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 Mevrel Lock Evans

Mevrel Lock Evans

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 18 Mar 1889 (aged 73)
Burial Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 69655105 · View Source
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EVANS, MEVREL L., farmer, section 8, P. O. Pacific City; born October 9,1815, in Berkley county, Virginia (now West Virginia). He removed with his parents, at an early age, to Belmont county, Ohio, where he remained until he was eleven years old. He then went to Wayne county, Indiana, where he grew to manhood. His father died when he was small, and he was then apprenticed to Jeremiah Crampton to learn the trade of a tanner. He then went to the western part of Indiana and engaged in farming for three years, and later, worked several years on the Erie canal. In 1842 he went to Holt county, Missouri, where he resided until 1863, when he came to this county. Was married January 7, 1845, to Miss Eliza Jane Templeton, of Hancock county, Indiana. They have had ten children, of whom seven are living: Anna A., Elizabeth E., Laura L., Mollie L., Jennie B., Charles W. and Nannie M. He owns a farm of 200 acres, well improved; excellent dwelling house and barn, and a fruitful orchard. Mr Evans is a good citizen, a kind husband, and with the aid of his good wife, has raised an intelligent and moral family.

Source: History of Mills County, Iowa: pg. 659
by State Historical Company (Des Moines, Iowa);



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Died at the age of 73 years, 5 months and 7 days.


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  • Maintained by: Merri Allen Vinton
  • Originally Created by: Kay Baldwin
  • Added: 10 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69655105
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mevrel Lock Evans (15 Oct 1815–18 Mar 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69655105, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Merri Allen Vinton (contributor 46861961) .