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Joseph EVANS

Male 1796 - 1862  (65 years)


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  • Name Joseph EVANS 
    Born 12 Aug 1796  Knoxville, Knox County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Birth 12 Aug 1796  VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 May 1862  Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Kirkland Cemetery, Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Patricia A. West, "John Kirkland, b ca. 1750/60, and His Children," St. Louis: Unpublished manuscript, 2003, downloaded from West, Kirkland & Allied Families at www.websitewiz.com/genealogy.

      (2) Perrin, William Henry, History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Chicago, IL: O.L. Baskin & Co., 1882, p. 372:

      Among the early settlers [of Walshville Township, Montgomery County, IL] can be named John Evans, Joseph Evans, both of whom came in 1826. Robert Kirkland settled in Section 15 a couple of years later.

      (3) Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database <http://www.sos.state.il.us/GenealogyMWeb/landsrch.html>:

      Name of Purchaser: EVANS JOSEPH
      Legal Description: E??SE??
      Section: 35
      Township: 07N
      Range: 05W
      Meridian: 3
      Date Purchased: 01/30/1836
      County: MONTGOMERY

      (4) A household headed by Joseph EVANS is listed in the 1840 census of Montgomery County, IL.

      Listed in Joseph's household are 2 free white males under 5 years of age; 1 free white male between 5 and 10 years of age; 1 free white male between 10 and 15 years of age; 1 free white male between 15 and 20 years of age; 1 free white male between 20 and 30 years of age; 1 free white male between 30 and 40 years of age; 1 free white female under 5 years of age; 1 free white female between 5 and 10 years of age; 1 free white female between 10 and 15 years of age; 1 free white female between 15 and 20 years of age; and 1 free white female between 30 and 40 years of age.

      Assuming that Joseph is the free white male listed in the 1840 census as then being between 30 and 40 years of age, he would have been born between 1800 and 1810, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that Joseph's wife is the free white female listed in the 1840 census as then being between 30 and 40 years of age, she would have been born between 1800 and 1810, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that the other persons in Joseph's household are children of Joseph and/or his wife, those children would have consisted of six sons (two of which sons would have been born between 1835 and 1840, one of which sons would have been born between 1830 and 1835, one of which sons would have been born between 1825 and 1830, one of which sons would have been born between 1820 and 1825, and one of which sons would have been born between 1810 and 1820, according to the 1840 census) and four daughters (one of which daughters would have been born between 1835 and 1840, one of which daughters would have been born between 1830 and 1835, one of which daughters would have been born between 1825 and 1830, and one of which daughters would have been born between 1820 and 1825, according to the 1840 census).

      (5) A household headed by Joseph EVENS is listed in the 1850 census of Montgomery County, IL.

      Joseph is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1798. According to the 1850 census, he was born in VA.

      Listed with Joseph is his wife, Sarah, who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1798. According to the 1850 census, she was born in SC.

      Also listed with Joseph is his son, James, a farmer who was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1828. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Joseph is his son, Thomas, a farmer who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1829. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Joseph is his daughter, Sarah, who was then 19 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1831. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IL.

      Also listed with Joseph is his daughter, Margarett, who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1833. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IL.

      Also listed with Joseph is his daughter, Martha, who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1836. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IL.

      Also listed with Joseph is his son, Robert, who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1837. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IL.

      Also listed with Joseph is Sarah HICKS, who was then 2 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1848. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IL.

      (6) A household headed by Joseph IVANS is listed in the 1860 census of Montgomery County, IL.

      Joseph is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 63 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1797. According to the 1860 census, he was born in VA.

      Listed with Joseph is his wife, Sarah, who was then 62 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1798. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Joseph is his son, Thomas, a farmer who was then 31 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1829. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Joseph is his son, Robert, a farmer who was then 24 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1836. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IL.

      Also listed with Joseph is Sarah IVANS, who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1849. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IL.

      (7) Joseph EVANS is buried in Kirkland Cemetery. According to the Geographic Names Information System of the U.S. Geological Survey, Kirkland Cemetery is located in Montgomery County, IL at latitude 39° 01' 20" N, longitude 89° 35' 30" W, just north of the Montgomery County-Bond County line. The nearest town, Sorento, is located in Bond County, IL, just south of the Montgomery County-Bond County line. Because Sorento is located in Bond County, some sources have erroneously concluded that Kirkland Cemetery is also located in Bond County.

      (8) www.findagrave.com:

      Joseph Evans
      Birth: Aug. 12, 1796
      Death: May 18, 1862

      Age 65y 9m 6d
      Born in Knoxville, Tenn.

      Burial: Kirkland Cemetery, Sorento, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA

      Created by: Dale Eccles
      Record added: Nov 10, 2009
      Find A Grave Memorial# 44181327
    Person ID I14108  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2019 

    Family Sarah KIRKLAND,   b. 12 Nov 1797, Spartanburg County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1888, Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2019 14:47:11 
    Family ID F6353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart