James Evans

1856–15 October 1898 (Age 42)
Missouri, United States

The Life of James

When James Evans was born in 1856, in Missouri, United States, his father, Enoch Evans, was 23 and his mother, Minerva Martin, was 19. He married Eliza Alice Cathcart on 10 August 1879, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Kickapoo Township, Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, United States in 1860 and Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 15 October 1898, in Randolph, Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Minaville, Clay, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Evans
Eliza Alice Cathcart
Marriage: 10 August 1879
Lavaria Bell Evans
Lula Evans

Spouse and Children

10 August 1879
Jackson, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Ann Evans



    Emily Bell Evans


World Events (8)


Age 4

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 12

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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)

  • James Evans in household of Enoch Evans, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Prins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Evans, "Find A Grave Index"

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