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Frank Edwin Evans
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Birth: May 15, 1865
Greene County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1941
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Born in Greene Co., MO, the son of Martin and Margaret Elizabeth McQuigg Evans.

Rites for Frank Evans Held at Darrouzett
Prominent Pioneer Dies Christmas Eve in Okla. City; Burial in Fairmont Cemetery

Funeral services for Frank E. Evans, prominent pioneer resident of Darrouzett were held Friday afternoon at the Darrouzett School auditorium with Rev. Roy Anding, Follett Baptist minister officiation.

Pallbearers were A. H. Montgomery, G. A. Jenkins, Osro Hibbs, J. R. Robbins, C. T. Phillips and Martin Brown.
Flower girls were: Bessie Lee Fausse, Dell Russell, Pauline Montgomery, Fay Robbins, Lela Beth, Mildred and LaVaughn McVicker.

Songs were given by a women's quartet composed of Mesdames Carson Altmiller, Mel Flock, Audrey Rush, and Stella Beck, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Otis Travis.

Interment was in Fairmont Cemetery near Follett, under direction of the Mason Funeral Home of Shattuck.

Mr. Evans, who was 76 years of age, had died on Christmas Eve in Wesley Hospital in Oklahoma City. He had been in ill health for a year.

At the time of his death he was president of the First National Bank of Darouzett, a position he had held for 13 years. He was a charter stockholder of the bank when it was organized in 1925. He was also president of the Darrouzett Oil Corporation.

Born May 15, 1865 near Springfield, Mo., Frank Evans was one of eleven children of Martin and Margaret Evans. He was married to Miss Abbie Davis of Springfield at Higgins, Texas in 1901.

Mr. Evans first came to Lipscomb County in 1886 as a young man of 21 and he settled ten miles southwest of Darrouzett. The Paine Grove was set out by Mr. Evans and his brother, Robert Evans, who owned together a four-section ranch on Second Creek. One of the early day experiences of the brothers was driving a herd of steers and a span of bulls from Hazelton, Kas., to their ranch, a trip which required about two months to complete.

Mr., Evans returned to Missouri to live for several years, and he them moved to Beaver County, Okla. in 1898. He lived in this section since that time and had land holdings in both Beaver and Lipscomb Counties.

Survivors are Mrs. Evans and two sisters, Mrs Mattie Beiderlinden and Mrs. Neva Brown, both of Hominy, Okla. 
 
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 Parents:
  Martin Evans (1817 - 1907)
  Margaret Elizabeth McQuigg Evans (1827 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Abbie G. Davis Evans (1871 - 1954)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Evans Townsend (1850 - 1921)*
  Robert James Evans (1851 - 1925)*
  William John Evans (1855 - 1868)*
  Henry Samuel Evans (1856 - 1941)*
  Jesse Martin Evans (1859 - 1939)*
  Sarah Frances Evans Pachlhofer (1861 - 1940)*
  Martha Jane Evans Beiderlinden (1863 - 1950)*
  Frank Edwin Evans (1865 - 1941)
  Ella May Evans Jones (1867 - 1929)*
  Neva Eliza Evans Brown (1872 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairmont Cemetery
Follett
Lipscomb County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Thomas L. Harman
Record added: Jun 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38043248
Frank Edwin Evans
Added by: Thomas L. Harman
 
Frank Edwin Evans
Added by: Thomas L. Harman
 
Frank Edwin Evans
Added by: Thomas L. Harman
 
 
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Frank is a gguncle of mine. Glad that Tom did a memorial for him.
- Libby
 Added: Jun. 8, 2009
 
 
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