EVANS, Elizabeth Barton, 1794-1861

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==Vitals==
==Vitals==
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* '''Name:''' Elizabeth Baton Evans<br/ >
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* '''Name:''' Elizabeth Barton Evans<br/ >
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* '''Alternative names:''' <br/ >
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* '''Alternative names:''' Elizabeth Barton<br/ >
* '''Gender:''' F<br/ >
* '''Gender:''' F<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' 2 January 1794<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' 2 January 1794<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Newton, Camden Co., N.J.<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Newton, Camden County, New Jersey<br/ >
* '''Nationality:''' US<br/ >
* '''Nationality:''' US<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' William Evans (m., 1824)<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' William Evans (m., 1824)<br/ >
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* '''Branch:''' <br/ >
* '''Branch:''' <br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' 14 (12?) November 1861<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' 12 or 14 November 1861<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Salem, N.J.<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Salem, New Jersey<br/ >
* '''Works by:'''  
* '''Works by:'''  
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==Biography==
==Biography==
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b. 2 Jan. 1794, Newton, Camden Co., N.J., dau. John and Rebecca (Angevine) Barton.<br>
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Elizabeth Barton was born on January 2, 1794 in Newton, Camden County, New Jersey to John and Rebecca (Angevine) Barton. At an early age, Elizabeth was "attracted to a gay and lively group of uoung people," and was a particular favorite for her singing.  Around 1813, she broke off from these associations.
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Attracted to a gay and lively group of young people.  A favorite for her singing.  ca. 1813, broke off from these associations. Richard Jordan was very helpful to her.<br>
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1815, minister. 1818, acknowledged. 1819, spoke at Thomas Scattergood's funeral, Pine St., Phila.<br>
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In 1815, Barton became a minister. This was acknowledged in 1818. In 1819, she spoke at the funeral of Thomas Scattergood (Pine St., Phila.). She visited nearly all the Yearly Meetings in America, with many meetings belonging to them.
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m., 1824 William Evans, and moved to 134 South Front St., Phila., Pa. (later, 252). Four children. See Evans, William, 1787-1867.<br>
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Visited nearly all the Yearly Meetings in America, with many meetings belonging to them. In disposition she was open and cheerful.<br>
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In 1824, Elizabeth Barton married William Evans and moved to 134 (later 252) South Front Street in Philadelphia. The two had four children. Elizabeth Barton Evans died of a heart attack on November 12 or 14, 1861 in Salem, New Jersey.
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d. 14 (12?) Nov. 1861, Salem, N.J., of a heart attack, aged ca. 67.<br>
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==Sources==
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* Piety Promoted, 12th part, p. 333.<br>
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* Phila. Y. Mtg. Memorials concerning deceased Friends, 1875, p. 87.<br>
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* Information from Rachel Barton Hutchinson.<br>  
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* Westonian, 18:104.
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==References==
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[[Category:Ministers]]
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Piety Promoted, 12th part, p. 333.<br>
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Phila. Y. Mtg. Memorials concerning deceased Friends, 1875, p. 87.<br>
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Information from Rachel Barton Hutchinson.<br>
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Westonian, 18:104.
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Revision as of 18:52, 4 June 2007

Vitals

  • Name: Elizabeth Barton Evans
  • Alternative names: Elizabeth Barton
  • Gender: F
  • Birth date: 2 January 1794
  • Place of birth: Newton, Camden County, New Jersey
  • Nationality: US
  • Spouse(s): William Evans (m., 1824)
  • Children: 4
  • Meeting:
  • Branch:
  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: 12 or 14 November 1861
  • Place of death: Salem, New Jersey
  • Works by:

Biography

Elizabeth Barton was born on January 2, 1794 in Newton, Camden County, New Jersey to John and Rebecca (Angevine) Barton. At an early age, Elizabeth was "attracted to a gay and lively group of uoung people," and was a particular favorite for her singing. Around 1813, she broke off from these associations.

In 1815, Barton became a minister. This was acknowledged in 1818. In 1819, she spoke at the funeral of Thomas Scattergood (Pine St., Phila.). She visited nearly all the Yearly Meetings in America, with many meetings belonging to them.

In 1824, Elizabeth Barton married William Evans and moved to 134 (later 252) South Front Street in Philadelphia. The two had four children. Elizabeth Barton Evans died of a heart attack on November 12 or 14, 1861 in Salem, New Jersey.

Sources

  • Piety Promoted, 12th part, p. 333.
  • Phila. Y. Mtg. Memorials concerning deceased Friends, 1875, p. 87.
  • Information from Rachel Barton Hutchinson.
  • Westonian, 18:104.
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