Biography of Joseph Evans


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JOSEPH EVANS, farmer, P. O. LaGrange, was born in England in 1800, eon of Joseph and Jane Evans. He came to Cook Coonty in 1833, and located in the township of Lyons, on the farm where he now resides, which contains 256 acres. In 1837 he married Miss Anna Maria Diment, daughter of Francis and Elizabeth Dimeot, natives of England. Mrs. Evans was born in Devonshire, England, in 1818. They have had nine children, eight now living Rosa, Richard, Joseph, Jane, Maria, Louisa, Frank and James. Mrs. Evans is a member of the M. E. Church, Mr. Evans of the Dissenters of England. Mr. Evans has been Town Clerk, Assessor and School Director for several terms. Frank and John are at home, and now mansge the old homestead. The others are married, one living in Lyons, two in Chicago, one in Missouri, one in Indiana, and one in LaGrange.

History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.