Evans Family of Jackson County Alabama
Compiled by James B. Hartline*
The earliest ancestor we have found in this Evans line is:
Emanuel Evans, born about 1750, married about 1770 to Elizabeth Thacker born September 12, 1756 in Goochland, Virginia, a daughter of William Thacker, Jr. (1735) and wife Mary Evans.
Hastings Evans, born 1766 in Louisa County, Virginia; died after 1860 in Logan County, West Virginia.
Shelton Evans, born after 1772 in Virginia
Nancy Evans, born after 1773 in Virginia.
Obediah Evans, born after 1776 in Virginia.
John Evans, born about 1778, in Virginia.
Tarlton Evans, born about 1778 in Virginia.
Grenberry Evans, born about 1785 in Virginia.
William Wilkerson Evans.
Emanuel died after 1820 in Scott County, Virginia.
Elizabeth (Thacker) Evans died about 1820 in Scott County, Virginia.
Tarlton Evans was born before 1775,(2) the son of Emanuel and Elizabeth (Thacker) Evans. In 1810, he was living in Washington County, Virginia. He married Susannah Pace Bellomy, the widow of Jackson Bellomy. (3) She was born in 1781, the daughter of William and Mary Pace, in Fluvanna County, Virginia. (4) Susannah's father, William Pace, was one of George Washington’s “life guards”.
From the marriage of Jackson and Mary (Pace) Bellomy was born a son:
William Bellomy, born in 1805 in Virginia, married Malinda Wininger, daughter of David Wininger. The exact date of Jackson Bellomy’s death is not known. William was the progenitor of many of our Bellamy and Bellomy relatives.
Tarlton Evans lived in Scott County, VA from about 1815-1820. We do not know the exact date of his marriage to Susannah but a good guess would be around 1806. (5)
Tarlton and Susannah had the following children:
Lewis Evans, born January 20, 1811, Scott County, Virginia.
Elizabeth Evans, born 1814, in Virginia, married Solomon Wininger, brother of Malinda Wininger.
Claborn Evans, born 1817, in Scott County, Virginia.
We do not know the exact date of Tarlton Evans' death. There is a gravestone in New Liberty Cemetery in Jackson County, Alabama, next to Susannah Evans that gives dates (years), however it was erected there in recent years and we do not know where the information of the years came from. At this time, I have no proof that he ever came to Jackson County.
Lewis Evans, son of Tarlton and Susannah Evans, was born January 20, 1811, in Southwestern Virginia, Scott County. He married Anna Bynum, born in 1815 in Tennessee.
After 1840, Lewis and Anna were living in Jackson County, Alabama.
They had the following children:
Martha Evans, born 1835, Jackson County, Alabama, died 1865, was married to Samuel Potter born August 25, 1833.
Jessie Evans, born February 5, 1836, Alabama, died October 25, 1896.
Elizabeth Evans, born May 22, 1837, Alabama, died January 8, 1899.
William B. Evans, born January 24, 1841, Alabama, died January 28, 1915. Married Lucinda Potter, born 1851, Three children, Sarah and twins Annie and Albert Evans.
Mary Jane Evans, born 1842, Alabama.
Isaac Evans, born 1843, Alabama.
Claiborn Evans, born 1845, Alabama.
Nancy Evans, born 1849, Alabama, married Losance Wildman.
Henry (James) Evans, born 1851, Alabama.
Susan Evans, born 1851, Alabama.
From 1850 to 1860, Susan (Pace) Evans lived with Lewis and family. Lewis married a second time in North Carolina in the 1850s to Mary E. Rounsavail, born January 4, 1826.
They had one daughter:
Sarah Temperance Evans, born 1852, Alabama, married Samuel J. Potter, born 1860, Alabama, son of William and Ruth Morris Potter daughter of Jonathan and Eliza Pace Potter.
William Potter born 1880.
Mary E. Potter, born December 1881.
Tenny Potter, born September 1883.
Alda Potter, born December 1899.
The younger three of these children were living with their stepmother Mary Evans in 1900. They lived in Jackson County, Alabama.
Lewis Evans died November 14, 1888. He is buried in the Shelton Cemetery in Jackson County, Alabama.
Mary E. (Rounsavail) Evans died February 28, 1906, and is also buried at Shelton Cemetery.
Jessie Evans, son of Lewis and Anna Bynum Evans was born in Jackson County, Alabama, February 5, 1836. He married Delilah Cowhan, July 30, 1860, marriage performed by J. G. Dixon.
