Generation No. 10
64. Mary Eliza10 Harman (James9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born April 03, 1830 in Pendleton, Anderson, So. Carolina, and died March 09, 1913 in Carson City, Nevada. She married Samuel Andrews Nevers October 10, 1859 in Probably Carson, Nevada, son of Ebenezer Nevers and Sarah Andrews. He was born March 01, 1824 in Boston, Massachusetts, and died May 31, 1889 in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada.
Notes for Mary Eliza Harman:
Called 'Elizabeth' by her family, she remained in Mississippi with unknown relatives (probably her grandmother Lucy or her grandmother Sarah Weatherford Smithson) in order to finish her education, when her family came west with the Mormons. James, her father, went from Auburn, Ca., to Mississippi to reunite her with the family in 1851. She remained in California until her widowed mother moved to Genoa, Carson Valley, Utah Territory in 1857. After her marriage there to Samuel Nevers, (her parents' bookkeeper) it is known that she took a young Washoe Indian (Charles Nevers) into her home and raised him along with her own children, a common practice in her parent's families in Mississippi. Charlie Nevers died in Carson City, December, 1902.
After the death of her husband and both children in 1888-1889, Ira Lee Winters (son of John Devers Winters and Sarah Elizabeth Harman -sister of Mary Eliza) came to live with her. Ira Lee Winters was 11 years old when his mother Sarah Elizabeth died. His only brother John Lathrop Winters was 12 years older, and away from home. The interview made by the Reno newspaper in 1941 suggested that he was ignored and neglected by his busy father, and that he found life in Nevada superior to Fresno, CA. Ira inherited Mary Eliza's estate after her death in 1913.
The large barn on the property in 1941 was constructed of lumber used for the arena to stage the Johnson-Jeffries fight in Reno in 1911. Her nephew, Ira, had it transported to Carson. Two artesian wells provide water at the Nevers/Winters ranch.
She is buried at the Nevers Family Plot, Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, Nevada. The stone for this family are all pink granite, as was the stone for James Harman, at Harman Hill, near Auburn, California. Florence presumes that the family members in Carson City placed James' grave marker.
Notes for Samuel Andrews Nevers:
From History of Nevada Thompson and West, 1881, pg 533. "His ancestors as far back as Mr. Nevers can recollect were New England people...Young Nevers was educated in the common and high schools of his native city; during his minority following the calling of book-keeper. On the first day of March, 1849, he bid adieu to the scenes of his childhood, and started in pursuit of fortune in the golden state of California, coming by way of Cape Horn, in the ship 'Sweden'. On the third day of August, of the same year he landed in San Francisco, and without delay proceeded to the mines on Big Bar, at Mokelumne, San Juaquin County. After one month's trial in search of the golden nuggets, he returned to San Francisco and spent the winter. In June of the year 1850 he went to the mines on American River and worked at Rattlesnake Bar until the Fall of 1850, at which time he crossed the mountains to Nevada and located in Eagle Valley, arriving there October 14." Florence's note: Rattlesnake Bar was a large community of miners, near which was an area called Mississippi Bar, near Harman Hill. Mrs. Thurlow Douglas, writing for the Nevada State Journal, On December 26, 1941, which article appears to include an interview with Ira Winters, ( the Nevers' nephew, who at that time was still a member of the State Assembly) states that Nevers went to the mines on the American River in June, 1850 and here he met the Harmans. He was engaged as their bookkeeper. Nevers and Eliza were married October 10, 1858. The Thompson and West text states further: "As a farmer, Mr. Nevers has been successful, through strict attention to business, and has sold his crops some seasons at fabulous prices. Hay $500 per ton and potatoes as high as $100 per ton. In politics (he) was a Republican but held no office except that of County Commissioner."
Thompson and West credit Nevers with building the first dwelling in Eagle Valley pg 531. Ira Winters, in the biographical article for Nevada State Journal, Dec. 26, 1941 (Mrs. Thurlow Douglas), stated that the old Nevers home was originally a modest cottage, the home of Jim Garnes, an original Mormon settler of what became Carson City. When Garn left for Utah in 1857 it was take over by the Harmans. Nevers, the bookkeeper for ( now) widow Mary Ann Harman and her six children enlarged the cottage to nine rooms. He married Eliza in October 1858/9, and Mary Ann and other children left for Utah in 1859.
Note that Nevers and his two children all died within a few months of one another in 1888/89. The cause was said to be typhoid. He is buried at the Nevers Family Plot, Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, Nevada.
From Pioneers of the Ponderosa, by Myra Sauer Ratay, 1973, pg. 9. "Many times Indian youths were reared by white families as was Charlie Nevers of Carson City and Johnson Sides of Franktown. In the case of Charlie Nevers, who was taken into the home of the Samuel Nevers family and sent to school, same as whites," the news reporter for the Nevada Appeal of December 2, 1902, considered it a waste of effort, as Nevers, after his marriage, endeavored to return to his stolid Indian heritage and lose all his white ways."
Nevada State Census for 1875, Ormsby County shows:
S.A. Nevers - 51 M white Rancher, born Massachusetts
M. Nevers - 45 F white born Mississippi
S. Nevers -19 F white born Nevada
J.W. Nevers - 6 M while born Nevada.
