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Mrs Hazel Mary Nida Evans
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Birth: May 4, 1903
McDonald County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1995
Saint Augustine
St. Johns County
Florida, USA

Hazel Nida Evans was born in Anderson, Missouri in 1903, and lived a varied and exciting life, later traveling around America in her sporty 1949 black Buick Special convertible.

She owned and managed several restaurants and pubs throughout here career, and during her later years she owned and managed real estate rental properties, and enjoyed living near her beloved daughter Marguerite and son-in-law Raymond Butler, and grandsons Charles and Rodney Raymond Butler who is interred adjacent to her. She has two great grandchildren, Laura and Robert.

She was intelligent, witty, an excellent cook, and was a perfectionist in her daily life. She was a devout Christian and knew many of her favorite hymns by heart.

Her ancestry can be traced to 1260, originating with the noble Von Nida family of Aix-La-Chapelle, Germany, near the Alsace-Lorraine region of France.

Her 3rd great grandfather Johann David VON NIDA (David Nida NSSAR Ancestor # P-311047) was born on the sailing ship Hampshire,just offshore from Virginia about the time his family emigrated from Germany to Virginia in 1748. He is identified by the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) as a proven Revolutionary War patriot. Ancestor #
P-311047. His DAR ancestry information is: NIDA,DAVID
Ancestor#: A208628

Hazel is also a descendent of Hugh Caldwell, of the Caldwell family originating at Caldwell Castle, Ireland. Hugh Caldwell is a Revolutionary War Solder, according to The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Patriot Index Records. Hugh Caldwell is Hazel's 3rd Great Grandfather, through her paternal grandmother, Unice Caldwell who married Jacob Nida, Hazel's paternal great grandfather.

Her only daughter, Marguerite Evans Butler, is a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)through Hazel's ancestral lineage, Nida line. Her grandson Charles R. is a member of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution, also through that same line.

Family links: 
  Robert A. Nida (1863 - 1948)
  Martha Jane Lowry Nida (1880 - 1960)
  Charles Merlin Evans (1895 - 1946)*
  Marguerite Evans Butler (1921 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery
Saint Augustine
St. Johns County
Florida, USA
Created by: Charles Butler
Record added: Jun 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53344297
Mrs Hazel Mary <i>Nida</i> Evans
Added by: Charles Butler
Mrs Hazel Mary <i>Nida</i> Evans
Added by: Charles Butler
Mrs Hazel Mary <i>Nida</i> Evans
Added by: Richard A. Brantley
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I love and miss you. Love always,
- Marguerite
 Added: May. 12, 2013
I miss you very much. Happy birthday. Love always.
- Marguerite
 Added: Jul. 25, 2012
Love always, I think of you every day.
- Marguerite
 Added: Jun. 6, 2010

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