EVANS, Ellen Ellis, 1685-1765

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* '''Place of birth:''' near Dollegelle, Wales<br/ >
* '''Place of birth:''' near Dollegelle, Wales<br/ >
* '''Nationality:''' <br/ >
* '''Nationality:''' <br/ >
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* '''Spouse(s):''' [[EVANS, John, 1689-1756|John Evans]] (m., 1715)<br/ >
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* '''Spouse(s):''' [[EVANS, John, 1689-1756|John Evans]] (m. 1715)<br/ >
* '''Children:''' <br/ >
* '''Children:''' <br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
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* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Death date:''' 19 April 1765<br/ >
* '''Death date:''' 19 April 1765<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' [[Quakers of Gywnedd|Gwynedd]], Pa.<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Gwynedd, Pennsylvania<br/ >
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* '''Works by:'''
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b. 1685, near Dollegelle, Wales, dau. Rowland and Margaret Ellis. Came to America, and settled near Haverford, Pa.<br>  
b. 1685, near Dollegelle, Wales, dau. Rowland and Margaret Ellis. Came to America, and settled near Haverford, Pa.<br>  
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m., 1715, [[EVANS, John, 1689-1756|John Evans]], of [[Quakers of Gywnedd|Gwynedd]], Pa.*<br>
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m., 1715, [[EVANS, John, 1689-1756|John Evans]], of Gwynedd, Pa.*<br>
Elder. Encouraged [[EVANS, John, 1689-1756|J. E.]] in his ministry. Rose early to enjoy the most precious time of the day. "The sun is the candle of the world, which calls us . . . to our several duties." Every day (not a meeting day) she used to retire about noon with the bible or some religious book, and spend a portion of her time alone. Remarkably well acquainted with the holy scriptures and in the history and writings of Friends.<br>
Elder. Encouraged [[EVANS, John, 1689-1756|J. E.]] in his ministry. Rose early to enjoy the most precious time of the day. "The sun is the candle of the world, which calls us . . . to our several duties." Every day (not a meeting day) she used to retire about noon with the bible or some religious book, and spend a portion of her time alone. Remarkably well acquainted with the holy scriptures and in the history and writings of Friends.<br>
Delighted to discourse with the Indians.<br>
Delighted to discourse with the Indians.<br>
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d. 29 Apr. 1765, [[Quakers of Gywnedd|Gwynedd]], Pa., aged ca. 80 years.<br>
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d. 29 Apr. 1765, Gwynedd, Pa., aged ca. 80 years.<br>
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Phila. Y. Mtg., A Coll. of memorials, 1787, p. 234.<br>
Phila. Y. Mtg., A Coll. of memorials, 1787, p. 234.<br>
Comly, Friends Misc., 3:375.
Comly, Friends Misc., 3:375.
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[[Category:Quakers of Gwynedd]]

Revision as of 15:32, 14 June 2007

Vitals

  • Name: Ellen Ellis Evans
  • Alternative names:
  • Gender: F
  • Birth date: 1685
  • Place of birth: near Dollegelle, Wales
  • Nationality:
  • Spouse(s): John Evans (m. 1715)
  • Children:
  • Meeting:
  • Branch:
  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: 19 April 1765
  • Place of death: Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
  • Works by:

Biography

b. 1685, near Dollegelle, Wales, dau. Rowland and Margaret Ellis. Came to America, and settled near Haverford, Pa.
m., 1715, John Evans, of Gwynedd, Pa.*
Elder. Encouraged J. E. in his ministry. Rose early to enjoy the most precious time of the day. "The sun is the candle of the world, which calls us . . . to our several duties." Every day (not a meeting day) she used to retire about noon with the bible or some religious book, and spend a portion of her time alone. Remarkably well acquainted with the holy scriptures and in the history and writings of Friends.
Delighted to discourse with the Indians.
d. 29 Apr. 1765, Gwynedd, Pa., aged ca. 80 years.

References

*See Evans, John, 1689-1756.
The Friend (Phila.), 33:164.
Piety Promoted, 11th part, p. 430.
Phila. Y. Mtg., A Coll. of memorials, 1787, p. 234.
Comly, Friends Misc., 3:375.

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