More About Samuel Andrews Nevers:
Burial: Unknown, Carson City, Nevada
More About Samuel Nevers and Mary Harman:
Marriage: October 10, 1859, Probably Carson, Nevada
Children of Mary Harman and Samuel Nevers are:
102 i. Sarah Henrietta11 Nevers, born 1861 in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada; died January 1888 in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada.
Notes for Sarah Henrietta Nevers:
Note that Sarah, her brother and her father all died within a short time of one another. The cause was said to be typhoid. Sarah was educated at Miss Hannah Clapp's school in Carson, and as she had artistic inclinations, she became a pianist of ability, and some of her paintings won prizes at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876. (Florence's note: She would have been age16 in 1876) The rosewood piano, in Ira Winter's home in 1941. was the one transported around the Horn, a gift to Sarah Henrietta from her parents. See article by Mrs. Thurlow Douglas, Nevada State Journal, Dec. 26, 1941. She is buried at the Nevers Family Plot, Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, Nevada.
Nevada State Census records for 1875 show here as age 19, making her date of birth 1856, making her a more probable age for submitting paintings at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876.
Following is a copy of a letter written to Sarah Josephine Evans, from Henrietta Nevers, December 3, 1874, from Carson City, Nevada:
Dear Cousin Sally: I have been writing to grandma so thought I would write you a few lines. All well except myself and I have a slight attack of scarlet fever. There are lots of little children sick with this disease and a few grown-up people too. If there is any of it around your place you must be very careful. Tell your papa it was very mean of him not to come to see us when he came as near as Reno. I have to stay in one room all the time and I get awful lonesome, for I hardly see anyone except Ma.
Well I must stop writing as it is getting late, so kiss dear litle May for me and Charlie too. Give my love to all and accept a share for yourself. I remain as ever your cousin, Etta Nevers
More About Sarah Henrietta Nevers:
Burial: Unknown, Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson, Nevada
103 ii. John W. Nevers, born 1870 in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada; died April 1888 in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada.
Notes for John W. Nevers:
Note that John, his sister Sarah, and his father all died within a few short months of one another. The cause was said to be typhoid. He is buried at the Nevers Family Plot, Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, Nevada
More About John W. Nevers:
Burial: Unknown, Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson, Nevada
65. Paralee America10 Harman (James9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born July 14, 1835 in Aberdeen, Monroe Co., Mississippi, and died July 18, 1875 in Richville, Morgan Co., Utah. She married Samuel Garn December 11, 1851 in Auburn, Placer Co., CA, son of Daniel Garn and Margaret Moses. He was born July 14, 1827 in Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio, and died August 29, 1916 in Cedar Fort, Utah Co., Utah.
Notes for Paralee America Harman:
Some family records for Paralee America Harman show a marriage to Samuel Garn in December, 1851, shortly after the death of her father, and several months before her mother filed a pre-emptive claim on 320 acres in Auburn, Ca., with the signature of Samuel Garn as co-owner. She would have been 16 years old. When Mary Ann, her mother, sold the claim in 1857, Samuel Garn's signature was not needed. I believe that Paralee was kept with her mother and siblings until she was older, at which time she joined her husband Samuel in Carson Valley. He had come from Utah with Orrin Hyde and the original Mormon settlers. It is said that the ranch owned by Garn was taken over by Mary Ann Harman, Paralee's mother, and that ranch in turn, was left to Mary Eliza Harman and Samuel Nevers when the Harman's returned to Utah in 1859. See article by Mrs. Thurlow Douglas, Nevada State Journal, Dec. 26, 1941. Paralee's first child, James Edgar Garn, was born in Centerville, Davis Co., Utah, on November 5, 1860.
Marriage Notes for Paralee Harman and Samuel Garn:
Recorded in Placer County, CA., records, Vol. A, Page 3
More About Samuel Garn and Paralee Harman:
Marriage: December 11, 1851, Auburn, Placer Co., CA
Children of Paralee Harman and Samuel Garn are:
+ 104 i. James Edgar11 Garn, born November 05, 1860 in Centerville, Davis, Utah; died May 19, 1939 in Cedar Fort, Utah.
+ 105 ii. Sarah Elizabeth Garn, born January 02, 1863 in Centerville, Davis, Utah; died December 24, 1947 in Douglas, Cochise, Arizona.
66. James Bartley10 Harman (James9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born 1840 in Aberdeen, Monroe Co., Mississippi, and died 1913. He married Agnes Browning, daughter of David Browning and Elizabeth Garner. She was born June 10, 1857 in Ogden, Weber Co., Utah, and died 1924.
Notes for James Bartley Harman:
A letter written May 16th, 1897, from Butte, Montana
Salt Lake City, Utah
As I have returned from my old home at Salt Lake, where I was visiting & attending conference, and was much disappointed by not being able to meet you again after meeting you in the office of the Whole Sale Department.
I take the liberty of writing you in regard to securing transportation for myself & daughter to attend the Jubilee of Pioneers of 1847, and would like if possible to be present two or three days prior to the commencement account wishing to familiarising (sic) myself with duties to which you assign me.
I met a Pioneer of 1847, a daughter of Perry Green Sessions, (sic. probably Peregrine Sessions) of Bountifull, who said she would write you in regard to attending the Jubilee. I presume she did so.
