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  1. Gilbert /Evans/ Jr.: Birth: 1788 in Wake County, North Carolina. Death: 1860/1870 in Wake County, North Carolina

  2. Enoch /Evans/: Birth: ABT 1800 in Wake County, North Carolina. Death: ABT May 1888 in Durham County, North Carolina

  3. Daniel /Evans/: Birth: ABT 1805 in Wake County, North Carolina.


Sources
1. Title:   Other--
2. Title:   Other--
Page:   Notes from Martha Evans <tmarevans@bellsouth.net>
3. Title:   U.S. Federal Census
Page:   1790 Wake County, North Carolina, Hillsborough,Image 19:
4. Title:   U.S. Federal Census
Page:   1800 Wake County, North Carolina, Hillsborough,Image 14:
5. Title:   North Carolina Wills and Inventories. North Carolina Wills, 1665-1900
Page:   INDEX TO NORTH CAROLINA WILLS -1665- 1900:
Publication:   Genealogical Publishing Co.Inc.(Baltimore)
Author:   Grimes, J. Bryan (Reproduced on Family Archive CD#509)
6. Title:   Transcribed Wills or Estate Records
Page:   (By Deloris Williams)
7. Title:   Marriage Index or License
Page:   NORTH CAROLINA MARRIAGE BONDS 1741-1868 (Ancestry.com)

Notes
a. Note:   REVOLUTIONARY WAR BOUNTY RECORD. North Carolina, Wake County To all persons whom it may concern, know ye that We MORRIS EVANS, GILBERT EVANS & WILLIAM EVANS of the County & State aforesaid, have by these presents appointed, and do appoint MATHEW SHAW JUNR, of the City of Raleigh, an attorney in fact for each one of us, in our names and to our use to ask, demand and receive from all persons whatsoever, all and singular the right title and claim, which was and is due to each and all of us as the heirs & representatives, of JOHN EVANS our deceased brother, who was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, and by being such became entitled to certain acres of land granted to him by the acts of the Legislature in such case provides. And we do hereby empower the said MATTHEW SHAW JUNR, for the purposes above stated, on e or more attorneys under him to appoint, with powers as ample as to him have been committed, and these powers he may revoke, as may seem meet to him. We also empower the said MATTHEW SHAW JUNR., or his under attorney to make a valid title to the lands, after obtaining a patent for the same. And we do hereby ratjify & confirm, whatsoever he may do in the exercise of the authority, power & trust which we have hereby conferred to him, and declare that his acts done in pursuance of it shall be as valid to all intents & purposes as if we ourselves were personally present. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our ands and affixed our seals this the 24 day of August 1820 MORRIS EVANS SR ("X" his mark) GILBERT EVANS SR ("X" his mark) WILLIAM EVANS SR ("X" his mark)
Signed Sealed & delivered in the presence of MORRIS EVANS JR.
1820 Augt 28th This day came before me JOHN BELL one of the acting Justices of the Peace for the County of Wake, MORRIS EVANS JUNR, who being sworn on the holy Evangelist of the living God, deposeth & saith that he saw MORRIS EVANS SR, GILBERT EVANS SENR. & WILLIAM EVANS SENR. wh have saigned & sealed the within power of Attorney, each & every of them sign seal deliver th esame to JOHN EVANS, to be delivered to MATTHEW SHAW JUNR., as their act & deed for the purposes therein mentioned. Interlined before signed In testimony whereof I have subscribed this on the day & date above written JOHN BELL JP
State of North Carolina Wake County
I BENJAMIN S. KING Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County of Wake, do hereby certify that JOHN BELL is an acting Justice of the Peace for said County and that faith & credit should be given to his official acts as such . I have hereunto set my hand & the seal of office at Raleigh this 28th August 1820
B. S. KING CC
-------------- No. 507 The Heirs of JOHN EVANS, A Private 640
State of North Carolina To WILLIAM HILL, Esq. Secretary of the State aforesaid.
