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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Family Time Line

William Joseph Evans
1839–1921
Melissa McClaskey
1844–1915
Robert Bruce Evans
1866–1945
William Wallace Evans
1867–1940
Ida Mae Evans
1869–1914
Mary Ellen Evans
1871–1944
Sarah Barbara Evans
1873–1944
George Abraham Evans
1876–1878
John Ernest Evans
1877–1945
Maude Rose Evans
1880–1950
Charles Francis Evans
1881–1953
Claude Adam Evans
1887–1918
Inna May Evans
1889–1951

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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.
1871

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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Sources (3)

  • 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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