Jedediah P Evans

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1856 - 1942
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JEDEDIAH PRINCE EVANS LIFE HISTORY Jedediah Prince Evans was born the 27th of November 1856 at Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah to Charles David Evans & Olivia Prince. He was the 2nd oldest son born into a family of six children.   His older brother, Charles Edward Evans, was born 21 Aug. 1855 in
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Jedediah P Evans

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312 Cemetery Rd
Rexburg, Madison, Idaho
United States
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JEDEDIAH PRINCE EVANS LIFE HISTORY Jedediah Prince Evans was born the 27th of November 1856 at Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah to Charles David Evans & Olivia Prince. He was the 2nd oldest son born into a family of six children.   His older brother, Charles Edward Evans, was born 21 Aug. 1855 in Salt Lake City, Utah and died there 1 Jan. 1856.   Since his father was a schoolteacher, the family moved around a bit. They were living in Provo, Utah in 1858 when Jedediah's younger brother, Charles David Evans, was born 4 Oct. 1858 By 1861 the family was living in Springville, Utah where their next child Nelson Adam Evans was born 16 Feb. 1861 By 1864, the family was living in Lehi, Utah when Jedediah's only sister, Olivia Prince Evans was born 19 Dec. 1864. At that time, his father was bishop of the Lehi LDS Ward. The last child born in the family was George William Evans, born 22 Nov. 1867 in Springville, Utah & died 19 Feb. 1868 in Springville, Utah.   While Jedediah grew up, the family lived in many places in Utah County. His father taught him the basics of education, at the age of fifteen was apprenticed to Fred Mitchell in Salt Lake City, Utah to learn the tinsmith trade.   He earned $3.00 a week & 75 cents a week doing side jobs for other people in order to make ends meet After all, he paid $4.00 a week for his board and room to Alexander Neubar, the first dentist in Salt Lake City.   He completed his tinsmith course when he was nineteen years old.   Then he returned to Springville to ply his trade in 1876. At this time his father was called to serve his 2nd mission to England. While his father was gone, Jedediah helped support his mother and family.   Upon his father's return from England in 1879, his father was called to be the bishop of the Salem Ward, so the family moved there where they lived ten years.   Then his father was called to serve on the high counsel of Utah Stake.   Edna Rosena Stewart At this same time, Jedediah Prince Evans was living in Springville, Utah where he met and fell in love with EDNA ROSENA STEWART, the daughter of Uel Stewart & Caroline Mendenhall. They were married the 22nd of December 1886 in the Logan LDS Temple. While they were there, they performed much temple work for their deceased relatives.   The family settled in Springville, Utah where they attended the Springville LDS Ward 1st ward & later the 2nd ward. It was here that the majority of their children were born. They were:  Jedediah Earl Evans, b. 20 Oct. 1887 Springville, Utah, Utah d 1 Feb 1964  Uel Charles Evans, b. 28 Oct. 1889 Springville, Utah, Utah d. 30 Mar 1944  Effie Ann Evans, b. 11 Dec. 1891 Springville, Utah, Utah d. 18Jun 1951 Winnie Olivia Evans, b. 13 Feb. 1894 Springville, Utah, Utah d. 27 Sept. 1894 Springville, Utah, Utah.  Ernest Levar Evans, b. 29 Jan. 1896 Springville, Utah, Utah d.19 June 1911.  Sheridan Stewart Evans, b. 27 Aug. 1898 Springville,Utah, Utah d. 19 Jun 1993 James William Evans, b. 21 Apr. 1900 Springvillle, Utah, Utah d. 9 Aug 1988 While he lived in Springville, he was presiding Elder of the Elder’s Quorum for 15 years   With land limited in Utah, the call to move to Idaho, which was being settled at a great rate of speed.  At this time enticed Jedediah Prince Evans & his wife's sister's family, Sarah Eliza Stewart, who married Elias Cook, to take a trip to Idaho to see what they could find. The two families traveled in surrey-topped buggies for a solid week, reaching a place north of Rexburg, called Salem, where they purchased land and returned to Utah to move their families to Idaho. This was done in the year 1904. After all, Jedediah & Edna had five sons to raise and what better place to raise them than on a farm?   However, Jedediah Prince Evans continued his trade as a tinsmith in the town of Rexburg.  while the boys were left to run the farm themselves. The only son who became a farmer was his eldest son, Jedediah Earl Evans, for he took his responsibilities seriously while the other boys fished the Snake River that ran past their land, played cowboys or Indians or cops and robbers. Jedediah Prince Evans, Edna Rosena Stewart & 5 children The last two children born to Jedediah Prince Evans & Edna Rosena Stewart were born at Salem, Idaho. They were:  Beulah Caroline Evans, b.23 Jan. 1908 Salem, Madison, Idaho d. 30 Mar. 1908.  Joseph Elias Evans, b. 29 Mar. 1907 Salem, Madison, Idaho d. 7 July 1908.   During the years of 1910 he paid for his son Jedediah Earl Evans to go on a mission for the church.    On June 19, 1911 their son, Ernest LeVarl, was accidentally killed by a gun when he was only fifteen years old. He, too, was buried in the Rexburg cemetery where his younger brother and sister are also buried.   In 1912 his son Jedediah Earl returned from his mission for the church.   About 1912, the family moved to Blackfoot, Idaho where Jedediah worked for Neil F. Boyle.   The family lived there for four years before moving to Rigby where he set up his tinsmith business in what became the Mountain States Telephone office on State Street.   By then, most of the family was married, except for Uel, Sheridan & James. Jedediah set up his business in front of the building while the family lived in back of it. They lived there until Jedediah bought a farm two miles north of Rigby There the family lived while the boys farmed the land & Jedediah kept his tinsmith business going in Rigby. Jedediah later moved his business to a building on the East End of Rigby's main street.   On September 8th, 1925, his beloved wife, Edna Rosena Stewart, died from crippling arthritis. She was buried beside her three children in the Rexburg Cemetery.   Then he made his home with his oldest son, Uel & his wife, Ruth in their home until 1928.   When Sheridan got married in 1927, he soon made his home with them in a new house they built on 2nd North Street in Rigby. Sheridan Evans & Jedediah Prince Evans in his tinsmith shop.   He continued to open his tinsmith shop faithfully six days a week where he made big round bath tubs, oblong tubs for boiling water for washing clothes, etc.   He used to sleep in a downstairs bedroom, but, when he fell going down the cement stairs, they moved him into the upstairs bedroom & Sheridan & Leah's two daughters moved downstairs.   At the age of 84, he was hale and hearty and continued to work daily in his tinsmith shop. Because he had perfect eyesight, he read the Deseret News every day without glasses.  Black leg became Jedediah's downfall health wise. He refused to have his leg amputated, so he was moved Dec. 24, 1941 to Salem to live with his only living daughter, Effie Mortensen. That's where he died July 28, 1942. He was buried in the Rexburg Cemetery beside his beloved wife and three children.   Some of his other attributes are:   He believed that temperate habits and the laws of the Word of Wisdom helped him keep fresh for work in his senior years.   He never charged a widow or a missionary’s wife for work that was done in his shop.   He was kind to all people that he came in contact with.   He would never hear a vulgar story    His daughter, Effie Evans Mortensen, and his granddaughter, Joyce Leah Evans Lindstrom, have compiled this life history  

