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Hannah Evans (Price)

Also Known As: "Hannah Price (Rhys)", "Hannah Davies", "Jones", "Davies"
Birthplace: Glanloidioigin Merionethshire, Llanfor, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom
Death: September 29, 1741 (80-89)
West Goshen Township, Chester County, PA, United States
Place of Burial: Goshen Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard (ap Griffith) Price and Margaret ‘Hannah’ Price
Wife of Rees John Jones; Rees John William aka Rees Jones; Ellis ap Ellis Davies and Thomas Evans
Mother of John Rees Jones; Richard Jones; Evan Jones; Jane Davis; John Jones and 7 others
Sister of Edward Rees; Jane Morgan; N.N. William and Thomas (ap Richard) Price, Sr.

Occupation: Friends Cemetery
Managed by: Paul Hart
Last Updated:

About Hannah Evans


Hannah was a Friend (Quaker)

Having set sail on the ship " Vine of Liverpoole," William Preeson, Master, was the family of Rees John William with his wife Hannah, and their three children Richard, Evan, and Lowry, they arrived in Philadelphia the 17th of the Seventh-month, 1684, from a places near Dolgelly, Merionethshire, Wales. His wife Hannah, was of a good family, a woman of character, and interested in the religious Society of Friends of which she was a member. She was the daughter of Richard ap Griffith ap Rhys. He had assumed the surname of Price, and at the time of his death was a resident of the Parish of Llanfawr, County Meroneth Wales.

Hannah Price married first, Rees John William [aka Rees Jones]. They had six children.

After Rees’s death, Hannah, his "relict' [widow], married secondly at the Merion Monthly Meeting, on 22. 2mo. 1703 [22 April 1703], Ellis David/Davies, of Goshen Twp., a widower, who was buried, 17. 1 mo. 1720.[3][4]. Ellis David/Davies and his second wife, Hannah (Price) Jones had no children together.

Hannah Davies, the widow of Ellis David/Davies, married thirdly, Thomas Evans, of Gwynedd Twp. at Merion Monthly Meeting on 14. 1 mo. 1722 [14 March 1722].[5]. He was Ann or Mary’s widower. Thomas ap Evan and his second wife, Hannah (Price) [Jones] Ellis had no children together.


Rees Jones, had by his wife, Hannah Price, who was of Royal Descent, the following issue, besides Margaret, b. 20. 6. 1697, Edward, and Catharine, who d. unm.


  1. Richard Jones, b. about 1679. He came over with his parents, and according to the records, filed with the Merion Preparative Meeting, of which he was a member an account of their ancestry, and life in the Old Country, on 2, 12mo. 1704-5.[16] He d. aged 92 years, in Goshen tp. on 16. 7mo. 1771, having been twice married. He had three children by each wife.[17] He m. first, 6. 4mo. 1705, Jane Evans, who d. 27. 2mo. 1711, and was buried at the Merion Meeting House, and m. secondly, in 1718, Rebecca Vernon, widow of Thomas Garret. She d. 23. 12mo. 1748.[16][18]
  2. Lowry Jones, d. in Philadelphia, 25. 11mo. 1762, aged 80 years. She m. first, at Merion Meeting, 11. 8mo. 1698, Robert ffloid, or Lloyd, who came over with Hugh Roberts, in 1683, and bought land, some 400 acres, north of Rowland Ellis's seat, "Bryn Mawr", where he died 29. 3mo. 1714, aged 45 years and was buried at the Merion Meeting House, being the father of eight children. Of these, Hannah, 1699-1763, m. first, 1720, John Roberts, (son of John Roberts and Elizabeth Owen v. Owen Humphrey); d. 1721; Sarah, 1703-1730, m. 1729, at Merion Meeting, Garrad Jones, d. 1765; Gainor, 1705-1728, m. 1727, at Merion Meeting, Mordecai James, d. 1776; Rees, 1709-1753; Robert, 1711-1786; and Richard, 1713-1755. Lowry Jones m. secondly at the Merion Meeting, 13. 12mo. 1716-7, Hugh Evans, and had three children by him. Of them, Ann, m. 1745, Samuel Howell; Susanna, m. 1740, Owen Jones, d. 1793.[16]
  3. Evan Jones, b. about 1682-3. He and his brother John inherited from their father 153 1/2 acres of land in Goshen tp. on Chester Creek, which was resurveyed in pursuance of the order of 27. 10mo. 1701. He was also a partner with his brother Richard in some Goshen land. He never married and was buried at the Merion Meeting, 7. 2mo. 1708.[19] His will was signed 28. 7. 1708, witnessed by Rowland Ellis, Richard Jones, and Robert Lloyd, was proved 1. 25. 1708.[20] He mentions his mother and brothers and sisters, Lowry Lloyd, Richard, John, Edward, Jane, Sarah, and Margaret Jones; overseers Cadwalader Morgan and Abel Thomas.[21]
  4. Janne, or Jane Jones, b. in Merion, 15. 9mo. 1685, d. 27. 8mo. 1764, and was buried at the Goshen Meeting. She m. David Davis, and had nine children by him, four of whom married into the Ashbridge family."[21]
  5. John Jones, b. in Merion, 6. 4mo. 1688, d. in Goshen tp., 30. 12mo. 1774. He m. at Gwynedd Meeting, 9. 4mo. 1713, Jane Edward, and had ten children. He and his brother Evan shared the lands of their father.[21][22][23]
  6. Sarah Jones, b. 25. 7mo., 1690, d. 28. 3mo. 1758. She m. first, at Merion Meeting, 2. 8mo. 1712, Jacob Edge, 1690-1720, and had four children, and m. secondly, 10. 11mo. 1721, Caleb Cowpland, d. at Chester, 1757, and had five children by him.[21]
  7. Margaret Jones, b. 20. 6mo. 1697, m. first, at Merion Meeting, 16. 10. 1716, Thomas Paschall (and had Margaret, m. first, Samuel Mather, and Hannah, m. Isaac Roberts), m. secondly, 6. 1mo. 1729, George Ashbridge, d. 1748."[24][25]
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Hannah Evans's Timeline

Glanloidioigin Merionethshire, Llanfor, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom
Montgomeryshire, Wales
Montgomery, Montgomeryshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
January 1680
Llangelynin Dolyserve Merion, Llangelynin, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom
Dolyserve, Merionethshire, Wales
Age 28
Merion, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
November 15, 1685
Merion Station, Montgomery County, PA, United States
April 15, 1688
Radnorshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
June 6, 1688
Radnor, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America