Kathryn Edna Evers

18 June 1904–22 November 1996 (Age 92)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Kathryn Edna

Kathryn Edna Evers was born on 18 June 1904, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. She married Okey Bryant Johnson on 31 October 1922. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Parkersburg Magisterial District, Wood, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 22 November 1996, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Okey Bryant Johnson
Kathryn Edna Evers
Marriage: 31 October 1922
George Edward Johnson
William Elbert Johnson
Melvin Robert Johnson

Spouse and Children

31 October 1922
Parkersburg, W. Va.


    George Edward Johnson


    William Elbert Johnson


    Melvin Robert Johnson


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 8

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 25

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

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on the edge of an escarpment, from Middle English evere ‘edge’, a word that is probably of Old English origin, though unattested.2 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Ever, from Old English Eofor ‘boar’.3 North German and Dutch: patronymic from Evert .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Kathryn E Johnson in household of Okey B Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kathryn Johnson in entry for George Edward Johnson, "West Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Kathryn Evers in entry for Andrew Cecil Shufflebarger and Kathryn Ann Johnson, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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