Francis Lee Evans

8 April 1893–24 April 1948 (Age 55)
Watertown, Sanilac, Michigan, United States

The Life of Francis Lee

When Francis Lee Evans was born on 8 April 1893, in Watertown, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, his father, George Allen Evans, was 44 and his mother, Mary Stuart, was 40. He married Julia Kristine Sessions on 21 February 1923, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Watertown Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 24 April 1948, in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Sandusky, Sanilac, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Lee Evans
Julia Kristine Sessions
Marriage: 21 February 1923
Lee H Evans

Spouse and Children

21 February 1923
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States


    Lee H Evans


Parents and Siblings

    George Allen Evans


    Mary Stuart




    Oscar Alexander Evans


    Victoria Theresa Evans


    Mable Sarah Evans



    Amy Sophia Evans


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 4

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 15

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Frank L. Evans, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Frank Evans in household of George A Evans, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank L Evans, "United States Census, 1940"

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