Sir, On the application of MATHEW SHAW Jun. as attorney for the Heirs of JOHN EVANS formerly a soldier of the Revolutionary Army and of the Line of this State, and acting under the powers and authorities with which we are clothed, by an Act of the Assembly of 1819, entitled "an act concerning Military Land Warrants." We have examined and passed upon the Claims of the above mentined, and hereby advise and direct, that you issue to the Heirs of said Claimant as follows - viz:
To the Heirs of JOHN EVANS, a Warrant for Six hundred and forty Acres of Land (640 Acres).
JOHN HAYWARD(?)
Raleigh 28th Augt. 1820
Recd from the Secretary's office a Warrant No. 507 issued to the Heirs of JOHN EVANS for 640 Acres of land this 29th Augt. 1820,
MATTHEW SHAW JUNR Atto in fact for heirs of JOHN EVANS --------- No. 355 MILITARY PAPERS
EVANS, JOHN EVANS, MORRIS, SR. EVANS, GILBERT, SR. EVANS, WILLIAM, SR. SHERRIN, JOHN, SR. BURGESS, KELL (or BURGIS)
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State of North Carolina Wake County
I JARRAT M. JELKS an acting Justice of the Peace in the County of Wake do certify to all whom it may concern that JOHN SHERRIN SR. & KELL BURGESS who are men of credit and sustain an honest & good character came before me and declared that they were personally acquainted with JOHN EVANS who was a regular soldier in the service of the United States, during the Revolutionary War, that enlisted in this State for & during the War, but was killed aftre having served about three years. And that GILBERT EVANS, MORRIS EVANS & WILLIAM EVANS who now reside in this County are the brothers of said JOHN EVANS, and the nearest related to him of any persons they know.
Given under my hand this the 10 day of Augt 1820 JOHN SHERREN ("X" his mark) KELL BERGIS
I certify that JOHN SHERRIN SENR is a man of honest character GEO. BRASFIELD J.P.
I am also acquainted with KELL BURGESS who assignd the within and believe he supports the character of a man of Truth and Honesty Given under my hand this 19th of August 1820 GEO BRASFIELD JP J.M. JELKS JP
State of No Carolina, Wake County I BENJAMIN S. KING clerk of the Court of Pleas and quarter Sessions for the County aforesaid, do hereby Certify that GEORGE BRASFIELD & JARATT M. JELKS are both acting Justices of the peace for said County. and that faith & credit should be given to their official acts as such. I have hereto set my hand & the Seal of Office at Raleigh this 19th August 1820.
B. S. KING CC.
duly proved by the Oath of EDWARD W. BEALE(?) & witness therto and ordered to be Registered. B. L.(S?) KING C. Ct
Registered in the Registers office of Wake County in Book No. 6 and page 45 the 8th day of September A.D. 1824.
R.SMITH Regt
**Notation at top of page gives this as Wake Co. Deed Book 6, P. 46**
---- Wake County A Memorandum of the Contract made and confirmed this 24th of April 1821 Between GEORGE BRASFIELD & WILLIAM A. THORPE both of the County of Wake and State of North Carolin, is just that whereas the said GEORGE BRASFIELD WILLIAM A. THORPE together all has joint claims to a certain section of military land allowed to JOHN EVANS deceased for his services in the Revolutionary War for which a warrant has issued as per Secretary's Book No. 507 and has been transferred to said GEORGE BRASFIELD and registred to him in Wake County as may appear of record Now be it remembered(?) that in consequence, a contract already entered into by said WILLIAM A. THORPE & MORRIS EVANS. He the said GEORGE BRASFIELD does agree whenever the title is compleated to convey to him the said WILLIAM A. THORPE one half of all lands the said Warrant may save after paying for locating thereout. In Witness whereof they the said parties have set their hands and Seals this 21st of April 1821.
