Abigail Evans1

ID # 344, (1858-1915)
Abigail Evans|b. 1858\nd. 1 Aug 1915|p344.htm|Israel Evans|b. 1822\nd. 5 Feb 1900|p10.htm|Minerva Jane Moe|b. 1827\nd. 19 Oct 1886|p4.htm|||||||Henry Moe|d. 22 Oct 1839|p1.htm|Teressa M. Coleman|b. 18 Feb 1802\nd. 16 Sep 1894|p2.htm|
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     Abigail Evans was born in 1858 at Chatham, Kent County, Ontario.1 She was the daughter of Israel Evans and Minerva Jane Moe.1 She married John Trantor Merritt on 29 March 1877 at Chatham, Kent County, Ontario. (notes: 004611-77 John (possibly Trantor or similar) Merritt, 23, bachelor, born and residing Chatham, cigar manufacturer, parents Wm. and Elizabeth Merritt. Abigail Evans, age not given, spinster, born and residing Chatham, parents Israel and M. Jane Evans. Witnesses: E.J. Roache and Clara Mess. At Chatham on March 29, 1877. He was a Baptist and she a Methodist. The clergyman was John Wakefield.).1 She died on 1 August 1915 at St. Josephs Hospital, London, Middlesex County, Ontario.1 She was buried at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham, Kent County, Ontario.1 By the time of the 1881 census, John and Abigail are in Dover Twp., Kent Co. where John is a hotel and store keeper. The have with them their two sons Frederick and Charles.

Death reg. 021405-15 London City, Middlesex. Abigail Merritt, 56, died August 1, 1915, St. Josephs Hospital, London, Ontario. Born Chatham, buried Chatham. Parents Israel Evans and Jane Moe.

Abigail and John are in London with their surviving children, Frederick, Charles and Flora, at the time of the 1901 census.1

Last Edited=27 Jan 2010

Children of Abigail Evans and John Trantor Merritt


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.