EVANS, Sarah, 1784-1855

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* '''Gender:''' F<br/ >
* '''Gender:''' F<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' 8 March 1784<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' 8 March 1784<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Birmingham<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Birmingham, England<br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' <br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' England<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' <br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' <br/ >
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* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Death date:''' 7 November 1855<br/ >
* '''Death date:''' 7 November 1855<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Edgbaston, Birmingham<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Edgbaston, Birmingham, England<br/ >
* '''Works by:'''  
* '''Works by:'''  
==Biography==
==Biography==
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Sarah Evans, the daughter of Benjamin and Catherine Evans of Birmingham, was born there on 8 March 1784 (1). She was educated in the beliefs and principles of the Society and grew up with a strong conviction of their rightness and truth. She had a lively interest in the affairs of the Society and was always ready to help those who showed signs of falling by the wayside, but she was remarkably free from sectarian prejudices and her loving concern extended to all who professed a belief in Christ.<br>
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Sarah Evans, the daughter of Benjamin and Catherine Evans of Birmingham, was born on March 8, 1784 (1). She was educated in the beliefs and principles of the Society of Friends and grew up with a strong conviction of their rightness and truth. She had a lively interest in the affairs of the Society and was always ready to help those who showed signs of falling by the wayside, but she was remarkably free from sectarian prejudices and her loving concern extended to all who professed a belief in Christ.
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In character she was unassuming and diffident, but her religious experience was mature and deeply felt and was often helpful to tohers. Her whole life was harmonious and peaceful and she died as she had lived, a true and consistant Friend, at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 7 November 1855 (2) at the age of seventy one.<br>
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==Sourcess==
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In character she was unassuming and diffident, but her religious experience was mature and deeply felt and was often helpful to tohers. Her whole life was harmonious and peaceful and she died as she had lived, a true and consistant Friend, at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on November 7, 1855 (2) at the age of seventy-one.
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PRINCIPAL SOURCES<br>
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Annual Monitor 1857 pp 49-52<br>
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==References and notes==
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* (1) Warwick, Leicester & Rutland QM Births Digest: her father is described as a chandler<br>
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REFERENCES AND NOTES<br>
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* (2) Digest of Deaths: she is described as a spinster<br>
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1 Warwick, Leicester & Rutland QM Births Digest: her father is described as a chandler<br>
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2 Digest of Deaths: she is described as a spinster<br>
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N.B. There is no reference to her in J Friends Hist Soc vols 1-45
N.B. There is no reference to her in J Friends Hist Soc vols 1-45
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==Sources==
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* Annual Monitor 1857 pp 49-52

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  • Name: Sarah Evans
  • Alternative names:
  • Gender: F
  • Birth date: 8 March 1784
  • Place of birth: Birmingham, England
  • Nationality: England
  • Spouse(s):
  • Children:
  • Meeting:
  • Branch:
  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: 7 November 1855
  • Place of death: Edgbaston, Birmingham, England
  • Works by:

Biography

Sarah Evans, the daughter of Benjamin and Catherine Evans of Birmingham, was born on March 8, 1784 (1). She was educated in the beliefs and principles of the Society of Friends and grew up with a strong conviction of their rightness and truth. She had a lively interest in the affairs of the Society and was always ready to help those who showed signs of falling by the wayside, but she was remarkably free from sectarian prejudices and her loving concern extended to all who professed a belief in Christ.

In character she was unassuming and diffident, but her religious experience was mature and deeply felt and was often helpful to tohers. Her whole life was harmonious and peaceful and she died as she had lived, a true and consistant Friend, at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on November 7, 1855 (2) at the age of seventy-one.

References and notes

  • (1) Warwick, Leicester & Rutland QM Births Digest: her father is described as a chandler
  • (2) Digest of Deaths: she is described as a spinster


N.B. There is no reference to her in J Friends Hist Soc vols 1-45

Sources

  • Annual Monitor 1857 pp 49-52
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