Orvill Edward Evans

4 April 1892–18 November 1939 (Age 47)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Orvill Edward

When Orvill Edward Evans was born on 4 April 1892, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Edward Morgan Evans, was 33 and his mother, Eva Christina Ottesen, was 24. He married Ruby Leah Cheney on 3 April 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ririe, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Clark, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 18 November 1939, in Antelope, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Rigby Pioneer Cemetery, Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orvill Edward Evans
1892–1939
Ruby Leah Cheney
1892–1955
Marriage: 3 April 1913
Jewel Delos Evans
1915–1915
Oral Morvonas Evans
1917–1939
Ruby Leola Evans
1923–1963
Edward Laverl Evans
1929–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 April 1913
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1900 · A City Pavillion Is Built

Age 8

The city of Lehi purchased property from John Beck in July 1900 for a city pavillion. Hundreds of volunteers cleared the ground and built a dance floor. The following month, volunteers used planking to cover the rough paneling that was originally laid. The Grand Sugar Ball was held on January 1, 1901. 
1905 · The Lehi Commercial Club Is Organized

Age 13

The Lehi Commercial Club was organized to encourage business interests, advertise local products, and arrange social events.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan ( see Evan ), with redundant English patronymic -s.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward Orville Evans, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Oswall Edward Evans, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Orvill Edward Evans, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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