Ann Jane Evans

6 December 1859–10 August 1881 (Age 21)
Genoa, Nance, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Ann Jane

When Ann Jane Evans was born on 6 December 1859, in Genoa, Nance, Nebraska, United States, her father, John Evans, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Davies, was 34. She married John Heber Forsgren on 12 August 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 10 August 1881, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Heber Forsgren
Ann Jane Evans
Marriage: 12 August 1880
Sarah Cleofa Forsgren

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · Cornerstone is Laid for the Tabernacle
    Age 6
    In May 1865, Brigham Young placed the cornerstone for the Tabernacle building. The work was delayed because of the construction the railroad. The walls of the Tabernacle begun in 1876. The building was first used in 1881.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 7
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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    Sources (11)

    • Ann Jane Evans in household of John Evans, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ann Jane Evans in entry for Sarah Cleofa Forsgren Madsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ann Evans in household of John Evans, "United States Census, 1880"

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