Harry Russell Evans

24 February 1895–1945 (Age 49)
Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Harry Russell

Harry Russell Evans was born on 24 February 1895, in Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. He married Ruth Helen Simpson on 19 July 1923, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in 1945, at the age of 50.

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Harry Russell Evans
Ruth Helen Simpson
Marriage: 19 July 1923
Dana Russell Simpson
Jean Ruth Simpson

Spouse and Children

19 July 1923
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States


    Dana Russell Simpson


    Jean Ruth Simpson


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 14

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harry Russell Evans, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Harry R Evans, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Harry Russell Evans - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Harry Russell Evans

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