EVANS, William, -ca. 1728
From Quaker Dictionary
William Evans (d. ca. 1728) was a land owner and Quaker elder from Evesham, New Jersey.
|Place of birth:||Rancocas, New Jersey|
|Death date:||ca. December 1728|
|Place of death:||Evensham, New Jersey|
|Spouse(s):||Elizabeth Hanks or Hanke|
|Children:||Thomas, John, Jean|
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.
- De Cou, Burlington, a Provincial Capitol, p. 192.
- The Friend (Phila.), 29:268.
- De Cou, The historic Rancocas, index.