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'''William Evans''' (d. ca. 1728) was a land owner and Quaker elder from Evesham, New Jersey.
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==Vitals==
==Vitals==
* '''Name:''' William Evans<br/ >
* '''Name:''' William Evans<br/ >
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* '''Gender:''' M<br/ >
* '''Gender:''' M<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' <br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' <br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' <br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Rancocas, New Jersey<br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' <br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' US<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' Elizabeth Hanks or Hanke<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' Elizabeth Hanks or Hanke<br/ >
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* '''Children:''' <br/ >
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* '''Children:''' Thomas, John, Jean<br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
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* '''Branch:''' Pre-separation<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' July (?) 1728<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' ca. December 1728<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Evensham N.J.<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Evensham, New Jersey<br/ >
* '''Works by:'''  
* '''Works by:'''  
==Biography==
==Biography==
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s. William and Jean (or Jane) (Hodges) Evans.<br>
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William Evans was born in Rancocas, New Jersey to William and Jean (or Jane) (Hodges) Evans. In 1687, he moved to Evesham (Mt. Laurel), New Jersey. He aquired 300 acres at Mt. Tray and married Elizabeth Hanks (or Hanke), a minister of Darby, Pennsylvania. They had three children. Evans died around December of 1728 in Evesham.
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1687, removed from Rancocas, N. J., to Evesham (Mt. Laurel) N. J. Had 300 acres at Mt. Tray.<br>
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m. Elizabeth Hanks or Hanke of Darby, Pa., a minister. Children: Thomas, John and Jean.<br>
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Elder.<br>
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He is said to have had a dug-out in the Mount, as hisfirst dwelling.<br>
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d. ca. XII 1728, Evesham, N. J.<br>
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==Sources==
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De Cou, Burlington, a Provincial Capitol, p. 192.<br>  
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* De Cou, Burlington, a Provincial Capitol, p. 192.<br>  
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The Friend (Phila.), 29:268. <br>
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* The Friend (Phila.), 29:268. <br>
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De Cou, The historic Rancocas, index.
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* De Cou, The historic Rancocas, index.

Revision as of 18:23, 8 June 2007

William Evans (d. ca. 1728) was a land owner and Quaker elder from Evesham, New Jersey.

Vitals

  • Name: William Evans
  • Alternative names:
  • Gender: M
  • Birth date:
  • Place of birth: Rancocas, New Jersey
  • Nationality: US
  • Spouse(s): Elizabeth Hanks or Hanke
  • Children: Thomas, John, Jean
  • Meeting:
  • Branch: Pre-separation
  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: ca. December 1728
  • Place of death: Evensham, New Jersey
  • Works by:

Biography

William Evans was born in Rancocas, New Jersey to William and Jean (or Jane) (Hodges) Evans. In 1687, he moved to Evesham (Mt. Laurel), New Jersey. He aquired 300 acres at Mt. Tray and married Elizabeth Hanks (or Hanke), a minister of Darby, Pennsylvania. They had three children. Evans died around December of 1728 in Evesham.

Sources

  • De Cou, Burlington, a Provincial Capitol, p. 192.
  • The Friend (Phila.), 29:268.
  • De Cou, The historic Rancocas, index.
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