Wade Butler Evans

1878

Wade Butler Evans was born November 25, 1878, in Fairfield County, South Carolina, the son of William Rayfeal Evans and Martha Cornelia Nicholson Evans.

1880 Census Information:

According to the US Census Reported on June 3, 1880, William D Evans (39) lived in Fairfield County, South Carolina with his wife, Martha C Evans (31) and children; Lawrence D Evans (13), Eunice M Evans (11), D Eveline Evans (10), Mary W Evans (7), Maggie Evans (5), Kittie H Evans (3) and Wade B Evans (1). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. William D Evans was a farmer, Martha C Evans kept house and Lawrence D Evans worked on a farm.

According to the US Census Reported on June 4, 1880, William D Evans (35) lived in Kershaw County, South Carolina with his wife, Martha Evans (30) and children; Lawrence D Evans (13), Eunice D Evans (11), Dovey E Evans (9), Mary C Evans (7), Maggie Evans (5), Kittie Evans (3) and Butler Evans (1). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. William D Evans was a farmer, Martha C Evans kept house, Lawrence D Evans worked on a farm at Eunice D Evans work in the home.

1918

On September 12, 1918, Wade Butler Evans, 39, completed his registration card for the Draft Registration of 1917-1918, giving his permanent address as Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina. Declaring that November 25, 1878 was his date of birth, a white native born male. He claimed to be self-employed as a merchant in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina. He listed his wife as his nearest relative, Mary Etta Evans, of Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina. He was described as medium in height, Stout in build, grey eyes, and black hair.

1940 Census Information:

According to the US Census Reported on May 12, 140, Wade Butler Evans (61), owned a house in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with whom he shared with his wife, Margarita Lewis Evans (38) and their son, Wade Butler Evans, Jr. (14). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina, except for Margarita who was born in Georgia. Wade Butler Evans was unable to work, while Margarita Lewis Evans was a saleswoman for a retail store Wade Butler Evans, Jr was a student.

1945

Wade Butler Evans, 67, of 2116 Marion Street, passed away at 6 pm on December 17, 1945 due to Lymphatic Leukemia.

The husband of Mary Etta Lewis Evans, he was a retired merchant. He was born on November 25, 1878 in Kershaw county, a son of Billie Evans and Martha Perry Evans.

He was buried on December 19, 1945 in Elmwood Memorial Gardens, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina.

 Tombstone Information:

Located in Elmwood Memorial Gardens
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Steve McNeill

Standard Certificate of Death:

State of South Carolina
Bureau of Vital Statistics
State Board of Health

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