Evan Wilkins

1849–Male
Nash, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Evan

When Evan Wilkins was born in 1849, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jarrott Wilkins, was 50 and his mother, Susan Mills, was 21. He married Lahara Mills on 13 March 1874, in Mannings Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Mannings Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and Coopers Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Evan Wilkins
1849–
Lahara Mills
1856–1942
Marriage: 13 March 1874
Docia Ann Wilkins
1877–
Bud Wilkins
1880–1941
James Wilkins
1882–
Ada Wilkins
1885–1954
Doshia Ann Wilkins
1891–1962
Rosa Wilkins
1893–
Eula Wilkins
1898–1967

Spouse and Children

    Male1849–Male

    Lahara Mills

    Female1856–1942Female

MARRIAGE
13 March 1874
Mannings Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    Docia Ann Wilkins

    Female1877–Female

    Bud Wilkins

    Male1880–1941Male

    James Wilkins

    Male1882–Male

    Ada Wilkins

    Female1885–1954Female

    Doshia Ann Wilkins

    Female1891–1962Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jarrott Wilkins

    Male1799–Male

    Susan Mills

    Female1828–Female

siblings

(5)

    Sarah Wilkins

    Female1846–Female

    Mary Wilkins

    Female1848–Female

    Male1849–Male

    Elizabeth Wilkins

    Female1854–Female

    Susan Wilkins

    Female1860–Female

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 4

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1863

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

English and Dutch: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evan Wilkins in household of Jarratt Wilkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Evan Wilkins in household of Jarrot Wilkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Evan Wilkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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