Jacob Embree Evans

Brief Life History of Jacob Embree

When Jacob Embree Evans was born on 5 September 1875, in Toledo, Ozark, Missouri, United States, his father, Robert Martin Evans, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Jane Buttram, was 40. He married Martha Johnson on 17 January 1897, in Douglas, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Marion Township, Ozark, Missouri, United States for about 40 years and Toledo Township, Ozark, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 28 August 1963, in Thornfield, Ozark, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Thornfield Cemetery, Thornfield, Ozark, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Embree Evans
1875–1963
Martha Johnson
1875–1937
Marriage: 17 January 1897
Della Jane Evans
1898–1969
George Washington Evans
1900–1978
Alfam Evans
1904–1906
Ethel A. Evans
1907–1992
Arley Jacob Evans
1912–2004
Herman Evans
1916–1916

Sources (11)

  • Jake E Evans, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Emery Evans - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jake Emmery Evans
  • Jacob E. Evans, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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.

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