Evans, Ruth Lavon

Evans, Ruth Lavon

Female 1914 - 2017  (102 years)

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  • Name Evans, Ruth Lavon 
    Born 30 Oct 1914  Warren Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 7 Jan 1920  Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 10 Apr 1930  Cloverdale, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1935  Cloverdale, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 4 Apr 1940  Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1 May 1942  Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 5 Jul 1969  Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 13 Aug 2017  Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Buried Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I7622  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2018 

    Father Evans, Jesse Alonzo,   b. 20 Sep 1883, Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1942, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Goss, Cressie Iola,   b. 6 Jun 1889, Owen County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1969, Buck Creek, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 5 Aug 1908  Owen County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 12 children 
    +1. Evans, Waneta Pearl,   b. 12 Aug 1908, Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1996, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Evans, August Goss,   b. 13 Oct 1910, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1983, Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Evans, William Lowell,   b. 12 Aug 1912, Taylor Township, Owen County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1998, Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +4. Evans, Ruth Lavon,   b. 30 Oct 1914, Warren Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 2017, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)
     5. Evans, Jesse Morton Jr.,   b. 31 Aug 1916, Warren Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1919, Cloverdale, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. Evans, Helen Pauline,   b. 18 Jan 1919, Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1994  (Age 75 years)
    +7. Evans, June Harding,   b. 26 Feb 1921, Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 2005, Avon, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Evans, Henry Lee,   b. 12 Jun 1924, Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1993, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     9. Evans, Doris May,   b. 31 Jan 1927, Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1927, Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Living
    +11. Evans, Robert Gene,   b. 9 Jun 1931, Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 2013, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     12. Evans, William Wayne,   b. 4 Mar 1933, Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1973, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     
    Family ID F3100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Foust, Dale,   b. 27 Feb 1918, Monticello, White County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1991, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1937  Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F16378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Oct 1914 - Warren Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Jan 1920 - Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Apr 1930 - Cloverdale, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Cloverdale, Putnam County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Nov 1937 - Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 4 Apr 1940 - Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 May 1942 - Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Jul 1969 - Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 2017 - Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2402] Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 3 Jul 2017.
      Name: Jesse Evans
      Gender: Male
      Registration Year: 1914
      Spouse: Cola Goss
      Child: Ruth Lavon Evans
      Certificate Number: 47923
      Roll number: 014
      Agency: Indiana State Dept. of Health
      Volume Range: 812 - 818

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 11 Oct 2018.
      Memorial ID 182369745
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/182369745

      Ruth Lavon Evans Foust
      Birth 30 Oct 1914
      Plainfield, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
      Death 13 Aug 2017 (aged 102)
      Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
      Burial
      Rest Haven Memorial Park
      Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S999] 1920 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 2 Jul 2017.
      1920 Census, enumerated 7-8 Jan 1920 on Owen County Line Road in Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, United States

      Jess Evans Head M 33 Indiana
      Iolla Evans Wife F 29 Indiana
      Hellen Evans Daughter F 11 Indiana
      Wanita Evans Daughter F 9 Indiana
      August Evans Son M 7 Indiana
      Lowell Evans Son M 5 Indiana
      Ruth Evans Daughter F 0 Indiana

      "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF48-SR4 : accessed 4 July 2017), Jess Evans, Cloverdale, Putnam, Indiana, United States; citing ED 69, sheet 2B, line 62, family 46, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 461; FHL microfilm 1,820,461.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S937] 1930 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 2 Jul 2017.
      1930 Census, enumerated 10 Apr 1930 in Cloverdale Town, Cloverdale Township, Putnam County, Indiana, United States

      Jesse A Evans Head M 45 Indiana
      C Iola Evans Wife F 40 Indiana
      August G Evans Son M 19 Indiana
      William L Evans Son M 17 Indiana
      Ruth Evans Daughter F 15 Indiana
      Helen P Evans Daughter F 10 Indiana
      June H Evans Daughter F 8 Indiana
      Henry L Evans Son M 5 Indiana
      Jesse J Evans Son M 1 Indiana

      "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4BW-V4F : accessed 4 July 2017), Ruth Evans in household of Jesse A Evans, Cloverdale, Putnam, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 2, sheet 6A, line 32, family 172, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 623; FHL microfilm 2,340,358.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S814] 1940 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Jul 2017.
      1940 Census, enumerated 4 Apr 1940 at 1317 S 23rd St in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States

      Dale Foust Head M 23 Indiana
      Ruth L Foust Wife F 23 Indiana
      Larry D Foust Son M 1 Indiana
      Dale lived in same place in 1935; Ruth lived in Cloverdale, Putnam County, Indiana in 1935

      "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1BW-7G8 : accessed 8 July 2017), Dale Foust, Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 79-16, sheet 2B, line 53, family 34, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1098.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 5 Jul 2017.
      Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Indiana), Saturday 2 May 1942, page 11

      Jesse Evans Dies From Injuries in Crash on Highway

      Jesse A, Evans, 58, for 20 years a Monon railroad brakeman, died at 11:35 o?clock Friday night at the Home hospital of injuries suffered in a head-on collision between his automobile and a truck on U.S. 52, six miles southeast of Lafayette Friday morning. His chest was crushed and he had multiple fractures, and also suffered from shock. Evans was en route to his home three miles northeast of Stockwell on route 5 when the accident occurred. He was the father of 10 children.

