Eve Surname Pages|
USA STATES - Illinois
The earliest EVE link relates to a tract of land purchased in 1820 by Jehiel EVE.
The land comprised 78 acres and cost $156.72. The land purchased was in the South West of the state on the borders of White, Edwards and Wayne counties..
The next Eve records relate to census listings for 1830 & 1840
- 1830 Elexy Eve - Randolph County IL page 133 - The listing shows 7 in the family. 1 male aged between 40 to 50 and 1 male aged between 5 and 10. 1 female aged under 5, one female aged between 5 and 10, 1 female aged 10 to 15, 1 female aged between 15 and 20 and 1 female aged between 30 and 40.
- 1840 Robertson Eve - Johnston County IL page 405. The listing shows 2 in the household. 1 male aged 30 to 40 and 1 female age 40 to 50.
There are 3 EVE's listed in the 1860 census.
- 1860 John Eve - Monroe County IL, Hecker page number 71. John Eve is listed as being 25 years of age, a labourer born in Germany. Also listed is Vict? Eve age 21 female also born Germany.
- 1860 Margaret L Eve - Cook County IL, 1st W page number 77. Margaret L Eve is listed as being 10 years old living in an "orphanage asylum". She is listed as being born in Georgia.
- 1860 Julia Eve - Cook County IL, 8th W page number 133 - Julia Eve was 26 years old and of mixed race. Her occupation was given as "sewing". She was born in Georgia. Also living at the same address were;
- Robert Eve - aged 5 born Georgia
- Edie Eve - age 3 born Georgia
There is a record of the marriage of Hannah M EVE born around 1860 to a Francis M Crowder in Jersey on the 20th Nov 1882.
Can they be linked to any of the above?
The next EVE listing relates to the family of John EVE. This line is being researched by Nancy Jordan
John Eve born England (no dates) married Anna Marie Carroll, b. 1859 in Ohio.
They may have had two children
- William J EVE, born around 1878 who married Rickle EICHMANN in St. Clair on the 6th Dec 1898.
- Ada Evelyn EVE b. 1879 in Illinois. She married Henry A SHULTZ in Jersey on the 31st Jan 1897.
Family of Peter Eve
Peter Eve was born in Germany in February 1844. He died in 1935 and is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Batestown, Danville Township, Vermilion County, Illinois
He married Sofia Wetzel who was born in born 1842. She died in 1913.
They had the following children.
- Anna Sophia Eve (1) - born 17th December 1867. She died on the 24th March 1949 in Archibald
- Charley H Eve (2) - born 1872. He died in 1941 and is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Batestown, Danville Twp, Vermilion County, Illinois.
- Fred W Eve (3) - born 7th January 1874. He died on the 17th February 1892. He is also buried at Oak Hill Cemetery.
- Elizabeth Eve - born 25th Jan 1882. She died on the 24th May 1884. Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery.
- Gertrude Eve (4) - born 17th Feb 1885. She died in 1961 and is buried at Johnson Cemetery, Vermilion County, IL.
- John Eve (5) - born August 1879.
The census for 1880 gives the following details.
Peter Eve - Listed as living in Danville. Shows Peter Eve aged 37 years old born France? He was working as an engineer in a wool factory. Also listed is his wife Sophia Eve age 38, keeping house. Also listed are;
The census for 1900 gives the following details.
Peter Eve was born in February 1844 in Germany. His parents were also born in Germany. He married Sophia in about 1868, She was born in Germany in September 1842. They had nine children of whom five were alive in 1900. The children living at home in 1900 were;
- Anna Eve - age 12 born Ohio
- Charles Eve - age 7 born Ohio
- Frederick Eve - age 5 born Ohio
- Madgelena Eve - age 3 born Ohio
- John Eve - age 10 months born Ohio
The census for 1920 gives the following details.
Peter Eve - Listed as living in Danville age 74. In 1920 he was a widower living alone. Occupation not clear.
The census for 1930 he was living at the home of his son Charles H Eve.
1 Anna Sophia Eve
- John Eve - born August 1879. In 1900 he was employed as a farm labourer.
- Gertrude Eve - born February 1885. In 1900 she was 15 years old - at school.
Anna Sophia Eve was born on the 17th December 1867. She died on the 24th March 1949 in Archibald
She married John William Mc Machan the son of son of John McMachan and Elizabeth Watts. He was born on the 5th May 1867 in Greenfield, Ohio, and died 7th January 1945 in Lakeview Hosp, Danville, Vermilion, Illinois.
They had the following children.
- Fred Norman McMachan - born 8th February 1901 in Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois. He died in April 1984 at Fort Pierce, Florida.
- Theodore McMachan - born 1902. He died in 1964 in Illinois.
- Ester McMachan - born 1904. She died in 1982 in Illinois.
- Ralph McMachan - born 1912. He died in 1986.
- Russell H Machan - born 23th January 1899, Danville, Vermilion, Illinois. He died on the 1st July 1963 in Florida.
She married John J. O'Toole on the 21st June 1892 in Danville, Vermilion, IL, son of Peter P'Toole. He was born 21 June 1892 in Danville, IL, and died 1939.
