Surname: Evans

Biography of William F. Evans

William F. Evans has been identified with Champaign County for over twenty years, and he and his capable wife now enjoy the comforts and pleasures of a fine country home a mile and a half west of Rantoul and have near them their children and grandchildren and can look back with pardonable pride over many years well spent. Mr. Evans was born in Franklin County, Ohio, in 1856, the third in a family of twelve children whose parents were Daniel and Isabel (Engle) Evans. His father and mother were also natives of Ohio. When he was nine years of age

Biography of Augustus M. Evans

Augustus M. Evans. In the administration of the affairs of county government the duties of few offices are more important than are those of the sheriff. To occupy this position acceptably the incumbent must be a man of unquestioned courage, for even in the most law abiding communities he is frequently called upon to face situations demanding quick, decisive and fearless action; he must possess no inconsiderate amount of detective ability, to be used in the solving of perplexing cases, and he must, withal, be a man of executive ability and force of character in order to inspire respect in

Biography of Evan Evans

Evan Evans, a successful business man of Grangeville, came to this town in 1880 and for almost twenty years has been one of her enterprising and highly valued citizens, taking a deep interest in and giving aid to every measure and movement intended to promote the general welfare. He was born in Norway, February 5, 1855, and is of Norwegian ancestry. His parents were Andrew and Mary (Olson) Evans, successful farming people and respected members of the Lutheran church. The subject of this review acquired his education in his native country, and at the age of seventeen went to England,

Biography of Sanford Evans

The self-made man, when he has made a place for himself in the world and installed himself in it, has done as much for the world as he has done for himself. The builder of his own fortunes is an active factor in advancing the best interests of the community in which he lives and flourishes, and every dollar he makes for himself becomes, in a sense, public capital. Such a progressive and helpful citizen is Sanford Evans, of Genesee, a prominent farmer and mill owner, who has done as much for the development of Genesee and its tributary territory

Evans, William Lee – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Former Flora Resident Dies at Asotin Home William Lee Evans, 68, former resident of Flora, passed away at his home in Asotin, Wednesday of last week after a lingering illness. He was born in Nebraska May 24, 1875. He married in Nebraska and moved to the West, coming to Asotin in 1920 where he has reside since, engaging in the dairy business. He is survived by his widow, Bertha Evans of Asotin, and three children, a son, Clifford Evans, and two daughters, Mrs. Odna Hollenbeck and Mrs. Frank Ledford, all of Clarkston. Mrs. Martha Doran, Enterprise,

Evans, John – Obituary

John Evans Passes In Western Oregon John Evans, who for 20 years lived in the Lewis district, died at Marshfield Sunday afternoon, April 24, 1938. He and his wife moved there in the fall of 1934, going to a low altitude on account of Mrs. Evans’ health. Mr. Evans was taken ill more than a year ago, and improved, and then developed a new malady which his physicians believed was cancerous. He was unconscious for more than three days before the end came. Services were held at Marshfield Tuesday and the body was taken to Wenatchee, Washington, for burial after

Evans, Samuel Wesley – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Last Rites Held For Sam Evans Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the chapel at Enterprise for Samuel Wesley Evans, who was born in Nebraska in 1878 and passed away at his home in Wallowa April 26, 1946. He came west as a young man and settled in the Flora country, where on Nov. 20, 1904, he was united in marriage with Mary Elva Dale. To this union six children were born. One died at birth, and Ethel Evans Martin is also deceased. Surviving besides the widow are the following daughters: Mrs. Dora Boss of

Evans, Cora Mrs. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Former Resident Of Elgin Dies Elgin (Special) Word was received by relatives here of the death of Mrs. Cora Evans, aged 59, of Portland on September 18. Her death was the result of a major operation following a long illness. Survivors are: Mrs. Lela Hockett of New Orleans, Lous., and her husband, H. M. Evans. Mrs. Evans was formerly Cora Morelock, a native of the Elgin vicinity. Leonard Morelock, a brother and Mrs. William Russell of Elgin were present at her death. The Observer La Grande, Oregon Monday, September 23, 1940 Page 3 EVANS – Sept.

Evans, John Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. John Evans, a few moments before apparently in her usual health, dropped dead in the huckleberry fields at the second crossing of Wolf Creek Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Evans had become separated from the rest of the party and Mr. Evans walked a short distance away, calling and attempting to locate himself. Upon turning he saw his wife drop and found her dead when he reached her. Death was apparently due to heart failure. R. E. Haines and family were camped at First Crossing and went and brought Mr. Evans and the family to Mr. Hart’s place near Warm

Evans, Norman – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon October 21st. at Union, Oregon, Norman Evans, son of J. B. and Mary R. Thomson, aged 3 years, 5 months and 14 days. The autumn winds, rustling wafts the leave that are at rest: And death for its mark, selects the heart that are dearest. Dear as thou we’t, and justly dear, We will not weep for thee; One thought shall check the starting tear, it is that thou art free. And thus shall faiths’ consoling power The tears of love restrain: Oh, who that saw thy parting hours Could wish thee here again. The Mountain