"An excellent account of the Evans family is given in Southern
Lineages, pages 1-86, by Mrs. Adaline (Evans) Wynn, a descendant
of the Evans family.
As quoted from the book, Southern Lineages: No trace of David
Evans and his son, Arden is found in Prince George County in the
intervening years. In the year 1749 Arden Evans is living in
Frederick County where, with his wife Susannah, he is remembered
in the will of Thomas Ball. Arden Evans is made sole executor
of this will. The clause 'I give to my daughter, Susannah Evans
one gold mourning ring' refers unmistakenly to Arden Evans wife.
Arden and Susannah Evans are untraced after 1784, as they left
no wills in Pittsylvania County. It is supposed that they
followed some or one of their children to a newer county and
SOURCE: from the files of Cecil Little, Clanton, AL
The following information was acquired from the internet and is
"Arden Evans born March 15, 1721 in Virginia, married Susannah
Ball, daughter of Thomas Ball, in 1741 in Virginia. Arden Evans
was the son of David Evans and Ann Arden. Arden Evans and
Susannah and their son Elijah, died at the hands of Indians in
North Carolina in 1752."
"Family traditions says Arden Evans and Susannah Ball Evans
moved from Virginia to North Carolina. Arden, Susannah and
Elijah Evans were killed by Indians in North Carolina. We would
like to either prove or disprove this lineage. Any proof or
disproof will be appreciated. William Evans was bound out to an
unknown family until he became of age. William Evans served in
the Revolution, enlisting in North Carolina and moving through
South Carolina to Georgia, where he lived the remainder of his
2 Thomas EVANS
2 Arden EVANS b: 1756 d: 6 OCT 1843 + Milly UNKNOWN
2 David EVANS d: BEF 1807 + Mary UNKNOWN d: 1818
2 Elijah EVANS b: 1745 + Mary Bird UNKNOWN
2 M. William EVANS b: 1746 d: NOV 1806 + Susannah CLEMENT b:
1754 d: 1817"
1. DescendantsCharles Gordon FLOURNOY b. 24 Dec 1844 m. Addie
GILLESPIE (Wife) b. 10 Aug 1859
2. John Francis FLOURNOY b. 13 Mar 1847 d. 1936 m. Rebecca
EPPING (Wife) b. 8 Jun 1852 and Mary Welch REYNOLDS (Wife) b. 1
3. Josiah FLOURNOY b. 25 Jan 1850
4. DescendantsMary FLOURNOY b. 7 May 1852 m. Francis FONTAINE
(Husband) b. 7 May 1844
5. Virginia Abercrombie FLOURNOY 1855-1857 (headstone)
Will dtd 25 Jan 1814 pr 18 Apr 1814 Essex Co. VA. "feeling
myself afflicked with a violent & alarming disease".....To wife
Elizabeth: all land, negro woman Betty, fellow named Spenser, a
man Carter & all est. Wife to support & educate ch out of est
to give each ch their portion when they are of age. At wife's
death, all negroes & their increase to be equally divided bet
ch. Land to be given to son Alfred & he is to pay each of bros
100 pounds each when he takes possession of the land. If any ch
die, their est to be divided among ch remaining.
"He was living in 1186 with the title Lord of Tachebrook
Mallory, of Warwicks. (F-511) According to Nichols History of
the County of Leicester, he was knighted. This might have been
in 1216 or the 1216 could have been referring to his death date.
Mary Reumah Mallories' notes don't specify which are correct.
Descendant of Michael Schwing Birth: 1722 in Bischweiler,
Alsace, France 1 Death: 1782 in York, PA
George Swing 1 Birth: 1766 in York, PA 1 Death: 12 Jan 1844 in
Clermont County, OH
Samuel Swing 1 Birth: 3 Jul 1788 in Pittsgrove Twp., NJ 2 Death:
1858 in Ohio
Shadrack Dial Swing Birth: 3 Jun 1822 in Clermont County, Ohio 1
Death: 18 Sep 1904 in Mason City, IL
Harriet Missouri Swing 1 Birth: 6 Oct 1843 in Mason County, IL 2
Death: 14 Jun 1881 + William Patterson Paxson (Husband) b. 3 Sep
"The First Five Generations of the Swing Family in America"
Author: Swing, Harry P. & Swing, Albert H.
Publication: Copyright 1961 Call Number: 929.273 Sw64s