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

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  • Name: Thomas Evans
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  • Birth date: 1650 or 51
  • Place of birth: Fran Goch, near Merionethshire, Wales
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  • Spouse(s): Ann, Hannah (Price) Davies, or Davids or David
  • Children: 8
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  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: 12 September or October, 1738
  • Place of death: Goshen, Pa.
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Biography

Yeoman.
b. 1650 or 51, Fran Goch, near Bala, Merionethshire, Wales, s. Evan ap Evan.
William John and Thomas Evans were in Phila., Pa., near the end of the year 1697 and chose Gwynedd as the place of settlement.
m. Ann (d. 1716). Eight children.
1698, came to Am., and settled at Gwynedd, Pa. Convinced.
m. (2d), 1722, Hannah (Price) Davies, or Davids or David, a widow.
1737 to 1738, overseer at Goshen.
d. 12 IX or X 1738, Goshen, Pa., ca. 87 years.

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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