William Wallace Evans

29 January 1867–15 March 1940 (Age 73)
Kingston, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Wallace

When William Wallace Evans was born on 29 January 1867, in Kingston, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, William Joseph Evans, was 27 and his mother, Melissa McClaskey, was 22. He lived in Driftwood Township, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Valley Grange Township, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 15 March 1940, at the age of 73.

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William Joseph Evans
Melissa McClaskey
Robert Bruce Evans
William Wallace Evans
Ida Mae Evans
Mary Ellen Evans
Sarah Barbara Evans
George Abraham Evans
John Ernest Evans
Maude Rose Evans
Charles Francis Evans
Claude Adam Evans
Inna May Evans

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 4

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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  • William Evens in household of William Evens, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William W Evans in household of Charles F Evans, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William W Evans in household of William Evans, "United States Census, 1880"

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