Children of Anna Eve and John Mc Machan are:
- Bertha O'Toole - born May 1893. She married John Freeland.
Danville Commercial News, Friday , March 25, 1949,
ANNA M,MAHAN Dies at Home;
Mrs Anna S. McMahan, 81, Batestown, Route 1, died Thursday night at her home after a 5 month illness. The widow of J. William McMahan, Mrs. McMahan came to this community 60 years ago from Ohio. She was born in that state Dec. 17, 1867 a daughter of Peter and Sophie Wetzel Eve. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church. Surviving are four sons, Russell, Springfield, Ohio; Fred Peoria; Ted, Chicago and Ralph, Tampa: Two daughters, Mrs John Freeland, Danville, and Esther McMahan, Peoria; one step-daughter Mrs Clifton Howe, Danville: 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.The body is at the Edmund & Dickson Funeral Home where services will
be held at 2p.m. Sunday. The Rev James Hyllberg will officiate, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.
2 Charley H Eve
Charley H Eve was born in 1872. He died in 1941 and is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Batestown, Danville Twp, Vermilion County, Illinois
He married Esther A. She was born in 1870, and died in 1943. They had the following children.
- Wayne Eve - he died on the 3rd September 1901.
- Merrill H Eve - born about 1907.
In the 1920 census the following listing appears;
Charles H Eve - Listed as living Danville age 47. Living with wife Esther Eve age 48? In 1920 he was working as a foreman in a brick yard. Also listed is;
In the 1930 census the family are still living in Danville;
- Merrill H Eve - age 13, born Illinois
3 Fred W Eve
- Charles H Eve - age 58, born Ohio. He was working as a night watchman.
- Esther A Eve - age 59, born Illinois.
- Merrill H Eve - son, age 24. He was working as a book keeper in a lumber plant. He married in about 1928.
- Mary A Eve - daughter in law, age 23.
- Susanne E Eve - grand daughter , age 3 years 4 months?
- Peter Eve - father, age 86. ? Came to the US in 1845.
Fred W Eve was born January 1874. He died on the 17th February 1892. He is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery.
4 Gertrude Eve
Gertrude Eve was born on the 17th February 1885. She died in 1961 and is buried Johnson Cemetery, Vermilion County, IL .
She married Roy Johnson on th 16th June 1907 who was born in 1882. They had the following children.
- John Johnson
- Naris Johnson
- Helen Johnson
- Geraldine G Johnson
5 John Eve
John Eve was born in 1879. He married Cora who was born in about 1876. No children are listed. In 1920 they were living in Blount, Vermilion County. He was a farmer.
In the 1930 census the family are living in McKendree, Vermillion County. The listing shows;
- John R Eve - age 50, Labourer on general farm.
- Cora M Eve - age 55
EVE's From England
Harvey Eve - Listed as living in Groveland Township, LaSalle County. He was born in May 1879 in England. His parents were also born in England. In 1900 he was aged 21, single and working as a labourer on the farm of Peter Koensager from Germany.
Family of George Eve
George Eve - Listed as living in North Street, Minonk Township, Woodford County. He was born in April 1849 in England. His parents were also born in England. He married Elizabeth in 1867/8 in England. He came to the US in 1879. Elizabeth was born in August 1848. They had 14 children. He may have links with Haslingden. There is a record of a marriage of a George Eve in the March quarter of 1868, The birth of Eliza Eve was recorded in June 1869 and Hannah Eve in June 1873. Haslingden is situated in the north of England near Blackburn.
In 1880 George Eve is listed as living in Minonk. He is listed as being 33 years old and was working as a coal miner. Also listed is his wife Anna E Eve age 31 with the following children;
In 1900 George was working as a horse doctor. The children living at home in 1900 were;
- Eliza Eve - age 11 born England
- Hannah Eve - age 7 born England
- Harry Eve (1) - age 1 born England
- Simpson Biskof - age 56 father in law born England
In the 1930 census Anna Eve his widow was living in Minonk. She was 81 years old living with her daughter Edna Eve, age 44 who was single.
Harry Eve (1) - Born in England in 1879. He came to the US in 1880. He lived in Minonk, Woodford County. He married Anna who was born in Illinois in about 1908. They had at least one child;
- Charles Eve - born July 1881 in Illinois. In 1900 he was working as a coal miner
- Edna Eve - born March 1886. -
- George Eve (2) - born 1888.
- Bertie Eve- born March 1891
George Eve (2) - He was born in about 1888 in Illinois. He married Bessie in about 1912. They had at least three children.
- Catherine Eve - born about 1915.
The census listing for 1930 shows that the family were living in Benson, Woodford County.
- Lawrence W Eve - born about 1913.
- Waneta E Eve - born about 1915.
- Donald G Eve - He was born on the 7th February 1920 in Minonk, Woodford Co. He died in the 26th April 1995 in Pekin Memorial Hospital, Pekin, Tazewell Co. He was buried in the Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin. He married Eloise Mae Junker on
August 30th 1941, in Kahoka, Mo. Eloise Eve was born on the 6th Dec 1920. She died on the 25th Feb 1995 in Groveland. An extract from his obituary is reproduced below;
Donald G. Eve, 75, of 1409 Illinois died at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday, April 26,
1995, at Pekin Hospital.
