George William Evans

Brief Life History of George William

When George William Evans was born in 1845, his father, Benjamin Evans, was 29 and his mother, Catherine Davis, was 28. He married Elizabeth Ann Naylor on 11 May 1867, in Montpelier, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Bristol, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Bristol, Gloucestershire, England in 1911.

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Family Time Line

George William Evans
1845–
Elizabeth Ann Naylor
1847–
Marriage: 11 May 1867
George William Evans
1867–
Elizabeth Joan Evans
1869–
Evans
1871–
Eliza Ellen Evans
1872–
Alice Evans
1874–1960
Thomas Evans
1876–1939
James Evans
1878–
Polly Evans
1879–
Rose Evans
1881–
Frank Evans
1884–
Mabel Evans
1888–1967

Sources (24)

  • George Evans in household of Benjamin Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • George William Evans, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George William Evans, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Welsh: derivative of Evan , from Efan, Ifan, medieval forms of Ieuan (from Latin Johannes, the source of English John), dating from c. 1500, with the post-medieval patronymic suffix -s. Welsh Sion was a separate borrowing of English John, and Evan (Ieuan) and Sion developed as independent names.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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