Israel Evans1

ID # 10, (1822-1900)
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     Israel Evans was born in 1822 at United States.1 He married Minerva Jane Moe, daughter of Henry Moe and Teressa M. Coleman, on 9 October 1843 at Chatham, Kent County, Ontario.1 He married Susan B. Hooper Allen on 20 June 1888 at Chatham, Kent County, Ontario. (notes: Minerva Jane died in 1886 and Israel Evans remarried in 1888. His marriage registration follows:
005513-88 Israel Evans, age 65, widower, residing Chatham, born United States. (Some census information suggests that he was born in Pennsylvania.) He is shown as an inspector. His parents are shown as Israeland Abigail.
Susan B. Allen, 62 (the registration does not say so, but the surnameof her father suggests that she is a widow). She is said to reside inChatham and to have been born there. Her parents were John and Susan Hooper. The witnesses were H. Hill and Mrs. Goodyear, both of Chatham.They were married on June 20, 1888, in Chatham. They were both Methodists and the clergyman was R. Johnson Treleaven.).1
He died on 5 February 1900 at Chatham, Kent County, Ontario.1 In a History Atlas of Essex and Kent, H. Belden and Co., Toronto, 1880-1881, the following is listed:

Chatham: Evans, Israel, livery proprietor and license inspector. Cameto county in 1826 and held office of Warden. Born U.S. 1822

Evans, H.M. propr of livery stable. Born in Chatham 1854 and lived there all his life. I now appears that H.M. Evans was Husted Evans, per the 1861 census for Chatham Town.1

Last Edited=21 Jul 2008

Children of Israel Evans and Minerva Jane Moe


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.