Doddridge County Roots

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George W. EVANS

Male 1845 - 1918  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name George W. EVANS 
    Born CA 1845  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Birthplace given in marriage record as Monongalia County, (West) Virginia, and in 1880 Census as Virginia. But the 1870 and 1910 censuses show it as Pennsylvania, as does his military record.
    Gender Male 
    Military From 23 Jul 1862 to 29 May 1865  [2, 3
    Pvt, Co D, 3rd P.H.B, Md. PHB Inf, Civil War 
    Census 1870  Union District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1870, 1880  [1, 4
    farmer 
    Census 1910  Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation FORMERLY  [5
    West Union constable and town sergeant 
    Occupation 1910, 1915  [2, 6
    plumber 
    Residence From 1915 to 1916  Sawtelle, Los Angeles Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • Admitted to Soldiers Home on July 8 1915, discharged on January 27 1916 at his own request.
    Died Apr 1918  Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried (NO DATES)  Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I98300  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2018 

    Family Mary Jane PARRILL,   b. 1843, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1868  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Harrison Co, WV (Union District), enumerated on Aug 18/19 1870:
      George W. Evans, 25, farmer, value of real estate $6,110, value of personal estate $190; Mary J, 26; Creed, 10 months.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumeraed on Jun 11 1880:
      Geo. W. Evans, 34, farmer; wife M. J., 36; son Creed, 10; son Willie, 6; son Oddie, 4; dau H. R, 1 (corrected from 2).

      1910 Census, Multnomah Co, Oregon (City of Portland), enumerated on Apr 22 1910:
      George W. Evans, 64, b. Pa, plumber, married 41 yrs (1st marriage); wife Mary J, 64, b. WVa, married 41 yrs (1st marriage), mother of 7 children (5 still living).

      Local news item, "West Union Herald," Thursday, Oct 28 1915, in its entirety:
      "From a letter received by Judge Farr, it is learned that George W. Evans, who once lived here and was Constable and town Sergeant, with his wife are now living at a Soldiers home near San Francisco, Cal., two of their children live in that city, and three of them live in Oregon."
      (NOTE: The location of the Soldiers Home was actually in Sawtelle, near Los Angeles.)

      1930 Census, Multnomah Co, Oregon (City of Portland), enumerated on Apr 11 1930:
      Walter D. Bartel, 47, b. Oregon, plumber in plumbing shop, age 23 at time of first marriage; wife Anna B, 49, b. WVa, age 25 at first marriage; son Robert A, 22, b. Oregon, single, radio salesman; son Creed J, 20, b. Oregon, single, mechanic for automobile company; son Walter A, 8, b. California; mother-in-law Mary J. Eavans, 86, b. WVa, widowed, age 24 at first marriage. [9, 10]
    Children 
     1. Creed Thomas EVANS,   b. 20 Nov 1869, Union District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1948, Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. C. E. EVANS,   b. 1871, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871, Union District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. William H. EVANS,   b. 19 Feb 1874, Union District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Otto Bolton EVANS,   b. 3 Oct 1875, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1965, Alameda Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Hattie B. EVANS,   b. 25 Sep 1877,   d. 17 Jul 1879  (Age 1 years)
     6. H. R. EVANS,   b. 29 Nov 1878, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Anna B. EVANS,   b. Feb 1881, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F15969  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From 1915 to 1916 - Sawtelle, Los Angeles Co, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Apr 1918 - Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - (NO DATES) - Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1987] 1870 Census, Harrison County, WV.

    2. [S2724] U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com, from Dept of Veterans Affairs records and National Archives).

    3. [S2624] Military Grave Marker.

    4. [S2148] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    5. [S691] West Union Herald, 10/28/1915.

    6. [S1813] 1910 Census.

    7. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    8. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 55, Line 117 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=253732&Type=Marriage.

    9. [S1372] Obituary of wife's brother.

    10. [S1599] Birth record of son.