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Leonard Alexander Evans

Leonard Alexander Evans
b. 21 December 1869, Springville, Lawrence County, Indiana, to Alexander A. and Martha Ann (Hinshaw) Evans
d. 22 April 1948, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California

m. 25 June 1893, Indiana
Myrtle Ann Davis
b. 22 June 1870
d. 28 April 1955, Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana

Children with Myrtle Ann Davis:
• Thorne O.
• Thelma Catherine married [–?–] Anderson

Leonard emigrated from Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Joyse Ann Evans
Colton CA
E-mail: joyseann@att.net

William Meredith Beeson

b. 23 July 1824, Randolph County, North Carolina, to Jonathan L. and Miriam (Hinshaw) Beeson
d. 1 September 1887, Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

m. 26 December 1844, Henry County, Indiana
Melinda Mason
b. 21 May 1825, Wayne or Delaware County,
d. 30 January 1879, Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

Children with Melinda Mason:

  • William Francis (b. 1854)
  • John Lewis
  • Jonathan F.
  • Martin Oliver (b. 1863)
  • Lillie Mae (b. 1866)

The family arrived in Indiana about 1826; this was when William’s mother and two brothers were granted a certificate to the Springfield Monthly Meeting. The family lived in Green Township, Howard County. William and Melinda arrived at the Little Baraboo Valley Quaker Settlement (Wisconsin) in 1854.

Submitted by:
Leslie Hope
Santa Monica CA