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
1848–1913
Matilda Jane Evans
1851–1930
Marriage: 31 December 1867
Lena Bell Evans
1869–
Anna Laura Evans
1875–1955
Edmond Osgood Evans
1886–1890
George Theron Evans
1892–1975

Spouse and Children

    George Curtis Evans

    Male1848–1913Male

    Female1851–1930Female

MARRIAGE
31 December 1867
Moretown, Washington, Vermont, United States
children

(4)

    Lena Bell Evans

    Female1869–Female

    Anna Laura Evans

    Female1875–1955Female

    Edmond Osgood Evans

    Male1886–1890Male

    Male1892–1975Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Evans

    Male1827–Male

    Cynthia Cheever

    Female1827–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1863

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.

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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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