Evans Family Reunion Sunday, May 13, 2001 Evans Cemetery located about 4.5 miles on County Road 35, northwest of Sulligent, Alabama 2:00 P. M.
Make your plans to join descendents of Thomas Evans at the Evans Cemetery.
Thomas Evans ( born 1791) came to Marion County, now Lamar County, before 1830.Census lists North Carolina as his birthplace. Thomas died May 3, 1856 and is buried in the Evans Cemetery.
He marriedMary Webb.Their children were Elizabeth (b1822) married William A. Young and Basil Weatherford; Mary A. (b1825) married James Green Young; William Thomas (b1826) married Narcissa Jane Winstead; Jane Louisa (b1828) married James M. Ray. John (b1831) married Mary Lee; Richard Green (b1835) married Nancy Ann Noe.
He married Lucinda Webb.Their children were:Hiram Noah (b1838) married Julia Tooten (Tuten); David (b1838) married Rosa Tooten (Tuten); Frances M. (b1844 d 1860); Charity (b1835) married Thomas; Benjamin Winstead(b1848) married Elizabeth Dorsey; Pleasant Jeptha (b1854) married Martha Nichols; Martha Ann (b 1856) married John Brown; Lucinda Emeline (b1838) married Joseph Webb.
Cousins are expected from Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma,Texas, and Virginia.
Bring pictures and other items of interest.We will have chairs at the cemetery .Refreshments will be available.For those of you who haven’t visited, the cemetery is on a hill, has shades trees and is a very pleasant place, overlooking the valley where the Evans family lived and worked.
For overnight lodging, email coco@fayette net or write Barbara W.Carruth, P. O. Box 579, Sulligent, AL35586. and I’ll give you information on motels and bed & breakfastsin the area.
There will be church services at the Shiloh North Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m., which was the Evans Families church.
The Blaylock Cemetery will have its annual decoration day in the morning on this day also.Blaylock Cemetery is located in the south part of the Lost Creek or Shiloh North Community.Some members of the Evans family are buried there.
Looking forward to seeing you on the “Second Sunday in May.”