EVANS (or ap Evan), Thomas, 1650-1738

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'''Thomas Evans''' (1650 or 1651 - December 9 or 10, 1738) was a Welsh-American Friend, Yeoman and overseer at Goshen Meeting.
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==Vitals==
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* '''Name:''' Thomas Evans<br/ >
* '''Name:''' Thomas Evans<br/ >
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* '''Alternative names:''' <br/ >
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* '''Alternative names:''' Thomas ap Evan<br/ >
* '''Gender:''' <br/ >
* '''Gender:''' <br/ >
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* '''Birth date:''' 1650 or 51<br/ >
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* '''Birth date:''' 1650 or 1651<br/ >
* '''Place of birth:''' Fran Goch, near Merionethshire, Wales<br/ >
* '''Place of birth:''' Fran Goch, near Merionethshire, Wales<br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' <br/ >
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* '''Nationality:''' Wales, US<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' Ann, Hannah (Price) Davies, or Davids or David<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' Ann, Hannah (Price) Davies, or Davids or David<br/ >
* '''Children:''' 8<br/ >
* '''Children:''' 8<br/ >
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* '''Meeting:''' <br/ >
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* '''Meeting:''' Goshen Meeting<br/ >
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* '''Branch:''' <br/ >
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* '''Branch:''' Pre-separation<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' 12 September or October, 1738<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' 9 or 10 December 1738<br/ >
* '''Place of death:''' Goshen, Pa.<br/ >
* '''Place of death:''' Goshen, Pa.<br/ >
* '''Works by:'''  
* '''Works by:'''  
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==Biography==
 
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Yeoman.<br>
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==Biography==
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b. 1650 or 51, Fran Goch, near Bala, Merionethshire, Wales, s. Evan ap Evan.<br>
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Thomas Evans, son of Evan ap Evan was born in 1650 or 1651 at Fran Goch, near Bala, Merionetshire, Wales. W illiam John and Thomas Evans were in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania near the end of the year 1697 and chose Gwynedd as the place of settlement. He then became a convinced Friend. Evans and his first wife Ann (d. 1716) had eight children. He married for the second time in 1722, to Hannah Price Davies (or Davids, or David), a widow. From 1737 to 1738, Evans was an overseer at Goshen Meeting. He died on December 9 or 10, 1738 in Goshen, Pennsylvania.  
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William John and Thomas Evans were in Phila., Pa., near the end of the year 1697 and chose Gwynedd as the place of settlement.<br>
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m. Ann (d. 1716). Eight children.<br>
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1698, came to Am., and settled at Gwynedd, Pa. Convinced.<br>
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m. (2d), 1722, Hannah (Price) Davies, or Davids or David, a widow.<br>
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1737 to 1738, overseer at Goshen.<br>
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d. 12 IX or X 1738, Goshen, Pa., ca. 87 years.<br>
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==Sources==
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Jordan, Colonial families of Phila., p. 1467. Haines, Clovercroft Chronicles, p. 179.<br>
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* Jordan, Colonial families of Phila., p. 1467.  
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Jenkins, Historical collections relating to Gwynedd. Glenn, Merlon in the Welsh Tract, p. 121.
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* Haines, Clovercroft Chronicles, p. 179.<br>
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* Jenkins, Historical collections relating to Gwynedd.  
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* Glenn, Merlon in the Welsh Tract, p. 121.

Revision as of 14:24, 7 June 2007

Thomas Evans (1650 or 1651 - December 9 or 10, 1738) was a Welsh-American Friend, Yeoman and overseer at Goshen Meeting.

Vitals

  • Name: Thomas Evans
  • Alternative names: Thomas ap Evan
  • Gender:
  • Birth date: 1650 or 1651
  • Place of birth: Fran Goch, near Merionethshire, Wales
  • Nationality: Wales, US
  • Spouse(s): Ann, Hannah (Price) Davies, or Davids or David
  • Children: 8
  • Meeting: Goshen Meeting
  • Branch: Pre-separation
  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: 9 or 10 December 1738
  • Place of death: Goshen, Pa.
  • Works by:

Biography

Thomas Evans, son of Evan ap Evan was born in 1650 or 1651 at Fran Goch, near Bala, Merionetshire, Wales. W illiam John and Thomas Evans were in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania near the end of the year 1697 and chose Gwynedd as the place of settlement. He then became a convinced Friend. Evans and his first wife Ann (d. 1716) had eight children. He married for the second time in 1722, to Hannah Price Davies (or Davids, or David), a widow. From 1737 to 1738, Evans was an overseer at Goshen Meeting. He died on December 9 or 10, 1738 in Goshen, Pennsylvania.

Sources

  • Jordan, Colonial families of Phila., p. 1467.
  • Haines, Clovercroft Chronicles, p. 179.
  • Jenkins, Historical collections relating to Gwynedd.
  • Glenn, Merlon in the Welsh Tract, p. 121.
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