The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday January 14, 1998
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Robert E. (Ted) Evans, 45, Huntington Beach, California, died Tuesday, parent’s home, Gwynneville.
Born on December 10, 1952, Shelbyville, to  Robert and  Maxine (Davis) Evans.
1971 graduate of Morristown High School; bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Purdue University.
Employed for 20 years with McDonnell Douglas, aeronautical and an astronautical engineer.  Involved in the engineering of the DC 10 and research and development of the Delta rocket. During last five years, worked with space maintenance and repair, working with astronauts developing and testing tools and making repairs in underwater tests and making repairs on the KC 135 airplane.
Member of the First Christian Church, Huntington Beach.
Survivors include his parents, Gwynneville, and two brothers,  John Sam Evans, Huntington Beach, and  Dan Evans, Brownsburg.
Preceded in death by a brother.
Gwynneville Christian Church with the Revs. Bruce Templeton and Dan Evans officiating. 
Burial:  Asbury Cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday,  September 22, 1976
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James F. Evans, 74, 123 Goodrich Ave., died Monday, September 20, 1976, Major Hospital.
Born June 6, 1902, Shelby County, s/o  Albert  and  Gertrude Marks Evans.
Married  Eva Cooper  on June 4, 1961; she survives.
Also surviving:  two children, Mrs. Walter (Nona Jean) Bolcher, Little Marion,  Mrs. Claude (Arlene) Bennett, Shelbyville;  two step-children, Mrs. James (Martha) Conger, Shelbyville,  Mrs. Donald (Norma) Baker, Monrovia;  two brothers,  Ray  and  Jess Evans, Greenfield; ten grandchildren;  four step-grandchildren;  several great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Employed by the Ray-Glo Corp before retiring.
Murphy Mortuary with the Rev. Mrs. Helen Hager officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, November 28, 1958
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DEATH  CLAIMS  MRS. EVANS
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Mrs. Pearl Evans, 78, native of Greensburg; cousin of  Mrs. George Alford,  Mrs. Nellie Chadwick and  Harry Gray of Shelby county.
Spent most of her life in Indianapolis and New York and had been at the nursing home for more than a year.
Daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. James H. Williams.
Surviving:  cousins here; son, Richard L. Evans, Oregon; one granddaughter and two great grandchildren.
Burial Forest Hill cemetery; Ewing Mortuary.
Submitted by Barb Huff for Carolyn Hoffman
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday February 28, 1951
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DEATH  CLAIMS  EDWARD  EVANS
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Gwynneville Resident, 79, Native of England
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          Edward “Ted” Evans, 79, of Gwynneville, died early this morning at the Land Nursing Home in Morristown.
          A native of Walsall, England, he was the son of  Edward and  Sarah (Hartshorn) Evans  and was born May 21, 1871. On December 27, 1910, he was married to  Miss Pearl Earnest.
          Surviving with the widow are two sons,  Joseph and  Robert Evans of Gwynneville, a brother in England, and several nieces and nephews. A son,  Thomas, preceded him in death.
          Mr. Evans came to this country from England in 1896 and had been engaged in the natural gas business in the Gwynnevillle community for 55 years. He was a member of the Gwynneville Christian Church.
          Funeral services will be held at the church Friday at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. S. R. Aldrich officiating. Burial will be in Asbury cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday February 16, 1942
Page 1 column 1
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BERT  EVANS, 57,  SUCCUMBS  HERE
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          Bert E. Evans, 57, well known Shelby county resident, died Sunday morning at 3:30 at the Major hospital.  His death, resulting from complications, followed an illness of over five months.
          Mr. Evans was born January 10, 1885, in Hendricks township, the son of  Enoch and Sarah (Toothman) Evans, both of whom have preceded him in death.  In his early life, he attended the Second Mt. Pleasant church, which was then near his home.
          On December 13, 1934, he married  Miss Mary E. Warren.  Besides his wife, Mr. Evans is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Richardson  and  Mrs. Anna Stroup, both of Shelbyville, and several nieces and nephews and cousins.
          Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:00 o'clock at the C.F. Fix & Son mortuary.  Rev. Walter P. Halbert, pastor of the First Baptist church, will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Second Mt. Pleasant cemetery.
          Friends may call at the mortuary any time after 12:00 noon today.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Ruth Morton


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday February 20, 1928
Page 1 column 6
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AGED  MAN  DIED  EARLY  TODAY
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Enoch Evans, 92, Dies At Sister's Home
in Johnson County
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FUNERAL  TO  BE  WEDNESDAY
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          Enoch Evans, 92 years of age, died early this morning at his sister's home, Mrs. Jane Knight, in Needham township, Johnson county.  Death was the result of senility.
          Mr. Evans was born August 31, 1835 and was the son of  John and Nancy [Reed] Evans.  Practically his entire life was spent in Shelby and adjoining counties.
          Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Thomas [Minnie] Richardson  of Shelbyville, and  Mrs. John [Anna] Stroup  of Hendricks township; one son, Bert, of Shelbyville; two sisters, Mrs. Lavina Duckworth, of Tipton county, and  Mrs. Jane Knight, of Johnson county.
          Funeral services will be conducted at the Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist church Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock by the Rev. Murphy.  Interment in the Mt. Pleasant cemetery in charge of Ralph J. Edwards, funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Ruth Morton


