EVANS, William, -1688

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'''William Evans''' (d. 1688) was an English Friend, a carpenter and owner of land in New Jersey.   
'''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/ >
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* '''Spouse(s):''' Jane (or Jean) Hodges<br/ >
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==Biography==
==Biography==

Revision as of 15:43, 25 June 2007

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


William Evans
Alternative names:
Gender: M
Birthdate:
Place of birth: London, England
Nationality: England, US
Spouse(s): Jane (or Jean) Hodges
Children: Thomas, William (d. 1728)
Meeting:
Branch:
Disowned date:
Death date: 1688
Place of death:

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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