Della Evans

Brief Life History of Della

When Della Evans was born on 23 June 1864, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Evans, was 39 and her mother, Joanna Urch, was 34. She married George Washington Stuyverson on 29 September 1883, in Washington Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Venango, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Civil District 5, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died on 8 August 1958, in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States.

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George Washington Stuyverson
Della Evans
Marriage: 29 September 1883
William L. Stuyverson
Ellabelle Stuyverson
George Leonard Stuyverson
Genevieve Irene Stuyverson
Jenny V Stayverson

Sources (20)

  • Della Stayverson in household of George Stayverson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Della Stuyverson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Evans in entry for John F. Wean and Ellabelle Stuyverson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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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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