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Eli Newman Evans
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1833
Eatonville
Wyoming County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1917
Prim
Cleburne County
Arkansas, USA

Eli Newman EVANS was born
in Eaton, Wyoming Co, PA 06 March 1833.He was son of
Elisha Parrish EVANS and Flora Theresa NEWMAN . Grandson of William B EVANS and Augusta Almira(Maria) PARRISH.
In 1861, Eli enlisted in the Union Army, 8th Wisconsin
Vol Inf at LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
Eli married Mary Lucinda MIDGETT DILLARD 1871 July 26th.

Children of Mary Lucinda Midgett and Eli Newman Evans are:

i. William Alexander Evans was born 5 JAN 1873 in Memphis, Tennessee, and died 1 MAY 1946 in Rock Creek, Atoka County, Oklahoma. He married America Jane Smith 23 JAN 1896 in Weston, Collin County, Texas. She was born 23 NOV 1876 in Perryville, Perry County, Arkansas, and died 19 OCT 1967 in Tishomingo, Johnston County, Oklahoma.

ii. Nancy Sarah Evans was born 24 SEP 1874 in Illinois, and died 24 MAY 1884.

iii. Walter Scott Evans was born 2 DEC 1876 in Mississippi County, Arkansas, and died 19 JUL 1964 in Marion, Grant County, Indiana. He married Cynthia Ann Harris. She was born 20 MAR 1887 in Hall County, Missouri.

iv. Mary Eliza Evans was born 13 MAY 1880 in Arkansas, and died 1954 in Prim, Cleburne County, Arkansas. She married Ralph M Sproul 5 MAR 1899 in Cleburne County, Arkansas. He was born 1878 in Wisconsin.

v. John Eli Evans was born 3 JUN 1883 in Arkansas, and died 1929 in Prim, Cleburne County, Arkansas. He married Winnie Sloan in Arkansas. She was born 1886 in Arkansas.
*Tradition - The man John Eli EVANS worked for [Will SLOAN ], died .
John stayed on working for the widow, Winnie SLOAN. John and Winnie
had at least one child at Prim , Arkansas.John was the second marriage
for Winnie. Her third marriage was to Joe Johnston.

vi. Martha Lucinda Evans was born 4 FEB 1885 in Mississippi County, Arkansas, and died 29 JAN 1927 in Prim, Cleburne County, Arkansas. She married Pink C Collins 6 APR 1902 in Cleburne County, Arkansas. He was born 12 MAR 1879 in Mountain View, Arkansas.


He was stepfather to Henry Dillard. Henry Dillard would marry Nancy Tennessee Hines, Arkansas.


Eli Newman EVANS died 09 September 1917 at Prim, Cleburne Co, AR.

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Eli Newman EVANS, step-father to Henry DILLARD, was born
in Eaton, Wyoming Co, PA 06 March 1833.

Name: Eli Evans
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Event Place: Eaton, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Race: White
Race (Original):
Birth Year (Estimated): 1833
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Household ID: 1436
House Number: 1402
Line Number: 7
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Elisha Evans M 45 Pennsylvania
Theresa Evans F 45 Pennsylvania
Oliver Evans M 25 Pennsylvania
George Evans M 22 Pennsylvania
William Evans M 19 Pennsylvania
Eli Evans M 17 Pennsylvania
James Evans M 15 Pennsylvania
Elihu Evans M 4 Pennsylvania

1861 Eli enlisted in Union Army, 8th Wisconsin Vol Inf at LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

1864 Military records show he was mustered out at Memphis, TN in Sept 1864.

1867 (Henry DILLARD born.)

1871 July 26th Eli m. Mary Lucinda MIDGETT DILLARD. She was 22 years old.
(How they met, or their place of marriage is not known to me. Lucinda and
her son Henry DILLARD were living with her mother and brother in Lauderdale
Co, TN, across the river from Mississippi Co, AR when 1870 census was taken.
(Did Eli & Lucinda marry in Lauderdale Co, TN; Memphis, Shelby Co, TN, or
Mississippi Co, AR?)

1873 Jan 03 Eli & Lucinda lived Memphis, Shelby Co, TN.
1874 Sep 24 They lived in state of Illinois.
1876 Dec 02 They lived Mississippi Co, AR.


