Biography of J. C. F. Evans
Tipton County, IN Biographies





J. C. F. EVANS, known to every one as "Mont," is a native of Tipton County; he is the son of M. P. Evans, as excellent a citizen as Tipton ever had, who rendered up his life in the service of his country during the late rebellion. Mont was born on the 25th of September, 1854; he was raised in Tipton, and educated in her common schools, and afterward at Wabash College, Crawfordsville. At the age of thirteen years, he commenced clerking, and continued in that business for seven years, 'when, on account of failing health, he took up the vocation of a farmer and pursued it until January, 1883, when he purchased the drug store of A. F. Moore & Co., one door east of the post office. He is doing a fine business, and carries a stock of $4,000, consisting of drugs, books, stationery, paints, oils, carpets and wall paper. The up stairs of his place of business is beautifully and conveniently arranged for displaying carpets and wall paper. He was married at Tipton, November 5, 1874, to Miss Eva Shank, and has a family of three children, namely, Caleb, Jessie and. Mary. Politically, Mr. Evans is a Republican, and is also a member of the Odd Fellows.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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