They had the following children:
Martha (Matt) Evans, born January 1, 1864, died April 11, 1935, married (Blue) John W. Sanders, born August 12, 1859, died January 12, 1913.
Jessie Evans married a second time to Margaret (Smelcher) Woods. They lived in Jackson County, Alabama and had the following children:
William (Will) Evans, born January 24, 1876, died January 28, 1915, was married to Lucy Elizabeth Bellomy, daughter of Jack and Sarah Ellen (Shelton) Bellomy, daughter of Nathaniel and Elizabeth Shelton.
Jannie Evans, born April 19, 1873, died June 6, 1935.
Annie Evans, twin to Jannie, born April 29, 1873, died 1882.
Rhoda Evans, born August 14, 1877, died 1902.
James Abner Lee (Jim) Evans, born August 14, 1877.
Isaac Newton Evans, born September 20, 1881, died July 30, 1957.
Isaac Newton Evans, son of Jessie and Margaret (Smelcher) Woods Evans, was born September 20, 1881 in Jackson County, Alabama. On October 5, 1900, Isaac Newton (Newt) Evans married Mary Frances Wininger, daughter of Elijah Jasper and Rebecca Jane (Allen) Wininger, born August 13, 1882. They had the following children:
Elijah Jasper Evans, born October 25, 1903, married Ethel Kirk, born March 5, 1907.
Margaret Alice Evans, born November 15, 1905, married Clarence Wilkerson.
John Henry Evans, born April 20, 1908, married Bertha Ellen Manning, born August 7, 1918.
Annie Berry Evans, born April 30, 1910, (twin brother died, no name). Annie married Ora James Hartline, L born May 15, 1908. D
Mae Evans, born July 7, 1916. Married Elmer Hayes, one child, Elmer Hayes, Jr.
Mary Frances (Wininger) Evans died August 23, 1916, buried Shelton Cemetery.
Isaac Newton married again after the death of Mary Frances. His second wife was Bessie Lee Hayes, born May 2, 1889.
They had one son:
Willie Robert Evans, born March 4, 1922. His wife was named Zona.
Isaac Newton Evans died July 30, 1957 while driving his "A" model Ford on Sand Mountain between Rainsville and Fort Payne, Alabama. He is buried in the Church of Christ Cemetery on the north side of Rainsville, Alabama.
Elijah Jasper Evans, son of Isaac Newton and Mary Frances (Wininger) Evans was born October 25, 1903. He married on August 7, 1923 to Ethel Kirk, born March 5, 1907.
They had the following children:
Jessie Breland Evans, born August 20, 1924, married Loretta Young August 21, 1946.
Faye Elizabeth Evans, married Richard Tinkle. Child: Lorrie Ann Tinkle.
Mary Elsie Evans, born February 10, 1928, married James D. Carvin. Children: Sherry and Kathy.
Albert Newton Evans born May 6, 1930, married Margaret. Children: Andrea and Donald.
Robert Edison Evans born May 21, 1932, married Dorothy. Son, Steven Evans.
Annie Lee Evans, born May 5, 1935, married ? Children: Six daughters, one son.
Margaret Eradell Evans, born December 16, 1938, married Ted Flamming, Children: Randel and Cynthia.
Jennifer Lynn Evans, born October 16, 1948, married Wayne Dixon L.
Margaret Alice Evans, daughter of Isaac Newton and Mary Frances (Wininger) Evans, was born November 15, 1905. She married Clarence Wilkerson September 19, 1928 and they had the following children:
Mary Lucille Wilkerson, born July 29, 1929, married Bill Pace, April 10, 1959.
Roy David Wilkerson, born September 8, 1930, married Mozell Wininger, born July 19, 1935.
Opal Colleen Wilkerson, born August 15, 1932, married Sherman Webb on October 30, 1940.
Clarence Wilkerson, Jr. born December 21, 1933, married Momoyo Mita, May 14, 1956.
Lela Mae Wilkerson, born November 2, 1935, married Roy Young.
Edith Maxine Wilkerson, born January 22, 1937, married J. L. Pace, born February 22, 1938.
John Henry Evans, son of Isaac Newton and Mary Frances (Wininger) Evans was born April 20, 1908. He married on September 16, 1933 to Bertha Ellen Manning, born August 7, 1918.
They had the following children:
James Baer Evans, born August 20, 1934.
John Roy Evans, born May 13, 1939.
