John Evans

John Evans born 1813 in South Carolina died after 1880 married around 1839 to
Mary Jane "Polly" Thompson born 1821 in Alabama died after 1880 Barbour Co Al
Have found no burial site for John and Mary Jane
Mary Jane's father was Robert Thompson
Her mother was Rhody [Rhoda Ann] Grubbs [ information on Rhoda Ann from book "Early Settlers of Barbour County]
[After Mary Jane's father died her mother married Hardy Graves]
Known children of John and Mary Evans were:
1. Jane Evans born 1840 died after 1910 never married
2.Elizabeth Evans born 1842 died after 1910 never married
3. Rhody born 1845 died after 1910 married Andrew J Shirah 5 Oct 1878 Andrew died between 1880 and 1900
4. Charlton "Charlie" Sylvester Evans was born Sept 1849 in AL. He married Mary E Danford 19 Jan 1871 and after her death he married Elizabeth Roundtree 18 Oct 1877. There were no children by either marriage. Charlie died 21 July 1907. Mary died between 1871 and 1877. Elizabeth died after 1907.
5. Solothiel "Lath" Evans was born 1851 in AL. He married Cordellia "Della" Kennedy 21 Jan 1875, the daughter of TG Kennedy and Elizabeth Davis.
6.Margaret Evans born 1854 married DH Carr [M M Evans married D H Carr 8 Jan 1874][may have moved to Florida
7. Henry Richard "Razz" Evans was born in 1858 in Barbour County Alabama. He died 26 July 1944. Married Nancy Jane Johnson 12 Feb 1880, Nancy born 13 Nov 1862 died 27 Dec 1939, Nancy buried Sykes Creek Church Cem, Razz second marriage was to Emma Bellflower Faulk on 6 Oct 1903, She was the widow of Henry Nathan Faulk, Emma was born 29 Aug 1864 died 19 July 1959, Razz and Emma are buried at Elam Church Cem.
8. Jordan "Jerd" Evans born 30 March 1861 died 16 Jan 1927 married Sarah Ann Carr 7 Feb 1897, Sarah born 14 Aug 1868 died 6 Jan 1920, buried Elam Church Cem
9. Crompton "Crum" Evans born 1862 [1880 Barbour County census--#199--Pct 13--Crumb Evans 21 yrs old, wife--Mary, 21 years old [Crum Evans may have married a Sasser woman]
Known children of Lath Evans and Cordellia Kennedy
1. Thomas Evans born 1876 [there is a grave at Elam Cemetery--Thomas Evans born 8 Dec 1875 died 8 Sept 1887]
2. Henry Evans born 1878 [in 1880 census he was 2 years old--no other information on him--I think there might be another grave at Elam that belongs to him?]
3. Harmon Evans born Feb 1879 [in 1900 census he was 21 years old and single--family story is he left Akabama with his mother and some of his brothers and sisters--moved to California]
4. Mary E "Maggie" Evans born April 1880 married William "Bill" Appling 9 July 1893. Bill was born 31 Oct 1872 died 29 Aug 1909, Bill is buried at Antioch Cem [Maggie may have left Alabama with her mother and some of her brothers and sisters
5. Jordan Evans born March 1884 [1900 census last information I have on him]
6. Alice Virginia Evans born 16 Dec 1881 died 1 Aug 1958 married Aaron Berry "AB" Smith 4 Sept 1902 Aaron born 1 Oct 1877 died 25 Sept 1952 both are buried at Antioch Cemetery
7. Perrie Evans born Dec 1885 [1900 census last information I have on this daughter]
8. Jonas Evans born Aug 1893 married Mamie Stephens 21 Dec 1911 in 1920 he was living in Holtville California, Imperial Co, he was 27 yrs old born AL, Mamie was 27 yrs old born AL,
a son James 6 yrs old born TX, a son Marion 5 yrs old born TX, a son Rae born Arizonia, living in his household was Greilee a nephew 19 yrs old born AL
9. Huey Evans born Aug 1892 [1900 census last information I have on him]
10. Murphy Evans born 19 Oct 1897 died 8 Jan 1913 buried Antioch Cem [died after surgery for a gunshot wound]
Known children of Mary E "Maggie" Evans and William Washington "Bill" Appling
1. Lovie Appling born about 1898 died about 1918 in Arlington GA, married Wallace Casey 17 Feb 1916, Barbour County, [Wallace was a policeman in Arlington, GA,
