Josiah EVANS
(Abt 1839-1894)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Jane CONNER

  • William Walker EVANS+
  • Josare EVANS+
  • Mary Arabel EVANS
  • Thomas Marseal EVANS
  • Rebecca Alice EVANS+
  • Joseph E. EVANS+
  • Infant EVANS
  • Clarinda EVANS

Josiah EVANS

  • Born: Abt 1839, , , Kentucky, United States 2
  • Marriage: Jane CONNER on 31 Mar 1860 in , Douglas County, Missouri, United States 1
  • Died: 19 Apr 1894, , Madison County, Arkansas, United States about age 55 3
  • Buried: Spoke Plant, Johnson County, Arkansas, United States 4 5
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census: U.S. Federal, 22 Aug 1860, Washington Township, Taney County, Missouri, United States. 2

Alt. Death, Between 1882 and 1900, , Madison County, Arkansas, United States. 6


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Josiah married Jane CONNER, daughter of Joseph H. CONNER and Effie, on 31 Mar 1860 in , Douglas County, Missouri, United States.1 (Jane CONNER was born in Jul 1838 in , , Indiana, United States 2 and died on 26 Jul 1931 in , , Arkansas, United States 7.)


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1 Josiah Evans and Jane Evans, his wife; Civil War Pension File; U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park; "That she was married under the name of Jane McNelons to said Josiah Evans on the 31 day of March 1860 by Joseph Croctor, J.P. at Joseph Croctors residence, Douglas Co. Mo."

2 1860 U.S. census, Taney, Missouri population schedule, Washington, p. 94, dwelling 640, family 637, Josiah Evans; digital images, Ancestry.com(www.ancestry.com); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll 658;
Josiah Ivans, a 21 year old farmer born in Kentucky, was living with his wife, Jane, 22 and born in Missouri, and Margaret Ivans, 15, also born in Kentucky in Washington Township, Taney County, Missouri. He was a farmer and owned $99 in personal property. The box "Married within the Year" is not checked.

3 Josiah Evans and Jane Evans, his wife; Civil War Pension File; U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park; On 4 May 1897 Josiah Evans was dropped from the pension rolls because he had not collected his pension for three years. He was last paid $12 on 4 Feb 1894 under Certificate No. 108773.

Additionally, the Declaration of Widow's Pension states that he died 19 April 1894.

4 Evans Cemetery (Johnson County, Arkansas), Josiah Evans marker, personally read by Autumn Dipert Brown, 30 Aug 2006; "Josiah Evans
Co C 8 Mo Cav"

5 Hope Hodgdon Creek, editor, Madison County, Arkansas Cemeteries Annotated-Illustrated-Indexed, Volume IV (Huntsville, Arkansas: Madison County Genealogical and Historical Society, 2001), 152;
"Evans, Josiah Co C 8 Mo Cav n.o.d. (h/o Jane CONNER: 1850 Taney Co, Mo census lists James, age 21, born Ky and wife Jane age 22, born Mo; On 4 Aug 1862 Josiah Evans, age 23, enlisted in the Union Army at Springfield Mo. According to a story in the family, he was injured when his horse jumped a ditch & he was discharged at Lake Springs, Dent, Mo 4 Aug 1863. Josiah Sr. and Jane are listed on 1880 Mad Co, Ark Boston census #294 with all ch b Mo except youngest Rebecca b Tx. He died after 1882 and before the 1900 census."

6 Hope Hodgdon Creek, editor, Madison County, Arkansas Cemeteries Annotated-Illustrated-Indexed, Volume IV (Huntsville, Arkansas: Madison County Genealogical and Historical Society, 2001), 152;

"Evans, Josiah Co C 8 Mo Cav n.o.d. (h/o Jane CONNOR; 1850 Taney Co, Mo census lists James, age 21, born Ky and wife Jane age 22, born Mo; On 4 Aug 1862 Josiah Evans, age 23, enlisted in the Union Army at Springfield, Mo. According to a story in the family, he was injured when his horse jumped a ditch & he was discharged at Lake Springs, Dent, Mo 4 Aug 1863. Josiah Sr & Jane are listed on 1880 Mad Co, Ark Boston census #294 with all ch b Mo except youngest Rebecca b Tx. He died after 1882 and before the 1900 census)"

7 Josiah Evans and Jane Evans, his wife; Civil War Pension File; U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park; A "Drop Report" dated 15 Aug 1931 states that the pensioner was last paid "$50 per month to July 1931 has this day been dropped from the roll because of death July 26, 1931."



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