Elizabeth Evans

12 March 1836–28 September 1853 (Age 17)
Whitchurch, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Evans was born on 12 March 1836, in Whitchurch, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William David Evans, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Bowering, was 16. She lived in Llandaff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 28 September 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William David Evans
Elizabeth Bowering
Elizabeth Evans
Ada Mazilla Evans
Fredrick Henry Evans

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World Events (5)

1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
Age 3
The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.
Age 7
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
Age 10
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (16)

  • Elizabeth Evans in household of Hannah Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth, Elizabeth, and Ada, in household of Elizabeth Evans, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Elizabeth Evans, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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