EVANS, Evan, 1684-1747
From Quaker Dictionary
|Place of birth:||Merionethshire, Wales|
|Death date:||24 July 1747|
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|Spouse(s):||Elizabeth Musgrave (m. 1713)|
Evan Evans (1684 - July 24, 1747) was a Welsh-American Friend and minister in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania.
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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