NameOliver G. Evans
BirthAug 1868, Indiana
Marriage23 Feb 1890, Putnam Co., Indiana
SpouseLilly F. Wells
BirthJun 1864, Indiana
Birth2 Oct 1893, Putnam Co., Indiana
Census Notes for Oliver G. Evans
1900 census of Putnam Co., Indiana, Madison township, (undated), lists on p. 6B as family #123/123:
Evans, Oliver G., 31, b. Aug 1868, Ind Ind Ohio; Laura, wife, 35, b. July 1864, Ind Ind Ind, married 10 years, mother of 4 children, 4 living; Clarence, son, 9, b. Feb 1891; McKinley, son, 6, b. Oct 1893; Hollie, dau, 3, b. May 1897; Earle, son, 1, b. Jan 1899. All children born Ind Ind Ind.
Laura and Oliver had really only been married 4 years. Perhaps Oliver misinterpreted the question as being the number of years since his first marriage, and then the census taker just duplicated that number into Laura’s field.
1910 census of Sullivan Co., Indiana, Gill township, enumerated 20 April, lists on p. 10A as family #203/205:
Evans, Oliver G., farmer, 42, b. Ind Ind Ohio, second marriage; Laura E., wife, 46, b. Ind Ind Ind, first marriage, married 14 years, mother of 5 children, 5 living; Clarence Q., son, 19; MacKinley G., son, 16; Hallie E., dau, 12; Earl E., son, 11; Harry O., son, 8; Helen I., dau, 5; Lenora F., dau, 3. All children born Ind Ind Ind.
Notes for Oliver G. & Lilly F. (Family)
Putnam Co., Indiana marriage book 8, p. 257, records the marriage on 23 Feb 1890 of Oliver G. Evans and Lillie F. Wells.
This is not intended to represent a complete family group. I am entering them only to document the parents of McKinley G. Evans who married Ruth Mae Ferrand.