John Henry Evans

5 October 1815–6 January 1882 (Age 66)
Warren, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Evans was born on 5 October 1815, in Warren, Tennessee, United States, his father, Charles Clyde Evans, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Blackburn, was 36. He married Nancy Caroline Cantrell on 15 June 1834, in Cannon, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Cannon, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Justice Precinct 1, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 6 January 1882, in Anderson, Texas, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Evans
1815–1882
Nancy Caroline Cantrell
1816–1882
Marriage: 15 June 1834
Hansford Evans
1833–
Dorinda Caroline Evans
1835–1880
Sarah Jane Evans
1837–1876
Dora June Evans
1837–1931
Margaret Ann Evans
1839–1885
Nancy Elizabeth Evans
1840–1921
David Bluford Evans
1842–1909
William Blackburn Evans
1845–1913
Joseph Smith Evans
1847–1894
Martha Emaline Evans
1849–
Mary Lee Evans
1851–1928
Mary J. Evans
1851–
John Hennegar Evans
1854–1934
Eliza Evaline Evans
1857–1940
Andrew Floyd Evans
1861–
James B Evans
1863–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 June 1834
Cannon, Tennessee, United States
children

(16)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Elizabeth Evans

    Female1800–1838Female

    Jane D. Evans

    Female1800–Female

    Samuel C Evans

    Male1804–1870Male

    William Blackburn Evans

    Male1808–1869Male

    Andrew Floyd Evans

    Male1813–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 20

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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)

  • John H Evans in household of John H Evans, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Evans, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John H Evans in household of John H Evans, "United States Census, 1880"

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