Richard John Evans

Brief Life History of Richard John

When Richard John Evans was born on 21 September 1877, in Lawrence Township, Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, John W Evans, was 33 and his mother, Gwendolyn "Gwynne" Williams, was 28. He married Nora M Ellis on 30 October 1907, in Saint Clairsville, Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Flushing Monthly Meeting, Belmont, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 9 February 1938, in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Saint Clairsville Union Cemetery, Saint Clairsville, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Richard John Evans
Nora M Ellis
Marriage: 30 October 1907
Beatrice M Evans
Still Born Evans
Betty Jane Evans

Sources (17)

  • Richard J Evans, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Evans, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Richard J. Evans, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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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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