EVANS, Mary Lownes Smith, 1809-1887

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Mary Lownes Smith Evans (June 1, 1809 - July 1, 1887), from Philadelphia, was a painter and the wife of Charles Evans.

Mary Lownes Smith Evans
Alternative names: Mary Lownes Smith
Gender: F
Birthdate: 1 June 1809
Place of birth:
Nationality: US
Spouse(s): Charles Evans (m. 1836)
Disowned date:
Death date: 1 July 1887
Place of death: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Mary Lownes Smith was born on June 1, 1809 to Robert and Mary (Bacon) Smith. In 1836, she married Charles Evans, M.D. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She had an artistic gift, especially in the field of painting. She died on July 1, 1887 in West Philadelphia.


  • The Friend (Phila.), 61, no. 1:8, 101:182.
  • Haines, Clovercroft Chronicles, p. 335.

Works by

  • Glimpses by seal and land (1870)
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