Richard Evans (1766 - 1839)

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Married Ann Waddell 9 July 1789.
Burial St Andrew Buckland.

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Birth


Dover, Kent County, England

Baptized


- St Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent County, England

Death


Dover, Kent County, England

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Burial / Funeral


St Andrews - Buckland, Dover, Kent County, England

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Family

Father: Daniel Evans
Mother: Elizabeth Evans

Partner: Ann (Waddell) Evans
Children with Ann: Ann (Evans) Pepper

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Naval captain

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Naval Captain H.E.I.C.S.

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1801 - Richard was 35 years old when on November 10th, the state of Kentucky outlawed dueling. The oath of office for Kentucky has since said: ""I, being a citizen of this State, have not fought a duel with deadly weapons within this State nor out of it, nor have I sent or accepted a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons, nor have I acted as second in carrying a challenge, nor aided or assisted any person thus offending, so help me God."

1815 - By the time he was 49 years old, on January 18th, the Battle of New Orleans ended. General Andrew Jackson defeated a much larger invading British force in the last major battle of the War of 1812. This was after the Treaty of Ghent - signed the previous December - ended the war. But the news didn't reach the U.S. until February and the Treaty was ratified by Congress the same month. So the battle had no impact on the war.

1826 - He was 60 years old when on February 13th, the American Temperance Society was founded in Boston. In the beginning, the Temperance Society promoted abstaining from alcohol but with time it pushed for abolishing alcohol. Drinking was a severe stress on many families, with drunkenness contributing to poverty and abuse.

1827 - He was 61 years old when on May 25th, Romanian inventor Petrache Poenaru received a French patent for the invention of the first fountain pen with a replaceable ink cartridge. The fountain pen would make inkwells obsolete. Poenaru's patent used a barrel made from a large swan quill (part of the feather).

1839 - In the year of Richard Evans's passing, the "Night of the Big Wind" hit Ireland on January 6th. It was the most damaging cyclone to hit Ireland in 300 years. In North Dublin, around 20% to 25% of homes were damaged or destroyed, and 42 ships were wrecked. Winds hit over 115 miles per hour.

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Richard Evans, father to 1 child, passed away in 1839 in Dover, England at 73 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Dover, England. Richard was born in 1766 in Dover, England. He was born to Daniel Evans and Elizabeth Evans, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. Richard's partner was Ann Waddell. and they gave birth to Ann (Evans) Pepper.

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