George Samuel Evans


Brief Life History of George Samuel

When George Samuel Evans was born in 1886, in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John James Evans, was 35 and his mother, Mary Ann Wilkes, was 32. He lived in Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He registered for military service in 1917.

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John James Evans
Mary Ann Wilkes
George Samuel Evans
Arthur John Evans
Fred James Evans

Sources (6)

  • George S Evans in household of John J Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Samuel Evans, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • George S Evans in household of John J Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 18

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


Age 32

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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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