John Evans

1850–
Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Evans was born in 1850, in Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, George Evans, was 31 and his mother, Mary Thomas, was 29. He lived in St Peter Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

George Evans
1819–
Mary Thomas
1821–
George Evans
1848–
John Evans
1850–
David Evans
1855–
Sarah Evans
1859–

Parents and Siblings

    George Evans

    Male1819–Male

    Mary Thomas

    Female1821–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Age 0

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 17

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
1884

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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)

  • John Evans in household of George Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Evans in household of George Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Evans in household of George Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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