Annie Berry Evans, born April 30, 1910, a daughter of Isaac Newton and Mary Frances (Wininger) Evans, married on September 29, 1928 to Ora James Hartline, born May 10, 1908. L
Mary Ellen Hartline, born August 4, 1929.
Bessie Marie Hartline, born April 19, 1931.
Rayford Ora Hartline, born April 11, 1933.
Audie Berry Hartline, born September 22, 1934.
James Buford Hartline, born April 10, 1936.
Annie Ruth Hartline, born May 10, 1938.
Doil Nelson Hartline, born February 2, 1940, died October 28 (or 29th) 2000, buried Tuesday, October 31, 2000 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Boaz, Alabama.
Julia Faye Hartline, still-born March 11, 1942, buried at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Wynema Gale Hartline born April 11, l944, died April 13, l944, buried at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Mae Evans, born July 7, 1916, daughter of Isaac Newton and Mary Frances Wininger Evans. She married January 8, 1944 to Elmer Hayes, born August 22, 1908. Child:
Elmer Hayes, Jr. born December 22, 1945.
Mae died in child-birth on December 22, 1945.
Willie Robert “Bob” Evans, born March 4, 1922. He later had the name Willie changed to William. He married Zona Mae Everett, July 27, 1952. She was born January 8, 1931. Robert was a Colonel in the Air Force. Their children:
Tamera Lee Evans, born August 10, 1953, married Thomas Andrew Jansoski Dec. 9, 1978.
William Robert (Billy) Evans, born May 16, 1956.
William Robert “Bob” Evans died February 2, 1979 and is buried in Tucson Arizona.
Mary Lucille Wilkerson, daughter of Clarence and Mary Alice (Wininger) Wilkerson, was born July 29, 1929 Jackson County, AL. She married Bill Cowazy Pace, April 10, 1959. Bill was born February 24, 1935, son of Metti and Sadie Pace. They live at Scottsboro, Jackson County, AL.
Billy Joe Pace, born February 26, 1960, Jackson County, AL, died July 3, 1996, at Erlanger Hospital, Chattanooga, TN, buried July 5, 1996, Cedar Hill, Scottsboro, AL.
Anita Carol Pace, born September 12, 1961, Jackson County, AL, married Michael Lee Dulaney June 11, l982. Michael was born July 16, 1958.
Cheryl Elaine Pace, born November 12, 1962, Jackson County, AL, married Roger Edwin Chrisman, born September 15, 1963, married March 8, 1985.
Phillip Mark Pace, born April 20, 1964, Jackson County, AL, married November 8, 1985 to Wendy Lynn Gilbert, born August 13, 1966.
Mary Denise Pace, born May 27, 1996, Jackson County, AL, married December 20, 1986, to Daniel Wayne McKinley, born September 29, 1961.
Roy David Wilkerson, son of Clarence and Mary Alice (Wininger) Wilkerson, was born September 8, 1930 at Jackson County, Alabama. He married July 19, 1953, to Rose Mozelle Wininger, born July 19, 1935. Rose died January 8, 2001 and is buried at Shelton Cemetery in Jackson County.
Roger Dale Wilkerson, born July 14, 1954, married Patricia Probash.
Megan Michele Wilkerson, born September 14, 1988.
Carolyn Ann Wilkerson, born July 20, 1955, married (1) Jerry Dandurand, (2) Tom Hilderbrand.
Judy Gail Wilkerson, born April 1, 1960, married (1) Joseph Aaron Smith, (2) William Stephen Sink, (3) Paul Tewell, born September 15.
Opal Colleen Wilkerson, daughter of Clarence and Mary Alice (Wininger) Wilkerson, was born August 15, 1932, Jackson County, AL. She married in Jackson County, October 30, 1949 to Sherman Fay Webb, born January 21, 1927.
Ronald Sherman Webb, born Jackson County, AL, October 12, 1950, married (1) Patsy Roberts Hancock, October 10, 1980, (2) Sara Jo Russell, born December 30, 1958, married December 9, 1995.
Janis Deann Webb, born March 12, 1952, Jackson County, AL, died April 17, 1952. Buried at Hurt Cemetery, Jackson County, AL.
Linda Gail Webb, born December 23, 1954, Jackson County, AL, married March 9, 1975 to Joe Wayne Guffey, born February 22, 1949.
Bruce Wendell Webb, born October 26, 1960, Jackson County, AL, married December 19, 1988 to Marie Elise Supon, born September 15, 1961..
