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us: Evans, John, 1741 or 1742-1814

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        (edtf) [1741,1742]
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        Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Death Place

        Philadelphia (Pa.)
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        Philadelphia (Pa.)
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        (itoamc) Merchants
          (itoamc) Quakers
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          Evans, John, of Philadelphia
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        • found: Report of the case of trespass & assault and battery, wherein John Evans was plaintiff, and Ellis Yarnall, Richard Humphreys, Jonathan Willis, Thomas Savary, Isaac Parrish, Caleb Carmalt, Benjamin Kite, John James, David Bacon, Abraham Leddon, John Elliot, Hannah Clark, Robert Haydock, and Susanna his wife, and Caleb Pearce and Jane his wife, were defendants, 1810: t.p. (John Evans)
        • found: His A narrative of the proceedings of the religious society of the people called Quakers, in Philadelphia, against John Evans, 1811: p. 35, etc. (John Evans and his wife Barbara resigned from the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, 8 mo. 27th, 1806)
        • found: LC manual cat. (hdg.: Evans, John, of Philadelphia)
        • found: Hinshaw, W.W. Encyclopedia of American Quaker genealogy, v. 2, 1936: p. 499, etc. (John Evans; of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting; son of John Evans; m. Barbra Cruckshank of Philadelphia, 11-16-1769; disowned by the Monthly Meeting, 1807)
        • found: Philadelphia directories (Evans, John, merchant; last listed in 1814; by 1816 there is an entry for his widow Barbary Evans)
        • found: America's Historical Newspapers, via WWW, Mar. 24, 2014: Poulson's American daily advertiser, Philadelphia, 5-28-1814 (John Evans; of Philadelphia; merchant; died last evening in the seventy-second year of his age)
        • found: Ancestry, via WWW, Mar. 24, 2014: Philadelphia Death Certificates Index (John Evans; d. Philadelphia, age 72; int. 29 May 1814, St. Paul's burial ground)
        • found:, via WWW, Mar. 24, 2014: Saint Peter Churchyard, Philadelphia County, Penn. (John Evans; d. 27 May 1814, 72nd year; wife Barbara Evans, d. 1 Jan. 1825, also interred there)
        • found: MWA/NAIP files, Mar. 24, 2014 (access point: Evans, John, 1741 or 1742-1814; note: Quaker merchant of Philadelphia; brought a lawsuit against the overseers of the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, claiming he was assaulted by one of the women Friends who was attempting to visit his wife after the couple had resigned from the Meeting over a dispute involving the financial failure of fellow Quaker John Field; some sources have mistakenly assumed the date given in Hinshaw's Encyclopedia of Am. Quaker genealogy, v. 2, p. 499 (i.e., 11-16-1769) is his birth date, but it is the date of his marriage to Barbara Cruckshank; other sources assign him a birthdate of 1759)
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