Jedediah Prince Evans Wedding announcement

Contributor: delmonic1970 Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

Married at Logan Temple, Dec 23, 1880, J. P. Evans, son of Bishop C. D. Evans of Salem to Edna Stewart daughter of Uel Stewart of Springville. Dinner for the old folks and supper for the young was sumptuously spread upon the table of the bride's parents. Songs, recitations, readings, etc., completed the evening's enjoyment. Not a drop of intoxicants of any kind was indulged in. All present expressed their heartfelt wishes that bride and bridegroom might have a prosperous voyage on the sea of life.

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1856
Jedediah P Evans was born in 1856
Jedediah P Evans was 6 years old when U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring the freedom of all slaves in Confederate territory by January 1, 1863. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
Jedediah P Evans was 21 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Jedediah P Evans was 27 years old when Krakatoa begins to erupt; the volcano explodes three months later, killing more than 36,000 people. Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a volcanic island situated in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of Lampung. The name is also used for the surrounding island group comprising the remnants of a much larger island of three volcanic peaks which was obliterated in a cataclysmic 1883 eruption.
Jedediah P Evans was 35 years old when Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Jedediah P Evans was 52 years old when Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825. Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling Motors of China. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.
Jedediah P Evans was 56 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
Jedediah P Evans was 72 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
Jedediah P Evans was 83 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
Jedediah P Evans died in 1942 at the age of 86
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