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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Jon Evans


Other Names: None

Assumed Gender: Male

Birth Date: 1759

Birth Place: Philadelphia

Death Date: 1839

Death Place: Philadelphia

Affiliations: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends , Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings. , Society of Friends , South Branch Friends meeting

Notes: Born in Philadelphia, the son of Jonathan and Hannah Walton Evans. Member of Southern District Monthly Meeting (Philadelphia). Appointed an Overseer in 1782, Elder in 1794, Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting from 1795 to 1811, and Clerk of Meeting for Sufferings from 1809 until his death. Married Hannah Bacon in 1786. One of the founders of Westtown School and Friends Asylum, and served as an Overseer of William Penn Charter School. Opposed Elias Hicks.

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