Eva Louisa Bean

29 March 1833–24 May 1904 (Age 71)
Franklin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Eva Louisa

When Eva Louisa Bean was born on 29 March 1833, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Henry Bean, was 30 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Awalt, was 33. She married Soloman Perry Martin on 30 November 1852, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Spadra Township, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Spadra, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1870. She died on 24 May 1904, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Johnson, Arkansas, United States.

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Soloman Perry Martin
Eva Louisa Bean
Marriage: 30 November 1852
John Thomas Martin
Elizabeth Georgiana Martin
Matilda Ethel Martin
William B Martin
Mary Ellen Martin

Spouse and Children

30 November 1852
Johnson, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 2

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 28

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular). Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a someone considered of little importance.2 English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly’, ‘amiable’ (of unknown origin; there is apparently no connection with Bain or Bon ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Beathán, a diminutive of beatha ‘life’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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!NAME: Eva Louisa "Louisa" Bean !NAME: Eva Louisa Bean - (AFN: HS6X-20) and (AFN: 1LJQ-3G), same people. Source L.D.S., Ancestral File. --------- !CENSUS: 1850 Johnson County, Arkansas census …

Sources (3)

  • Louisa Martin in household of S J Martin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louisa Martin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louisa Martin, "Illinois State Census, 1865"

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