GEO BRASFIELD W. A. THORPE MORRIS EVANS ("X" his mark)
(witness) WILLIS BRASFIELD. ===================================================== WAKE COUNTY DEEDS - Transcribed by DW: --- Book Q, Pg. 76 -78 W. EVANS to D. DANIEL - 1798 This indenture made this twenty first day of of June One thousand seven Hundred and Ninety Eight Between WILLIAM EVANS of the County of Wake and State of North Carolina of the one part & DAVID DANIEL of the County and State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the sd WM. EVANS for & in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds to him in hand paid by the sd DAVID DANIEL at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the recpt whereof the sd W. EVANS doth hereby acknowledge and doth fully acquit release & discharge the sd. D. DANIEL hath bargained sold aliend Enscoffd <?> and made over through several tracts or parcels and by these presents doth bargain sell alein assess and make over these several tracts or parcels of Land lying being and situated in the County & state aforesaid the first lying on the branches of great lick Creek beginning at a port Oak on a branch of sd Creek thence west one Hundred & Sixty poles to a port Oak thence North one Hundred poles to a pine thence east one Hundred & sixty poles to a port oak thence to the first station. Containing one Hundred acres as for Deed from the State to said EVANS. The second on the waters of little lick Creek & adjoining the aforementioned tract & beginning at a port Oak the corner of the aforesaid tract thence west to a post SAML JENKINS corner thence N. with sd line 105 poles to a stake on sd Line thence east 160 poles to a Stake in WM. BURKE’s line thence So. 105 poles to the first station containing 105 acres as per Deed from CHARLES DUNSTAN to sd. EVANS. The third tract or parcel of Land on great Lick Creek. Beginning at a Black jack in ISAAC HUNTER’s Line THOS. EVANS’ corner thence West 16 poles to a pine sd. EVANS corner, thence with an agreed Line to a black jack WM. BURKE’s line thence with sd line West to a black jack JOSEPH G<smeared> line thence So. to a Black Jack thence East 166 poles to a pine in ISAAC HUNTER’s line thence No. 50 poles to the first station containing two hundred acres as per deed from JOHN MAY to sd. WM. EVANS with the revertion & revertions remainder & remainders rents issues & profits of the said three parcels or tracts of land unto the said DAVID DANIEL his heirs & assigns forever. To have & to hold the said three tracts or parcels of Land to the only proper use & behalf of him the said DAVID DANIEL his heirs & assigns forever, together with all the rights, titles claims Interest & demand which he the said WILLIAM EVANS or his heirs has had or might have of, in, or to the said tract or parcel of Land & the said WM. EVANS doth for himself & his heirs further covenant to & with the said DAVID DANIEL his heirs & assigns that at the time of sealing & delivering these presents he is possessed of a free & indefarable right & title to the aforesaid tracts or parcels of land free from all encumbrances whatsoever within law or Equity & the said WILLIAM EVANS for himself & his Heirs doth warrant & forever defend the aforementioned premises from all persons who shall by any claim right or title to the same unto the said DAVID DANIEL his Heirs & assigns forever In witness whereof the said WILLIAM EVANS has hereunto set his Hand and affixed his seal this day & date above written. WILLIAM EVANS SENR (“~” his mark) - {seal}
Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of JOHN MAY (“N” his mark) FERBY EVANS (“X” her mark) JOHN SCOGIN
Wake County March Session 1799
The within deed was duly proven in open court by the Oath of JOHN SGOGGIN a witness thereto & ordered to be Registered.
NATHL. LANE, C.C.
