Joseph John Evans

29 September 1900–5 April 1980 (Age 79)
New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph John

When Joseph John Evans was born on 29 September 1900, in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Frank Evans, was 25 and his mother, Eva Birt, was 23. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Bessie Anna Hunter. He lived in Sharon, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935. He died on 5 April 1980, in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Joseph John Evans
Bessie Anna Hunter
Jean Louise Evans
Robert Lee Evans

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Frank Evans


    Eva Birt




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph J Evans in household of Frank Evans, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph J Evans, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Evans in household of Frank Evans, "United States Census, 1910"

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