Evelyn Leland is the daughter of Eric Leland and the niece of Elsie and Lester Leland. When she was twelve, her father died, and, since her mother was traveling in Europe, she went to live with her aunt and uncle.
Evelyn is described as sweet and gentle. Actually, she seems to be very similar to Elsie with regards to personality, moral stadards, and temperament. She becomes close friends with her aunt's sister Rosie Travilla and Lulu Raymond.
Evelyn later marries Lulu's brother, Max Raymond. They have a daughter Mary.