G8: 1851 Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths

Evan Jones was born on June 14, 1851, in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales. He was the first child of James Jones (1828) and Margaret Jenkins.

He married Jane Griffiths on February 27, 1875. They had 14 children in 31 years.

Evan owned the Viaduct Store in Rhydfelin that sold boots. After Evan passed away, his daughters Margaret & Sarah ran the store.

Evan died on November 25, 1923, in Glamorgan, Wales, at the age of 72.

A summary of the children is as follows:

  • Margaret Ann Jones was born on April 2, 1877, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales. She was the first child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. She never married and worked her whole life in the family store, the Viaduct Store in Rhydfelin. Margaret died in April 1973 in her hometown at the age of 96.
  • James Jones was born on April 2, 1877, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales. He was the second child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. He married Sarah Ann Williams in 1903 in his hometown. They had five children in 14 years. Details of his history is included below as G9: James Jones 1877.
  • Hopkin Jones was born in 1880 in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales. He was the third child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. He married Annie Jones in 1908. They had one child during their marriage. Details of his history is included below as G9: Hopkin Jones 1880.
  • Griffith Jones was born in October 1881 in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales. He was the fourth child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. He married Alice Jane Llewellyn in 1902 in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales. They had four children during their marriage. Details of his history is included below as G9: Griffith Jones 1881.
  • Sarah Jane Jones was born in 1884 in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales. She was the fifth child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. She never married and worked her whole life in the family store, the Viaduct Store in Rhydfelin. Sarah died in 1961 in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, at the age of 77.
  • Samuel Jones was born in 1886 in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales. He was the sixth child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. He married Mary Annie Williams on October 3, 1910, in his hometown. No other info is available.
  • John Jones was born in 1888 in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales He was the seventh child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. No other info is available.
  • William Jones was born in 1890 in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales. He was the eighth child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. He died on August 12, 1916, in France at the age of 26 during WW1.
  • Catherine Jones was born on June 6, 1892, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales. She was the nineth child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. She married Rees Williams and they had a son Dilwyn Hopkin Williams on September 3, 1915, in Glamorgan, Wales. Catherine died in October 1959 in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, at the age of 67.
  • Janet Maria Jones was born in 1894 in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales She was the tenth child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. She never married and died in October 1968 in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, at the age of 74.
  • Thomas Rees Jones was born in 1898 in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales He was the eleventh child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. He never married and died in December 1976 in his hometown at the age of 78.
  • David Llewelyn Jones was born in 1902 in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales He was the twelveth child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. He never married and died in December 1970 in Cheshire, England, at the age of 68.
  • Marion Jones was born on March 5, 1903, in Rhydyfelin, Glamorgan, Wales. She was the thirteenth child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. She married Frederick Webb on December 25, 1940. She died on September 27, 1974, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, at the age of 71.
  • Thomas R Jones was born in 1908. He was the fourteenth and youngest child of Evan Jones & Jane Griffiths. He lost his mother when he was only 2 years old. No other info is available.