Jacob Embree Evans

5 September 1875–28 August 1963 (Age 88)
Toledo, Ozark, Missouri, United States

The Life 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 6 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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Jacob Embree Evans
Martha Johnson
Marriage: 17 January 1897
Della Jane Evans
George Washington Evans
Antha L. Evans
Kenneth Evans
Alfam Evans
Ethel A. Evans
Arley Jacob Evans
Herman Evans

Spouse and Children

17 January 1897
Douglas, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

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

Age 1

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

Age 1

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

Age 23

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: 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)

  • Jake E Evans, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jake E Evans, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jacob Evans in household of Robert Evans, "United States Census, 1880"

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