Clarence Wilkerson, Jr., son of Clarence and Mary Alice (Wininger) Wilkerson, was born December 21, 1933, Jackson County, AL. He married May 14, 1956 to Momoyo Mita, daughter of Rihei and Chiyo (Komina) Mita, born May 1932 in Tokyo, Japan. Rihei Mita was born August 31, 1899 and Chiyo Komina Mita was born January 6, 1906.
Children of Clarence and Momoyo:
Mary Ann Wilkerson, born March 19, 1957, Tokyo, Japan, married Johnny Wayne Whisenant, born July 25, 1951.
Eileen Wilkerson, born May 2, l959, Jackson County, AL, married Billy Joe Rice, Jr., born November 6, 1991.
Timothy Wayne Wilkerson, born September 7, 1960, Jackson County, AL, married Emma Holmes, born August 17, 1963.
Lela Mae Wilkerson, daughter of Clarence and Mary Alice (Wininger) Wilkerson, was born November 2, 1935. She married Roy Young on July 13, 1935.
Ricky Lamar Young, born October 5, 1957, Jackson County, AL, married Alicia Stevens April 14, 1980.
Randy Keith Young, born January 8, 1960, Jackson County, AL, married June 16, 1984, to Beth Cozadd, born November 17, 1964.
John David Young, born October 12, 1962, Jackson County, AL, married Pamela Louise Maynor.
Terry Wayne Young, born December 10, 1964, Jackson County, AL, married Sherry Rae Chambers, born July 24, 1964, married in Beckley, WV, March 16, 1985.
Edith Maxine Wilkerson, daughter of Clarence and Mary Alice (Wininger) Wilkerson, was born January 22, 1937. On March 25, 1960, she married Joe Lewis Pace, born February 22, 1938.
Angela Kay Pace, born March 25, 1962, Jackson County, Alabama.
Carol Jo Pace, born June 10, 1969, Jackson County, AL, married 1 Darrel Jeffrey, December 14, 1988, 2 Jason Gant, July 26, 1996.
Billy Floyd Wilkerson, twin son of Clarence and Mary Alice (Wininger) Wilkerson, was born February 6, 1941, died April 3, 1941, buried at Old Baptist Cemetery, Jackson County, AL.
Dorsey Loyd Wilkerson, twin son of Clarence and Mary Alice (Wininger) Wilkerson, was born February 6, l941, Jackson County, AL, died July 24, 1941, buried at Old Baptist Cemetery, Jackson County, AL.
James Baer Evans, son of John Henry and Bertha Ellen (Manning) Evans, was born August 20, 1934. He married December 15, 1956 in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Gertrude Marie Sterkel, born January 21, 1938.
Donita Lynne Evans, born March 25, 1957, Lincoln, Nebraska, married December 5, 1973, to Patrick John McLaughlin, born October 19, 1954, Omaha Nebraska.
Patrick Michael McLaughlin, born April 9, 1974, Omaha, Nebraska.
Nicole Michelle McLaughlin, born April l8, l975, Omaha.
Donita Lynne married a second time on February 17, 1984, to Edwin Paul Harrison, born September 30, l950 in Chicago, Illinois.
James Baer Evans, Jr., born June 10, l959, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Cynthia Anne Evans, born June 1, l960, Stephenville, Newfoundland, married on October 13, 1981 to Jerry Everett Jackson who was born August 30, l951 in Morgan County, Alabama.
Jerry Anne Jackson, born May 15, l983, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
John Roy Evans, son of John Henry and Bertha Ellen (Manning) Evans, was born May 13, 1939. He married Lois Ann Thomas, born April 25, l943.
John Keith Evans, born June 7, l961.
Mary Ellen Hartline, born August 4, 1929, married August 10, l946 to George T. Walden, born April 28, 1924.
Edith Gwyn Walden, born April 19, l948, married 1 Elmer Lee Moore, September 17, 1966.
Children: Diedra LeeAnn Moore, born November 5, 1967. Elmer LaDon Moore, born July 1970.
Edith Gwyn married 2 Newman Camp, January 14, 1978, no children.
George Kenneth Walden, born June 12, 1950, married April 14, l972 Mary Nell Lee, born March 14, 1951.
Daughter: Trinity LeeAnn Walden, born January 17, 1977.
Joyce Magdalene Walden, born March 7, 1952, married Hampton Bryant, June 16, 1968.
Stephanie Lynn Bryant, born May 16, l972.
Tonya Revae Bryant, born April 26, 1973.
Elizabeth Ann Walden, born January 13, l954, married 1 Larry Sterling.
