Evans bibliography

Books

Bell, Ovid, Cote Sans Dessein: A History, Fulton, Mo.: published by author (1930).

Bickley, George W.L., History of the Settlement and Indian Wars of Tazewell County, Virginia, Cincinnati: Morgan & Co. (1852).

Breckenridge, James Malcolm, William Clark Breckenridge: His Life, Lineage and Writings, St. Louis, Mo.: published by author (1932).

Campbell’s Gazetteer of Missouri, St. Louis, Mo.: R.A. Campbell (1875).

Chittenden, Hiram Martin, History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River: Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barge, New York: Francis P. Harper (1903).

Conard, Howard Louis, ed., Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri, Vol. II and V, New York: The Southern History Co. (1901).

English, William Hayden, Conquest of the Country Northwest of the River Ohio 1778-1783 and Life of Gen. George Rogers Clark, Indianapolis, Ind.: Bowen-Merrill Co. (1896).

A History of Callaway County, Missouri, 1984, Fulton, Mo.: Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society (1983).

History of Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Crawford and Gasconade Counties, Missouri, Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Co. (1888).

Houck, Louis, A History of Missouri, Vol. III, Chicago: R.R. Donnelly & Sons Co. (1908).

James, Edwin, Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains Performed in the Years 1819 and ’20 by Order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Sec’y of War: Under the Command of Major Stephen H. Long, Vol. I, Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea (1823).

James, James Alton, ed., George Rogers Clark Papers, 1781-1784, Illinois Historical Collections, Vol. IV, Virginia Series, Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Historical Library (1926).

Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia, October 1782, Richmond, Va.: Thomas W. White, printer (1828).

Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1789, Richmond, Va.: John Dixon, printer (1789).

Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Begun October 21, 1792, Richmond, Va.: Augustine Davis, printer (1793).

Kegley, Mary B., Early Adventurers in the Town of Evansham, the County Seat of Wythe County, Virginia, 1790-1839, Wytheville, Va.: Kegley Books (1998).

__________, Tax List of Montgomery County, Virginia 1782, Roanoke, Va.: published by author (1974).

Leonard, Cynthia Miller, The General Assembly of Virginia, July 30, 1619 January 11, 1978: A Bicentennial Register of Members, Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library (1978).

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri, Vol. XVI, Samuel A. Bennett, Reporter, St. Louis, Mo.: Chambers & Knapp (1853).

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti, Montgomery County, Virginia—Circa 1790, Springfield, Va.: published by author (1972).

__________ and Florene Speakman Love, Personal Property Tax Lists for the Year 1787 for Montgomery County, Virginia, Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print (1987).

__________, 1800 Tax Lists & Abstracts of Deeds of Wythe County, Virginia, Springfield, Va.: published by author (1971).

Shoemaker, Floyd Calvin, Missouri’s Struggle for Statehood, 1804-1821, Jefferson City, Mo.: Hugh Stephens Printing Co. (1916).

Summers, Lewis Preston, Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800, Johnson City, Tenn.: Overmountain Press (1929).

__________, History of Southwest Virginia, 1746-1786, Washington County, 1777-1870, Richmond, Va.: J.L. Hill Printing Co. (1903).

Articles and Papers

Elgin, Dick, “The 5th Principal Meridian: Its Initial Point, Surveyors and Errors,” Missouri Surveyor, Jefferson City, Mo.: Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors (June 2012), pp. 4-8.

Dyer, Robert L., “A Brief History of Steamboating on the Missouri River with an Emphasis on the Boonslick Region,” Boone’s Lick Heritage, Vol. 5, No. 2, Boonville, Mo.: Boonslick Historical Society (June 1997).

“Jesse Evans Gravesite Marked,” Newsletter of the Osage County Historical Society, Linn, Mo. (Dec. 2000).

Lowry, Jess, “Shot Tower Historical State Park and Jackson’s Ferry,” Proceedings: New River Symposium, April 12-14, 1984, Oak Hill, W.V.: Eastern National Park and Monument Association (available at http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/symposia/newriver-84/sec1.htm).

Morrow, Lynn, “A Surveyor’s Challenges: P.K. Robbins in Missouri,” Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley, Vol. 7.2, Cape Girardeau, Mo.: Southeast Missouri State University Press (available at http://www6.semo.edu/universitypress/bigmuddy/NF/Surveyors_Challenges.htm)

Pennewell, Almer M., “John Scripps, Methodist Circuit Rider Extraordinary,” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Vol. 58, No. 3 (Autumn 1965), pp. 265-78.

