Verda May Evans

Brief Life History of Verda May

When Verda May Evans was born on 29 August 1868, in Harmony Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States, her father, Lewis H Evans, was 34 and her mother, Caroline Ulrey, was 30. She lived in Peru Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 23 July 1874, in Peru, Huron, Ohio, United States, at the age of 5, and was buried in Marengo, Morrow, Ohio, United States.

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Lewis H Evans
Caroline Ulrey
Flora Etta Evans
Arthur Evans
George Evans
Verda May Evans

Sources (5)

  • Verda May Evans in household of Lewis Evans, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Evans, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Verda M. Evans, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

World Events (4)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1870 · Giving all the right to vote

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

1872 · The First National Park

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: 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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