Maude Evans

2 December 1889–17 May 1964 (Age 74)
Lee, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Maude

When Maude Evans was born on 2 December 1889, in Lee, Allegan, Michigan, United States, her father, William Henry Evans, was 35 and her mother, Ellen Adele Griffin, was 31. She married William Dayton Parker on 1 November 1906, in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States. She lived in Decatur Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920 and La Porte, Center Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 17 May 1964, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Norwood, Mercer, Illinois, United States.

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Ernest Garland Butler
Maude Evans
Marriage: 14 May 1923

Spouse and Children

    Ernest Garland Butler



14 May 1923
Calhoun, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Evans


    Ellen Adele Griffin




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 3

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Mand Evens in household of William Evens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maud Butler in household of Ernest G Butler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maude E Butler in household of Ernest G Butler, "United States Census, 1940"

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