EVANS, Evan, 1684-1747

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'''Evan Evans''' (1684 - July 24, 1747) was a Welsh-American Friend and minister in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania.
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==Vitals==
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* '''Name:''' Evan Evans<br/ >
* '''Name:''' Evan Evans<br/ >
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* '''Birth date:''' 1684<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' 1684<br/ >
* '''Place of birth:''' Merionethshire, Wales<br/ >
* '''Place of birth:''' Merionethshire, Wales<br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' <br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' Wales, US<br/ >
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* '''Spouse(s):''' Elizabeth Musgrave (m., 1713)<br/ >
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* '''Spouse(s):''' Elizabeth Musgrave (m. 1713)<br/ >
* '''Children:''' <br/ >
* '''Children:''' <br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
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* '''Branch:''' Pre-separation<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Death date:''' 24 July 1747<br/ >
* '''Death date:''' 24 July 1747<br/ >
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* '''Works by:'''  
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==Biography==
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Evan Evans was born in in Merionetshire, Wales, in 1684 to Thomas and Ann Evans.  In 1698, he came with his parents to Gwynedd, Pennsylvania.  He married Elizabeth Musgrave in 1713.
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As a minister, he travelled with his relation, John Evans, through most of the American colonies but especially in the adjacent counties of Pennsylvania, where new meetings had been established.  Evan Evans was attacked with his last illness while travelling on Truths account and died on July 24, 1747.  He was burried in Gwynedd.
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==Sources==
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* Piety Promoted, 11th part, b. 391.<br>
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* Haines, Clovercroft Chronicles, p. 180.<br>
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* Phila. Y. Mtg., Col. of memorials, 1787, P. 137.<br>
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* Comly, Friends Misc., 3:373.<br>
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* John Smith's ms., 1:655.<br>
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* Churchman, An account of the gospel labours, 1780, pp. 36, 37.
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b. 1684, in Merionethshire, Wales, s. Thomas and Ann Evans.  1698, came to Gwynedd, Pa., with his parents, when he was about 14 years old.<br>
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m., 1713, Elizabeth Musgrave. Children.<br>
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Minister, a grave and solid Friend. Travelled with his relation, John Evans, through most of the American colonies but especially in the adjacent counties of Pa., where new meetings had been established.<br>
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Was a ttacked with his last illness while travelling on Truths account.<br>
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d. 24 July 1747, bur. at Gwynedd, Pa., aged ca. 63.<br>
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Piety Promoted, 11th part, b. 391.<br>
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Haines, Clovercroft Chronicles, p. 180.<br>
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Phila. Y. Mtg., Col. of memorials, 1787, P. 137.<br>
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Comly, Friends Misc., 3:373.<br>
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John Smith's ms., 1:655.<br>
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Churchman, An account of the gospel labours, 1780, pp. 36, 37.
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Revision as of 20:33, 4 June 2007

Evan Evans (1684 - July 24, 1747) was a Welsh-American Friend and minister in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania.

Vitals

  • Name: Evan Evans
  • Alternative names:
  • Gender: M
  • Birth date: 1684
  • Place of birth: Merionethshire, Wales
  • Nationality: Wales, US
  • Spouse(s): Elizabeth Musgrave (m. 1713)
  • Children:
  • Meeting:
  • Branch: Pre-separation
  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: 24 July 1747
  • Place of death:
  • Works by:

Biography

Evan Evans was born in in Merionetshire, Wales, in 1684 to Thomas and Ann Evans. In 1698, he came with his parents to Gwynedd, Pennsylvania. He married Elizabeth Musgrave in 1713.

As a minister, he travelled with his relation, John Evans, through most of the American colonies but especially in the adjacent counties of Pennsylvania, where new meetings had been established. Evan Evans was attacked with his last illness while travelling on Truths account and died on July 24, 1747. He was burried in Gwynedd.

Sources

  • Piety Promoted, 11th part, b. 391.
  • Haines, Clovercroft Chronicles, p. 180.
  • Phila. Y. Mtg., Col. of memorials, 1787, P. 137.
  • Comly, Friends Misc., 3:373.
  • John Smith's ms., 1:655.
  • Churchman, An account of the gospel labours, 1780, pp. 36, 37.
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