Monday, September 26, 2011

William A. Evans (1847-1900)

William A. Evans was born in September 1846 in Welborn, Conway County, Arkansas.  He was the son of LeRoy P. and Margaret Evans.  He was raised on the family farm in Welborn. 

William married Susan C. McCaige on March 24, 1870 in Conway County, Arkansas.  He was 23 years old and she was 22 years.  Susan was born on January 8, 1848 in Tennessee, the daughter of John Wesley McCaige and Sarah "Sallie" Sutter. 

After their marriage, the couple settled on a farm in Welborn, near the home of William’s parents.  William and Susan had three children:

            Lonnie Lee                 born January 13, 1874
            Azora George             born December 8, 1875
            Benjamin                    born May 18, 1878

Susan C. McCaige Evans died in 1897 in Conway County, Arkansas.   She was 51 years old at her death. 

In 1900, William was living with his son, Azora George, and his wife, Antie, in their home in Plumerville, Conway County, Arkansas.  William died later that year in the same place.  He was 53 years old at his death.

Notes for William A. Evans
Birth, Occupation & Residence in 1880:  Year: 1880; Census Place:Welborn, Conway, Arkansas; Roll: 41; Family History Film: 1254041; Page: 281C; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 0306.
Marriage: Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Residence in 1900:  Year: 1900; Census Place: Plummerville, Conway, Arkansas; Roll: 55; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 1240055.  Source Information: 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.
Death: OneWorldTree

Notes for Susan C. McCaige
Birth: Year: 1880; Census Place: Welborn, Conway, Arkansas; Roll: 41; Family History Film: 1254041; Page: 281C; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 0306.
Death: OneWorldTree

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