Joshua Haden, born December 21, l976.
Elizabeth Ann married 2 John Stewart, March 21, l979.
George T. Walden died of cancer May 24, l976, buried in Forest Home Cemetery.
Mary Ellen married 2 Hayden (Tony) Tidmore. No children.
Bessie Marie Hartline was born April 19, 1931 at Macedonia, (Jackson County) Alabama a daughter of Ora James and Annie Berry (Evans) Hartline. She married September 8, 1951 to 1 John R. (McCormick) Humphreys of Boaz, Alabama.
Veronica Humphries, born March 8, 1953 married John W. Holshouser.
Nolan Elliot Holshouser, born August 8, 1975, died January 8, l976.
John Ray Humphreys, born November 8, 1954, married September 24, 1977 to Marsha Mullins, born October 12, 1952. Children:
Sarah Allison Amos, born November 22, 1978.
Crosby Heather Amos
John R. (McCormick) Humphreys and Marie were divorced. Marie married 2 Justin Ray Amos born August 8, 1931.
Christopher Lee Amos, born May 21, 1963.
Patrick Lamar Amos, born December 19, 1964.
Justin adopted the Humphries children and their last name was changed to Amos.
Rayford Ora Hartline was born April 11, l934, a son of Ora James and Annie Berry Evans Hartline. Ray married Mary Lou Bradford and they had five sons:
Thomas Ray Hartline, born February 15, 1957, married Donna White on July 22, 1978.
James Anthony Hartline, born August 18, 1958, married Patricia Boozer, born July 12, l959.
Steven Wayne Hartline, born September 28, 1959, married Donna Madox.
Charles Alan (Chuck) Hartlilne, born August 15, 1961, married Marshelle Macalrath.
Phillip Joey Hartline, born August 23, 1962, married 1 Charlene, 2 Pam.
Thomas Ray Hartline, born February 15, 1957, a son of Rayford Ora and Mary Lou (Bradford) Hartline, married Donna White on July 22, 1978. Donna was born November 19, 1956.
Michael Thomas Hartline, born March 24, 1981.
Matthew Brandon Hartline, born June 29, 1983.
James Anthony Hartline, born August 18, 1958, a son of of Rayford Ora and Mary Lou (Bradford) Hartline, married Patricia Boozer, born July 12, 1959, married October 19, 1976.
Wetonna Lucille Hartline, born August 17, 1977.
James Ray Hartline, born January 10, 1979.
Natasha Lynn Hartline, born September 4, 1980.
Chri Marie Hartline, born
Celestial Nicole Hartline, born January 28, 1982.
Alan Christopher Hartline, born June 18, 1983.
Steven Wayne Hartline, born September 28, 1959, a son of of Rayford Ora and Mary Lou (Bradford) Hartline, married Donna Maddox.
Tagan Star Hartline, born August 30, 1981, married 2002.
Mandy Lachelle Hartline, born October 5, 1984.
Charles Alan (Chuck) Hartline, born August 15, 1961, a son of of Rayford Ora and Mary Lou (Bradford) Hartline, married Marshelle Macalrath.
Brittany, born 1996.
Devin, born 1997.
Phillip Joey (Joe) Hartline, born August 23, l972, a son of of Rayford Ora and Mary Lou Bradford Hartline, married 1 Charlene 2 Pam.
Jennifer Charlene, born 1982, married Matt Woods.
Nathan, born May 15, 1985.
Audie B. Hartline was born September 22, 1934 at Macedonia (Jackson County), Alabama, a daughter of Ora James and Annie Berry (Evans) Hartline. She married on September 29, 1952 to Leon (Bill) Allen, son of Andrew Allen of Macedonia.
Marshelia Diane (Shelia), born October 19, 1953, married Andy Hawkins
Cynthia Darline (Cindy), born November 20, 1956.
Audie’s family lived at Macedonia, then moved to Fort Payne, Alabama about 1939 then moved again to Boaz, Alabama about 1941. Audie went to school at Boaz and graduated from Boaz High School. She married shortly after graduation. She is talented musically, sings and plays piano and organ. She sang locally with Vestal Freeman, later Vestal Goodman of the Goodman Family.
Leon married Audie shortly after his military service and they lived near his father for a while. They then moved to Boaz, Alabama where Bill worked for his brother-in-law, Red Hilly, in the trucking business. After a few years, Bill became a minister in the Church of God and pastored a church in Dillon, South Carolina. He then moved to start a new church in Leslie, South Carolina. In 1972, his father in failing health, Bill exchanged pastorates with another minister and settled at a church near his father in the Macedonia community, Jackson County, Alabama.
