Evans Family

This information concerns three generations of the Evans family.
1800-1900

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks: * Generation # *.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

                               * Generation I *
   Theophilus born: (about 1805) in NC
married: Mary Jones ( ) in
children: James,
Rebecca Jane, William, Caroline Virginia [William E. Galbraith], Martha, Joseph ◊ and Mary ◊
died: (after 1850) in Bedford County, TN?
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) with his wife in Bedford County, TN; on the 1850 census, he was (age 45) and widowed in Bedford County, TN
note: He first appears in Bedford County, TN, on the tax list of 1836. The two female children on the 1840 census are unidentified: one (age 15-20) and one (age 5-10).

* Generation II *
   James

(children of Theophilus Evans and Mary Jones)
born: ( ) in Bedford County, TN
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 15-20) with his parents in Bedford County, TN;
note:

   Rebecca Jane
born: (July 3, 1825) in Bedford County, TN
married:
William Preston Holland (February 13, 1848) in New Providence Church, Beford County, TN
children: Margaret Catherine [Granville Samuel Bennett] [John Wesley Harris], Mary Elizabeth [DeWitt Clinton Petty], Thomas Joseph [Susan Virginia Hatcher], George McCullough [Calvina Adeline Cochran Wright] [Amelia D. Cochran], Isabella, William Addie [A. B. Stanfield] [William Pitts Randle]
died: (March 14, 1903) in Yancey, Medina County, TX
buried: Riverside Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 10-15) with her parents in Bedford County, TN; on the 1850 census, she was (age 23) with her husband and his parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1860 census, she was (age 35) a widow in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 41) in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 54) in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was (age 74) with her son Thomas Joseph Holland in El Paso County, TX
note: On the 1860 census, her husband's grandmother, Jane Nelson Holland, was with her in Guadalupe County, TX.

   William
(Bill)

born: (September 10, 1829) in Bedford County, TN
married:
Susan Jane Holland (November 21, 1850) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
children: Letitia Medora (Dora) [John Alexander McCulloch], James Nelson [Louisa Eckhart], Frank Wilson [Mamie Harrison],
Rufus Flax [Johnnie Adrienne Petty Robison], Mary Emily [Oswald A. Koehl], Margaret M., Araminta Ann [Lewis B. Lay], Callie [John Edgar], John Williams [Delia Cornell], George Henry [Lena Randle]
died: (August 27, 1914) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
buried: San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 10-15) with his parents in Bedford County, TN; on the 1850 census, he was (age 22) with his future Holland in-laws in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was likely with his wife in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870, 1880, 1900, and 1910 census, he was in Guadalupe County, TX
note: Like his parents, he was a lifelong Presbyterian; he was a blacksmith by trade.

   Caroline Virginia

born: (March 30, 1834) in Bedford County, TN
married: William E. Galbraith (January 24, 1860) in Bedford County, TN
children: none
died: (August 27, 1861) in Bedford County, TN
buried: Willow Mount Cemetery, Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 15) with her father in Bedford County, TN; on the 1860 census, she was (age 26) with her husband in Bedford County, TN
note: Her husband may have married her younger sister Mary after her death in 1861. His will (April 28, 1875) was probated (May 1875) in Bedford County, TN. It might clarify the matter once I obtain a copy..

   Martha

born: ( ) in Bedford County, TN
married: A. J. Burton (May 21, 1861) in Bedford County, TN
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 13) with her father in Bedford County, TN;
note: The marriage may not be correct.

   Joseph

born: (about 1840) in Bedford County, TN
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 10) with his father in Bedford County, TN;
note: He is a twin Mary Evans.

   Mary

born: (about 1840) in Bedford County, TN
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 10) with her father in Bedford County, TN;
note: She is a twin of Joseph Evans. She may have married her brother-in-law when her sister died in 1861.

* Generation III *
   Letitia Medora
(Dora)

(children of William Evans and Susan Jane Holland)
born: (October 12, 1851) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
married: John Alexander McCulloch (June 25, 1873) in Guadalupe County, TX
children: William Henry [Nettie Neuse], Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Alexander, John Louis [Louisa Margaret Willman], James Evans [May], Arthur Wayne [Annie Ferguson] [Beulah Stolle], Sullivan Ross [Julia Catherine Delany]
died: (March 13, 1935) in Moore, Frio County, TX
buried: Moore Cemetery, Moore, Frio County, TX
census: On the 1870 census, she was with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was with her husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was a widow in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1910 census, in Guadalupe County, TX ; on the 1920 census, she was with her son Arthur Wayne in Tarrant County, TX; on the 1930 census, she was with her son Arthur Wayne in Frio County, TX
note: Her husband was the son of Henry Eustace McCulloch and Jane Isabella Ashby.

   James Nelson
born: (September 27, 1853) in TX
married: Louisa Eckhart (April 16, 1895) in Bandera County, TX
children:
died: (May 13, 1924) in Bandera County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1870 and 1880 census, he was with his parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, in Bandera County, TX
note:

   Frank Wilson
born: (December 5, 1855) in TX
married: Mamie Harrison ( ) in Magdalena, NM
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1870 and 1880 census, he was with his parents in Guadalupe County, TX
note:

   Rufus Flax
born: (March 17, 1858) in TX
married:
Johnnie Adrienne Petty Robison (September 6, 1881) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
children: Lola Aemilia [Elihu James Jemeyson] and Rufus James [Laura Lethe Davenport]
died: (November 25, 1941) in Bandera, Bandera County, TX
buried: Bandera Cemetery, Bandera, Bandera County, TX
census: On the 1870 and 1880 census, he was with his parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was with his wife in Medina County, TX; on 1910 and 1920 census, he was widowed in Medina County, TX; on the 1930 census, he was with his son Rufus James in Medina County, TX; on the 1940 census, he and his daughter Lola Aemilia Jemeyson were in Medina County, TX
note: Their children would be half-siblings of Lee Davis Robison through Johnnie Petty's previous marriage to Lewellen Robison. They were in Medina County, TX, as early as January, 1885.