I also met one named John Galbison at Shu Shone Falls Idaho who is a Pioneer & promised to attend the Jubilee.
Hoping to hear from you in the near future and to be with you at our 50th anniversity (sic).
I remain very Respct. Yours.
James B. Harmon 1847
Address Butte City Hotel
Cor. Park & Arizonia Sts.
Note: The children listed for James Bartley Harman and Agnes Browning are taken from L.D.S. files and have not been verified by me. Note also, He signed his name "Harmon". Hand written note said James had two wives. It didn't state whether this was serial or at the same time.
Notes for Agnes Browning:
Family stories have it that this Agnes Browning was part of the family who made Browning rifles, etc. Needs to be researched. Information about Agnes Browning's parents and siblings needs to be verified.
Children of James Harman and Agnes Browning are:
106 i. James11 Harman, born 1876; died 1886.
107 ii. Mable Harman, born 1878; died 1885.
108 iii. Edith Harman, born 1880; died Unknown.
Notes for Edith Harman:
Possibly married Alvin Edgar Jordan, who was born 9 October, 1883, in Sanpete, Mt. Pleasant, Utah. He died 23 August, 1933, in Cedar City, Iron County, Utah. His parents were Leonard James Jordan and Emily Maria Caldwell. He is buried at Logan, Cache Co., Utah. All to be verified.
109 iv. William Harman, born 1882; died 1887.
110 v. George Harman, born 1884; died 1894.
67. Sarah Elizabeth10 Harman (James9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born August 18, 1841 in Aberdeen, Monroe Co., Mississippi, and died October 15, 1888 in Fresno, California. She married John Devers Winters August 18, 1859 in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada, son of John Winters and Elizabeth Wells. He was born June 25, 1830 in Elizabethville, Illinois, and died October 22, 1900 in Sacramento, California.
Notes for Sarah Elizabeth Harman:
The Sacramento Bee Newspaper ran a marriage announcement for John D. Winters and Sarah Harmon on August 30, 1859. showing marriage date of August 18, 1859.
From the Journals of Alfred Doten: Book No. 28, Como, Nevada Territory 1864. pg 767: Sunday, March 6 - Clear & pleasant - rose late - AM I was in Cross's awhile - J.D. Winters introduced me to "Mark Twain" - had pleasant little chat with him - went up to Winters room & had drink together - came down & all took dinner together - Mrs. Winters also came down & dined with us - I was introduced - pleasant time.....Florence's note: At this time Orion Clemens, Mark Twain's brother, was (Territorial) Recorder. Doten later was connected to newspaper there. John Winters became superintendent at a mill of which Doten was President of the Board of Trustees.
Sarah Elizabeth died in Fresno, Ca., probably of Typhoid Fever.
Notes for John Devers Winters:
Utah Territorial Records, Surveys, Book B. pps. 630, 631. In September, 1860, John D, Winters bought the Sauer-Frey 432-acre ranch at Ophir, Washoe Valley. Also most of 'Widow O'Neill's Ranch" between Leighton ( Christopher Layton of Layton Utah, built Z.C.M.I.), and Theodore Winter's place near Washoe City. He immediately sold the land to Ophir Silver Mining Company, which had been incorporated in April, 1860. Nevada Historical Society Papers, 1913-1916. He also purchased William Jennings farm land in Washoe Valley, along with his brothers Theodore and Joseph Winters. He was at one time one of the principal stockholders in the Mexican mine at Virginia City. When he arrived in Utah territory with his father and family, he entered the freighting business between Carson, Dayton and Virginia City. His son, Ira, reported that he was known as 'General' Winters, that he fought Indians and entered politics. Since the only Indian threat was that of the 1860 war, the deduction is that he was engaged in that conflict whereby he acquired the title. Thompson and West state that he came into Nevada with Major Ormsby, who was killed in that battle.
Thompson and West's "History of Nevada" states that John Devers Winters probably handled three-quarters of a million dollars worth of property at that time. He also raised stock, homesteading on land in White Pine County, that later became the Cleveland Ranch. He abandoned that venture because there were no schools established there as yet. See article by Mrs. Thurlow Douglas, Nevada State Journal, December 26, 1941.
Thompson and West: In the election of September, 1859 he received 168 votes for State Auditor. (pg. 63.) For Territorial Council 1861 he was elected by 652 votes. in 1862 John D. Winters was a candidate for delegate to Congress (pg. 80).
Gold Hill Daily News, April 12, 1864 (p.4, col. 2.) John D. Winters - formerly Supterintendent of Whitman Mine, Indian Springs Dist., elected Pres. and Supt. of Yellow Jacket Mine, Gold Hill.
From Pioneers of the Ponderosa, Myra Sauer Ratay, pg 325: "John D. was named Auditor for the Provisional Government of 1859 and in August, 1881 he was elected a representative from District 3 (Empire City and vicinity) to the Territorial Legislature. In 1866 he lost to H.S. Blasdel as a candidate for governor of Nevada. In January, 1867, he was defeated as a candidate for the U.S. Senate. John and his family, moved to California. He planted 3000 acres of wheat on the Sacramento River in 1878/79, then lost it to a flood just before harvest time. Later (in 1880) he built a home for his family in San Jose, later still moved to near Davisville (Davis, California) where (his brother) Theodore financed a derrick building business for him. The invention of the mast and boom in derricks is credited to him. He shipped derricks into the Nevada mining community at Virginia City and surrounds. He and his family removed to Fresno, California where Sarah died in 1888. At that time his son, Ira, returned to Nevada and made his home with Sarah's sister, Eliza Nevers.
