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From: Judi Wadkins <>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 1998 20:41:06 +0930


Am searching for two different (I hope!)sets of Evans'. One on my
grandmother's side & one on my grandfather's side.

GRANDFATHER'S SIDE: (1) William Evans, b. Ky., son:
Silas Taylor Evans, b. abt 1818 in Ky. or Il., and his son Lindsey
Pinkney Evans, b. 1852 in Tx., d. 1928 in Erath Co., Tx, married Dorinda
Cox, b. 1853 in Tx.? (family history on Dorinda is that she was found by
three men after her family had been killed by Indians & taken in by
Edward & Hannah Williams Cox - parents unk. but raised as their child)
d/o Edward Cox, b. abt 1810 in Tn. & Hannah Williams, b. abt 1814 in Mo.
or Ky. Edward & Hannah married 1833 in Cole Co., Mo. Children ( all
born in Erath Co., Tx.)of Lindsey P. & Dorinda Cox Evans were:

1) Arthur J., b. 1875, d. 1909 in Erath Co., Tx., md. Carrie Elizabeth
2) Viola Emma, b. abt. 1877, d. 1896 in Erath Co., Tx., md. A. Sid
3) Anise M., b. 1879, d. 1938 in Erath Co., Tx. Never
4) Silas T., b. 1881, d. 1900 in Seldon, Tx., md. Ida Collier.
5) Edward (Pete), b. 1882, never married.
6) Grover Cleveland (Clevie), b. 1885, d. 1966 in Erath Co., Tx. Never
7)Lula M., b. 1887, d. 1903 in Dublin, Erath Co., Tx., md. Arthur V.
8) Narcie Elizabeth (my g-gmother), b. 1889, d. 1969 in Erath Co., Tx.,
married John Henry Runyon.
9) Roy Clifford, b. 1895, d. 1896 in Stephenville, Erath Co., Tx.

GRANDMOTHER'S SIDE: (2)George "Edward" Evans, b. 1821 in Madison Co.,
Ohio, d. 1879 in Junction, Kimble Co., Tx. (Parents unk)., Married
Celeste Sarah (Sally) Ann Odom 1847 in Gonzales Co, Tx., b. 1831 in
Lafayette Parish, La, d. 1898 in Cheyenne, Roger Mills Co., Ok.
Gonzales Co., Tx., d/o Dempsey Odom, b. 1756 in Ky., D. 1836 in
Lafayette Parish, La. & Sarah Cryer, b. 1792 in Rosy's Bluff, Spanish
Terr., St Augustus Parish, Fla., d. 1831 in Lafayette Parish, La.
Children of Edward & "Sally" Odom Evans were:
1) David Crockett Sr., b. 1850, Caldwell Co., Tx., d. 1915 in Junction,
Kimble Co., Tx. Md. 1)Amanda "Mandy" Vance, 2_Margaret Sansom, & 3) Alsy
E. Gentry.
2) Sarah Ann (Alice), b. 1852, d. 1938 in Bell Co., Tx., Md. James
Oldham Smith.
3) Eliza Amanda "Manda", b. 1854 in Tx., d. aft. 1934 in Ok. Married
John Billing, Jr.
4) Edward, b. 1856
5) Mary Jane, b. 1858, d. 1861 in Gonzales Co. or Altacosa Co., Tx.
6) Elizabeth Celia, b. 1860 in Atascosa Co., Tx., d. 1918 in Miles,
Runnels Co., Tx. Married John Gipson (Gyp) Clements.
7) Mattie, b. 1862 in Gonzales Co., Tx., md. Fillmore Pearson.
8) Aquillar, (twin) b. 1865 in Gonzales Co., Tx., d. 1932 in Riverside,
Riverside Co., Ca., married Jenny Chisholm.
9) Laura (twin), b. 1865 in Gonzales Co., Tx., d. 1918 in Kimble Co.,
Tx. Married Thomas Carney Taylor.
10) Deana Helena M. (twin), b. 18698 in Live Oak, Tx., d. 1903 in Kimble
Co., Tx., married Felix Harrison.
11) Joseph E. (twin), b. 1869 in Live Oak Co., Tx., d. 1952 in Canadian,
Tx. Married Leola Hart.
12) James T., b. 1871 in Gonzales Co., Tx., d. 1903 in Canadian, Tx.
Married P. Annie Johnson.
13) Clarissa "Cody", b. 1874 in Gonzales Co., Tx., d. 1917 in Roger
Mills Co., Ok. Married Gus Hunt.

About 1894, Sally Evans and three of her children went to Oklahoma in a
covered wagon to claim land in the last big land rush.

Any matches?


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