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Barak McDonald Evans

Birth
Johnston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 12 Nov 1821 (aged 36–37)
Valparaíso, Chile
Burial Body lost or destroyed
Memorial ID 100339694 · View Source
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SON OF:
Elisha Evans
and Mary (McDonald) Evans

BROTHER OF:
Abigail Evans
Alice Evans
Elijah Evans
Esther Evans
Samuel Evans
Elisha Evans
Mary Evans
Jehu Evans
Almira Evans
Richard Evans

HUSBAND OF:
Mary (Snow) Evans
Married 17 September 1806
in Providence, Rhode Island

FATHER OF:
Elisha S Evans 1807-1886
Albert F Evans 1809-1880
Sophia F S Evans 1810-1812
Mary Wardwell (Cornell) Evans 1814-1888
Sarah Snow Evans 1816-1822

Barak Evans is listed in RI Records, Arnold, in the "Providence Gazette".
Barrach Evans of this town, carpenter, murdered on board US Ship Constellation at Valparaiso, S. A. (South America) Nov. 1821.
Also written in the,
"Providence Journal Deaths",
Barak Evans, Carpenter formerly of Providence, murdered on U.S. Ship Constellation at Valparaiso - Nov. 12, 1821.

He was a Merchant Marine on the U.S. ship that protected American shipping off the coast of Peru and the Pacific coastline of South America. He was killed when the ship came under attack offshore near Valparaiso, Chili, South America.
At the present time it is not known where he is buried. It is quite possible that he was given a burial at sea.


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  • Created by: Lois Buck
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100339694
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barak McDonald Evans (1784–12 Nov 1821), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100339694, ; Maintained by Lois Buck (contributor 47431937) Body lost or destroyed.