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John Evans
(Abt 1660-1721/1721)
Elizabeth Ewell
(Abt 1665-)
Thomas Turnall
(Abt 1675-1723/1724)
Ann Adkins
(Abt 1664-After 1724)
John Evans
(Abt 1688-Bef 1758)
Arabella Turnall
(Abt 1695-After 1759)
Richard Evans
(Abt 1738-Bef 1824)


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1. Molly Crockett

Richard Evans 2

  • Born: Abt 1738, Somerset Co., MD 1
  • Marriage (1): Molly Crockett about 1760 in Somerset Co., MD 1
  • Died: Bef 28 Jun 1824, Somerset Co., MD 1


Richard wrote his will on Apr 3 1800 as it was proven in Accomack Co., VA on Jun 28 1824 as:
In the name of God Amen, April 3rd 1800, I Richard Evans of Accomack County, in the State of Virginia, planter, being weak of body, but of sound perfect mind memory, Thanks be to God, and calling to mind the uncertainty of this present life and willing to settle my affairs while here on Earth, do give and bestow that it hath pleased God to bless me with in manner and form Followeth:
- Item: I leave to my beloved wife Mary Evans, all my land and moveable estate during her natural life or widowhood.
- Item: I give and bequeath unto my two sons, William Evans and Richard Evans, all my land and marsh and that it be equally divided between them on the condition that each of them pay twenty dollars to my son George Evans, Twenty dollars each of them.
- Item: I give my son George Evans on third part of all my land and marsh at the death or marriage of my wife Mary Evans.
- All my moveable estate to my nine children namely: William Evans, Rhody Parks, Polly Parks, Richard Evans, Betsy Crockett, George Evans, Rachel Thomas, Leah Evans and Choe Evans. And this I make and ordain to be my last will and testament, dissannulling all other will or wills. As witness I have here unto set my hand.
Witnesses: Josiah Evans, John Parks, and Benjamin Evans. (AccWills-1824/25:20)

Richard married Molly Crockett, daughter of Joseph Crockett and Sarah (Sally) Tyler, about 1760 in Somerset Co., MD.1 (Molly Crockett was born about 1745 in Somerset Co., MD 1 and died after 1806 in Somerset Co., MD 1.)


1 "Four Generations of Evans on the Eastern Shore", Rebecca Miller & Gail Walczyk, Peter's Row, 1997.

2 "Four Generations of Parks of the Eastern Shore", Gail M. Walczyk, Peter's Row Publishing, 1997.

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