1860 John Evans,(marriage certificate) bachelor and a tailor aged 30 marries Ellen Edwards, a spinster, aged 31 of Llanfair-is-gaer (or Bryn Llanfair) a parish, county Carnarvon, 2 miles N.E. of Carnarvon, its post town, and 7 from Bangor. It is situated on the shore of the Menai Strait, and includes the township of Brynffynon and port of Dinorwig.
Ellen Edwards already had a daughter Elizabeth aged 9 at the time of her marriage to John Evans. The next year their first child was born, Henry Evans in 1861
1866 their only other child John R Evans was born Llanrug. I cannot find him in birth registers. The birth cert should give me his mothers maiden name. He is aged 5 in 1871 census, so born between April 1865 and Mar1866 at Llanrug (Carnarvon District)
Evans John Henry Mar 1865 Carnarvon 11b 520
Evans John Carnarvon 11B 513 Jun 1865 - not him son of Evan Evans
Evans John Carnarvon 11B 503 Jun 1865 b- not him son of Evan Evans
John R Jones 1866 -Dec Carnarvon 11b 471 - not him, son of Richard & Gwen Jones
John Evans, Carnarvon Dec 1865 11b 477
John Evans, Carnarvon Jun 1866, 11b 533
John Rees Evans. Mar 1864: Carnarvon. 11b 508 - applied for
John Robert Evans . Festiniog, Mar 1865 11b 460 (not Carnarvon, but is John R )Parent John Evans (journeyman joiner) & Ellen Thomas - our John Evans was never a joiner.
John Richard Evans Sep 1865 Dolgelly 11b 422. Not him, son of Rees Evans and Margaret Roberts
1871 census gives: John Evans (age 46), he has given up being a tailor and is now a labourer born Anglesey. His wife is Ellen, (age 45) born Anglesey. They are living at Rallt goch (??), Cwm Y Glo, Llanrug, having by now moved from Anglesey to Snowdonia. Their three children are living with them - Elizabeth Evans 20, born Llangefni, Anglesey. Henry Evans 10, born Llanddaniel, Anglesey. John R Evans 5, born Llanrug, Carnarvon
I have a death cert for their child John Richard Evans who died at Alt Goch, Llanrug on 13 May 1871 aged 5. Given as the son of John Evans, slate quarry labourer. The death was reported by Ellen Jones who was present at death at Cwn-y-Glo, Llanrug. I suspect Ellen Jones is the mother.
Return John Evans 1825, his father