More About John Winters and Sarah Harman:
Marriage: August 18, 1859, Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada
Children of Sarah Harman and John Winters are:
111 i. Ada11 Winters, born April 09, 1861; died Unknown.
112 ii. Josephine Winters, born January 26, 1863; died Unknown.
113 iii. John Lathrop Winters, born March 03, 1865; died Unknown.
114 iv. Marian Winters, born February 12, 1867; died Unknown.
115 v. Winfred Winters, born May 17, 1868; died Unknown.
116 vi. Sarah Winters, born March 14, 1870; died Unknown.
117 vii. Lottie Winters, born December 14, 1872; died Unknown.
118 viii. Gertrude Francis Winters, born January 24, 1875; died Unknown.
+ 119 ix. Ira Lee Winters, born January 19, 1877 in Knights Landing, Sutter/Yolo Co., Ca.; died April 19, 1949 in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada.
120 x. Mary Elizabeth Libby Winters, born July 05, 1879; died Unknown.
68. Josephine Smithson10 Harman (James9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born March 16, 1845 in Monroe Co., Mississippi USA, and died October 13, 1927 in Centerville, Utah, USA. She married Jonathan Benner Evans July 07, 1860 in Centerville, Utah, USA, son of William Evans and Hannah Benner. He was born July 31, 1837 in Downingtown, Chester, Pa.USA, and died February 19, 1883 in Centerville, Utah, USA.
Notes for Josephine Smithson Harman:
This letter, written by Josephine Harman Evans, is self-explanatory
July 12, 1926
Daughters of Utah Pioneers:
In answer to your request I am sending you a brief history of myself and the rest of the pioneers of 1847. I was born in Monroe Co., Mississippi March 16, 1845. I left Mississippi the following year with my parents, James Harman and Mary Ann Blanks Smithson Harman, and one brother and two sisters for the west via Nauvoo, Illinois.
My brother's name was James Bartley and sisters Paralee America and Sarah Elizabeth and one sister was left in Mississippi, Mary Eliza by name. I had one brother John Taylor who was born on the way to Salt Lake. He was born on the same day of the month that the church was organized only seventeen years later, in Pueblo. My parents' kinsfolks call me 'Jo". I was named for the Prophet Joseph Smith only my name is Josephine instead of joseph.
We arrived in Salt Lake on the 29th day of July, 1847. We were to meet the other company of Saints at Fort Laramie but we missed them by four days and followed on after them. We had gone to Pueblo the previous year and stayed there during the winter of 1846 and spring of 1847. My father went up to Nauvoo a number of years before and was baptized and had his endowments there. He knew the Prophet Joseph very well. I know many things very wonderful that I heard him tell of the prophet and amongst some of them were his martyrdom.
We had two ox teams and two cows on leaving Nauvoo (should say Mississippi) and arrived here with them. We lived in the old fort square for two years. My father and Dimick Huntington opened up a blacksmith shop in the old fort. After staying there for two years we left for California in the spring of 1849. Lived in Auburn, California for eight years. My parents ran a hotel and it was a gathering place for the Latter-day Saints missionaries. I remember as many as fifteen Elders being there at one time and for eight years we housed and entertained as many as came there. My parents done well in their hotel. Father died there and we came back to Utah. When President Brigham young called the Saints back we were in Carson City, Nevada. Two years before coming to Utah two of my sisters got married while we were away from Utah.
My father went back to Mississippi by way of Panama and brought the oldest sister to California. We arrived back in Salt Lake with two saddle horses, one two-horse team and a four-mule team. We settled here in Centerville. I was married when I was fifteen years old to Jonathan Benner Evans. He was a Ship Brooklyn pioneer to California. He arrived there on the 31st of July, 1846. I am the mother of twelve children. I have been a widow over forty-two years. The first death of any of my children was a year ago, Decoration Day, May 30, 1925. My mother taught me to spin and to weave and to make all kinds of clothing from cotton, linen, and wool. We made our own dye stuff and soap, our own flour and bread. I have helped to drive and kill crickets and grasshoppers. My mother was the first president of the Relief Society here in Centerville. I remember the building of the Tabernacle and the Salt Lake Theater. I was there with my husband on the opening night. I remember most of the prominent historical events in Utah and lots of them of California and Nevada. I will not try to mention them for I assume that you have them far more accurate than I can write them.
My children are: William Benner, Samuel Nevers, Sarah Josephine, Eliza Jennette, Monroe Salsbury, John Taylor, Hannah Mary, Fredrick Williamson, Seth Bartlett, George Emory, Ralph Thompson and Jonathan Benner.
I am yours respectfully,
(signed) Josephine Smithson Harman Evans.
Mrs. Evans passed away in Centerville, Utah, October 13, 1927 at the age of 83 years.
