- [S84] E-Mail, Janice Hopper (firstname.lastname@example.org), 1 Apr 2011.
From American Revolution Roster, Fort Sullivan 1776-1780 Battle of Fort Sullivan, by Fort Sullivan Chapter, DAR by Georgia Muldrow Gilmer, pg. 146. One Richard Evans (b 1751-d 1820) pri, comsy Wagonmaster; m. Katherine McCarter. There is some other data which I can't interpret.
- [S84] E-Mail, Doris Noland Parton [email@example.com], 2 Dec 2011.
Here is from the Richard Evans Bible. I can send you a photo copy. It was owned ca 1977 by Ola Parton Shrader. She is now deceased, but I am sure that her family still has the Bible. They lived on Douglas Dam Rd. in Sevierville.
Evans family Bible records
Material in ( ) is my insertions, not in Bible
Richard was Borned
November 22 1789
Catharine Evans (Emert, dau of Frederick Emert and Barbara (Knight)
Was Borned March
the 4 .1796.
Barbara Evans was (named for her mother)
Borned February 12. 1813
Elizabeth Was Borned
November the 25 1816 (married William Whaley)
George W Evans was
Borned March the 30 1819 (or could be March the 3 and then a small ink blob? then 1819)
Polly L. Evans was
Borned August the 26. 1823
Frederick E. Evans was (name probably Frederick Emert Evans)(named for Catherine’s father.)
Borned January the 26 1826
Catherine M Evans was
Borned May the .3. 1829 (married John Parton, son of Benjamin and Hannah (Cole)
Richard M R Evans was (Richard McClellan(d) Ro(d)ger(s) Evans)
Borned January 15 1832. (Sometimes given as Richard R. M. Evans. He married Elizabeth Lindsey, daughter of Jesse Lidnsey.)
on second page
Margaret J Evans
was Borned Aprile 29 1837 (She married Benjamin Christopher Parton, son of Benjamin and Hannah (Cole)
Sarah L Evans
was Borned Januar the 3. 1840 (Sarah married Albert Huston Parton, son of Moses R. and Mary J. (Hasley, Hostley, Horsley)
Albert H Parten
Was Borned October
the 25 1837 (Albert Huston Parton, son of Moses Parton and Mary (Hasley, Hostley, Horsely), married Sarah L. Evans)
Catherine M Partin
was Borned Oct the 30th 1858
Phillip, M, Partin
was borned February the 1st 1863
Margaret Elizabeth L Parton
was Bornd June the 10 1866
James Monroe Partin was born
September 18th 1868 and died March
the 1st 1864 aged 5 month and 12 days
Then penciled in so faint tht I can't make it out in the photocopy is Tilman Parton born June....18...
There may be another name in pencil after Tilman. Will look that up later. (Tilman Parton was actually the son of Sarah Evans Parton and James Madison Maples. She had other children out of wedlock also. While still married to her Albert Huston Parton went to Harlan, KY, and married again to a Pace. He dropped his last name and went by the name “Albert Huston.”)
I have that elsewhere in my notes. Sarah had children after Albert Huston Parton and she separated. They went by Parton. I have papers from a Federal Inquiry held in Emerts Cove. She was trying to get a pension, but she couldn't prove that he was dead. The inquiry found that he probably was dead, but she did not get the pension because of her character. Actually, Albert Huston Parton was still alive and showed up later in Sevier Co. TN and claimed his pension. I have never found him after 1860 until then. (He has been found by me since that time! Doris Noland Parton!)
Third page of Bible records
Richard Evans and Catharine
was Marred March the 26 1812
Albert H Partin was Marred
in the year of our Lord January
the 28 1858
Catherine M Partin
was Borned October the 30th 1858
(That is an interesting note since Catherine's birth was already given on the second page. I guess they were just making sure that people knew that they were married Jan 28 and had a baby Oct the 30th-9months after the marriage!)
Tillman Parton's father was not Albert Huston Parton. He is believed to be a son of a Maples. (It was James Madison Maples. There is a huge pension file on him at the Sevierville Library.) I will have to pull out the inquiry papers to get the Maples name. The Maples man admitted that he had slept with Sarah, he lived with her daughter Mary J Francis Parton, and he then married a granddaughter of Sarah's. All this is in the inquiry.
1. Barbara Evans born Feb 12, 1813
2. Elizabeth born Nov 25, 1816 married William Whaley
3. George W. Evans born March 30, 1819
4. Polly L. Evans born August 26, 1823
5. Frederick E. (probably Emert) Evans
born January 26, 1826
6. Catherine M Evans born May 3, 1829, married John Parton, son of Benjamin Parton and Hannah Cole.
7. Richard M. R. Evans born Jan 15, 1832(Richard McClellan(d) Ro(d)ger(s) Evans) married Elizabeth Lindsay/Lindsey, dau of Jesse.
8. Margaret J. Evans born Apr 29. 1837 married Benjamin Chris Parton, son of Benjamin Parton and Hannah Cole. This is my children's line.
9. Sarah L. Evans born Jan. 3, 1840, married Albert Huston Parton, son of Moses Parton and Mary Hasley.
I need to weed through the huge Evans folder, and I will be glad to share with you any thing that I have that will help in your research.
Doris Noland Parton
- [S94] Sevier County, Tennessee Census, family 232, page 401b, line 19, 27 Aug 1850.
- [S34] In the Shadow of the Smokies, Smoky Mountain Historical Society, (1993), S-17.