Margaret Evans

7 November 1841–4 January 1937 (Age 95)
Cwm Du, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Evans was born on 7 November 1841, in Cwm Du, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, David Evans, was 25 and her mother, Catherine Williams, was 24. She married Thomas Mathews Perkins on 1 July 1860, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Llansamlet, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861 and Kanarraville, Iron, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 4 January 1937, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel West Pryor
Margaret Evans
Marriage: 8 January 1874
Sarah Eunice Pryor
William Evans Pryor
Mary Ellen Pryor
Milton Stokes Pryor
Margaret Evans Pryor
David Evans Pryor
Henrietta Evans Pryor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1874Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 9
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 25
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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

    Interview with Henrietta Pryor, youngest child of Nathaniel W. & Margaret Evans Pryor

    An Interview with Kuman & Henrietta Pryor Leigh (Digitized from the original obtained from the SUU Sherratt Library, Special Collections, Cedar City, Utah - F832.I6 L454 OH.0493 b-c) Zella Matheson …

    Sources (22)

    • Margaret Pryor, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Margaret Evans Pryor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Margaret Perkins in household of Thomas Perkins, "United States Census, 1870"

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