John Alexander Bevan Jr.

Brief Life History of John Alexander

When John Alexander Bevan Jr. was born on 20 November 1878, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, John Alexander Bevan Sr., was 27 and his mother, Letitia McIntire Kelsey, was 22. He married Annie Ellen Isgreen on 12 November 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 23 July 1936, in his hometown, at the age of 57, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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John Alexander Bevan Jr.
Annie Ellen Isgreen
Marriage: 12 November 1902
Ella Bevan
Floyd Kelsey Bevan
Leo Ernest Bevan
Bessie Lucile Bevan
John LaVar Bevan
Rulon Alexander Bevan

Sources (82)

  • John Alex Bevan, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mr. John Alex Bevan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • John Alexander Bevan, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Iefan ‘son of Evan’, with fused patronymic marker (a)p. Compare Evan and Evans .

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

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Stories from the Life of My Grandparents: Leo Ernest Bevan & Lucile Elizabeth Kirk

by Jeffrey L. Broadhead May 10, 1996 INTRODUCTION During my years at Brigham Young University, I was blessed to spend many weekends with my grandparents in their home in Tooele, Utah. Always, …

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