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James Frost Bevans
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1811
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1889
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

James F. Bevans migrated to Washington co. and Marion co., Iowa -
Obit of James F. Bevans taken from the Elmwood Gazette, April 18, 1889
Died at the residence of Enock Dalton, at Elba Center, Knox co., Friday, April 12, 1889, of heart trouble, Mr. James F. Bevans, in his 78th year. Funeral services were held in the M.E. church at Elmwood, on Saturday afternoon and the remains were buried in the Graham Chapel burying grounds, Rev. Mr. Metcalf officiating. Deceased was born in Fayette county, Pennsylvania, December 21, 1811, and removed to Highland co., Ohio, in 1815, remaining there until the year 1838 when he moved to Peoria co., Illinois, and commenced to improve a farm on section 21 in this township, where he lived until 1865[1855], when he sold out and removed to Pella, [Marion co.] Iowa. He has also lived in Kansas and Missouri, but came back to Elmwood, March 19 last, and has been making his home with Mr. J. [Jasper] Ewalt. The deceased was the eldest of a family of twelve children, all of whom survive him except one sister that died when she was 20 years of age. Mrs. Hanna Ewalt of Elmwood and Mrs. John Troth of Southport are sisters of the deceased. His other sisters and brothers live in Iowa.
Family links: 
  Mary Grady Bevans (1811 - 1878)
  Cyrus Bevans (1830 - 1863)*
  William F Bevans (1834 - 1887)*
  Margaret A. Bevans Wilder (1837 - 1889)*
  Charles Bevans (1838 - 1911)*
  John W. Bevans (1845 - 1916)*
  Asher Parker Bevans (1848 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Elmwood Township Cemetery
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jerry Sanner
Record added: Dec 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101751076
James Frost Bevans
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