John Evans

Brief Life History 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 Dinwoodey, 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 Gould Evans
1877–1970

Sources (68)

  • John Evans in household of John Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Evans, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jno Evans, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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

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.

1847

Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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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