James Smith Evans

James Smith Evans
July 1, 1843 – May 26, 1918

1860 Residence:  Cumberland County, NC

Captain James Smith Evans

Captain James Smith Evans

Photo provided by James Smith Evans, III (Grandson)

Military Record
June 1, 1861 – Appointed 1st Lieutenant
24th North Carolina Regiment, Company F
May 8, 1862 – Elected Captain
April 1, 1865 – Captured at Hatcher’s Run, VA
Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C.
April 9, 1865 – Transferred to Johnson’s Island, OH
June 18, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Jonathan Evans 1784-1859
Elizabeth Smith 1796-1876

Siblings
Isabella Evans 1814-1835
David Evans 1816-1820
Mary Evans 1818-1834
Jane Smith Evans 1820-1886
Ann Eliza Evans 1823-1824
John Smith Evans 1825-1836
Robert A. Evans 1826-1836
William Augustus Evans 1828
Erasmus Hervey Evans 1830-1879
Emily Guthrie Evans 1832-1918
Mary Isabella Evans 1836-1855
Jonathan Evans 1838-1892      24th NC, Co F

Wife
Lucy Dickson Pearsall 1848-1917

Children
Robert Pearsall Evans 1868
Elizabeth S. Evans 1869-1900
William Augustus Evans 1872
Eleanor Evans 1874
Emma F. Evans 1876-1972
James Smith Evans 1878-1948
Lucy Dovie Evans 1880-1953
Isabella C. Evans 1884
Jerry P. Evans 1886
William Evans 1887
Victoria White Evans 1894-1964

Burial
Forest Hill Cemetery
Polk County, Texas

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James Smith Evans Grave

James Smith Evans Grave