Sterling Evans1

Male, #45700, (circa 1782 - before 5 May 1856)
Birth*circa 1782 He was born circa 1782 at North Carolina.2 
Birth of Sonsay 1812 His son John R. Evans was born say 1812.3 
Marriage*13 May 1848 He married Frances Culpepper at Warren Co., Georgia, on 13 May 1848.4,5 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 Sterling was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Stewart Co., Georgia.2 
Death*before 5 May 1856 He died at Thomas Co., Georgia, before 5 May 1856.1 
Probate*5 May 1856 Probate action was taken on Sterling's estate, with Frances Gardner, Gardner Culpepper of Thomas Co., GA, Sampson Rose Culpepper of Warren Co., GA and John R. Evans as heir(s) on 5 May 1856 at Thomas Co., Georgia,

The will of Sterling Evans was dated 7 Jun 1855 and probated 5 May 1856 in Thomas Co., GA. On 9 May 1856, his estate was appraised by James T. Hayes, James F. Turner, James Adams and S. Alexander Smith for $28,932.47. Executors were John R. Evans and Gardner Culpepper.1,6 

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Frances Gardner (12 May 1789 - 13 Jan 1861)
Last Edited30 Sep 2004

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Ruth Allison Waldron Hill, (Collection of Letters between Hill and Hopkins), to Elizabeth Hopkins, 1950-1952, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film 164,482.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pages 44A-B, Panhandle District, Stewart Co., GA
    FAMILY 77:
    Sterling Evans, 68, M, Farmer, $10,000, NC
    Frances (Gardner Culpepper) Evans, 61, F, NC
    Nathan Culpepper, 28, M, Farmer, $600, GA (s/o Frances)
    Frances Brinkley, 9, F, GA (Unknown)
    FAMILY 78:
    Benjamin Brinkley, 41, M, Farmer, GA
    Frances (Culpepper) Brinkley, 31, F, GA (d/o Frances Culpepper Evans)
    Nathan G. Brinkley, 16, M, GA
    Joseph W. Brinkley, 13, M, GA
    John W. Brinkley, 11, M, GA
    William Brinkley, 9, M, GA
    Starling Brinkley, 4, M, GA
    Elizabeth Brinkley, 9/12, F, GA.
  3. Correspondence from Ruth Allison Waldron Hill, (Collection of Letters between Hill and Hopkins), to Elizabeth Hopkins, 1950-1952, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film 164,482.
    Mentioned in his father's will.
  4. Daniel Nathan Crumpton, compiler, Cemeteries and Genealogy: Waren County, Georgia and immediate vicinity, 1792-1987, Vol. I, Roswell, Georgia: WH Wolfe Associates, 1987, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. 975.8625 V3c v. 2.
    p. 220.
  5. Ancestry.com, compiler, Georgia Marriages to 1850, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1997.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/2085a.htm
    Frances Culpepper and Starling Evans on 13 May 1848 in Warren Co., GA.
  6. Thomas Co., GA Inventories & Appraisements, Book H, pages 111-115.