George Evans

about 1819–1881 (Age 62)
Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

George Evans was born about 1819, in Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He married Mary Richards on 8 October 1846, in Eglwyscummin, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in St Peter Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in 1881, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

George Evans
1819–1881
Mary Richards
1820–1907
Marriage: 8 October 1846
Harriet Evans
1844–1880
Sarah Evans
1847–1913
Samuel Evans
1850–1914
John Evans
1854–1854
Evans
1856–
Elizabeth Evans
1858–1935

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1846Eglwyscummin, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (5)

    1823
    Age 4
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 12
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
    Age 20
    The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Evanson
    Ivans
    Ivens
    Avans
    Evens
    Ivins
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    Evan

    Sources (9)

    • George Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Unknown in entry for Elizabeth Evans, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
    • George Evans in entry for Oliver James Mills and Harriet Evans, "Wales, Glamorgan, Parish Register Marriages, 1837-1922"

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