David H. Evans
He was the son of John G. Evans (1793–1877) and Mary (Hess) Evans (died 1875). He attended the common schools and Fort Plain Seminary. Then he taught school for some time, and worked on the family farm. On February 24, 1864, he married Catherine Wurts (1840–1885), and they had five children.
In 1893, he married Catherine (Stephens) Ransom.
He died on February 24, 1920, at the farm where he was born, located in the Town of Tyre, about four miles south-west of the Village of Savannah; and was buried at the Evans Corner Cemetery in Tyre.
- Civil List and Constitutional History of the Colony and State of New York compiled by Edgar Albert Werner (1884; pg. 291 and 378f)
- The State Government for 1879 by Charles G. Shanks (Weed, Parsons & Co, Albany, 1879)
- Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, New York (e-book)
- SENATOR DAVID H. EVANS, OF TYRE, PASSES AWAY in The Savannah Times on February 27, 1920
- Evans Corner Cemetery transcriptions at RootsWeb
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