|Birth: ||Apr. 25, 1860|
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 1927|
George I. Evans, general merchant, Seymour, Wayne County, established his present business here in September, 1884, and by his close attention to the wants of his customers and his gentlemanly deportment has built up a good trade. He is a native of Walnut Township, Wayne County, born April 25, 1860, his father Aaron Evans, being one of the early settlers of Walnut Township. He was reared on his father's farm, and was subsequently engaged as a clerk for the firm of Conger & Michaels, with whom he remained three years. He was united in marriage to Cora L. Reynolds, who was born in Jefferson County, Iowa, in 1866, a daughter of David and Nancy Reynolds. Mr. and Mrs. Evans have two children-Willis and Mamie. David Reynolds, father of Mrs. Evans, was born near Lexington, Kentucky, in 1838, and when a boy came with his parents, James P. and Almina Z. Reynolds, to Jefferson County, Iowa. They removed to Appanoose County in 1866, remaining there till 1882, when they settled in Taylor County, Iowa, where Mrs. James P. Reynolds died. David Reynolds was married in Jefferson County, Iowa, to Nancy M. Widger, who was born in Fulton County, Illinois, her parents, Charles and Sarah Widger, removing to Jefferson County, Iowa, where they died when she was a child. David Reynolds and wife removed to Appanoose County in February, 1868 and are now residents of Seymour. Four children have been born to them-Cora, wife of G. I. Evans; Gertrude, wife of William Veach; Charlie, who died in Appanoose County, aged seven years, and James W., born October 8, 1871, in Appanoose County.
Biographical and Historical Record of
Wayne and Appanoose Counties P-283
Interstate Publishing Co.
Aaron Evans (1830 - 1908)
Matilda Evans (1839 - 1908)
Cora Lee Reynolds Evans (1866 - 1944)
Mayme Coral Evans Carey (1886 - 1967)*
Albert Russell Evans (1888 - 1961)*
Created by: Marc Truitt
Record added: Mar 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49666307
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