Evarts

 

My Evarts ancestors

GENERATION 1
01. William Evarts, according to "History of the Adams & Evarts Families" by J. M. Adams (1894) p. 23 was born at Tortworth, Gloucestershire, England, 1569-70.  He married Sarah Everhard,1593, who inherited an interest in the Everhard estate of Hertfordshire. The Everhards were closely connected by marriage with the famous Hicks family who bore coats of arms and descended from Sir Ellis Hicks who was Knighted by Edward the Black Prince at the battle of Poictiers, Sept. 19, 1356.  It is also recorded that Sarah and William Evarts died at an advanced age in Hertfordshire.  [Children are listed as (1) John; born in Hertfordshire, 1601; (2) Sarah (3) Edward.] 
GENERATION 2
02. John Evarts, according to "The New York Genealogical and Biogaphical Record" vol 47, p. 313 was born in 1601 in Hertfordshire, England.   He married (1) Elizabeth (unknown parentage) and (2) Elizabeth Bradley-Parmlee on May 27, 1663, widow of John Parmelee who died in November, 1688.  In about 1650 he removed to Guilford, CT where he was an admitted planter.  He was made a freeman there on Feb 5, 1652. John died on May 10, 1669 in Guilford, New Haven, CT.  5 children listed by 1st marriage (James, John, Judah, Daniel, Elizabeth).

The children of John and 1st wife Elizabeth are:
1 James Evarts (See Below)
2 John Evarts (Feb 29, 1640 in Concord, MA - Dec 28, 1692)
   Source: "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register" vol. LXI (1907); p. 25
   Married (1) Mary French, daughter of Thomas French on Sep 14, 1665
     1. Mary Evarts (Aug 12, 1666 - Apr 20, 1688)
     2.
John Evarts (Sep 16, 1668 - Dec 30, 1683)

   Married (2) Mary Bow, daughter of Alexander Bow on Dec 5, 1676
          1. Hannah Evarts (Nov 12, 1670 - Feb 8, 1753) Married William Bartlett on Apr 1, 1696
          2. Sarah Evarts (Jun 4, 1673 - )
          3. Elizabeth Evarts (1674 - Feb 22, 1687/8)
          4. Nathaniel Evarts (Jul 24, 1675 - May, 1739)
          5. Mehitabel Evarts (Feb 25, 1678/9 - ) Married (1) David Blatchley (2) Thomas Allis
          6. Ebenezer Evarts (Sep 15, 1681 - May 9, 1722
          7. Silence Evarts (Jan 26, 1683/4 - Dec 1751) Married Thomas Dowd on Nov 3, 1705
          8. Patience Evarts (May 14, 1689 - 1689)
3 Judah Evarts (Oct 27, 1642 in Concord, MA - Nov, 1696 in Guilford, New Haven, CT)
    Source: "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register" vol. LXI (1907); p. 25
    Source: "Records of the Connecticut Line of the Hayden Family" by Jabez Haskell Hayden (1888); p. 97
    Married Mary Hayden (born June 6, 1648) on Aug 3, 1670
     1. Mary Evarts (Jun 28, 1675 - Oct 1, 1678)
     2.
Samuel Evarts (Oct 4, 1678 - )
     3.
Mary Evarts (May 16, 1682 - May 16, 1682)
     4.
Eleazer Evarts (Jun 16, 1688 - died young)
4 Daniel Evarts (1645 in England - Dec 5, 1692 in Guilford, New Haven, CT)
     Source: "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register" vol. LXI (1907); p. 25
     Source: "The Kirbys of New England" by Melatiah Everett Dwight (1898); p. 52
     Married (1) Mary who died Mar 31,  1663
     Married (2) Rebecca Dowd, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Dowd on Apr 4, 1665.
     She died on Oct 10, 1703.
     1.
Hannah Evarts (-) Married Thomas Stephens of Killingworth in 1686
     2.
Daniel Evarts (Jan 24, 1667-) Married Mary West, daughter of Christopher West on Oct 1, 1700
     3.
John Evarts (Sep 20, 1669-)
     4.
Sgt. James Evarts (Feb 18, 1672-) Married Anna Bow
     5.
Sarah Evarts (May 15, 1675-)
     6.
Samuel Evarts (Dec 14, 1681-)
5 Elizabeth Evarts (abt. 1646 in Concord, MA - 1667 in Fairfield, CT)
   Source: "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register" vol. LXI (1907); p. 25
   Married Peter Abbot in 1665 in Concord, MA 
   Note: Elizabeth was murdered by her husband who was executed for the crime.
       "Evidence of insanity did not stop the October 16, 1667, execution of Peter Abbott of Fairfield. 
        He confessed to having slit the throat of his wife Elizabeth and child as they slept.  Elizabeth died; the child survived. 
        The documents are scant, but record that he had been "taken... with a luncy."
        Source: "The Solemn Sentence of Death: Capital Punishment in Connecticut" p. 20.
GENERATION 3
03. James Evarts, son of John and Elizabeth was born on July 19, 1638 in Concord, Middlesex, MA.  He married Lydia Goodrich on January 14, 1660 in Guilford, New Haven, CT.  "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register" vol. LXI (1907); p. 25 confirms "James Evarts married, in 1660, Lydia, daughter of "Richard Guttridge."  James died in April, 1682 in Guilford. 

