Samuel Smith Evans

31 August 1890–12 February 1951 (Age 60)
Riverdale, Franklin, Idaho, United States

The Life of Samuel Smith

When Samuel Smith Evans was born on 31 August 1890, in Riverdale, Franklin, Idaho, United States, his father, David Phillip Evans, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Eliza Smith, was 30. He married Ida Harriet Egbert on 30 July 1913, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States for about 15 years and Preston Election Precinct 4, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 12 February 1951, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Preston Cemetery, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Smith Evans
1890–1951
Ida Harriet Egbert
1889–1954
Marriage: 30 July 1913
Laura Evans
1914–1999
Samuel Smith Evans
1916–2000
Virginia F Evans
1919–2012
Grant Egbert Evans
1921–1987
Robert George Evans
1926–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 July 1913
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 6

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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.

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Story Highlight

Journal of Ida Egbert Evans

1942 June 29 - Marilyn was born at about 10:00pm in LDS hospital Salt Lake. Reported all doing well. Dr. reports perfect baby. 1944 Aug 12 - Letter copied from Sam Dear Mom & Dad, The answer to my …

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Smith Evans, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Samuel Smith Evans, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Samuel Smith Evans, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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