More About Josephine Smithson Harman:
Burial: Unknown, Centerville City Cem., Davis Co., Utah
Notes for Jonathan Benner Evans:
He was born in Downington, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, in 1837, after his parents had converted to the Latter Day Saints Religion. In 1846, when he was 9 years old, his family boarded the Ship Brooklyn for its voyage "around the horn" to San Francisco. When his father died in 1851, as a result of injuries suffered in a sulky racing accident, he was 14 years old, and the eldest son of a widow with five children. San Francisco was a bustling, busy town, and no doubt, though his mother continued with the tailoring trade, there were many and various ways that he could help financially. It is possible that he jockeyed horses also. In 1857 his mother moved her family to Utah, arriving in Centerville, Davis County in November of that year. He would have been 20 years old.
He married Josephine Smithson Harman, who came into Utah as a member of the group known as "The Mississippi Saints", and whose family also was deeply involved in raising, training and racing horses, in 1860.
His first son, William Benner Evans, was born in 1862. Within the next twenty years he fathered 11 more children, the last being born seven months after his death in February, 1883, just short of his 46th Birthday. His widow, whom he had married when she was 15, was just 37 years old.
Conflicting information is as follows:
From Warren's History Utah Since Statehood : " Jonathan Benner Evans, deceased, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, July 31, 1834. He became a resident of Davis county in pioneer times where he remained until his death, which occurred in February, 1883, when he was about forty-nine years of age. His parents were William and Hannah R. (Benner) Evans, who were also natives of the Keystone state, In 1847 they removed to California, making their way to San Francisco on the ship Brookland, where the father died in 1852. The mother with her family afterward came to Utah, establishing her home at Centerville in 1857, and throughout her remaining days she continued a resident of that place. There family numbered five children, of whom one daughter, Mrs. Jennette Decker, is still living. She is, however, now a widow.
Jonathan Benner Evans was reared and educated largely in California, having been a youth of eight years when the family made their way to the Pacific Coast. he was twenty-two years of age when he came to Utah and for many years he was widely known as a horseman of this state, following the races. He also engaged in farming and in freighting and thus remained active in business for an extended period.
In 1861 Mr. Evans was united in marriage to Miss Josephine Harman, who was born in Monroe County, Mississippi and in 1847 came to Utah. In 1849 they (Harman family) removed to California, settling in Auburn, Placer county, where the father followed mining for three years. There he passed away in 1852 and in 1859 the mother and her family returned to Utah and established her home at Centerville, Davis county. She passed away in 1897. By her marriage she had become the mother of six children, of whom two are yet living. To Mr. and Mrs. Evans were born twelve children: William B.; Samuel N.; Sarah J., the wife of Charles Burton; Eliza J., the wife of Alonzo A. Berry; Monroe S.; John T.; Hannah M.; Fred W.; Seth B.; George E.; Ralph T.; and Jonathan Benner. All the above named are living. There are eleven grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Mr. Evans passed away in February, 1883, and is still survived by his widow, who yet occupies the old homestead at Centerville on which they located soon after their marriage.
Jonathan Benner Evans' death in Feb. 1883, was allegedy caused by "inflamation of the bowels". In retrospect, the family felt it was a ruptured appendix.
The Census for 1880, Centerville Precinct, Davis County, Utah, Disrict 15, Page #32, Dwelling #82, Family #87, indicated Jonathan Benner Evans was "Housebound" and "Feeble". Ten children were listed with him at that time. There is an individual named Charles B. Barnes, (Garnes?) nephew, 6 years old, attending school, also listed in his household. Charles was alleged to have been born in Utah, his father in Philadelphia, and his mother in Mississippi.
His sons and grandsons remained involved in raising and racing horses.
His tombstone reads: Jonathn A. Evans, 1837-1883. Centerville Cemetery, Davis County, Utah. ( Plot A Block 16, Lot 2, Space 5)
More About Jonathan Evans and Josephine Harman:
Marriage: July 07, 1860, Centerville, Utah, USA
Children of Josephine Harman and Jonathan Evans are:
121 i. William Benner11 Evans, born May 21, 1862 in Centerville, Utah; died August 28, 1936 in Centerville, Utah.
Notes for William Benner Evans:
William never married. He was the oldest of twelve children, just 21 years old when his father died. He took over as head of household, farmed their ten acres of land, cobbled shoes, cut hair, cooked, canned foodstuffs, was the carpenter, furrier, businessman, and trained horses for racing.
He appears in Census for June 9th, 1900, Park Precinct, Park City, Enum. Dist. #141, living with his brother-in-law, Alonzo Berry. He was Barn Foreman.
More About William Benner Evans:
Burial: Unknown, Centerville City Cem., Davis Co., Utah
122 ii. Samuel Nevers Evans, born November 05, 1863 in Centerville, Utah; died May 30, 1925 in Pocatello, Idaho. He married (1) Pearl E. Yeaw; born Unknown; died Unknown. He married (2) Adah Obery; born Unknown; died Unknown.
More About Samuel Nevers Evans:
Burial: Unknown, Centerville, Davis Co., Utah
+ 123 iii. Sarah Josephine Evans, born May 25, 1866 in Centerville, Utah; died September 11, 1947 in Monrovia, Los Angeles, Ca..
