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Col Evan Evans
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Birth: 1732
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1794
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA

Evan was the son of John & Jane (Howell) Evans Jr.

He was one of six children. His siblings were:

Mary, 1724-1752, m. Evan Rice, 2 ch.
Lydia, 1726- 1745
John Jr. Hon., 1728-1783, 4 ch.
George, 1734-1818, 8 ch.
Peter, Dr. 1736-1822, 6 ch.

In 1755 Evan married Margaret Nivin. She was the daughter of William & Jennet Nivin.

Evan & Margaret had 10 children:

George, MD, d. 1822
John, d. 1824
Meridith, d. young
Lydia, m. Robt Wilkin
Mary, d. young
Samuel, Capt, 1758-1805
Evan Rice, 1763-1811
Jane, 1765-1814, m. Thos. Henderson
Margaret, 1769-1850, m. Levi Garrett
Elizabeth, 1774-1794

During the Revolution he commanded the 2d Battalion of Chester Co, PA. Evan and his battalion fought in the battles of Trenton and Brandywine.

After the war Evan served in the Pennsylvania Assembly.

The Evans family was prominent in the early membership of this church. His parents and many other family Evans are buried in this cemetery.

Previously his marker could not be found but the photo that is supposed to be Evan's has recently been posted. (A flood in 1800 carried away many tombstones and fires destroyed church records, including grave location specifics.) 
Family links: 
  John Evans (1700 - 1738)
  Jane Howell Evans (____ - 1794)
  Jane Evans Henderson (1765 - 1814)*
  Elizabeth Evans (1774 - 1794)*
  Mary Evans Rice (1724 - 1752)*
  Lydia Evans (1726 - 1745)*
  Evan Evans (1732 - 1794)
  Peter Evans (1736 - 1822)*
*Calculated relationship
To the Memory of EVAN EVANS, Eſq. who was born A.D. 1732 and who died on the 22d of October 1794.
Note: Today an unmarked grave
London Tract Baptist Cemetery
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Unknown - Flood of 1800 carried away many tombstones, in additon the early records were destroyed by fire.
Created by: The Ancestor Hunter
Record added: Jul 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28687625
Col Evan Evans
Added by: Flababo
Col Evan Evans
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Mary Briggeman
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- Saralyn
 Added: Jul. 31, 2008
Thank you for your service during the Revolution. RIP From a distant Evans cousin
- The Ancestor Hunter
 Added: Jul. 31, 2008

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