Evan Henton Jr.

22 June 1781–15 March 1847 (Age 65)
Shelby, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Evan

Evan Henton Jr. was born on 22 June 1781, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States as the son of Evan Henton and Mary Lincoln. He married Eleanor Lasswell on 7 September 1799, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 March 1847, in Greenville, Bond, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Evan Henton Jr.
1781–1847
Eleanor Lasswell
1779–1829
Marriage: 7 September 1799
Evan J. Hinton
1805–
William Henton
1807–1848
Moses Henton
1810–1844
Evan J. Henton
–1844
Sarah "Sadie" Henton
1811–1871
Jacob Henton
1812–1837
Allie M. Henton
1814–1890
John L. Henton
1817–1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 September 1799
Shelby, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Evan J. Hinton

    Male1805–Male

    Male1807–1848Male

    Male1810–1844Male

    Sarah "Sadie" Henton

    Female1811–1871Female

    Jacob Henton

    Male1812–1837Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1755–1781Male

    Mary Lincoln

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 11

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 19

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so called, probably either the one in Oxfordshire, which is named from Old English hēan, the weak dative case of hēah ‘high’ (originally used after a preposition and article), + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, or the one in Somerset, which is from Old English henn ‘hen’ (perhaps a byname) + tūn. The surname, however, is now most common in Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire, and could be a variant of Hinton .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Evan Henton in entry for Thomas F Comer and Mary W Hinton, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Evan Hunter, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Evan Henton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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