Evan Evans (1728 - 1798) MP

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Birthplace: Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
Managed by: Felix Theodore Parker-Smith
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About Evan Evans

Evan Evans

  • Birth: Circa 1732 - White Clay Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania
  • Death: Circa 1794
  • Parents: John Evans, Jane Howell
  • Wife: Margaret Nivin

During the Revolution he commanded the 2d Battalion of Chester Co, PA. Evan and his battalion fought in the battles of Trenton and Brandywine.

After the war Evan served in the Pennsylvania Assembly.

family

In 1755 Evan married Margaret Nivin. She was the daughter of William & Jennet Nivin.

Evan & Margaret had 10 children:

  1. George, MD, d. 1822
  2. John, d. 1824
  3. Meridith, d. young
  4. Lydia, m. Robt Wilkin
  5. Mary, d. young
  6. Samuel, Capt, 1758-1805
  7. Evan Rice, 1763-1811
  8. Jane, 1765-1814, m. Thos. Henderson
  9. Margaret, 1769-1850, m. Levi Garrett
  10. Elizabeth, 1774-1794

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Sources

  1. DAR Ancestor #: A037501
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 28687625
  3. History of Chester County, Pennsylvania: With Genealogical and Biographical Sketches (Google eBook) John Smith Futhey, Gilbert Cope Unigraphic, 1881 - Chester County (Pa.) - 935 pages. Page 539
  4. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Chester and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania, Volume 1 (Google eBook) Gilbert Cope, Henry Graham Ashmead. Higginson Book Company, 1904 - Chester County (Pa.). Page 295
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Col. Evan Evans's Timeline

1728
February 11, 1728
Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
1755
1755
Age 26
1761
1761
Age 32
PA, USA
1798
April 17, 1798
Age 70
Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
1798
Age 69
Kemblesville, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States