“The Search for Jesse Evans,” Newsletter of the Osage County Historical Society, Linn, Mo. (Oct. 1992).

Historical Newspapers

“Address of the Democratic Society in Wythe County, Virginia,” Dunlap and Claypool’s American Daily Advertiser, Philadelphia (Aug. 2, 1794), p. 3.

Congressional delegate election, Missouri Gazette, Vol. IX, No. 417, St. Louis, Mo. (Sept. 18, 1816), p. 2.

Ferguson, Thomas James, “Letter from T.J. Ferguson,” Callaway Gazette, Fulton, Mo. (Nov. 16, 1883).

Notices, Missouri Gazette, St. Louis, Mo. (April 20, 1816; April 27, 1816; May 1, 1818; Oct. 23, 1818).

“Objections of Rufus Easton to the return of John Scott,” Missouri Gazette, Vol. IX, No. 434, St. Louis, Mo. (Jan. 25, 1817), p. 2.

Scripps, John, “Early Methodism in the Far West” (in 6 parts), Western Christian Advocate, Cincinnati: J.F. Wright and L. Swormstedt for the Methodist Episcopal Church, publishers (Dec. 30, 1842; Jan. 6, 13, 20, 1843; March 3, 10, 1843).

Waugh, L. [Lorenzo], Obituary of Jesse Evans, Western Christian Advocate, Vol. X, No. 25, Cincinnati: J.F. Wright and L. Swormstedt for the Methodist Episcopal Church, publishers (Oct. 6, 1843), p. 4.

Letters

Evans, James S., to Lyman Draper (with accompanying handwritten narrative), April 19, 1870, Lyman Coleman Draper Manuscript Collection (Draper Manuscripts), Microfilm 36J, Wisconsin Historical Society, pp. 125-35.

Evans, Jesse, to George Rogers Clark, Oct. 4, 1781, George Rogers Clark Papers, Box 4, Folder 15, Clark Family Collection, Missouri History Museum.

__________ to John Preston, Jan. 10, 1798, Papers of John and William Preston, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

__________ to William Clark, May 14, 1821, William Clark Papers, Box 13, Folder 7, Clark Family Collection, Missouri History Museum.

Evans, Joseph, to Abiel Leonard, March 23, 1843, Abiel Leonard Papers (C1013), Folder 173, The State Historical Society of Missouri Manuscript Collection.

Jameson, John, to Abiel Leonard, March 12, 1843, Abiel Leonard Papers (C1013), Folder 173, The State Historical Society of Missouri Manuscript Collection.

U.S. Federal Census

1810 U.S. Federal Census, Wythe County, Va.
1830 U.S. Federal Census, Gasconade County, Mo.
1830 U.S. Federal Census, Howard County, Mo.
1840 U.S. Federal Census, Callaway County, Mo.
1840 U.S. Federal Census, Gasconade County, Mo.
1850 U.S. Federal Census, Osage County, Mo.
1850 U.S. Federal Census, Washington County, Mo.
1850 U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedule, Washington County, Mo.
1860 U.S. Federal Census, Washington County, Mo.
1860 U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedule, Washington County, Mo.
1870 U.S. Federal Census, Washington County, Mo.

U.S. Federal Land Patents
(Bureau of Land Management)

Evans, Thomas, May 1, 1824, Certificate 124, Accession MO0010_.132.
King, George, May 10, 1825, Certificate 494, Accession CV-0101-147.
King, George, Dec. 10, 1825, Certificate 1088, Accession CV-0103-426.
King, George, Jan. 1, 1828, Certificate 1382, Accession MO0030_.368.
Farmer, John, Sept. 2, 1835, Certificate 2969, Accession MO0060_.468.
Evans, Jesse, Jan. 14, 1836, Certificate 4995, Accession MO0100_.451.
Evans, Jesse, Jan. 14, 1836, Certificate 5020, Accession MO0100_.476.
Evans, Jesse, Oct. 1, 1840, Certificate 8588, Accession MO0690_.315.
Evans, James, Oct. 1, 1840, Certificate 8628, Accession MO0690_.355.
Farmer, John, Oct. 1, 1840, Certificate 8748, Accession MO0690_.467.
King, Charles A., Nov. 10, 1841, Certificate 18329, Accession MO2840_.126.
Evans, Jesse, Aug. 1, 1844, Certificate 8587, Accession MO0770_.238.
Farmer, Jesse, Jan. 15, 1856, Certificate 25353, Accession MO0990_.421.
Farmer, Thomas W., April 15, 1857, Certificate 28326, Accession MO1040_.086.
Farmer, Jesse B., June 10, 1857, Certificate 25390, Accession MO1060_.051.
Farmer, Thomas W., Sept. 1, 1857, Certificate 25369, Accession MO1080_.489.

