Author Archives: insearchofmyancestors

The Last Post

When I wrote the blog about Susan Matilda Evison and her husband, John Post, I didn’t know when they died or where they are buried. But I do now! They are buried in the Indian Fields Township Cemetery in Caro, Tuscola County, … Continue reading

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The Begats of Amos and Lydia Evison Metcalf

Amos and Lydia Evison Metcalf had 5 children born between 1882 and 1896 in Seneca Township, Lenawee County, Michigan (USA). With the exception of Ora who died when he was an infant, it’s likely that all of the children stayed at … Continue reading

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Lydia M. Evison and Amos Daniel Metcalf

Lydia M. Evison is the daughter of Francis Evison and Lydia Cooper and the sister of Francis C. Evison.  She was born on 11 Nov 1862 in Monroe County, Michigan (USA). I haven’t been able to determine exactly when, but Lydia’s mother died … Continue reading

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Cecil Edward Evison, a Complicated Life

Below is a simple graphic to illustrate the complicated life of Cecil Edward Evison, the first-born son of Francis C. Evison and Laura Melissa Stevens. Cecil was born on 26 Nov 1902 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio (USA). In 1910, he was living in Chesterfield … Continue reading

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Harry E. Evison, A Simple Life

Francis C. Evison and his third wife, Laura Melissa Stevens, had two sons: Cecil Edward and Harry E. Evison Cecil and Harry’s lives are a study in contrasts!  Harry likely lived a simple, uncomplicated life — while Cecil’s was complicated and chaotic!  … Continue reading

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Ruth Hannah Evison and Walter John Bitz and their descendants

Ruth Hannah Evison was the only child of Earl and Belva Evison to survive into adulthood. She is my 3rd cousin, 1X removed.  Or to put it another way, she is the great granddaughter of my great, great uncle, Francis … Continue reading

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William “Earl” Evison, son of Francis C and Alvaretta Evison

The Abridged Version of the life and death of William “Earl” Evison William Earl Evison was born to Francis C. and Alvaretta Metcalf Evison in Morenci, Lenawee County, Michigan, on 3 Feb 1883.   He was registered as William E. but was also … Continue reading

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