John Evans

7 October 1834–18 September 1879 (Age 44)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Evans was born on 7 October 1834, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Evans, was 27 and his mother, Ann Dinwoody, was 31. He married Mary Ellison on 25 December 1854, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 September 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Evans
1834–1879
Mary Ellison
1830–1915
Marriage: 25 December 1854
Mary Elizabeth Evans
1856–1894
John Edward Evans
1858–1935
Ann Evans
1860–1936
William Ellison Evans
1863–1948
James Dinwoodey Evans
1865–1950
Elizabeth Mills Evans
1867–1955
Chauncey Levi Evans
1869–1948
Joseph Evans
1873–1873
Jesse Goulden Evans
1877–1970

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1854St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 8
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1848
    Age 14
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Evanson
    Ivans
    Ivens
    Avans
    Evens
    Ivins
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    Evan

    Sources (56)

    • John Evans in entry for Chancy Levi Evans, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Evans in household of John Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Jno Evans, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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