Walter Evans

about 1859–
Lionville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Walter

When Walter Evans was born about 1859, in Lionville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Beitler Evans, was 40 and his mother, Martha Jane Cheney, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Beitler Evans
1819–1914
Martha Jane Cheney
1823–
Miranda Evans
1847–
Walter Evans
1859–
William Penn Evans
1849–1893
Martha Eleanor Evans
1851–1940
Ezekiel Cheney Evans
1855–1937
Dr John King Evans
1857–1942
Frances C Evans
1861–1936
Mary W Evans
1864–
Jane P Evans
1868–
Thomas Evans
1872–
May Evans
1877–

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 4

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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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