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 John Wesley Evans

John Wesley Evans

Death 28 Feb 1923 (aged 77)
Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial Manteo, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 6288371 · View Source
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After several years of declining health, John Wesley Evans, a former resident of Manteo, Dare County, died in Norfolk this week.

Mr. Evans was 77 years old and was a brother of R.C. Evans, J.A. Evans and A.V. Evans, all merchants of Manteo. One son and three daughters survive him.

The deceased had once operated the largest store in the county, and had been in charge of several county offices at different periods of his life. He was well known thruout Eastern North Carolina. John served in the 13th NC Inf, Co D Confederate States Army, proudly defending his home State of North Carolina....

The body will be buried at Manteo.

The Independent. Elizabeth City, NC
Friday, March 2, 1923

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CSA 1861 - 1865 - Confederate Veteran

Gravesite Details Son of James Anderson Evans; husband of Rosa A. Evans




  • Maintained by: Michael Bouganim (Meredith/Pond)
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6288371
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Wesley Evans (8 Nov 1845–28 Feb 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6288371, citing Manteo Cemetery, Manteo, Dare County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Michael Bouganim (Meredith/Pond) (contributor 48039668) .