Evans family from Wales
o A Corner in Ancestors By ELEANOR LEXINGTON Evans Family (Copyright by KoClur* Bndle*t) The grandfather of Henry VII. qt England, Sir Owen Tudor, had the honor of a place upon tho Evans fanv Hy obart Or to go farther back, wo eÂ«n claim a knight of King Arthur's Hound Table, just which one history does not state, but traveling down the Â·gen from the knight we come to Ethalystnn Qlodrydd, founder ot tho fourth royal tribe of Wales, and Mervyn Vrych, king of the Isle ot Man, the ninth century. These names do not convey much meaning to any of us, certainly the present writer Is not versed tn their history, but tho names look well, and let us hopo adorn the Â·lory, Evans In ISself makes no preten- 'Â·Ion* as to Us derivation. It Is John --plain John, that Is all, Evaneon Is "the son of John." Even* Is on way the name appears In old records. Among New England forefathers were David and Henry 13vans of Boston. 1643; Thomas, of Plymouth, 1636, and John, of Koxbury and Hatflold, EVAXS Â·who Is thought to Imvo been a soldier In Philip's war. Henry Evans, born In Boston, removed to Tennessee, Ho was tho son Of Joseph, born In Ireland, and n physician, who died Irs Ohio. Joseph Henry son or Henry, born In Boston, married Cirn Taylor, a descendant of Oov, Wltllitm Bradford, and descendants of tbio line, of course, step right Into the "Mayflower society," without so much as "by your leave." Another New England forebear was Sherebtah Evans of Milton, Mass., a Revolutionary soldier,- He was bora tn Maryland, and married Elizabeth Dudley. Their son, Bhereblah, WM bom At Boston, 1796. The marriage connections ot this line Include the Ulrrlsons, darks. Cooks,and Warners. Shoreblah may have been the son or grandson of James, who came England In 1716, with wife and tour children, to Cecil county, Maryland. One son, John, who was in the and Indian war, removed to Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. His wife was Sarah Denny. In Maine one of the prominent members of tho family was George born 1767. He was attorney general of the state, and a candidate for nomination as vice-president when Taylor was nominated. Â·' The family has always been prominent In Pennsylvania. Lott Evans, born In Wales, a of Penn, set out on-the same ship 10S1, but died at sea. He had three sons, Thomas, Charles and Lott, or John. While Penn was In England In 1704, Thomas (some records says John) was provisional or deputy gov- urnor of the colony. Thomas married Sarah Roberts and they rained a large family. One son, Jonathan, had. a foundry, and the under which the treaty was made Pcmn with the Indian chiefs, was the foundry grounds. The family has Us poets, authors, statesmen, scientists and Inventors. The first steam englno constructed the high pressure principle was made and designed by Oliver Evans of Delaware, born 1756, and who died 1819 Â· The blazon of the coat-of-nrms shown Is: Quarterly, first and fourth argent, throe boar's heads, couped sable; second and third, gules, a rampant reguardant, argent. Crest: A deml-llon reguardant, argent holding between his paws, a boar's head, couped, sable. ,,Motto: Llbertas. This IB the coat-of-nrms used by Evans of Pennsylvania, who trace back to Lott and Lett's line Included, not all the royal families ot Great Britain, but the Tudor lino and the founder ot ono of the royal lines Wales--as above stated. In St. Peter's church, Philadelphia, a window to the memory of Joseph R. Evans, represents the lion of the arms, with a boar's bead Issuing a coronet, and the motto: Aut nut morl.