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John William Evans - Pennsylvania and Hawaii

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Re: John William Evans - Pennsylvania and Hawaii

Posted: 30 Sep 2012 7:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.

PA Vital Records -
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John will first appear in the 1900 census. He should be abt 19 or 20. There is a 20 yr gap in the census records as the 1890 census was destroyed by fire in the 1920's.

Minnesota, Territorial and State Census, 1849-1905
Name: John W Evans
Census Date: 26 Jun 1905
County: Hennepin
Locality: Fort Snelling
Birth Location: Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
Race: White
occ - soldier

1910 -
Name: John W Evans
Age in 1910: 29
Birth Year: 1881
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Camp Gregg, Pangasinan, Philippines, Military and Naval Forces
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Private
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Wales
Mother's Birthplace: Wales

1920 - John Evans and his family do not appear on the Hawaiian Census.

1930 -
Name: John Evans
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1869 [that's 11 yrs difference from 1880!!!]
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: Other Caucasian (White)
Home in 1930: Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii Territory
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Philomena Evans
Father's Birthplace: Wales
Mother's Birthplace: Wales
Occupation: Telephone line foreman
Military Service: not stated
Age at first marriage: not stated
Parents' birthplace: WALES/WALES

John Evans 61, PA
Philomena Evans 38, Hawaiian - Age at first marriage: not stated
Parents' birthplace: Portugal/Portugal
Thomas Evans 13, Hawaii
Katherine Evans 10, Hawaii
Charlotte Evans 9, Hawaii
Joseph Evans 7, Hawaii
William Evans 4, Hawaii
Daniel Evans 3, Hawaii
Jean Evans 2, Hawaii
Andrew Evans 10m, Hawaii

1940 -
Name: Peter W Evans [AKA = John]
Age: 72
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian (White)
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii
Street: Olu Drive
Farm: No
Sheet Number: 12B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 250

Peter W Evans 72, PA
Minnie Evans 45, Hawaii
Charlotte Evans 20, Hawaii
Joseph Evans 17, Hawaii
William Evans 15, Hawaii
Daniel Evans 13, Hawaii
Eugene Evans 12, Hawaii
Andrew Evans 10, Hawaii
Patrick Evans 9, Hawaii
James Evans 7, Hawaii
Agnes Evans 5, Hawaii
Patricia Evans 2, Hawaii

John's death was - "suicide by hanging" on June 8, 1947.

John has changed his name for some reason.
He frequently changes his DOB when he pleases.

1930 asks for military service; he responded = NO

Do you have John's military records ?????

Try -
Military Records
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Be sure to include any alternate spelling of the last name.
Online form allows you to request information from your, or your relative's, military personnel record. This option is only available if you are the veteran or next of kin (surviving spouse that has not remarried, father, mother, son, daughter, sister, or brother). Otherwise you will need to send in the SF180. The link is

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