John A. Evans was born in Butler County Kentucky. He is the son of Allen Evans & Delilah Haney. He is 1 of their 10 children. He married first Martha Gary 16 Feb 1886 in Butler County Kentucky. Martha died in 1909. John married second 26 Mar 1912 to Ruth Lee Salyers in Grayson County Texas. John & Martha had 11 children & John & Ruth had 6 children.