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday July 17, 1917
Page 4 column 2
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MRS. GERTRUDE  EVANS
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Passed Away Tuesday Afternoon
At Her Home Here
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          Mrs. Gertrude Evans, wife of  Bert Evans, died Tuesday afternoon at 1:20 o'clock at her home, No. 6 north Vine street.  Death was caused by tuberculosis with which she had suffered for nine months.
          Mrs. Evans was a daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Marks  of this city, and was born March 20, 1878.  She was 39 years old at the time of her death.  She was married 17 years ago to Mr. Evans.
          She leaves her husband, her parents, six children,  James,  Dorothy,  Jessie,  Fred and  Ray; four brothers,  James,  Abraham,  Ed and  Harry Marks, all of Shelbyville, and two sisters, Mrs. Alice Simms, of Bloomington, and  Mrs. Maude Evans, of this city.  Stewart & Fix will announce the funeral arrangements later.
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Ibid.
Wednesday July 18, 1917
Page 2 column 1
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          The funeral services for  Mrs. Gertrude Evans, who died Tuesday at her home in north Vine street, will be held Thursday afternoon at two o'clock at the home, Rev. H. N. Spear officiating.  Burial will be made in the City cemetery.
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Shelby County, Indiana Marriages
Albert Evans Gertrude Marks
February 16, 1901
Book 16 page 271
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Contributed by Barb Huff  for Ruth Morton


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday November 9, 1916
Page 5 column 6
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THOMAS  EVANS
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(From Tuesday’s Daily)
          Thomas, the one-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Evans, of Gwynneville, died at the home of his parents at 9 o’clock this morning.  He is survived by one brother and the parents.  The funeral arrangements had not been made at press time today.
[Buried Asbury Cemetery]
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Wednesday June 15, 1910
Page 1 column 6
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MRS.  ISABELL  EVANS  DIED
 VERY  SUDDENLY
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Passed  Away  at  Home  of  Her  Daughter,
Mrs. Charles Sandefur
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Was  Seventy-Seven  Years  of  Age
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          Mrs. Isabell Evans, widow of the late Sidney Evans, died very suddenly at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Sandefur, of 135 West Locust street, at 10:45 o’clock this morning.  She has recently been living at her home, 73 West Locust street, and last evening went to the Sandefur home to stay overnight.  During the night she complained of being ill but felt better this morning and arose and assisted her daughter in preparing breakfast.  Later on in the morning she again told her daughter she was ill and went into a bedroom to lie down, her death occurred a short time later and is believed to have been due to heart trouble caused by senility.
          Mrs. Evans would have been seventy-seven years of age if she had lived until Friday.  Practically all of her life has been spent in Shelby county and she has hundreds of friends.  For many years she and her husband resided on a farm in Hendricks township.  She came to this city following the death of Mr. Evans and has since resided on West Locust street.  She is survived by eight children, William  and  Jacob Evans  and  Mrs. William Comstock, of Hendricks township;  Ed Evans, of Flat Rock;  John Evans, of Indianapolis, and  Mrs. Clara E. Snapp  and  Mrs. Joseph Piles, of this city.  She was a sister of  Jefferson Eberhart, of West Hendricks street.
          The funeral services will be held at the Smithland Baptist church, of which the deceased was a member, at two o’clock Saturday afternoon.
          Interment in the Eberhart cemetery in charge of Hageman & Hawkins.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday March 21, 1910
Page 1 column 5
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          John Thomas Evans, a prominent resident of Gwynneville, died at his home in that town at five o’clock Sunday evening, of cancer, aged about thirty-five years.  His death followed a lengthy illness which caused him much suffering.  Mr. Evans had been a resident of this county only seven years, having gone to Gwynneville from England in company with his brother Edward, at the solicitation of their aunt,  Mrs. Ann Pollitt, who is one of the wealthiest women of this county and the most influential of the many worthy people who call Gwynneville their home.  The deceased had been associated with his brother particularly in the management of the Gwynneville National Gas plant and the two also had other business interests of importance in the north part of the county.  Mr. Evans leaves his wife, but no children.  The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at one o’clock and burial will be in the Hanover cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday August 2, 1888
Page 3 column 6
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          Gertie, the nineteen months old daughter of  Enoch Evans, of West Hendricks township, died Monday night of cholera infantum. Buried at three o'clock Tuesday afternoon at Second Mt. Pleasant.  D. B. Wilson funeral director.
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The  Daily  Republican
Tuesday July 31, 1888
Page 4 column 3
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          Gertie, the nine month's old daughter of  Enoch Evans  of West Hendricks township, died at 7 p.m. July 30th, of cholera infantum and was buried at Second Mt. Pleasant grave yard at 3 o'clock today by D. B. Wilson, funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Ruth Morton


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday April 26, 1888
Page 3 column 1
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          Mrs. Sarah Evans  died at her home in West Hendricks township, Saturday night, of typhoid pneumonia, aged thirty-five years. Buried at Second Mt. Pleasant Sunday.  D. B. Wilson funeral director.
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Johnson County, Indiana Marriages
Sarah Toothman Enoch Evans
August 18, 1870
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Ruth Morton


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Monday, October 17, 1881
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          Several of our citizens attended the burial of  Mr. Francis Evans,  of London.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Volunteer
Thursday November 16, 1876
Page 4 column 3
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          Sidney S. Evans, of Hendricks township, died at his residence on Saturday morning of typhoid fever.  His remains were interred in the neighborhood cemetery on Sunday.  Mr. Evans was a prominent citizen of the county, and his loss will be mourned by a devoted family and a large number of friends and acquaintances throughout the county.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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