Jonas Bevington

14 February 1838–5 August 1905 (Age 67)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Jonas

When Jonas Bevington was born on 14 February 1838, in Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Bevington Jr, was 50 and his mother, Rachel Fitz Randolph, was 41. He married Tressa Deeser on 28 June 1860. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Apple Creek, East Union Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Apple Creek, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1905. He died on 5 August 1905, in Ashland, Montgomery Township, Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Apple Creek, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Jonas Bevington
Tressa Deeser
Marriage: 28 June 1860
Burdette M. Bevington
Mary Alice Bevington
Elsworth W. Bevington
Elizabeth Bevington
Isa Idella Bevington

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World Events (7)

Age 8
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
Age 22
Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
Age 25
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (southwest Midlands): habitational name from either of two places, in Warwickshire and Gloucestershire, named Bevington, from the Old English personal name Bēofa + Old English -ing- implying association + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (24)

  • Jonas Bevington in household of Henry Bevington, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonas Bevington, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jonas Bevington, "United States Census, 1870"

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