2. Greely Appling born around 1901 [moved to Texas]
3. Talmage Appling born around 1907
[may have been another son probably born in 1909]
Children of Alice Virginia Evans and A B Smith
1.Terrie Smith never married
2. Marene Smith who married an Appling
3. Assie Lee Smith married Travis B Robinette 3 March 1930
Known children of Jordan "Jerd" Evans and Sarah Ann Carr
1. Dewey Sampson Evans born 16 May 1898 died 5 Sept 1985 married Ethel Robinette 7 Dec 1921 [Ethel was the daughter of Will and Sarah Robinette] Ethel born 25 Dec 1898 died 15 Feb 1973 they are buried at Elam Cemetery
2. EJ Evans born around 1904 married Tullis Lunsford 12 Nov 1921
3. LW Evans born around 1906 married TB Lunsford 12 Oct 1923, and GW Phillips 14 Nov 1931
Richard "Razz" Evans born 1844\1855 died 26 July 1941 buried Elam Church Cem Barbour County, AL married 12 Feb 1880 Barbour Co AL to Nancy Jane Johnson born 13 Nov 1862 died 27 Dec 1939 buried Sykes Creek Cem Bar Co AL
Children of Razz Evans and Nancy Jane Johnson
1. Mary Jane "Mollie" Evans b. 11 Dec 1880\April 1882 d. 6 Aug 1951, buried Sykes Creek Cem., never married
2. Linda "Lindy" Evans b. 13 Dec 1883\Jan. 1887, d. 29 Dec 1967 m. 5 Aug 1906 to Lemon Cox born 31 Aug 1886, d. 6 Oct 1940, buried Sykes Creek Cem, Baarbour Co. AL
3. Buckanan "Buck" "BH" Evans b.1 Jan 1890, d.17 Nov 1954, m. [1] 20 Nov. 1910, Flora Minnie Cox, b. 24 Aug 1889, d. 8 June 1924, [2] 25 April 1925, Maggie Lou Faulk, b. 29 Aug. 1897 died 23 January 1998. Buck, Minnie and Maggie are buried at Antioch Cem. Bar Co AL
4. Lemon Evans b.3 July 1892 d. 1900-1910
5. Anna Evans b. Oct 1895, married Lynos Helms [both are buried at Union Springs, AL]
6. Frances "Fannie" Elizabeth Evans b. 30 Nov. 1903, d. 21 March 1996, m. 8 Jan 1919, Qwinton Helms b 8 Mar 1898, d 20 Feb. 1988, buried Pine Level Cem. Bar. Co. AL
Children of Lindy Evans and Lemon Cox
1. Kelly Lee Cox b. 7 July 1907, deceased in 2001 , m. 1 April 1933, Early H. Hagler b. 13 Sept 1904, d. 28 July 1983, buried Sykes Creek Cem
2. Mable Evans married Jack Littlefield 17 Nov 1933, Jack still living 2001, Mable deceased
3. Una V. Cox deceased 2001
4. Elsie Cox married George Sellars, both deceased
Buck Evans and Minnie Cox were the parents of eight children, five of them living to adulthood.
1. Emmet Evans born 8 Jan 1912 died 8 Oct 1990, married Vellar Wilkerson born 9 June 1914 died 15 March 1986, buried Gladtidings Church Cem Barbour County AL
2. Clemmet Evans was born 1 February 1914 and died 28 May 1955. He married Gladys Shehane 6 January 1937. Gladys was born 18 October 1919 and died 21 October 1991. They are buried at Salem Cemetery Dale County
3. Ozzie Mae Evans born 2 Nov 1915, died 1 March 1916, buried Antioch Church Cem
4. and infant son born 22 Nov 1916 died 2 Dec 1916, buried Antioch Cem
5. Odie Lou Evans born 1 March 1918 in Barbour County died 1 September 1976, married Neal Aubrey McKeller 2 May 1942 at the probate office in Clayton Alabama by JF Laster Probate Judge, [Neal's parents were Neal William McKeller and Fannie Kennedy] Neal born 15 August 1904 in Barbour County died 14 April 1972, they are buried at Salem Cemetery Dale County, Alabama,
6. Simon Evans was four years old when his mother died. He was born 23 July 1920 and died 18 July 1975. He never married. He is buried at Antioch Cemetery. He lived with his sister and brother-in-law Neal and Odie McKeller. He helped Neal farm.
7. an infant daughter born and died 6 Dec 1922
8. Minnie Flora Evans born 31 March 1924 married 31 March 1945, to Shelburn Wright born 13 May 1919 died 31 July 1955, Shelburn buried at Union Presbyterian Cemetery in Arguta, Dale Co AL,[2] Flora married Santiago Aldape 6 July 1956, Sandy was born 25 July 1922, Flora and Sandy live in Montgomery, AL
Emmett and Vellar Evans are the parents of ten children.