Other U.S. Federal Records and Documents

Jackson’s Ferry Bridge, Historic American Engineering Record No. VA-113, National Park Service (1995).

Letters and Surveying Contracts Received by the General Land Office from the Surveyor General for Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas, 1813-1822, Microfilm M1323, Roll 1, National Archives and Records Administration.

Missouri River Commission map series, 1894, USGS-Biological Resources Division, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, Mo. (available at http://aa179.cr.usgs.gov/1894maps/mrc.html).

Missouri Surveying Contracts, Vol. 1 (Oct. 9, 1815—May 8, 1843), U.S. Surveyor General of Missouri, Microfilm F1483, Missouri State Archives.
     Prospect K. Robbins, pp. 1-2 (Oct. 9, 1815).
     Prospect K. Robbins, pp. 15-16 (April 7, 1816).
     Prospect K. Robbins, pp. 60-62 (Sept. 25, 1816).
     Prospect K. Robbins & Joseph Evans, pp. 97-99 (Jan. 2, 1817).

Payroll of Capt. Joseph Crockett’s company, Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783, Microfilm M246, Folder 189, National Archives and Records Administration, p. 37.

Record S3341 (Andrew Evans), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, Microfilm M804, Roll 938, National Archives and Records Administration.

Record S15826 (Jesse Evans), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, Microfilm M804, Roll 939, National Archives and Records Administration.

Record S35289 (Joseph Evans), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, Microfilm M804, Roll 940, National Archives and Records Administration.

State and County Records and Documents

Missouri

James Evans v. George King, Missouri Supreme Court, Box 182, Folder 22, Location 16A/5/8, Missouri State Archives (available online in Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database at www.sos.mo.gov/archives/).

Joseph Evans v. George King, 16 Mo. 525 (1853) (also published in Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri, Vol. XVI, Samuel A. Bennett, Reporter, St. Louis, Mo.: Chambers & Knapp (1853)).

Oakley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Tebbetts, Mo., National Register of Historic Places Registration Form, certified Oct. 29, 2008, by Missouri Department of Natural Resources (available at www.dnr.mo.gov/shpo/nps-nr/08001192.pdf).

Missouri: Callaway County

Deed Book A.
     John Evans to Jesse Evans (slaves Peter and Nanna), pp. 93-94.

Deed Book B.
     John and Mary Ferguson to George King, pp. 123-24.
     Roger Todd to George King, pp. 378-79.

Deed Book C.
     John Baptiste and Cecile Roy to Jane Farmer, pp. 264-65.
     John Baptiste and Cecile Roy to Sally Evans and James Evans, pp. 280-81.
     James and Elizabeth Evans to Joseph Farmer, pp. 282-83.

Deed Book D.
     John Wright to George King, pp. 576-77.

Deed Book E.
     John and Jane Farmer to William Clatterbrick, pp. 188-89.
     Alexander Sanders to Joseph Farmer, pp. 447-48.

Deed Book F.
     George and Nancy King to Jesse and Elizabeth Farmer, pp. 177-78.
     Elizabeth Pritchard (Prichard) to Jesse Evans and William Evans, pp. 219-20.
     Joseph and Martha Farmer to Moses Ferguson, pp. 539-40.

Deed Book H.
     James Suggett to William King, p. 212.

Deed Book J.
     James and Elizabeth Evans to Anson Bennett, pp. 532-33.
     Sally Evans to William L. Evans, pp. 625-26.
     James McGavy to William L. Evans, p. 626.

Deed Book K.
     Sally Evans and William L. Evans to Erastus G. Evans, pp. 283-84.

Deed Book M.
     Joseph Rolette to Augustus H. Evans, pp. 178-79.

Deed Book Q.
     Erastus G. Evans, Thomas W. Farmer, et al., to James Sanders, pp. 138-39.

Missouri: Cole County

Deed Book A.
     Andrew Walker to Jesse Evans, pp. 370-71.
     Thomas Goode to Jesse Evans, p. 520.