1850
Name: Eli Evans
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Event Place: Eaton, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Race: White
Race (Original):
Birth Year (Estimated): 1833
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Household ID: 1436
House Number: 1402
Line Number: 7
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Elisha Evans M 45 Pennsylvania
Theresa Evans F 45 Pennsylvania
Oliver Evans M 25 Pennsylvania
George Evans M 22 Pennsylvania
William Evans M 19 Pennsylvania
Eli Evans M 17 Pennsylvania
James Evans M 15 Pennsylvania
Elihu Evans M 4 Pennsylvania


1860 Father of Eli Newman , Elihu/Elisha ,living with his son Oliver.

Name: Elihu Evans
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1860
Event Place: Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 54
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1806
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Page: 175
Household ID: 1239
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Oliver H Evans M 36 Pennsylvania
Maria Evans F 36 Pennsylvania
George Evans M 9 Pennsylvania
Byron Evans M 7 Pennsylvania
Irvin Evans M 5 Pennsylvania
Mary Evans F 1 Pennsylvania
Elihu Evans M 54 Pennsylvania
Elihu Evans M 13 Pennsylvania
[illegible] Lacey F 23 Pennsylvania



1880 May 13 They lived Arkansas.

1880 Family lived Mississippi Co, AR, ED 202, page 2:
EVANS, Elias N. W M 46 PA
EVANS, Mary L. W F 30 AL
DILLARD, Henry W M 12 MS
EVANS, William W M 08 TN
EVANS, Nancy W F 05 IL
EVANS, Walter W M 03 AR
EVANS, Mary E. W F 11/30 AR

1886 Apr 10 Mary Lucinda Midgett DILLARD EVANS died at Mill Bayou,
Mississippi Co, AR. Henry DILLARD
would have been about 18 years old.Apparently he stayed with or near his
step-father after his mother died.

1887 Eli N. EVANS homesteaded land. His address was Shiloh Cleburne Co, AR.

1888 James P. PRINCE, uncle to Mary Lucinda MIDGETT DILLARD EVANS, deceased,
made affidavit that he had known Eli N. EVANS for "some time past". Eli
established residence on the land.

1888 Feb 2 Henry DILLARD married Nancy Tennessee HINES.

1890 Henry DILLARD of Arel, Cleburne Co, AR gave affidavit that he had known
Eli N. EVANS since 1868. (In regard to Eli's app. for military pension.)
This seems to mean that he had known Eli all his life. (W.A. MIDGETT, Mary
Lucinda's brother, also gave an affidavit in 1890.)


Marriages -

1871 July 26th Eli N Evans m. Mary Lucinda MIDGETT.
She was 22 years old. He was 38.

Name: Eli N. Evans
Spouse's Name: Mary Lucinda (Midgett) Dillard
Event Date: 26 JUL 1871
Event Place:

Mary Lucinda (Midgett) Dillard
was widow of Robert Dillard.
They had Henry Dillard 3 JAN 1867.
Name: Eli N Evans
Event Date (Formatted): 15 Dec 1894
Event Place: , Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
Age: 62
Birth Year (Estimated): 1832
Residence Place: Prim, Cleburne, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Mary M Johnson
Spouse's Age: 40
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1854
Spouse's Residence Place: Coras, Cleburne, Arkansas
Marriage License Date: 15 Dec 1894


Name: Eli N Evans
Event Date (Formatted): 23 Mar 1898
Event Place: , Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
Age: 65
Birth Year (Estimated): 1833
Residence Place: Prim, Cleburne, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Sulivan
Spouse's Age: 33
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1865
Spouse's Residence Place: Prim, Cleburne, Arkansas
Marriage License Date: 21 Mar 1898

Name: Eli N Evans
Event Date (Formatted): 02 Sep 1913
Event Place: , Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
Age: 81
Birth Year (Estimated): 1832
Residence Place: Prim, Cleburne, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Martha B Slater
Spouse's Age: 55
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1858
Spouse's Residence Place: Monroe, Monroe, Michigan
Marriage License Date: 18 Jul 1913

Eli and Mary Evans lived in Swayne Township, Mississippi County, AR in 1880. It
is believed that Mary died and is buried at Mill Bayou near Osceola, AR,
as stated in the pension application of Eli Evans.

1880 Census Mississippi County, Arkansas
Swayne TWP, ED 202, pg. 2
1-2 June 1880
Evans, Elias N. W M 46 PA
Evans, Mary L. W F 30 Wife AL
Dillard, Henry W M 12 S-son MS
Evans, William W M 8 Son TN
Evans, Nancy W F 5 Dau IL
Evans, Walter S. W M 3 Son AR
Evans, Mary E. W F 11m Dau AR

1900 Census Cleburne County, Arkansas
California TWP Household 48
Evans, E. N. H. W M Mar 1833 67 2 PA PA PA
Evans, Elizabeth W W F Jan 1865 35 2 3 1 AL AL AL
Evans, Walter S W M Dec 1876 23 AR PA AR
Evans, Martha D W F Feb 1885 15 AR PA AR
Evans, John S W M Jun 1883 16 AR PA AR
Sullivan, Riley SS W M Sep 1890 14 AL AR

 
 
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 Parents:
  Elihu Parrish Evans (1802 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Lucinda Midgett Dillard Evans (1849 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  John Evans (1884 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Co E Wisconsin Infantry
 
Burial:
Everett Cemetery
Cleburne County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Jude
Record added: Dec 24, 2008
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