February 28, 1862, Crab Orchard, Kentucky.
December 8, 1932, Tampa, Florida.
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Missouri.
Granville was the son of William Nelson Evans and Mary Elizabeth Hurst, and husband of Norvesta Orlean Blansett.
In addition to writing poetry and songs, Evans was also a photographer and druggist. Copyright records indicate he and his sons were running G. P. Evans and Sons Music Company in Tampa, Florida, as of 1924.