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|Cambria Freeman, 23 Dec 1904, Contributed by Patty Millich|
Thomas Evans, one of the oldest and best known residents of White Township, died at his home there on Tuesday night, December 19, 1904. Death, which came after an illness of a couple of weeks, was due to pneumonia and heart trouble.
Thomas Evans was born at Bellefonte on November 1, 1828. While a young man he moved to Clearfield county and about fifteen years ago moved to White township where he resided until his death. About fifty years ago Mr. Evans was united in marriage to Miss Catherine Oshall who preceded her husband to the grave a number of years ago. Seven children were born to this union, two of whom are dead - Ellis, a son, having been killed near Ebensburg about six weeks ago.
Mr. Evans is survived by five children as follows: John, who resides near Coalport; William and Philip of Flinton; Mrs. Harry Fry of Flinton and George W. of Johnstown, the latter being employed by Swope Bros., as is also Mr. Evans' son-in-law, Harry Fry.
The funeral took place Thursday, interment being made in the cemetery of the U. B. Church at Flinton.