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Evans, Will, 1877-1954



  • Existence: 1877 - 1954

biographical statement

Evans, Will. Along Navajo trails, c2005: eCIP t.p. (Will Evans) galley (William Evans; b. Mar. 14, 1877) p. 39 (d. Dec. 6, 1954), via WWW, May 30, 2013 (William Evans; b. Mar. 14, 1877 in Pontypridd, Wales; parents, Thomas Evans and Jane Ann Coles; m. May 11, 1902 in Fruitland, N.M. to Sarah Luella Walker (1880-1960), four children; d. Dec. 6, 1954 in Farmington, N.M.), via WWW, May 30, 2013 (William Evans, b. 1877 in Pontypridd, Wales; moved to Merthyr Conference House in Merthyr Tydfil, 1888; moved to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1892; moved to Fruitland, N.M. in 1893)

Along Navajo trails, 2005: p. 10 (William "Will" Evans) p. 12 (worked in coal mines with father, and as a farm hand; began working as a trader to the Navajo in 1898) p. 13 (served as missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Maine; worked for Algert Company after return) p. 14 (purchased Shiprock Trading Company in 1917) p. 19 (sold company in 1948) p. 21 (served as police judge in Farmington, N.M., 1952-1954)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionary index, 1830-1972 (William Evans; called to Eastern States Mission, 1909)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Will Evans family papers and Navajo art

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4019
Abstract The first ten boxes consist of family papers, circa 1849-1990, and include: family genealogy information, interview notes, biographies, photographs, legal papers, ecclesiastical documents and records, missionary weekly planners, funeral programs, obituaries, correspondence of Thomas Evans, William Evans, and Richard P. Evans. Art and literature from Evans family members include: articles, sheet music, story on cassette tape, poems, chapters of books and journals by Will Evans, Richard P....
Dates: approximately 1849-1990