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.
'''Robert Evans''' (1657 - March, 1738) was a Welsh-American convinced Friend, minister and early settler of Gwynedd Pennsylvania.
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* '''Name:''' Robert Evans<br/ >
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* '''Gender:''' M<br/ >
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* '''Birth date:''' 1657<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Llandderfel, Merionethshire, Wales<br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' Wales, US<br/ >
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|birthplace= Llandderfel, Merionethshire, Wales
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* '''Spouse(s):''' Ellin Griffith (m. 1717), Ruth Richards (m. 1729)<br/ >
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|nationality= Wales, US
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|spouses= Ellin Griffith (m. 1717), Ruth Richards (m. 1729)
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* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' March 1738<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Gwynedd, Pennsylvania<br/ >
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==Biography==
==Biography==

Revision as of 14:29, 25 June 2007

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


Robert Evans
Alternative names:
Gender: M
Birthdate: 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

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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