Elijah Evans

about 1793–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elijah

When Elijah Evans was born about 1793, in Virginia, United States, his father, Benjamin Evans, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Weatherford, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Evans
1771–
Elizabeth Weatherford
1771–
Elijah Evans
1793–
Fuqua Evans
1794–
Nancy Evans
1795–
Kitty Evans
1796–
William Evans
1797–1874

Parents and Siblings

    Male1771–Male

    Elizabeth Weatherford

    Female1771–Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1793–Male

    Fuqua Evans

    Female1794–Female

    Nancy Evans

    Female1795–Female

    Kitty Evans

    Female1796–Female

    Male1797–1874Male

World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 19

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

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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