1. Etha B Evans married James Doster they have two children: Elaine Doster Jordan, Andy Doster, Andy has three children Keisha Rena Doster, Andy Keith Doster, Korey Blake Doster
2. Sarah Minnie Evans married Elisha Woodward, they have three children Randall Woodard, Randall has two children Gregory Scott Woodward, Jillian Carol Woodward, Edward Woodard Edward has two children Chad Edward Woodward, Jinny Lee Woodward, Shelia Woodard she has one child Ann Marie
3. Earl Evans married Inez Gulledge, no children
4. Gearld Evans married Hazel Rogers they have four children, Mike Evans, Mike has two daughters Amanda Evans, Kim Evans, Angie Evans Snell Angie has one son, Mitch Evans, April Evans
5. Douglas Evans married Yvonne Sasser, they have two children, Alan Evans, Kevin Evans
6. Joyce Evans married Gary Wright they have three children, Lynn Wright, Lynn has three children, Stephanie Britton, William Michael Kindig, Jonathan Warner, Donna WrightChapman, Tara Wright Griffin
7. Melvin Evans has one son, Mark Evans
8. Jeanette Evans married Kenneth Baker, they have three children, Kenny Baker, Kenny has two children, Brad Baker, Cercia Baker, Penny Baker, Ben Baker, Ben has one child
9. Shirley Evans married Johnny Hyatt, they have two children, Tonya Hyatt Spurlock, Stacy Hyatt
10. Kay Evans married Wilson Robertson III, they have two children, Josh Robertson, Clay Robertson
Clemett and Gladys Evans have two daughters:
1. Mildred Evans married Eugene McLendon, they have 4 children, Vivian Mclendon Hagler, 4 children--Harold Brian Hagler, Derrick Eugene Hagler, Jerimy Adam Hagler, Laura Leann Hagler
Jennie McLendon Parrish, 3 children--Matthew Brent Parish, Benjamin Joseph Parrish, Jessica Lauren Parrish, Richard McLendon, has 2 children--Trent Thomas McLendon, Braxton Richard McLendon, Beth McLendon McConvery, 2 children--Taylor Alexander McConvery, Tanner Francis McConvery
2. Mary Nell Evans married Douglas Wright, they have 3 children, Kim Wright Smith, 2 children John Colton Smith, Courtney Kay Smith, Douglas Michael Wright, Heather Wright
After Clemmet died Gladys married Athey Phillips. They have a son Carl Phillips.
The children of Odie Evans and Neal McKeller can be found in the McKeller family in Barbour County
The children of Flora Evans Wright Aldape: one son Nealy Eugene Wright born 19 April 1948, died 3 January 1965, a son Ricky Aldape, he has three children, Pam, Jeremy, Jennifer
Buck Evans and Maggie Faulk had one child, B Hildred Evans born 5 May 1929 died 30 Aug 1929 buried Antioch Cem, Maggie had one son before she married Buck. James "Pete"Evans lives Barbour County, Al
1. Mildred Helms m. Mervin Johnson [Headland]
2. Catherine Helms m. Junior Segars
3. Haywood Helms m. a Baxley [Louisville]
4. Mary Ann Helms m. David Bradley Tew
5. Durwood Helms
6. Inf. son 22 April 1945
7. John Helms m. Ileen ?
8. James Helms m. Thelma Gillis
9. Qwinton Helms,Jr m. Marylin Hicks
After R.H. "Razz" Evans and Nancy divorced he married Emma Bellflower Faulk 6 Oct 1903. She was the widow of Henry Nathan Faulk. Emma was born 29 August 1864 and died 19 July 1959. Razz and Emma are buried at Elam Baptist Church Cemetery.
Children of R H and Emma;
1. John Henry Evans born 1904 died 27 March 1944 married 6 Jan 1924 to Nettie "Dawn" Childree, Nettie born 6 march 1908 died 27 July 1942, buried Elam Cemetery [daughter of Lenard and Lena Childree]
The children of John and Dawn were:
[i] Jennie Mae Evans who married a Turner
[ii] Mary Evans who married a Golden
[iii] Martha Evans who married a Jones
[iv] Gene Evans who married Mattie Lou Page
[v] Jonas Evans
[vi] Joe Evans.
2. Cephas Knox Evans born 24 Nov 1906 died 30 May 1913 [tomestone reads lived 6 years, 6
months, 6 days]
3. Leola Evans born 1909 married Lonnie Gardner 8 Oct 1927
Their children were
[i] Clinton Garner
[ii] Millard Gardner
[iii] Earl Gardner
[iv] Jim Gardner
[v] Alice Gardner.
4. Clarence Evans born 21 April 1911 died 7 April 1976 married Annie Lee Stokes 17 Dec 1937, Annie Lee born 25 Sept 1917, both are buried at Elam Cem
Their children are:
[i] Nelson Evans married Linda Richardson
[ii] Durwood Evans married Brenda Campbell
[iii] Edna Evans married AC Malone
[iv] Evelyn Evans married James Hamm
[v] Elaine Evans married Charles Arrington
[vi] Sue Evans married Tommy Robinette
[vii] Helen Evans married Billy Phillips
[viii] Jean Evans married Gary Harrell.
Children by Emma's first marriage: [Emma Bellflower and Henry Nathan Faulk "H N" Faulk]
1. Stanly Faulk married Anna Courtney
2. Moddie Faulk married Warren Day
3. Luther M Faulk married Bettha Stafford
4. Maggie L Faulk married Buck Evans
5. Bertha Faulk married Will Phillips

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