Richard Douglas Evans

16 March 1881–29 June 1973 (Age 92)
De Soto, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Richard Douglas

When Richard Douglas Evans was born on 16 March 1881, in De Soto, Louisiana, United States, his father, Jesse Emmanuel Evans, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Jane Green, was 20. He married Viola Samantha Sirman before 1902. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ward One, Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Middlecreek, Sabine, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 June 1973, in Many, Sabine, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Clearwater, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Douglas Evans
1881–1973
Viola Samantha Sirman
1881–1961
Marriage: before 1902
Earnest Lee Evans
1902–1902
Bertha Isabell Evans
1903–1996
Vera M Evans
1906–
Audra Ethel Evans
1907–2000
Grover Hieston Evans Sr.
1908–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1902
children

(5)

    Earnest Lee Evans

    Male1902–1902Male

    Female1903–1996Female

    Vera M Evans

    Female1906–Female

    Audra Ethel Evans

    Female1907–2000Female

    Grover Hieston Evans Sr.

    Male1908–1983Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • R D Evans, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richard D Evans, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard D Evans, "United States Census, 1910"

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