Hubert Clifton Evans

21 October 1917–19 August 2007 (Age 89)
Sentinel, Washita, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Hubert Clifton

When Hubert Clifton Evans was born on 21 October 1917, in Sentinel, Washita, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Thomas Otis Evans, was 27 and his mother, Leda Merritt Cook, was 22. He married Geneva Ann Berrie on 17 November 1945, in Cordell Township, Washita, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Washita, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Elk Township, Washita, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 19 August 2007, in Ponca City, Kay, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Sentinel, Washita, Oklahoma, United States.

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Hubert Clifton Evans
Geneva Ann Berrie
Marriage: 17 November 1945

Spouse and Children

17 November 1945
Cordell Township, Washita, Oklahoma, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 4

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • Hubert C Evans in household of F Evans, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hubert O Evans in household of Thomas O Evans, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hubert C Evans in household of T Otis Evans, "United States Census, 1930"

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