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Family: John Morris Evans/Ellin Ellis (F4167)

m. 8 Jun 1715


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  • Father | Male
    John Morris Evans

    Born  1689  Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Nov 1756  Gwynedd, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  8 Jun 1715  [1]  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Cadwallader Evans | F3856 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eleanor Morris | F3856 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Ellin Ellis

    Born  1685  Bryn Mawr, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Apr 1765  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Rowland Ellis | F7715 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret ferch Robert Humphrey | F7715 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Cadwallader Evans

    Born  27 Oct 1716  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Jun 1773  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Jane Owen | F5235 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Male
    Rowland Evans

    Born  18 Dec 1717  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Aug 1789  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Susanna Foulke | F5236 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Margaret Evans

    Born  26 May 1719  Gwynedd, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Dec 1758  Milford Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Samuel Nixon | F7867 
    Married  19 Sep 1741  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Anthony Williams | F4168 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Female
    Jane Evans

    Born  30 Jan 1721  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Hubbs | F7868 
    Married  Abt 1748   

    Child 5 | Female
    Ellen Evans

    Born  21 Nov 1722  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Male
    John Evans

    Born  10 Jun 1724  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Jan 1727  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Female
    Elizabeth Evans

    Born  26 Jun 1726  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Mar 1805  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Aaron Meredith | F5994 
    Married  25 Dec 1745  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    John Evans

    Born  15 Dec 1730  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Margaret Foulke | F5993 
    Married  19 Nov 1754  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • John Evans, of Gwynedd, son of Cadwalader, b. in Denbighshire, Wales, 1689, d. at Gwynedd, 9th mo. 23, 1756, m. Eleanor Ellis, dau. of Rowland, of Merion, at Merion m.h., 4th mo. 8, 1715. Eleanor, b. near Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales, 1685, d. 4th mo. 29, 1765. John was a preacher of eminence among the Friends. His will, dated 9th mo. 16, 1756 was probated 22 June 1757. He leaves to his dau., Jane Hubbs the life right, with remainder to her children, of a lot of 2 1/2 acres, "part of the tract of 100 acres which I hold, tobe laid out for her the west side of Montgomery Road, adjoining George Maris' field." He gives his daughters, Margaret, Ellen, and Elizabeth, 50 acres, "to be divided off the upper end, next Owen Evans' land." He mentions his sons Rowland and John, and appoints them and his son Cadwalader executors.

  • Sources 
    1. [S113] Gwynedd Monthly Meeting, Vol V, William Wade Hinshaw, (Selby Publishing Company, 1990), Page 56 (Reliability: 3).