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HELP! Grave has been located flag photo of David William EVANS   David William  EVANS

  (b. abt. 1837 Ireland   d. December 14 1921 Eagle Creek, Clackamas, Oregon, USA )  
Age: 84
Cause of Death: Acute cholecystitis

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David William EVANS was born abt. 1837 in Ireland. David William EVANS was the child of William EVANS   and   Catherine UNKNOWN

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

David William  married  Sarah Jane WHITEFORD .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Sarah Jane WHITEFORD  was born abt. 1835 in Scotland (United Kingdom).  Sarah Jane died April 24 / 25 1903 in Thief Lake, Marshall, Minnesota, USA.  Sarah Jane was the child of James WHITEFORD and Sarah AITKEN.

David William EVANS died December 14 1921 in Eagle Creek, Clackamas, Oregon, USA.

Occupation: Farmer

1861 Census of Canada
1871 Census of Canada
1900 United States Federal Census
1911 Census of Canada
1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
Minnesota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905
U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

Mr. David Evans was probably the oldest man to pioneer in a large area. He was born in Ireland, coming to Canada as a boy of twelve years old. He was taken in by an uncle in Ontario, as both parents died at sea on the voyage to Canada. He married Mary Jane Whiteford and raised a family of six children.

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David William EVANS married Grave has been locatedflag photo of Sarah Jane WHITEFORD  Sarah Jane WHITEFORD-- Place: 
Sarah Jane WHITEFORD was the child of James WHITEFORD and Sarah AITKEN

Children of David William EVANS and Sarah Jane WHITEFORD:

Grave has been locatedflag photo of Mary Agnes EVANS  Mary Agnes EVANS (b.July 10 1865, Whitechurch, Upper Canada  d. March 7 1949, Chauvin, Alberta, Canada)
m. James Charles REINHART 

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1865 Birth of Child
Mary Agnes EVANS was born July 10 1865, Whitechurch, Ontario, Canada
1921 Death
December 14 1921
Eagle Creek, Clackamas, Oregon, USA
Death certificate lists year of birth as 1828 as well as his head stone. All census records list birth as about 1838

David is buried at: Lincoln Memorial Park Portland Multnomah County Oregon, USA
Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008
U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

Birth date is incorrect on headstone, should be 1837

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Added: 12/13/2014 10:31:54 AM - Updated: 5/29/2017 8:44:29 AM
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