Solomon G. Evans

February 1849–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Solomon G.

When Solomon G. Evans was born in February 1849, in Indiana, United States, his father, William Evans, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Ann Zenor, was 24. He married Permelia McElfresh on 23 December 1870, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Posey Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Elizabeth, Posey Township, Harrison, Indiana Territory, United States in 1900.

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Solomon G. Evans
Permelia McElfresh
Marriage: 23 December 1870
Walter Evans
William N Evans
Claude R Evans

Spouse and Children

23 December 1870
Harrison, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Evans





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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 2

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Solomon G Evans in household of Wm Evans, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Solomon G Evans in household of Wm Evans, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Solomon G Evans in household of Sarah A Evans, "United States Census, 1870"

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