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Today In Genealogy History – October 8, 2012

Hezekiah Evans was born 211 years ago – October 8, 1801 – in Garrard County, Kentucky.  Hezekiah was the son of Elijah Evans and Rebecca Plantation.  He married Nancy Cole.  They had 12 children:  Lemuel, Darius, Elijah, Samuel G., Thomas W., James Simeon, Shropshire, Nancy Jane, Sarah, Lysander J., Emily and B. F. Evans.  Hezekiah Evans was the head of the Evans family involved in the Hill-Evans Feud.

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  1. Where did you find information that Hezekiah’s mother was named Rebecca Plantation? I’m descended from his older brother Enoch – my family’s research indicates that her name was Rebecca Ray, not Plantation.

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