+ 124 iv. Eliza Jeanette Evans, born January 14, 1868 in Centerville, Ut, USA; died November 30, 1934 in Salt Lake City, Ut. USA.
+ 125 v. Salisbury Monroe Evans, born October 28, 1869 in Centerville, Utah; died November 27, 1951 in Newman, California.
+ 126 vi. John Taylor Evans, born September 05, 1871 in Centerville, Utah; died April 17, 1951 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
127 vii. Hannah Mary Evans, born May 17, 1873 in Centerville, Utah; died January 13, 1961 in Centerville, Utah.
More About Hannah Mary Evans:
Burial: Unknown, Centerville City Cem. Davis Co., Utah
128 viii. Frederick Williamson Evans, born September 02, 1875 in Centerville, Utah; died April 1954 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Margaret Elizabeth Ripley June 06, 1917; born Abt. 1875 in Centerville, Davis Co., Utah; died Unknown.
More About Frederick Evans and Margaret Ripley:
Marriage: June 06, 1917
+ 129 ix. Seth Bartlett Evans, born September 17, 1877 in Centerville, Utah; died March 21, 1959 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
130 x. George Emory Evans, born December 23, 1879 in Centerville, Utah; died June 10, 1945 in Centerville, Utah.
More About George Emory Evans:
Burial: Unknown, Centerville city Cem., Davis Co., Utah
131 xi. Ralph Thompson Evans, born September 19, 1881 in Centerville, Utah; died July 21, 1965 in North Hollywood, California. He married Annette Tucker; born Unknown; died Unknown.
132 xii. Jonathan Benner Evans, born September 18, 1883 in Centerville, Utah; died October 22, 1933. He married LaRue LNU; died Unknown.
Notes for Jonathan Benner Evans:
Was allegedly married four times. Josephine Smith Harman Evan's obituary indicates he was living in Los Angeles at the time of her death in 1927.
71. John Taylor10 Crosby (Sarah Jane9 Harman, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born September 25, 1836 in Athens, Monroe Co., Mississippi, and died July 23, 1914 in Kanab, Kane County, Utah. He married (1) Martha Adeline Hamblin January 28, 1860 in Santa Clara, washington Co., Uah, daughter of Jacob Hamblin. She died June 17, 1878. He married (2) Sarah Jane Hales November 11, 1880. She died Unknown.
More About John Crosby and Martha Hamblin:
Marriage: January 28, 1860, Santa Clara, washington Co., Uah
More About John Crosby and Sarah Hales:
Marriage: November 11, 1880
Child of John Crosby and Martha Hamblin is:
133 i. William11 Crosby, born 1872 in Kanab, Utah; died 1964. He married Susan Roundy; died Unknown.
Notes for William Crosby:
William learned some Indian languages from his grandfather, Jacob Hamblin, who was sent on many peace missions to the Indians during the early years of Mormon settlement in Southern Utah. William was a guide on the Kaibab for many Years and famous for his stories. Hie was known as "Uncle Billy".
72. James10 Harman (Stephen A.9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born 1848 in Monroe County, Mississippi, and died 1929. He married Theodocia Perkins November 20, 1884 in Itawamba Co., Mississippi. She was born 1858, and died 1938.
More About James Harman and Theodocia Perkins:
Marriage: November 20, 1884, Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Children of James Harman and Theodocia Perkins are:
134 i. Belva11 Harman, born 1889; died 1963.
Notes for Belva Harman:
Never married. Wrote a History of Monroe county
135 ii. Maggie Sue Harman, born 1894; died 1896.
73. Francis10 Harman (Stephen A.9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born 1851 in Monroe County, Mississippi, and died Unknown. She married Albert Morgan. He was born in Texas, and died Unknown.
Notes for Francis Harman:
1910 Census shows Francis' sister Bartilla living next door.
Children of Francis Harman and Albert Morgan are:
136 i. Alta11 Morgan, born 1890; died Unknown. She married FNU Graham; born Unknown; died Unknown.
137 ii. Margaret Morgan, born 1892; died Unknown.
138 iii. Ruth Morgan, born 1895; died Unknown.
139 iv. Chester Morgan, born 1886; died Unknown.
140 v. Earnest Morgan, born 1885; died Unknown.
75. Martha10 Harman (Stephen A.9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born 1857, and died Unknown. She married William Cowden. He died Unknown.
Children of Martha Harman and William Cowden are:
141 i. Marvin11 Cowden, died Unknown.
142 ii. Verna Cowden, died Unknown.
143 iii. Claud Cowden, died Unknown.
77. Lovice L.10 Harman (Stephen A.9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born 1861 in Mississippi, and died Unknown. She married Arch W. Gaddis November 16, 1882 in Itawamba Co., Mississippi. He died Unknown.
Notes for Lovice L. Harman:
They had eight children - names unknown
More About Arch Gaddis and Lovice Harman:
Marriage: November 16, 1882, Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Children of Lovice Harman and Arch Gaddis are:
144 i. Maude11 Gaddis, born Unknown; died Unknown.
145 ii. Virgil Gaddis, born Unknown; died Unknown.
146 iii. Lois Gaddis, born Unknown; died Unknown.
147 iv. Thelma Gaddis, born Unknown; died Unknown.
