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 Thomas Evans, Sr

Thomas Evans, Sr

Birth
Cardiff, Wales
Death 16 Nov 1857 (aged 39)
Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 16-2-A-44
Memorial ID 123618 · View Source
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Thomas is a son of Edward Evans of Wales and Hannah Morgan, who immigrated with Thomas to America some twenty years after the death of his father.

He married Jane Morgan, 5 September 1843 at South Wales; their first child, a daughter named Margaret Hannah Evans, was born 26 September 1844 and died 11 November. Jane Morgan Evans died 25 December 1844, never recovering from the birth and death of her child.

He married Ann John, 4 February 1846 in Wales; they had four children, the last child died along with his mother, Ann John, 18 September 1853.

Thomas married Mary Norris, 9 March 1854 in Wales; they had three children and immigrated to America in 1856.

(See details of their immigration on their only son's memorial Infant Joseph Evans)

Thomas Evans Sr. died one year after arriving in the Salt Lake Valley. Three years later, his widow married James Forbes, who helped her raise Thomas' children and five of their own, in addition to caring for Thomas' widowed mother for the rest of her life.


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  • Maintained by: history4sure
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 123618
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Evans, Sr (1 Sep 1818–16 Nov 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 123618, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by history4sure (contributor 46997739) .