   Mary Emily
born: (July 14, 1860) in TX
married: Oswald A. Koehl (February 26, 1889) in Guadaluupe County, TX
children:
died: ( ) in Alpine, TX
buried:
census: On the 1870 census, she was with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX;
note:

   Margaret M.
(Maggie)

born: (August 2, 1863) in TX
married: no
children: no
died: (September 8, 1889) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1870 census, she was with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX;
note:

   Araminta Ann
(Annie)

born: (January 20, 1866) in TX
married: Lewis B. Lay (February 10, 1887) in Guadalupe County, TX
children: Bessie Lucille, Lewis Sterling, Arthur Middleton, Lolla Annette
died: (1933) in Lorenzo, Crosby County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1870 and 1880 census, she was with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was with her husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1910 census, in Deaf Smith County, TX; on the 1920 and 1930 census, in Crosby County, TX
note:

   Callie
born: (May 25, 1869) in TX
married: John Edgar ( ) in New Braunfels, Comal County, TX
children:
died: ( ) in Skidmore, TX
buried:
census: On the 1870 and 1880 census, she was with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX;
note: On the 1880 census, her future husband was living with her parents in Gaudalupe County, TX.

   John Williams
(Willie)

born: (September 18, 1873) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
married: Delia Cornell (November 17, 1924) in Lordsburg, NM
children:
died: (February 25, 1929) in Alpine, TX
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, he was with his parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census,
note:

   George Henry
born: (about 1877) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
married: Lena Randle (February 22, 1917) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
children:
died: ( ) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, he was with his parents in Guadalupe County, TX
note:

   Margaret Catherine
(Katie)


(children of William Preston Holland and Rebecca Jane Evans)
born: (October 18, 1848) in TN
married: (a) Granville Samuel Bennett (October 10, 1865) in TX
                (b) John Wesley Harris (August 18, 1885) in Guadalupe County, TX
children: (a) Lula May, Effie Jane, Mary Alice, Mollie Dauchy [J. D. Brown], Addie, Katie Leona
                (b) Frank W. [Cora Smith]
died: (December 2, 1923) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
buried:
San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 11) with her mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 21) with her husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880 census she was (age 31) a widow with her mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was (age 51) with her second husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1910 census, she was (age 61) with her second husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1920 census, she was (age 71) with her husband in the household of their daughter-in-law Cora Harris, Guadaluape County, TX
note: Her first husband died (December 18, 1877) in TX;

   Mary Elizabeth
(Martha)

born: (January 4, 1850) in TX
married: Dewitt Clinton Petty (April 25, 1867) in Guadalupe County, TX
children: Dewitt Elijah, Mary Dove, George Kennett
died: (about 1923) in
buried: Riverside Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 10) with her mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 21) with her husband in Wilson County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 30) with her husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was (age 49) with her husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1910 census, she was (age 59) a widow in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1920 census, she was (age 70) a widow in Guadalupe County, TX
note:

   Thomas Joseph
born: (December 12, 1853) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
married: Susan Virginia Hatcher (December 5, 1877) in Caldwell County, TX
children: Edna Earl [William Serright Hart]
died: (May 18, 1928) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
buried: Riverside Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 6) with his mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 16) with his mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 30) in Caldwell County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was (age 46) a widower with his mother in El Paso County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was (age 54) married but alone in El Paso County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was (age ) in TX
note: His wife was born (October 2, 1860) and died (January 27, 1927) in Hill County, TX. She is buried in Hillsboro City Cemetery, Hillsboro, Hill County, TX

   George McCullough
born: (March 22, 1856) in TX
married: (a) Calvina Adeline Cochran Wright (October 25, 1881) in Tom Green County, TX
                (b) Amelia D. Cochran (January 6, 1896) in Tom Green County, TX
children: (a) Irene, James Andrew, Thomas Joseph John Lewis [Rebecca _?_], Ula, DeWitt Petty, Robert L.
                (b)
died: (October 11, 1923) in Tom Green County, TX
buried: Christoval Cemetery, Christoval, Tom Green County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 4) with his mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 15) with his mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 24) with his mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was (age 44) with his second wife in Tom Green County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was (age 54) with his second wife in Tom Green County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was (age 63) with his second wife on Tom Green County, TX
note: Calvina Adeline Cochran and Amelia D. Cochran were the daughters of Calvina Adeline Petty and John Louis Cochran. Calvina A. Cochran married A. T. Wright (January 6, 1874) in Guadalupe County, TX.

   Isabella
born: (February 25, 1858) in TX
married: no
children: no
died: (November 10, 1865) in TX
buried:
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 2) with her mother in Guadalupe County, TX
note:

   William Addie
born: (April 23, 1860) in TX
married: (a) A. B. Stanfield (December 5, 1877) in Guadalupe County, TX
                (b) William Pitts Randle (February 14, 1884) in Guadalupe County, TX
children: (a) Mollie and Fanny
                (b) Lena May, Leo Holland, Donnie Dove [Alonzo Fennell]
died: (November 4, 1905) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
buried: Riverside Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, she was (2 months old) with her mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 10) with her mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 20) a widow with her mother in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was (age 40) with her second husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1910 census, her second husband was (age 69) a widower in Guadalupe County, TX
note: Her second husband was the son of Jane Boyd and John H. Randle. He was born (November 20, 1840) in TN and died (December 20, 1921) in Guadalupe County, TX.

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