Ellen Jane "Jane" Evans

Female 1642 - Aft 1731  (~ 90 years)


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  • Name Ellen Jane "Jane" Evans 
    Born 0___ 1642  Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Flint? not listed in Denbighshire...

      (Flint, Flintshire, Wales)
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1731  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Probate 27 Dec 1732  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion Quaker  [4
    Person ID I3972  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2016 

    Father Eytyn Evans,   b. (Flint, Flintshire, Wales) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother unnamed spouse,   b. (Flint, Flintshire, Wales) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married (Flint, Flintshire, Wales) Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F11688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellis Emmanuel Jones,   b. 0___ 1637, Flint, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1727, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 0___ 1671  (Denbighshire) Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1684  Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Barbara Rebecca Jones,   b. 0___ 1669, Flint, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1746  (Age ~ 77 years)
     2. Dorothy Jane Jones,   b. 0___ 1672, Flint, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1755, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1642 - Denbighshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 0___ 1671 - (Denbighshire) Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 0___ 1684 - Bucks County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1731 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 27 Dec 1732 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • "...Father: Ellis Emmanuel JONES. Mother: Ellen Jane EVANS. Note: Came to this country when she was 13, from Wales in the ship 'Submission'"

      Abstracted by Barbara Pace, 6605 Dakar Road, Fort Worth, TX 76116 and reprinted in "Cantrell Cousins",April 1996,Vol.#3 Series 2, pp. 3-4;

      Will of Jane Jones, Will Book "E",p. 204, File #278,1732, Register of Wills, City of Philadelphia, PA;

      "Be it remembered that I Jane Jones of the City of Phil. in the Province of Penn., widow, being at present weak of body but by the mercy of God of perfect & sound memory, I now considering the certainty of death & uncertainty when it may please God to bring me to it, do think it convenient to settle my concerns in the world according to ,my mind & will--& I do now make void & null all former wills by me made & I do order & appoint this to be my last will & testament in manner & form following viz:

      1st after my death, I will & bequeath my soul to Almighty God through Jesus Christ my Lord & my body to a descent(sp) buryall(sp) at the discretion of my executrix hereafter named & all my debts to be paid.

      Item 1st. I do give & bequeath to my grandson Nathan Pegg 1 Eng shilling or the value of it in coin current;

      I do give & bequeath to my grandson Zebulon Cantrell 1 Eng schilling (etc)

      I do give & bequeath to my grandson Joseph Cantrell 1 Eng shilling (etc)

      I do give & bequeath to my granddaughter Dorothy Cantrall (same)

      I do give & bequeath to my granddau Mary Price (same)

      I do give & bequeath to granddau Jane---- (same)

      to grandson Richard White (same). &

      I do give & bequeath to my dau. Mary Jones all the remainder of my goods both real & personal to be hers & at her disposal forever to sell & dispose of as she shall think fit & convenient & I do make order & appoint my said dau. Mary Jones to by my full & sole executrix of this my last will & testament. In witness hereunto I have set my hand & seal, dated ye 3rd day August in yr of our Lord 1730.

      Signed Sealed Published & Declared by the Testatrix Jane Jones as her Last Will & Testament in the presence of

      James Estangh her
      Att Jane X Jones
      Joseph Driker mark


      I the above Textatrix, Jane Jones in consideration of my above Mary here decease since the above date to hereby give, devise & bequeath unto my grandchildren Ellis Jones & Susannah Jones (my said dau Mary Jones her issue) & their heirs & assigns forever all the above mentioned residue & remainder of my estate real & personal & I do hereby nominate & appoint my friend John Calwalader of Phil. my executor, witness my hand & seal set to this codical(sp) of my will dated 7 Dec 1732.

      Codical was witnessed & sworn to at the time of probate 27 Dec 1732, inventory--27 July next--acct 10 Feb--filed 2 Mar 1733".

      * [9]
    • Notes for ELLEN JANE EVANS:

      Philadelphia Wills, Vol. C, p. 226; Will of Jane Jones, City of Philadelphia, widow, dated Aug. 3, 1730/1 (probably 8mo. 3da 1730/1) , pr. Dec. 27, 1732, mentions daughter Mary, grandchildren: Daniel & Nathan Pegg, Jane Flower, Zebulam, Joseph & Dorothy Cantrell, Mary Price, Jane & Richard White. Exec.: Mary Jones Wit.: James Estaugh & Joseph Drinker. Codicil Dec 7, 1732/3 (probably 12mo. 7da. 1732/3) mentions grandchildren: Ellis &Susannah Jones, children of Mary Jones deceased. Exec: John Cadwalader. Wit: James Estaugh, Joseph Fordman & Sarah Elfreth. [8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S4382] Lynda Evans Tyalor,pedigree chart,published in "Cantrell Cousins",Vol.2,.

    2. [S4383] Cantrell,Warren G.;Premier Conservator and source for "Cantrell" records.

    3. [S53718] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=109974443.

    4. [S3696] http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/e/s/Julie-A-Desoignie-KS/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0342.html.

    5. [S44885] http://www.geni.com/people/Eytyn-Evans/6000000005385751102?through=6000000003379767391.

    6. [S38542] Cantrell,Warren G.;Premier Conservator and source for "Cantrell" records.

    7. [S44872] http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Jones-848.

    8. [S50366] http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=monkeys&id=I60925.

    9. [S5210] http://www.jowest.net/genealogy/john/Pegg/DanielPegg2.htm.