Martha Evans

about 1838–
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Evans was born about 1838, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, her father, Joseph Evans, was 50 and her mother, Eleanor Hendrix, was 44. She lived in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Evans
Eleanor Hendrix
Nancy Evans
James Evans
Mary C Evans
Daniel W Evans
Margaret Evans
Joseph Evans
Martha Evans
John Evans
Jane G. Evans
Elizabeth Evans

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World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 23

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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 (2)

  • Martha Evans in household of Eleanor Evans, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Evans in household of Joseph Evans, "United States Census, 1850"

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