William Job Bevan

24 October 1857–13 February 1914 (Age 56)
Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Life of William Job

When William Job Bevan was born on 24 October 1857, in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada, his father, William Bevan, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Vessey, was 32. He married Sara Anne Campbell on 1 February 1881, in Prince Edward Island, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 13 February 1914, at the age of 56, and was buried in Wollaston, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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William Job Bevan
Sara Anne Campbell
Marriage: 1 February 1881
Blanche Kate Bevan
Georgina Driscoll Bevan
Charlotte Adelaide Bevan
Bernard Bevan
Ethel Bevan

Spouse and Children

1 February 1881
Prince Edward Island, Canada


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 12

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Iefan ‘son of Iefan’, Welsh equivalent of John .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William J Beaven in entry for Joseph Dolanski and Charlotte Beaven, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Wm Job Bevin, "Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888"
  • Wm J Bevan in entry for Georgiana Driscoll Bevan, "Prince Edward Island Baptism Card Index, 1721-1885"

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