Please help me find the ancestors of the Evans Family of Millotwn described below
Please contact Kathy Heilman (Historical Society President) at 732 227 1480 if you have any information on the Evans family listed below. Many of them are buried in VanLiew Cemetery and the family originally arrived here in 1844. Mr. John Evans who was born in Wales , March 15, 1825, came as a young lad with his parents to America , the family settling at Belleville , New Jersey , where he remained until nineteen years of age when they moved to Milltown. They built the Forney house and later their grandson became the first Mayor of Milltown and he was also instrumental in starting the Milltown India Rubber Company.
(Father)John Evans d. 12/8 0r 9/1873 – (wife Mary Augusta (Vanderbilt) Evans died January 25, 1914)
Children of John and Mary Evans:
Rosa L. Willis 1854-1932
Sarah E. Stelle
Alfred D. Evans b. 2/28/1862 d. 4/20/1928
Margaret M. Evans b. 7/26/1864 d. 5/19/1926 (Margaretta on the tombstone)
May V. Evans b. 2/6/1867 d. 10/18/1935
(Son) John C. Evans b. 6/30/1855 d.February 5, 1902 Next to him is Mary Fowler Evans 8/29/1866-7/18/1957.
(John C’s children)There is also a John C. Evans Jr. 1886-1921 in Van Liew Cemetery, and next to him is Helen Esther Evans 1/23/1894-8/7/1897.
John C Jr.
Helen Esther b.1/23/1894 d. 8/7/1897