann Wilkes
Marriage: 1880
George Samuel Evans
Arthur John Evans
Fred James Evans

Sources (15)

  • John James Evans in household of Geo Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • James Evans in entry for James Evans, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"
  • John James Evans in household of Mary Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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  • Marriage
    1880Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 3

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 29

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 33

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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