Registered in the Register’s office of Wake County in Book Q & Page 76 the 26th Day of January 1800. WILLIS HINTON, Register
Exam’d SAM HINTON ============================================== Wake County, NC Book Q, Page 206 THOMAS MAY to WILLIAM EVANS-1799
This indenture made this 14th day of December in the year of Our Lord One thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-nine, between THOMAS MAY of the County of Wake and State of North Carolina of the one part, and WILLIAM EVANS of the other part. Witnesseth that the said THOMAS MAY for and in consideration of the sum of two Hundred pounds to him in hand paid the receipt whereof he doth acknowledge and himself satisfied hath given granted bargained sold and confirmed & by these presents doth give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said WILLIAM EVANS SENR. his heirs and assigns forever, a tract or parcel of land containing two Hundred acres more or less, lying in Wake County on both sides of Little Lick Creek Beginning on a corner Spanish oak on a bank on a prong of little lick Creek, thence North two Hundred and Nineteen poles across said Creek to a black Jack thence East Eighty nine poles to a pine, thence South thirty nine poles to some small maples standing in a small dividing drean on a branch, thence down the meanders of the same to a bent near said creek, thence South a few poles to said Creek cornering on a Sugar tree and bucks beach, thence down the various courses of said Creek on East course Seventy poles to a small poplar, thence south to the bank line, cornering on a pine and thence to the beginning. Containing two Hundred acres be the same more or less, with all and singular the rights hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining. To have and to hold the said Bargained premises to the only proper use and behoof of him the said WILLIAM EVANS his heirs and assigns forever, & the sd THOMAS MAY & his heirs Executors administrators & assigns doth covenant and agree that the said Tract of land is free and discharged from an encumbrances & that this deed is good and valid to all intents and purposes and that the said WILLIAM EVANS his heirs and assigns may forever hereafter have hold use occupy possess & enjoy the same without any lawfull let hindrance whatsoever, and the said THOMAS MAY will warrant and defend the same against the claim or claims of person or persons whatsoever. In witness whereof he hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first above written. THOMAS MAY (“TM” his mark)
Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of D. DANIEL THOS. EDWARDS JOHN EVANS
Wake County -- December Session 1799 The within deed was proved by the oath of DAVID DANIEL a witness thereto & ordered to be Registered. NAT’L LANE, C.C.
Registered in the Registers Office of Wake County in Book Q and page 206 the 28th day of May 1800. WILLIS HINTON, Regr. Exam H. HINTON
=================================== Wake County, NC Book Y, Pages 167-168
WM. EVANS to GEORGE BRASFIELD- 1810
This Indenture made this 22d day of January in the year of Our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and ten by and between WILLIAM EVANS of the one part and GEORGE BRASFIELD of the other part, both of the County of Wake and State of No. Carolina. Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM EVANS, for and in consideration of the two hundred pounds, carefull money of said State to him in hand paid by said GEORGE BRASFIELD the receipt whereof he hath hereby acknowledged, and by their presnts have bargained, sold, enscoffed and confirmed unto him said GEORGE BRASFIELD, his heirs or assigns forever, one certain tract or parcel of land, lying and being in said County of Wake and bounded as follows- Beginning at a pine LOYD YATES corner on GILBERT EVANS line, thence West along his & HENRY(?) EVANS line, to a Spanish Oak in the part of little Creek, thence North crossing the two Creeks along the lines of JOHN MAY, CHARLES MAY and THOMAS EDWARDS to a black Jack ROBERT HALL’s corner, thence East along sd line to a pine said GEORGE BRASFIELD’s corner thence South corner down a D ash along his line to Lick Creek a Sugar tree, thence down the various courses of said Creek to a poplar, LOYD YATES corner, thence South to the beginning, containing by estimation Two hundred acres be the same more or less, with all and singular the rights, profits and privileges with the hereditaments and appurtenances or belonging unto him the said WILLIAM EVANS and he the said WILLIAM EVANS does agree and oblige himself his heirs or assigns that they will forever warrant and defend the above bargained land and premises unto him the said GEORGE BRASFIELD his heirs or assigns forever, upon the lawful claim challenges demand of all persons whatsoever , to have & to hold clear and free from all encumbrances whatsoever. In witness whereof he the said WM EVANS has hereunto set his hand, and seal the day & date first above written. WM. EVANS (“X” his mark)
Signed Sealed & delivered In presence of us HENRY EVANS DAVID BRASFIELD (Jurat)
Wake County Augt. Session 1814
The within Deed was in Open Court duly proven, by the Oath of DAVID BRASFIELD a subscribing witness thereto and ordered to be registered. B. S. KING, C.C.