Born Feb. 7, 1920, in Minonk to George and Bessie Fell Eve, he married Eloise Mae Junker on
Aug. 30, 1941, in Kahoka, Mo. She died Feb. 25, 1995, in Pekin. One brother and one sister also preceded him in death.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Danny (Janice L.) Sloter of Pekin; one son, Gary of Milan,
Italy; and four grandchildren.
He was a World War II Army Air Forces veteran, serving in the South Pacific and New Guinea.
He was a member of Disabled American Veterans.
He was a construction steamfitter and worked out of Steamfitters Local 353 in Peoria for 45
years. He retired in 1982.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Pekin, Pekin Masonic Lodge 29, AF&AM,
and was a past co- leader of Boy Scout Troop 181 in Pekin.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin
Chapel, with Masonic rites at 10:45. Services will follow immediately at the chapel. The Rev.
Dr. R. David Goodell will officiate. Private burial will be Monday at Lakeside Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Methodist Medical Center hospice program in Peoria
- George Eve - age 41. Born Illinois. Father born England. He was working as a plumber.
- Vessie Eve - wife, age 38. Born Illinois. Parents born England.
- Lawrence W Eve - son 17.
- Waneta E Eve - daughter, age 15.
- Donald G Eve - son, age 10.
Family Of Joseph Eve
Joseph Eve - Listed as living in Richwoods, Peoria County in th 1920. He was born in Illinois on the 1st November 1883. His parents were born in England. He married Stella who was born in about 1889 in Dakota. Her parents were born in Michigan. They had at least two children;
In the 1930 census Joseph Eve is listed as living as a lodger in Peoria. He was divorced. The listing shows him age 45 working as a machinist in an implement factory. His parents were born in England.
1 George H Eve - He was born in Illinois in about 1907. He married Helen G in about 1928. She was born in Illinois. The 1930 census gives the following information.
Listed as living in Peoria, Peoria County;
- George H Eve (1)- born 1907 in Illinois
- Charles Eve (2)- born 19th Oct 1908. He died in Portland, Multnomah County, OR in August 1982.
2 Charles Eve - He was born 19th Oct 1908. He died in Portland, Multnomah County, OR in August 1982. He married Lucille in about 1928. They had at least two children;
- George H Eve - age 24. Born Illinois. Father born Illinois. Mother born Dakota. Occupation - repair man in implement factory.
- Helen G Eve - wife, age 26. Born Illinois. Working as an office clerk.
The 1930 census lists the family living in Peoria Heights, Peoria County as follows;
- Dolores J Eve - born about 1928
- Shirley J Eve - born about 1930
- Charles Eve - age 21. Born Illinois. Occupation engineers helper.
- Lucille Eve - wife, age 23. Born Illinois.
- Dolores J Eve - daughter, age 1 year 8 months.
- Shirley J Eve - daughter, age 6 months.
- Stella Eve - mother, age 41.
EVE's From Germany
Charles Eve - Listed as living in Collinsville, Madison County. He is listed as being 38 years old born in Prussia. His occupation is given as a farmer. Also listed is his wife Louisa Eve age 28 born Prussia. Children listed are;
- Emma Eve - age 9 born Illinois
- Anna Eve - age 7 born Illinois
- Mena Eve - age 5 born Illinois
- William Eve - age 2 born Illinois
EVE's From Norway
In the 1930 census there are listings for the family of Sievert Eve. He is listed as living in Chicago, Cook County. He is listed as being 54 years old and was born in Minnesota. His parents were born in Norway. In 1930 he was working as a carpenter. Also listed are;
- Gurine Eve - wife, age 69. Born Minnisota. Parents born Norway.
- Thomas Eve - son, age 24. Born North Dakota. Worked for a book binder.
Julia Eve - Listed as living in Danville. In the census she is listed as being 26 years old, born in Michigan. She was divorced and worked as a "saleslady" in a dry goods store. She was a boarder at the home of Edward Dobbee.
Constant Eve - Listed as living in Chicago. He was 66 years old born in Indiana. His parents were born in France. He married in about 1888. Also listed is;
John Eve - Listed as living in Chicago, Cook County. He is listed as 43 years old born in Romania. He was married in about 1919. He came to the US in 1905. In 1930 he was working as a waiter in a hotel.
Baker Eve - Listed as living in East St Louis, St Clair County. He is listed as being 40 years old of negro descent. He was born in Arkansas.
- Nettie Eve - wife, age 66. Born Ohio. Parents born Ohio.
Social Security Death Records
Set out below are details taken from Social Security records of other EVE's resident in Illinois
- ALBERT EVE born 21 Oct 1898 died Jan 1967 Chicago, Cook, IL
- CORINNE EVE born 2 Jul 1889 died Sep 1968 Chicago, Cook, IL
Can any of these be linked to any of the above?
There are currently five EVE families listed in white pages in the following cities & towns.
- LA SALLE