EVANS, Robert, 1657-1738

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'''Robert Evans''' (1657 - March, 1738) was a Welsh-American convinced Friend, minister and early settler of Gwynedd Pennsylvania.
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==Vitals==
==Vitals==
* '''Name:''' Robert Evans<br/ >
* '''Name:''' Robert Evans<br/ >
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* '''Gender:''' M<br/ >
* '''Gender:''' M<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' 1657<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' 1657<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Goch (?), Llandderfel, Merionethshire, Wales<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Llandderfel, Merionethshire, Wales<br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' <br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' Wales, US<br/ >
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* '''Spouse(s):''' <br/ >
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* '''Spouse(s):''' Ellin Griffith (m. 1717), Ruth Richards (m. 1729)<br/ >
* '''Children:''' <br/ >
* '''Children:''' <br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
* '''Branch:''' <br/ >
* '''Branch:''' <br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' 1738<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' March 1738<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Gwynedd, Pa.<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Gwynedd, Pennsylvania<br/ >
* '''Works by:'''  
* '''Works by:'''  
==Biography==
==Biography==
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b. 1657, From Goch? Llandderfel, Merionethshire, Wales, s. Evan ap Evan.<br>
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Robert Evans, son of Evan ap Evan, was born in Llandderfel, Merionetshire, Wales in 1657. Originally a member of the Church of England, Evans attended Friends meetings in Wales and became a convinced Friend after settling in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania in 1698. He later became a Quaker minister. He died in Gwynnedd in March of 1738. His funeral was attended by Thomas Chalkley.
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Of Church of Eng. Attended Friends meetings in Wales<br>
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1698, early settler at Gwynedd, Pa.<br>
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Convinced and joined Friends. Minister.<br>
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Thomas Chalkley attended his funeral.<br>
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d. late I 1738, Gwynedd, Pa., upward of 80 years.<br>
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==Sources==
==Sources==
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The Friend (Phila.) 29:396. John Smith's ms., 1:655.
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* The Friend (Phila.) 29:396. John Smith's ms., 1:655.
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[[Category:Ministers]]

Revision as of 19:28, 8 June 2007

Robert Evans (1657 - March, 1738) was a Welsh-American convinced Friend, minister and early settler of Gwynedd Pennsylvania.

Vitals

  • Name: Robert Evans
  • Alternative names:
  • Gender: M
  • Birth date: 1657
  • Place of birth: Llandderfel, Merionethshire, Wales
  • Nationality: Wales, US
  • Spouse(s): Ellin Griffith (m. 1717), Ruth Richards (m. 1729)
  • Children:
  • Meeting:
  • Branch:
  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: March 1738
  • Place of death: Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
  • Works by:

Biography

Robert Evans, son of Evan ap Evan, was born in Llandderfel, Merionetshire, Wales in 1657. Originally a member of the Church of England, Evans attended Friends meetings in Wales and became a convinced Friend after settling in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania in 1698. He later became a Quaker minister. He died in Gwynnedd in March of 1738. His funeral was attended by Thomas Chalkley.

Sources

  • The Friend (Phila.) 29:396. John Smith's ms., 1:655.
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