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David Evans of Whiteclay Creek Hundred
Posted by: George Allison (ID *****6252) Date: February 11, 2009 at 15:46:40
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Time line, David Evans of Whiteclay Creek Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware:

1745 - David and Mary Evans of Whiteclay Creek Hundred, New Castle Co., John and Sarah Bolton, Hannah and Judith Devonand, heirs of John Devonald of London Britain Township, sell property to Morris Thomas. (Chester Co. deed book H, p.458)

Oct. 19, 1752 - Pennsylvania Gazette: David Evans of Whiteclay Creek Hundred advertised for return of runaway Irish servant named Robert Cleary.

January 6, 1758 - David Evans named in the will of Thomas Edmond as a trustee of funds left to the Welsh Tract Baptist Church.

March 27, 1762 - David Evans purchased 475 acres on Whiteclay Creek from Pennsylvania Land Co., witnessed by oldest son, Abel Evans.

August 4, 1762 - Daniel Griffith deeded 1 acre, 72 perches in Pencader Hundred to Morris Thomas, David Evans, et. al. for a Baptist meeting house and burial ground.

Jan. 17, 1765 - Pennsylvania Gazette: David Evans advertised stray steer in his possession in Whiteclay Creek Hundred.

1770-1773 - David Evans mentioned in records of Welch Tract Baptist Church meetings.

Oct. 19, 1774 - Pennsylvania Gazette: David Evans advertised 250 acres for sale where he lived in
Whiteclay Creek Hundred.

Feb 20, 1775 - David and Mary Evans sold 252+ acres to Benjamin Chambers, in two parcels, one of which was part of his 1762 purchase. (New Castle Co. deed book B2, p.672)

May, 1775 - David Evans received by the Goshen Baptist Church of (now) Greene Co., PA by letter and immediately chosen deacon. (Letter of introduction from John Evans, Esq. of New Castle Co. published in Howard Leckey's "The Ten Mile Country and its Pioneer Families," p. 639)


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