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William Evans

Birthplace: Downingtown, Chester, PA, USA
Death: Died in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Seth Evans and Mary Magdelina Evans
Husband of Hannah Evans
Father of Amanda Miller Cheney; Jonathan Benner Evans; Parley Pratt Evans and William Hymes Evans

Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About William Evans

Biographical Summary:

"...William Evans was critically injured in a sulky racing accident on 01 Jan 1851 and was cared for at home until his death. Was one of the twenty men who built the Now Hope farming settlement in the lower San Joaquin Valley- in 1846 - to be the new home of the ship "Brooklyn" Colony..."

"...tailor, sulky racing (hobby), may have gone to gold fields..."

"...Burial Place: San Francisco Cemetery; moved to Colma Cemetary, south west of San Francisco..."

SOURCE: Pioneer Immigrants to Utah Territory.

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William Evans's Timeline

April 6, 1811
Downingtown, Chester, PA, USA
Age 20
Pennsylvania, United States
October 21, 1833
Age 22
West Chester, PA, USA
July 31, 1837
Age 26
Downingtown, Chester, PA, USA
March 18, 1839
Age 27
June 9, 1843
Age 32
Downingtown, Chester, PA, USA
March 1, 1852
Age 40
San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA