William Evans William Evans  ‎(IND00570)‎
Name:
William Evans

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 1700 25
Death: 1758 ‎(Age 58)‎
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William Evans, eldest son of William and Ann Evans, resided in Limerick Township, and died there in 1758. He built in 1731 a house in the neck of Schuylkill, on a portion of the estate of his parents, in the gable of which house, still standing, is this date of erection. He had wife Rachel, who maiden name is unknown. Their daughter, Mary, who married ‎(1)‎ George Brooke and ‎(2)‎ Thomas Evans, of Gwynedd, in a letter written by her, third month 20, 1802, and now in the possission of Frank Brooke Evans, Esq., of Philadelphia, says "Jesse Evans staid with us over night while on way home from Nantmeal. I doubt if he belongs to our Kith but think not. All I know is what father told me years ago when I was a young girl about grandfather William Evans having brothers John and Simeon and that their father was John, an officer in the army."

Children of William and Rachel Evans:

i. George Evans; lived in Limerich; had issue; Daniel; Amos; Anne; William, who married Sarah Evans; Amos, who married Mary, daughter of David Evans; and Phebe, who married Septimus Wood. Phebe became a prominent Quaker preacher.
ii. Mordecai Evans; married January 9, 1761, Catharine Evans, and had issue: Adna; MAry, who married Ithamer Evans; Ruth; Mordecai, who married Mary Britton; and Catherine, who married Henry Doan.
iii. John Evans; living November 18, 1756, and is named in his father's will.
iv. Owen Evans; died unmarried April 6, 1791.
v. Elihu Evans; married June 15, 1763, Mary Pugh; lived and died at Nantmeal, Chester County, and had issue: Eli; Jonathan; and Rachel. who married John c. Meredith.
vi. Ann Evans; married Hugh Hillis, and left issue: Mary, who married George Buchanan; Ann, who married James Pugh; William, who married Rebecca Pugh; and David, who married Dinah Milhouse.
vii Mary Evans, born in 1721; died July 14, 1805; married ‎(1)‎ George Brooke, who died in 1761 without issue. She married ‎(2)‎ Thomas Evans, of Gwynedd.
viii. Margaret Evans; married ‎(1)‎ Samuel Nixon; ‎(2)‎ William Hix; had issue by both husbands.
ix. Naomi Evans; marrried Jonathan Pugh, by whom she left issue.


-From A Genealogical History of the Dupuy Family by Charles Meredith Dupuy
Death born ca. 1696 Ireland
will probated 8 May 1758

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House near Limerick, PA Built in 1731 by William Evans, brother of Owen and George Evans.House near Limerick, PA Built in 1731 by William Evans, brother of Owen and George Evans.  ‎(M79)‎
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Family with Parents
Father
William Evans ‎(IND00572)‎
Birth 1675 35
Death 1720 ‎(Age 45)‎
Mother
#1
Brother
Owen Evans ‎(IND00582)‎
Birth 1699 24
Death 28 November 1754 ‎(Age 55)‎
#2
Brother
David Evans ‎(IND00585)‎
Birth 1699 24
Death 1786 ‎(Age 87)‎
1 year
#3
William Evans ‎(IND00570)‎
Birth 1700 25
Death 1758 ‎(Age 58)‎
2 years
#4
Sister
Elizabeth Evans ‎(IND00584)‎
Birth 1702 27
Death 1720 ‎(Age 18)‎
5 months
#5
Brother
George Evans ‎(IND00583)‎
Birth 15 June 1702 27
Death 1761 ‎(Age 58)‎
Family with Rachel Roberts
William Evans ‎(IND00570)‎
Birth 1700 25
Death 1758 ‎(Age 58)‎
Wife
Rachel Roberts ‎(IND00569)‎
Birth 1700


Marriage: 1720
-1 year
#1
Daughter
Margaret Evans ‎(IND00796)‎
Birth 1719 19 19

1 year
#2
Son
Thomas Evans ‎(IND00573)‎
Birth 1720 20 20

1 year
#3
Daughter
Mary Evans ‎(IND00574)‎
Birth 1721 21 21
Death 14 July 1805 ‎(Age 84)‎
2 years
#4
Son
George Evans ‎(IND00575)‎
Birth 1723 23 23
Death 1791 ‎(Age 68)‎
7 years
#5
Son
Owen Evans ‎(IND00576)‎
Birth 1730 30 30
Death 6 April 1791 ‎(Age 61)‎
#6
Daughter
Naomi Evans ‎(IND00577)‎
Birth 1730 30 30

#7
Son
Mordecai Evans ‎(IND00578)‎
Birth 1730 30 30
Death 1784 ‎(Age 54)‎
#8
Son
John Evans ‎(IND00580)‎
Birth 1730 30 30
Death 1756 ‎(Age 26)‎
#9
Daughter
Ann Evans ‎(IND00581)‎
Birth 1730 30 30
5 years
#10
Son
Elihu Evans ‎(IND00102)‎
Birth 1735 35 35
Death 28 February 1802 ‎(Age 67)‎
Family with Phoebe Miles
William Evans ‎(IND00570)‎
Birth 1700 25
Death 1758 ‎(Age 58)‎
Ex-Wife

Marriage: 1719