Evan Arthur

8 August 1861–30 August 1938 (Age 77)
Blaenavon, Torfaen, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Evan

When Evan Arthur was born on 8 August 1861, in Blaenavon, Torfaen, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Evan Arthur, was 30 and his mother, Elinor Thomas, was 28. He married Martha Triplett on 23 September 1894, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Trevethin, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 30 August 1938, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Evan Arthur
Martha Triplett
Marriage: 23 September 1894

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  • Marriage
    23 September 1894Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 2
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 23
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, Irish, English, German, and French: from the ancient Celtic personal name Arthur. The origin of the name is disputed, but it may be derived from the Latin name Artorius, or it may derive from an old Celtic word meaning ‘bear’ (compare Gaelic art, Welsh arth, both of which mean ‘bear’). It has been in regular use as a personal name in Britain since the early Middle Ages, owing its popularity in large part to the legendary exploits of King Arthur, which gave rise to a prolific literature in Welsh, French, English, German, and other languages. In many cases this is a shortened form of Scottish or Irish McArthur , the patronymic Mac- often being dropped in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries under English influence.West African (Ghana): Anglicized form of the Akan (Fante) name Atta .History: President Chester Alan Arthur (1830–86) was the son of a VT Baptist preacher, William Arthur (1797–1875), who emigrated from Ballymena in northern Ireland c. 1815.

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    Sources (27)

    • Evan Arthur, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Evan Arthur, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Evan Arthur in entry for Martha Triplett Arthur, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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