Elsie Mildred Evans

19 October 1915–6 November 1964 (Age 49)
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

The Life of Elsie Mildred

When Elsie Mildred Evans was born on 19 October 1915, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, her father, Thomas S Evans, was 38 and her mother, Lucinda Cobstill, was 20. She married Lewis Jefferson Holden on 13 May 1933, in Caballo, Sierra, New Mexico, United States. She lived in Sierra, New Mexico, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 18 Regina, Sandoval, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 6 November 1964, in Ajo, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 49.

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Lewis Jefferson Holden
Elsie Mildred Evans
Marriage: 13 May 1933

Spouse and Children

13 May 1933
Caballo, Sierra, New Mexico, United States

Parents and Siblings





    Oliver Evans


    Clayton Evans


    Elsie Mildred Evan


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 8

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.

Age 14

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 (2)

  • Elsa Evans in household of Thomas S Evans, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie M Holdon in household of Lewis J Holdon, "United States Census, 1940"

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