Josiah Albert Evans

about 1829–
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Josiah Albert

When Josiah Albert Evans was born about 1829, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Ezra Evans, was 36 and his mother, Susannah Lindsey, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Evans
1793–1840
Susannah Lindsey
1795–1870
John L. Evans
1815–1850
Female Evans
1816–
Female Evans
1818–
James L Evans
1820–1862
Female Evans
1822–
Patience J. Evans
1824–1850
Female Evans
1826–
Josiah Albert Evans
1829–
Miles D. Evans
1831–1860
Samuel W. Evans
1833–1850
Washington Evans
1835–
Ezer Enoch Evans
1838–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 1

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861

Age 32

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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 (1)

  • Josiah A Evans in household of Susan Evans, "United States Census, 1850"

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