John Nelson Evans

23 February 1918–February 1985 (Age 66)
Texas, United States

The Life of John Nelson

When John Nelson Evans was born on 23 February 1918, in Texas, United States, his father, Laurence Commidore " Commie" Evans, was 41 and his mother, Martha Ellen Hudson, was 37. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Falls, Texas, United States in 1920 and Cisco, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1935. He died in February 1985, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Laurence Commidore " Commie" Evans
Martha Ellen Hudson
Bertha Beatrice Evans
Lillian Estell Evans
Laurence Edgar Evans
Raymond Quincy Evans
Helen Pauline Evans
Lawrence C. Evans
John Nelson Evans
Henry Clayton Evans

Parents and Siblings

    Laurence Commidore " Commie" Evans





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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Johnnie Nelson Evans, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Johnnie Evans in household of Lawernce Evans, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Johnnie Nelson Evans, "BillionGraves Index"

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