When Samuel Evans was born in 1850, in Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, George Evans, was 32 and his mother, Mary Richards, was 30. He married Mary Joanne Thorburn on 8 February 1874, in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in St Peter Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 30 years. He died on 10 January 1914, at the age of 64.
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.
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