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
Viola Samantha Sirman
Marriage: before 1902
Earnest Lee Evans
Bertha Isabell Evans
Vera M Evans
Audra Ethel Evans
Grover Hieston Evans Sr.

Spouse and Children

before 1902


    Earnest Lee Evans



    Vera M Evans


    Audra Ethel Evans


    Grover Hieston Evans Sr.


Parents and Siblings



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.

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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