148 v. Mackie Gaddis, born Unknown; died Unknown.
149 vi. Fred Gaddis, born Unknown; died Unknown.
150 vii. Cyrus Gaddis, born Unknown; died Unknown.
151 viii. Esther Gaddis, born Unknown; died Unknown.
78. Stephen10 Harman (Stephen A.9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born October 20, 1862 in Itawamba Co., Mississippi, and died July 1930 in Smithville, Mississippi. He married (1) Luticia Harder January 22, 1885 in Itawamba Co., Mississippi. She died 1898 in Miston, Mississippi. He married (2) Lizzie Gilmore 1900. She died 1907. He married (3) Larua Davison 1909. She died Unknown.
Notes for Stephen Harman:
Entered the University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis, Tenn. at the age of 31. He graduated Medical school in 1895 and practiced Medicine. In 1917 the family moved to Smithville, where he continued to practice medicine. He started the first drug store, established the first bank, built business buildings, had a Mercantile business, and a hardware store.
More About Stephen Harman:
Cause of Death: bloodclot on the brain
Notes for Luticia Harder:
Died of 'LaGrippe'
More About Luticia Harder:
Cause of Death: 'LaGrippe"
More About Stephen Harman and Luticia Harder:
Marriage: January 22, 1885, Itawamba Co., Mississippi
More About Lizzie Gilmore:
Cause of Death: complications from Measles
More About Stephen Harman and Lizzie Gilmore:
More About Stephen Harman and Larua Davison:
Children of Stephen Harman and Luticia Harder are:
+ 152 i. Ethleen11 Harman, born Unknown; died Unknown.
+ 153 ii. Constance Harman, born Unknown; died Unknown.
154 iii. Stephen Arthur Harman, born Unknown; died Unknown.
Child of Stephen Harman and Larua Davison is:
155 i. Jeffye11 Harman, born Unknown; died Unknown.
79. George Washington10 Harman (Stephen A.9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born June 13, 1865 in Mississippi, and died 1939. He married Minnie Viola Jones October 21, 1892 in Monroe Co., Mississippi, daughter of Benjamin Jones and Mary LNU. She was born 1863, and died 1913.
More About George Harman and Minnie Jones:
Marriage: October 21, 1892, Monroe Co., Mississippi
Children of George Harman and Minnie Jones are:
156 i. Margaret Lucille11 Harman, born Unknown; died Unknown.
+ 157 ii. Mary Clyde Harman, born 1896; died 1972.
+ 158 iii. Benjamin Stephen Harman, born February 24, 1900; died Unknown.
159 iv. Fanny May Harman, born Unknown; died November 19, 1983.
80. Bartilla Sara10 Harman (Stephen A.9, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born February 20, 1869 in Mississippi, and died April 29, 1942 in Eldorado, Texas. She married James Lee Loyd October 02, 1886 in Itawamba Co., Mississippi, son of Sanford Loyd and Margaret Stone. He was born April 16, 1863 in Mississippi, and died May 10, 1928 in Eldorado, Texas.
Notes for Bartilla Sara Harman:
1910 Census shows Bartilla's sister Francis living next door.
Notes for James Lee Loyd:
Was a farmer, moved to Texas after living near Meridian, Mississippi
More About James Loyd and Bartilla Harman:
Marriage: October 02, 1886, Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Children of Bartilla Harman and James Loyd are:
+ 160 i. Ogdie Lee11 Loyd, born January 28, 1889; died March 28, 1975.
+ 161 ii. Sidney Cleburne Loyd, born February 08, 1891; died August 08, 1969.
+ 162 iii. Lucy Cathlene Loyd, born August 13, 1893; died November 25, 1973.
+ 163 iv. Margaret Ruth Loyd, born June 23, 1896; died April 23, 1986.
+ 164 v. Lila Margie Loyd, born April 23, 1900; died May 18, 1956.
+ 165 vi. Harrel Sanford Loyd, born March 06, 1903 in Mount Calm, Hill County, Texas; died August 07, 1981 in Hubbard, Texas.
+ 166 vii. Herbert Southard Loyd, born March 06, 1903 in Mount Calm, Hill County, Texas; died October 25, 1950 in McCamey, Texas.
+ 167 viii. James Samual Loyd, born May 28, 1906; died June 1966.
168 ix. Winnie Loyd, born January 06, 1908; died August 14, 1978. She married (1) FNU Hester Private; born Private. She married (2) FNU Bruton Private; born Private.
More About FNU Hester and Winnie Loyd:
More About FNU Bruton and Winnie Loyd:
+ 169 x. Gladys Loyd, born Private.
81. Stephen Decatur10 Dilworth (Jane9 Harman, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born February 08, 1824 in Monroe Co., Mississippi, and died 1865 in Monroe Co., Mississippi. He married Nancy E. Williamson November 02, 1853 in Monroe County, Mississippi, daughter of Person Williamson and Mary Thomas. She was born Abt. 1831 in New Market, Alabama, and died Unknown.
Notes for Stephen Decatur Dilworth:
In an article written for a local newspaper, dated November 28, 1934, Mrs. Nancy Williamson Dilworth, wife of Stephen Decatur Dilworth reports that her husband was in the war two years, and died in 1865, shortly after his return from the army. See notes for Nancy Williamson Dilworth.
