Ada Mazilla Evans

1 May 1838–2 February 1923 (Age 84)
Whitchurch, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ada Mazilla

When Ada Mazilla Evans was born on 1 May 1838, in Whitchurch, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William David Evans, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Bowering, was 18. She married Ebenezer Albert Williams on 19 January 1856, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 2 February 1923, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Albert Williams
1830–1917
Ada Mazilla Evans
1838–1923
Marriage: 19 January 1856
Matilda Ada Williams
1856–1925
Elizabeth Hannah Williams
1858–1945
Ebenezer Henry Williams
1860–1950
Frances Ada Williams
1862–1942
Thomas Edwin Williams
1864–1951
Erminnie Williams
1867–1958
Orton Alvin Williams
1869–1962
Frederick Bernard Williams
1871–1961
Franklin Williams
1874–1961
Elsa Victoria Williams
1881–1882

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1856Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850
    Age 12
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1863
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Ebenezer A. Williams History

    History of Ebenezer Albert Williams Ebenezer Albert Williams was born at Llangwm, Monmouthshire, Wales, August 5, 1830. He was the fifth of eight children born to Thomas and Elizabeth Edwards Willi …

    Sources (50)

    • Ada Evans in entry for Frances Williams Kimball, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ada Evans in household of Hannah Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ada E. Williams in entry for Ebenezer Henry Williams, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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