Charles E. Evans

Charles E. Evans

Death 10 May 1888 (aged 49)
Burial North Lewisburg, Champaign County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 17582057 · View Source
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1870 U.S. Federal Census – NA Film #M593-1179, page 337 Rush Twp., Champaign County, Ohio:
Charles E. Evans, age 31, occupation of tin ware dealer; Frances J., age 26; Sarah E, age 8; Charles A., age 6; Emma, age 3; Leroy, age 1; and Henry M. Grimes ,age 15, apprentice.

Birth and death information listed on website by descendant.

Per website, "F. J." was Frances Jane UNDERWOOD, wife of Charles E. Evans.

Charles E. Evans enlisted on May 2, 1864 in the 132nd Regiment Company "C" for 100 days that was mustered out on September 10, 1864. Age at the time of enlistment was 24. This notation appears on page 576 of Volume #8 of the "Roster of Ohio Soldiers". (The regiment was organized at Camp Chase and contained 3 companies; one being the 38th National Guard from Logan County, Ohio.) Grave card at the State Library of Ohio confirms service for C..E. Evans Alias Evans, Charles E. Date enlisted May 2, 1864 and date discharged September 10, 1864.

Urbana Daily Citizen, Saturday Evening, May 12, 1888 – Front page story entitled: "BLEW HIS HEAD OFF. Horrible suicide of a Logan County Man." Story on suicide of Charles Evans, formerly of North Lewisburg. Reprint of May 11, 1888 story that ran in the Bellefontaine newspaper recounts the events. Mentions residing with a bother, M. L. Evans. He was 49 years old and left behind a wife, daughter, and son. "Interment at North Lewisburg."

The Amos UNDERWOOD family biography, appears on page 873 of the book entitled "The History of Champaign County, Ohio …", Chicago: W.R. Beers & Co., 1881. Frances S. J. UNDERWOOD later married Charles E. Evans

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Charles E. Evans, "C.E. Evans" - Co. "C" 132 Reg. O.V.I.


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  • Created by: Linda Jean Limes Ellis
  • Added: 19 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17582057
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles E. Evans (26 Mar 1839–10 May 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17582057, citing Butcher Cemetery, North Lewisburg, Champaign County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Linda Jean Limes Ellis (contributor 46864930) .