More About Stephen Dilworth and Nancy Williamson:
Marriage: November 02, 1853, Monroe County, Mississippi
Children of Stephen Dilworth and Nancy Williamson are:
170 i. Richard P.11 Dilworth, born Unknown; died Unknown.
171 ii. Mary Jane Dilworth, born Unknown; died Unknown.
172 iii. Laura A. Dilworth, born Unknown; died Unknown.
173 iv. William D. Dilworth, born Unknown; died Unknown.
82. James Thompson10 Dilworth (Jane9 Harman, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born December 07, 1825 in Monroe County, Mississippi, and died January 28, 1891 in Monroe County, Mississippi. He married Lydia Elizabeth Greenwood July 28, 1853 in Monro County, Mississippi, daughter of Albert Greenwood and Martha Bailey. She was born September 30, 1830 in Monroe County, Mississippi, and died May 20, 1912 in Monroe County, Mississippi.
Notes for James Thompson Dilworth:
From a letter dated February 6th, 1891 to Emily (Dilworth) Lansford and family, Lydia, James' wife says that James was up well before breakfast playing and talking with his grandson. He stumbled and fell to the floor, we put him to bed, sent for the doctor and other help, but all could do no good. He never spoke again and I don't think he was consious of anything. We buried him at home in the orchard.
More About James Dilworth and Lydia Greenwood:
Marriage: July 28, 1853, Monro County, Mississippi
Children of James Dilworth and Lydia Greenwood are:
174 i. Martha Robinson11 Dilworth, born June 29, 1855 in Monroe Co., Mississippi; died December 14, 1896 in Monroe Co., Mississippi. She married James Laafayette Boyd December 27, 1874 in Monroe Co., Mississippi; born 1838; died July 08, 1897.
More About James Boyd and Martha Dilworth:
Marriage: December 27, 1874, Monroe Co., Mississippi
175 ii. James Albert Dilworth, born July 03, 1861 in Monroe Co., Mississippi; died November 12, 1930 in Monroe Co., Mississippi. He married Annie Vassar December 30, 1907; died August 31, 1924.
Notes for James Albert Dilworth:
He was a medical doctor. Practiced in Aberdeen, Mississippi
More About James Dilworth and Annie Vassar:
Marriage: December 30, 1907
176 iii. Culpurnia Dilworth, born September 16, 1864 in Monroe Co., Mississippi; died July 15, 1948. She married Ruben Cornelius Crenshaw December 16, 1883; born April 02, 1856; died May 25, 1921.
More About Ruben Crenshaw and Culpurnia Dilworth:
Marriage: December 16, 1883
+ 177 iv. Thomas Greenwood Dilworth, born April 02, 1866 in Monroe Co., Mississippi; died April 24, 1935 in Monroe Co., Mississippi.
86. Emily10 Dilworth (Jane9 Harman, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born Abt. 1837 in Monroe County, Mississippi, and died Aft. April 01, 1914 in Monroe Co., Mississippi. She married John W. Lansford November 15, 1855 in Monroe County, Mississippi. He was born in Virginia, and died Unknown.
Notes for Emily Dilworth:
John and Emily moved to Chickasaw County, sometime between 1855 and 1860.
Marriage Notes for Emily Dilworth and John Lansford:
Richard T. Dilworth, Emily's brother signed as witness to marriage.
More About John Lansford and Emily Dilworth:
Marriage: November 15, 1855, Monroe County, Mississippi
Children of Emily Dilworth and John Lansford are:
+ 178 i. Ella Dee11 Lansford, born June 20, 1860 in Okolona, Mississippi; died July 11, 1933 in Corinth, Mississippi.
179 ii. Sam Lansford, born Unknown; died Unknown. He married Alice Massey October 21, 1881 in Monroe Co., Mississippi; died Unknown.
More About Sam Lansford and Alice Massey:
Marriage: October 21, 1881, Monroe Co., Mississippi
87. George H.10 Dilworth (Jane9 Harman, Lucinda8 Joslin, James7, John6, William5, Thomas4 Josselyn, Abraham3, Thomas2 Josslyne, Ralfe1 Josselyn) was born April 19, 1821 in Monroe County, Mississippi, and died Bet. 1861 - 1865. He married Melissa R. Burdine January 07, 1845 in Monroe County, Mississippi. She was born Abt. 1825 in Monroe County, Mississippi, and died Bet. 1861 - 1865.
Notes for George H. Dilworth:
Civil War Casualty.
More About George Dilworth and Melissa Burdine:
Marriage: January 07, 1845, Monroe County, Mississippi
Children of George Dilworth and Melissa Burdine are:
180 i. Stephen P.11 Dilworth, born 1844; died Unknown.
181 ii. Sarah Jane Dilworth, born 1846; died Unknown.
182 iii. Elizabeth Dilworth, born 1849; died Unknown.
183 iv. Amorilla Dilworth, born Unknown; died Unknown.
184 v. Judith C. Dilworth, born Unknown; died Unknown.
185 vi. Richard K. Dilworth, born 1857; died Unknown.
186 vii. Joanna Dilworth, born Unknown; died Unknown.
187 viii. Martha Dilworth, born Unknown; died Unknown.