      Born in Putnam county Sept. 20, 1883, he was a son of William H. and Ida (Sackett) Evans. He married Cressie Iola Goss, who survives, together with his mother, who lives at Cloverdale, and the following children: Mrs. Wanda Colliver, Battle Ground; August Evans, Martinsville; Lowell Evans, Otterbein; Mrs. Ruth Faust, Lafayette; Mrs. Helen Metzger, route 4; June Evans, Detroit; Harry, Jesse, jr., Bobby and Billy, all at home; also a brother, June Evans, Cloverdale; and six sisters: Mrs. Jean Raikes, Indianapolis; Mrs. Edith Hill, San Francisco, Calif.; Mrs. Julia Coffman, Greencastle; Mrs. Pearl McCullough, Fowler; Mrs. Mannie Furr, Cloverdale, and Mrs. Jewell Spangler, Linton.

      The family formerly lived in Lafayette, having moved to the farm near Stockwell the first of the year. Mr. Evans was planning to retire soon.
      Services at 2 p.m. Monday from Mill Grove Methodist church, near Cloverdale, of which he was a member; burial in Cloverdale cemetery. Friends may call at the residence after 2 p.m. Sunday. Baker funeral directors, Dayton, in charge.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    7. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 5 Jul 2017.
      Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Indiana), Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Indiana), Monday 7 July 1969, page 8

      MRS. CRESSIE EVANS

      Mrs. Cressie Iola Evans, 80, formerly of 1010 S. 1st St., died Saturday night in Lesley Nursing Home, Buck Creek. She had been a patient there since February, but death was unexpected.

      Mrs. Evans was born in Owen County, where she was married in 1906 to Jesse A. Evans, who died in 1942. A member of the Milgrove United Methodist Church in Owen County, she moved to Lafayette in 1937.

      Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Jauanita Colliver of Rt 12 and Mrs. Ruth Lavon Foust and Mrs. Helen P. Metzger, both of Lafayette; and seven sons, August G. of Martinsville, William Lowell of Greencastle, J. Harding of West Point, Henry L. of Tampa, Fla., Jesse A. Jr. of Rt. 1, Monrovia, Robert G. of Lafayette and Billy W. of Rt. 12.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    8. [S1018] Obituary (Reliability: 3), 11 Oct 2018.
      Obituary for Ruth L. Foust
      https://www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com/obituaries/Ruth-Foust-2/#!/Obituary

      Ruth Lavon Foust, 102, of Lafayette, passed away at 3:49 pm, Sunday, August 13, 2017 at St. Mary?s Healthcare.

      Born October 30, 1914 in Plainfield, IN, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Alonzo Evans and Cressie Iola (Goss) Evans and a graduate of Cloverdale High School.

      Her marriage was to Dale Foust on November 12, 1937 in Lafayette. He preceded her in death on March 5, 1991.

      Ruth was a homemaker, raising three children. She enjoyed gardening and flowers, and spending time with her family.

      She is survived by her three children, Larry Foust (wife: Carolyn) of Lafayette, Sandra Bramer (husband: Jim) of West Lafayette, and Lavon Hasselbring (husband: John) of Springfield, IL; one brother, J.A. ?Jessie? Evans of Eminence, IN; eight grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

      Preceding her in death with her parents and husband are two sisters and seven brothers.

      Funeral service will be at 2 pm, Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Hippensteel Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Dr. Ernie D. Elder Jr. officiating. Burial to follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com

      Researched by Ted Smith


    9. [S815] Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 3 Jul 2017.
      Name Jesse Evans
      Event Type Marriage Registration
      Event Date 05 Aug 1908
      Event Place Owen, Indiana, United States
      Residence Place Putnam
      Gender Male
      Age (Estimated) 25
      Race White
      Race (Original) White
      Number of Total Marriages Once
      Birth Date 20 Sep 1883
      Birthplace Indiana
      Marriage Place Owen
      Father's Name Henry Evans
      Mother's Name Ida Sackett
      Spouse's Name Cressie Goss
      Spouse's Residence Place Owen
      Spouse's Gender Female
      Spouse's Age (Estimated) 18
      Spouse's Race White
      Spouse's Race (Original) White
      Spouse's Birth Date Jun 1890
      Spouse's Birthplace Owen
      Spouse's Father's Name Tillman Goss
      Spouse's Mother's Name Don't Know, deceased
      Officiator's Name S H Chenoweth
      Number of Images 1
      Note: Jesse's second marriage; Crissie's first marriage

      "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XXFR-G4W : 21 January 2016), Jesse Evans and Cressie Goss, 05 Aug 1908; citing Owen, Indiana, United States, various county clerk offices, Indiana; FHL microfilm 1,312,986.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    10. [S1336] Indiana, U.S., Marriage Index, 1800-1941, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 8 Jul 2017.
      Name: Ruth Lavon Evans
      Spouse Name: Dale Foust
      Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1937
      Marriage County: Tippecanoe
      Birth Date: 30 Oct 1916
      Age: 21

      Researched by Ted Smith


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