Source: This author, Audie’s brother.
James Buford Hartline was born April 10, 1936 at Macedonia, Alabama, a son of Ora James and Annie Berry (Evans) Hartline. He married to Ruth D. Hood of Richlands, North Carolina, a daughter of Dixon Bryan and Ruth Meares (Brinkley) Hood.
Anna Ruth, born October 31, 1960 in Germany.
Barbara Susanne Hartline, born June 20, 1966, married James W. Lehnerd. Children: Amanda Barnette, James Andru Lehnerd, Megan Hartline, Tyler Scott Hartline.
Tami Marie Hartline, born November 25, 1970, married Charles A. Lehnerd (brother of James). Children: Sylvan DeJesus Lehnerd, Lauren Rachel Lehnerd, Charles A. Lehnerd, Jr., Robin Hood Lehnerd, Forest Aura Lehnerd, Rosalie Lehnerd, Halie Lehnerd and Cassandra (Cassie) Lehnerd.
Jami Nicole Hartline, born December 3, 1974, married 1 James Eugene Ogles.
Lacey Nicole Ogles
Ashley Rae Ogles
Jami and James divorced, Jami married 2 Jason Vadez.
Sydney Marie Valdez
Riley Sierra Picard
Annie Ruth Hartline, born May 10, l938 at Macedonia, Jackson County, Alabama, daughter of O. J. and Annie Berry (Evans) Hartline, married Eskie Nye (Bill) Dukes, August 17, 1956.
Valerie Joan Dukes, born August 8, 1957.
Lisa Gail Dukes, born May 20,1959.
Patricia Carol Dukes, born December 29, 1960.
Valerie Joan Dukes, daughter of E. N. (Bill) and Ruth (Hartline) Dukes.
Aleta Nicole Dukes, born February 1, 1977, married Craig Garrison, born January 26, 1975.
Holly Elizabeth Dukes, born March 16, 1983.
Evan Sean Hilsman, born February 14, 1985.
Patricia Carol Dukes, born December 29, 1960, daughter of of E. N. (Bill) and Ruth (Hartline) Dukes, married Barry Floyd Moore, born October 26, 1958.
Tiffany Michele Moore, born March 18, 1982, married Joshua Forrest, born January 16, 1977.
Allyson Lashae Moore, born June 11, 1985.
Doil Nelson Hartline, born February 2, 1940 in Fort Payne, Alabama, a son of Ora James and Annie Berry (Evans) Hartline. Doil married (1) Joanne Baird.
Doil and Joanne divorce.
Doil married (2) Twila Duane Willoughby of Albertville, Alabama.
Doil Nelson Hartline died in 2000 and is buried at Hillcrest Cemetery, Boaz, Alabama.
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Comments from Annie Berry Evans Hartline, from a letter to one of her cousins:
There are a lot of things I have been told by my Dad that are true about our Evans Family that I might be able to tell you some other time if you are interested: I know exactly where the Evans farm is where our Great-Great-Grandmother Susan and her son Louis (Lewis) built after entering the land near Tupelo. It was called the Evans farm a long time, I don’t really know how long. The old log cabin has been torn down, another home sits in its place. My first cousin on mother’s side of the family lives there now. I have a black and white picture of the Evans log cabin home. It was taken from the back of the house. I don't know why, I wish they had taken one from the front. I have been in this home when I was a teenager. I didn’t know, then, how important it was, the very home place where our great-grandparents were born and raised. The Evans name is a very outstanding name and has been down through the years. It is name of people who were good, honest, law abiding citizens. They were Christian people who kept the banner of truth waving high. Oh, I was about to forget to give you information about that special one, Elizabeth Evans. . . the sister of our great-granddad Louis (Lewis) and Claiborn Evans. This Elizabeth Evans, daughter of Susan Evans. Elizabeth Evans, born 1815, married Solomon Wininger after his first wife Martha Potter died. Children: Fannie, Malissa and Geneva (Gents) Wininger.
*-Much of this information was supplied by Annie Berry (Evans) Hartline, my mother.
1 - According to Walter Evans.
2 - 1820 Census Scott Co., VA.
3 - Fluvanna Co., VA marriage records.
4 - A deed in Scott Co., VA in 1815 indicates he is the son-in-law of William Pace, Sr.
5 - 1857 deed, Jackson County, AL.
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