Registered in the Registers Office of Wake County in Book Y and Page 167 and 168 this 27th day of September 1814. R. SMITH, Regr.
=================================== Wake County, NC Book Y, Pgs. 364-365
GEORGE BRASFIELD to WILLIAM EVANS- 1810
This Indenture made this 22d day of January in the year of Our Lord, One thousand Eight hundred and ten by and between GEORGE BRASFIELD of the County of Wake State of No. Carolina of the one part, and WILLIAM EVANS of the County and State afores’d of the other part Witnesseth that the said GEORGE BRASFIELD for and in consideration of the Sum of One hundred pounds to him in hand & paid by the said WILLIAM EVANS his heirs or assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in said County of Wake and bounded as follows, to wit, Beginning at a Sweet gum NIMROD RENCHE’s Corner, thence West Two hundred and Eight poles to a pine on the Great Branch, thence up the various courses of said Branch to a white oak in SOLOMON GEORGE’s line thence East along a straight line to the Beginning Containing one hundred acres, with all and singular the rights profits privileges with the reseditaments and appurtenances thereunto in any wise appertaining or belonging and he the said GEORGE BRASFIELD does agree for himself his heirs &c, that they will forever Warrant and defend the said land and promises to him and WILLIAM EVANS , his heirs or assigns forever to his or their proper use and behoof from the lawful claim challenge or demand of all persons whatsoever. Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and date above written. GEO. BRASFIELD ack’d.
Signed Sealed and Del’d in presence of us HENRY EVANS DAVID BRASFIELD
Wake County, Feby Term 1815 The within Deed was in open Court duly acknowledged and ordered to be registered. B.S. KING, C.C.
Registered in the Register’s Office of Wake County in Book Y, and pages 364 & 65 this 28th day of March 1815. R. SMITH, Regs. ======================= Wake County, NC Book Y, Page 227 WM EVANS to MARK BEASLEY-1814
This Indenture made this 29th day of July in the year of Our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and fourteen, by and between WILLIAM EVANS of the County of Wake and State of North Carolina of the One part, and MARK BEASLEY of the County and State aforesaid Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM EVANS for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars to him in hand paid by the said MARK BEASLEY the right whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, and by these presents have bargained, sold, enscoffed, and confirmed to him the said MARK BEASLEY his heirs or assigns forever, one certain tract or parcel of land, lying and being in said County of Wake and bounded as follows, to wit- Beginning at a sweet gum JOSEPH SCOTT’s corner, then a west two hundred and eight poles to a pine on the Great Branch, thence up the various courses of said Branch to a white oak in ZACHARIAH RENCHER’s line, thence South 36 ° East along a short line to the Beginning containg one hundred acres with all and singular the rights profits and privileges with the hereditaments and appurtenances thereto in any wise appertaining or belonging and the said WILLIAM EVANS doth agree for himself his heirs or assigns, that they will forever warrant and defend the above bargained land and premises to him the said MARK BEASLEY his heirs or assigns forever to his or their proper use and behoof from the lawful claim or demand whatsoever In witness whereof he the said WILLIAM EVANS has hereto set his hand and seal the day and date above written. WM EVANS (“X” his mark)
Signed, Sealed & deli’d in presence of GEO. BRASFIELD [Jurat] WILLIE BRASFIELD
Wake County Nov. Term 1814 The within Deed was in Open Court duly proved by the Oath of GEORGE BRASFIELD Esqr. a subscribing witness thereto and ordred to be registered. B.S. KING, CC
Registered in the Registers office of Wake County in Book Y and page 227 this 9th day of Jany. 1815. R. SMITH, Regs. ========================
EDNEY EVANS, named in GILBERT's will as his granddaughter, married JESSE PETTIFORD, with a July 10, 1833 Wake County Marriage bond, bondsman was NICHOLAS PETTIFORD. I don't know which child of GILBERT's was her parent, though.


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