EVANS, William, -ca. 1728

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

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

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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