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b. ca 1687, Fron Goch? Merionethshire, Wales, s. Thomas ap Evan or Evans and Ann Evans.<br>
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1698, came to America.<br>
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|name=Owen Evans
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in. Ruth Miles.<br>
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m. (2d), Mary Nichols.<br>
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|gender=M
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Store-keeper. Justice of the Peace.<br>
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|birthdate= ca. 1687
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ca. 1743, an elder. Serviceable in business meetings.<br>
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|birthplace= Goch (?), Merionethshire, Wales
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For several years member of Assembly, as representative for the County of Phila.<br>
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|nationality= Wales, US
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d. 1 Mar. 1757, Gwynnedd, Pa.,aged ca. 70.<br>
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|spouses= Ruth Miles, [[EVANS, Mary Nicholas, ca. 1695-1769|Mary Nicholas]] (m. 1736)
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|children=
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Jenkins, Historical Collections relating to Gwynedd, p. 69.<br>
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|meeting=
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Haines, Clovercroft Chronicles, p. 180, John Smith’s ms., 1:655.
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|disowned=
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|deathdate=1 March 1757
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|deathplace= Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
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'''Owen Evans''' (ca. 1687 - March 1, 1757) was a Welsh-American Friend, elder, business owner and representative to the Pennsylvania Assembly while living in Philadelphia.
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==Biography==
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Owen Evans was born around 1687 in Merionetshore, Wales to [[EVANS (or ap Evan), Thomas, 1650-1738|Thomas]] and Ann Evans (or ap Evan). He came to America in 1698. His first marriage was to Ruth Miles. In 1736, Evans married again, this time to [[EVANS, Mary Nicholas, ca. 1695-1769|Mary Nicholas]] of Philadelphia. He worked as a store-keeper and Justice of the Peace, also becoming a meeting elder in 1743. For several years, he was a member of the Assembly as a representative for the County of Philadelphia.
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==Sources==
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1097929| Jenkins, Historical Collections relating to Gwynedd, p. 69.]<br>
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1097039| Haines, Clovercroft Chronicles, p. 180, John Smith’s ms., 1:655.]
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[[Category:Quakers of Gwynedd]]
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[[Category:Welsh Quakers]]
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[[Category:Quakers of Philadelphia]]
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Owen Evans
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Alternative names:
Gender: M
Birth date: ca. 1687
Place of birth: Goch (?), Merionethshire, Wales
Death date: 1 March 1757
Place of death: Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
Nationality: Wales, US
Meeting:
Branch:
Disowned date:
Spouse(s): Ruth Miles, Mary Nicholas (m. 1736)
Children:

Owen Evans (ca. 1687 - March 1, 1757) was a Welsh-American Friend, elder, business owner and representative to the Pennsylvania Assembly while living in Philadelphia.

Biography

Owen Evans was born around 1687 in Merionetshore, Wales to Thomas and Ann Evans (or ap Evan). He came to America in 1698. His first marriage was to Ruth Miles. In 1736, Evans married again, this time to Mary Nicholas of Philadelphia. He worked as a store-keeper and Justice of the Peace, also becoming a meeting elder in 1743. For several years, he was a member of the Assembly as a representative for the County of Philadelphia.

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