The children of James and Lydia as listed in this source are:

1 Mary Evarts (bet. Mar 26, 1661 - died young)
2 John Evarts (See Below)   
3 Lydia Evarts (bet. 1665/1666 - Dec 27, 1750) Married Caleb Bishop on Aug 19, 1692 who died May 19, 1732 
4 James Evarts (1667 - Jan 3, 1739)  
5 Joseph Evarts (1669 - Dec 21, 1679)
6 Judah Evarts (1673 - Oct 28, 1748)
7 Mary Evarts (May 1, 1674 - Jun, 1734) Married John Munger on Jun 8, 1694
8 Hannah Evarts (Sep 23, 1677 - )
9 Joseph Evarts (bet. Feb 24 1679/80 - Dec 21, 1767)
10 Dorothy Evarts (1683 - ) Married Samuel Munger on Apr 6, 1710 who died May, 1728.
11 Jonathan Evarts ( - died unmarried in Oct, 1696)
GENERATION 4
04. John Evarts, son of James and Lydia was born abt 1664 in Guilford, New Haven, CT.  According to "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register" vol. LXI (1907); p. 29 He married Sarah Crampton on October 23, 1688 in Guilford.  Sarah is the daughter of Dennis Crampton and Sarah Hall.  He was sergeant of the trainband at Guilford.

The children of John and Sarah as listed in this source are:


1 Sarah Evarts (Aug 10, 1689 in Guilford, New Haven, CT - )
   Married Joseph Long in 1716
2 John Evarts (Mar 9, 1692-3 in Guilford, New Haven, CT - )      
3 Patience Evarts (See Below)     
4 Lydia Evarts (Jul 6, 1699 in Guilford, New Haven, CT - Nov 5, 1757 in Coventry, Tolland, CT)
   Married Silas Long (1702-1782) on Sep 28, 1726.
       1. Josiah Long (Feb 9, 1730 - Dec 3, 1812)
       2. Azuba Long (Jun 10, 1733 - )
       3. Ruth Long (Apr 21, 1735 - Dec 28, 1821)
           Married Eleazer Hutchinson
       4. Silas Long (Sep 26, 1737 - Oct 4, 1757)
       5. Mehitable Long (Oct 28, 1739 - Sep 9, 1788)
           Married Samuel Blackman abt 1762
       6. Sarah Long (Mar 25, 1743 - Apr 29, 1799)
           Married Deacon Stephen Bingham (1741-1835) on Apr 20, 1762
5 Jeremiah Evarts (May 21, 1702 in Guilford, New Haven, CT - Sep 14, 1751)
   Married Jerusha Blinn on Jun 8, 1726   
      1. Jeremiah Evarts (1726 - Jan 10, 1754)   
      2. Charles Evarts (Sep 14, 1727 - May 10, 1751)   
      3. Jerusha Evarts (1729 - )   
      4. Abner Evarts ( - Mar 15, 1796)   
      5. Honor Evarts ( - ) Married Reuben Evarts on Jun 5, 1751 who died Jan 31, 1776   
      6. Jesse Evarts ( - ) Married Obedience Parmalee on Aug 27, 1764
          1. Sarah Evarts (Dec 25, 1764 - )
6 Josiah Evarts (Jul 14, 1705 in Guilford, New Haven, CT - )
   Married Ann Tyler on Feb 11, 1730
      1. Ann Evarts (Apr 29, 1732 - )   
      2. Rosanna Evarts (Nov 20, 1733 - )   
      3. Lucy Evarts (Oct 27, 1735 - )   
      4. Josiah Evarts (Apr 24, 1738 - )   
      5. Bryan Evarts (Apr 15, 1740 - )  
      6. Sarah Evarts (Oct 27, 1742 - ) 
GENERATION 5

05. Patience Evarts, daughter of John and Sarah was born on May 2, 1695 in Guilford, New Haven, CT.  She married Benjamin Jones in 1716.  Patience died on April 24, 1770 in Coventry, CT.   I descend from Patience and Benjamin's son Ebenezer Jones who married Zerviah Loomis

 

Migration pattern of my Evarts family
England -- Massachusetts -- Connecticut

 

Surnames that married into my Evarts family

CRAMPTON

EVERHARD

GOODRICH

JONES

 

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Books
blueball.gif (111 bytes) "History of the Adams & Evarts Families" by J. M. Adams (1894)
blueball.gif (111 bytes) "John Evarts of Guilford, Conn. and His Descendants" by Smyth, Ralph D., Hon. (Jan. 1907)
blueball.gif (111 bytes) "The Kirbys of New England" by Melatiah Everett Dwight

 

My Descent From The Evarts Line

Generation Father Mother
14 William Evarts (1569-) Sarah Everhard (1574-)
13 John Evarts (1601-1669) Elizabeth
12 James Evarts (1638-1682) Lydia Goodrich (1643-)
11 John Evarts (1664-) Sarah Crampton (1669-)
10 Benjamin Jones (1696-1783) Patience Evarts (1695-1770)
9 Ebenezer Jones (1718-1800) Zerviah Loomis (1724-1808)
8 Miles Jones (1764-1812) Mehitable Adams (1771-1812)
7 Miles Jones (1794-1885) Pamelia Turner (1805-1883)
6 Darius Benjamin Jones (1834-1918) Marquerite Cowan (1835-1906)
5 Nathaniel Henry Hawk (1858-1944) Anna Irene Jones (1868-1936)
4 Ernest August Schwiening (1873-1944) Grace Myrtle Hawk (1885-1984)
3 William Edward Marshall (1901-1981) Irene Sophia Schwiening (1908-1992)
2 William Edward Marshall
1 Tod Howard Marshall

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