EVANS, Robert, 1657-1738
From Quaker Dictionary
Robert Evans (1657 - March, 1738) was a Welsh-American convinced Friend, minister and early settler of Gwynedd Pennsylvania.
- 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)
- Disowned date: --
- Death date: March 1738
- Place of death: Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
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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.
- The Friend (Phila.) 29:396. John Smith's ms., 1:655.