James R Evans

Brief Life History of James R

When James R Evans was born about 1850, his father, Lee L. Evans, was 45 and his mother, Charity Hackney, was 41. He lived in Whitfield, Georgia, United States in 1860.

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Lee L. Evans
Charity Hackney
Mary J Evans
Martha E. Evans
Catherine A. Evans
Susan C. Evans
James R Evans
Lee R. Evans
Sarah A. Evans
Mary Jane Evans
David M Evans
Catharine Evans

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  • James R Evans in household of Lee L Evans, "United States Census, 1860"

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Historical Boundaries 1851: Whitfield, Georgia, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Welsh: derivative of Evan , from Efan, Ifan, medieval forms of Ieuan (from Latin Johannes, the source of English John), dating from c. 1500, with the post-medieval patronymic suffix -s. Welsh Sion was a separate borrowing of English John, and Evan (Ieuan) and Sion developed as independent names.

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

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