Monday, June 23, 2008

Elizabeth Evans p 15

Elizabeth Evans came to America in April and May of 1856, with her Father and Mother and family on a sailing ship, the Samuel Curling, which sailed from Liverpool, England to Boston Massachusetts. They traveled by train from Boston to Iowa City Iowa. They were members of the third Handcart Companty, often called the Welsh Companay, or the Bunker Company as Edward Bunker was the leader of the company.

Her Father Abraham Evans became seriously ill and died at the Crossing of the Green River in Wyoming. She later married Nelson Stoyle Hollingshead, they lived in Minersville, Utah. One of her sons is Abraham Hollingshead, of p. 8


Anonymous said...

Jackie marie evans holt is looking for her g/g/g grandfaters grave site he is abraham evans

Anonymous said...

Larry Day Boberg is looking for journal information about his g/g/g grandfather Abraham Evans handcart trek with the Bunker Handcart Company.