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'''William Evans''' (d. 1688) was an English Friend, a carpenter and owner of land in New Jersey. 
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* '''Name:''' William Evans<br/ >
* '''Name:''' William Evans<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' London, England<br/ >
* '''Place of birth:''' London, England<br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' England, US<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' Jane (or Jean) Hodges<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' Jane (or Jean) Hodges<br/ >
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* '''Children:''' 2 sons<br/ >
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* '''Children:''' Thomas, William<br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
* '''Branch:''' <br/ >
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* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' 1688<br/ >
* '''Place of death:''' <br/ >
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* '''Works by:'''  
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==Biography==
==Biography==
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Carpenter.<br>
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Williams Evans, a carpenter, was born in London, England. He married Jane (or Jean) Hodges and had two sons. In 1682, he moved to New Jersey and settled in Willingboro Township, about one-half mile south of the present village of Rancocas. In 1682, he was recorded as having 323 acres there.
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b. London, Eng.<br>
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m. Jane (or Jean) Hodges (d. 1697. Two sons, Thomas and William.<br>
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==Sources==
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1682, came to West Jersey, and settled in Willingboro Township, about one-half mile below the present village of Rancocas.<br>
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* De Cou, Burlington, a Provincial Capitol, pp. 192-93.<br>  
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1683, 323 acres recorded 13 Dec. 1682 near Rancocas, N.J.<br>
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* De Cou, historical Sketches of Rancocas and neighborhood.<br>
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* De Cou, The historic Rancocas.
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=Sources==
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De Cou, Burlington, a Provincial Capitol, pp. 192-93.<br>  
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De Cou, historical Sketches of Rancocas and neighborhood.<br>
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De Cou, The historic Rancocas.
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Revision as of 19:51, 14 June 2007

William Evans (d. 1688) was an English Friend, a carpenter and owner of land in New Jersey.

Vitals

  • Name: William Evans
  • Alternative names:
  • Gender: M
  • Birth date:
  • Place of birth: London, England
  • Nationality: England, US
  • Spouse(s): Jane (or Jean) Hodges
  • Children: Thomas, William
  • Meeting:
  • Branch:
  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: 1688
  • Place of death:
  • Works by:

Biography

Williams Evans, a carpenter, was born in London, England. He married Jane (or Jean) Hodges and had two sons. In 1682, he moved to New Jersey and settled in Willingboro Township, about one-half mile south of the present village of Rancocas. In 1682, he was recorded as having 323 acres there.

Sources

  • De Cou, Burlington, a Provincial Capitol, pp. 192-93.
  • De Cou, historical Sketches of Rancocas and neighborhood.
  • De Cou, The historic Rancocas.
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