Matilda Jane Evans

18 February 1851–21 November 1930 (Age 79)
Strafford, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Matilda Jane

When Matilda Jane Evans was born on 18 February 1851, in Strafford, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, John Evans, was 24 and her mother, Cynthia Cheever, was 24. She married George Curtis Evans on 31 December 1867, in Moretown, Washington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Moretown, Washington, Vermont, United States for about 60 years. She died on 21 November 1930, in Vermont, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Village Cemetery, Moretown, Washington, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Curtis Evans
Matilda Jane Evans
Marriage: 31 December 1867
Lena Bell Evans
Anna Laura Evans
Edmond Osgood Evans
George Theron Evans

Spouse and Children

    George Curtis Evans



31 December 1867
Moretown, Washington, Vermont, United States


    Lena Bell Evans


    Anna Laura Evans


    Edmond Osgood Evans



Parents and Siblings

    John Evans


    Cynthia Cheever




World Events (8)


Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 13

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan ( see Evan ), with redundant English patronymic -s.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Matilda J Evans, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Matilda J Evans in household of Osgood Evans, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matilda J Evans in household of Theron G Evans, "United States Census, 1930"

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