If anyone has information about the ancestry of Edward EVANS [Sr.] or any other new information about this direct EVANS family line, please contact us.
One secondary source without documentation says a Samuel EVANS & Dorothy COLVILLE are the parents of Edward [Sr.]. Another secondary source without documentation says a Hugh I. EVANS is the father of Edward [Sr.]. Both men are shown as having been born in Wales. It is interesting, however, that Edward [Sr.] did not name any of his children Samuel, Dorothy, or Hugh!
(1) Edward EVANS [Sr.] b. about 1762 probably in Wilkes Co., NC, d. about 1839 in Owsley Co., KY; m., about 1787 in place unknown, to Margaret BOWMAN (b. about 1770); they resided in Madison Co., and then Clay Co., KY; their children:
i. Elender "Eleanor", b. about 1787-88, m. Jacob BOWMAN; ii. Ann, b. about 1791-97, m. 1st Elisha BOWMAN, m. 2nd James ROBERTS; iii. Sarah, b. about 1792-97; iv. John, b. 1792-94, m. Nancy PLUMMER; v. Jesse, b. about 1797-1803, d. about 1840, m. Edith "Edee" SMITH; vi. Henry, b. about 1800, m. Rachel PLUMMER; [#2] vii. Elizabeth, b. about 1802, d. about 1851, m. Samuel PLUMMER [Jr.]; viii. Margaret, b. 4 May 1803, d. 12 Aug 1874, m. Peter D. TREADWAY; ix. Edward [Jr.], b. about 1804, m. Sarah "Sally" REYNOLDS; x. Lucinda, b. about 1809, m. James W. MOORE; xi. Rachel, b. about 1810, m. Elhanon CLARK. xii. Minerva, b. about 1811, m. Edward MOORE; xiii. Tabitha, b. 8 Apr 1814, m. William CLARK; xiv. Justine, b. about 1816, m. Cornelius MOORE;
(2) Elizabeth EVANS, b. about 1802 in Clay Co., KY, d. about 1851 in Breathitt Co., KY; m., 15 Sep 1822 probably in Clay Co., KY, to Samuel PLUMMER [Jr.] (b. about 1800, d. about 1840).
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