Virgil Dee Evans

9 September 1920–21 May 2014 (Age 93)
Pike, Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Virgil Dee

When Virgil Dee Evans was born on 9 September 1920, in Pike, Collin, Texas, United States, his father, Lawrence Evans, was 19 and his mother, Lela Mae Sims, was 17. He married Mary Evelyn Harris on 26 January 1946, in Van Alstyne, Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Collin, Texas, United States in 1940 and Anna, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States in 2011. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 21 May 2014, in Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Melissa, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Virgil Dee Evans
Mary Evelyn Harris
Marriage: 26 January 1946
Timmy Lee Evans

Spouse and Children

26 January 1946
Van Alstyne, Grayson, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lawrence Evans


    Lela Mae Sims




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 9

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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)

  • Virgie Evans in household of Lawrence Evans, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virgil Evens in entry for Mrs Mary Evans, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Virgil D Evans in entry for Mr Von Ray Msonormaltable Evans, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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