Deed Book B.
     Trustees of Jefferson City to Jesse Evans, pp. 164-65.
     Jesse Evans to Israel B. Read, pp. 165-66.

Circuit Court Order Book, 1845-1846, Microfilm C47523, Missouri State Archives.

Joseph Evans, et al., v. George King, et al., Case No. 1113, Cole County, Mo., Circuit Court Case Files (microfiche), Missouri State Archives.

Missouri: Gasconade County

Deed Book A.
     Jesse Evans to Joseph Evans, James S. Evans, and Jesse R. Evans, pp. 201-02.

Deed Book B.
     Swan and Jane Ferguson to Jesse Evans, pp. 474-75.

Missouri: Osage County

Deed Book B.
     Peter, Charity, and Elizabeth (manumitted slaves) to George King, et al., p. 374/375.

Deed Book D.
     Jesse Evans estate to William King, p. 220.

Probate Book A.
     George Evans estate proceedings, pp. 114, 145-46.
     Jesse Evans estate proceedings, pp. 27, 33-34, 118, 162, 208, 209, 223, 238, 240, 247, 539.

Will Book A.
     Jesse Evans will, dated Nov. 11, 1841, filed March 30, 1846, pp. 34-39 [page number 35 omitted] (available in Osage County, Mo., Will Records, Vol. A-C 1841-1888, Microfilm #913753, FamilySearch).

Missouri: St. Charles County

1817 St. Charles County, Mo., Census, St. Charles County Historical Society.

Deed Book D.
     Isaac Myres to Prospect K. Robbins and Joseph Evans, pp. 87-88.
     Joseph Evans to Robert Baldridge, pp.153-54.
     Peter Quebec (Quebeque) to Joseph Evans, pp. 188-89.
     Jesse Evans appointed administrator of John King, pp. 442-43.
     Prospect and Betsy Robbins to Joseph Evans, pp. 454-55.

Deed Book E.
     John Mary (Jean Marie) Cardinal to Jesse Evans, pp. 49-52.
     William McClain to Joseph Evans, pp. 64-65.
     Baptiste Graza (Grayson) to Jesse Evans, pp. 90-91.
     Baptiste and Mary Grayson to George Evans and Drury R. Prichard, pp. 306-07.
     Baptiste Bellou to Jesse Evans, pp. 430-32.

Deed Book F.
     Collease Montergee (Cellease Monteagee) to Jesse Evans, pp. 143-45.
     Joseph Evans to Joseph Garraty, pp. 221-22.
     Joseph Evans to Thaddeus Robbins, Welcome A. Robbins, and Moses B. Robbins, pp. 350-51.

Deed Book G.
     Joseph Evans to James Soulard, pp. 44-47.
     Sheriff to George Collier, pp. 216-19.
     Joseph Evans to Etienne Bernard, pp. 267-68.
     Sheriff to James Clemens, Jr., and Hiram H. Baber, pp. 444-47.

Deed Book H.
     Joseph Evans to Joseph Garraty, p. 303.

Marriage Book 1807-1826.
     Prospect K. Robbins and Elizabeth Evans, March 17, 1816, p. 48.

Missouri: Washington County

Evans, Charity, free mulatto bond, Aug. 7, 1846, Washington County, Mo., County Court Records, Microfilm C8892, Missouri State Archives.

Evans, Elizabeth, free negro bond, Aug. 7, 1846, Washington County, Mo., County Court Records, Microfilm C8892, Missouri State Archives.

Evans, Peter, free negro bond, Aug. 16, 1846, Washington County, Mo., County Court Records, Microfilm C8892, Missouri State Archives.

Virginia

“An act for establishing a town in the county of Wythe,” Hening’s Statutes (Va.), Vol. 13, Chap. 70, pp. 583-85.

“An act to establish an Academy, and incorporate the trustees thereof, in the county of Wythe,” Hening’s Statutes (Va.), Vol. 13, Chap. 75, pp. 590-91.

Augusta, Bedford, Botetourt, Culpeper, and Fincastle payrolls and public service claims, 1775 (Dunmore’s War), Accession 25872, Microfilm Miscellaneous Reel 78, Library of Virginia.

“Evans, Jesse, Captain, Army, Wythe County,” 1834, Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants, Library of Virginia.

Evans, Jesse, petition (circa 1801), Legislative Petitions, Montgomery County, Microfilm Reel 131, Box 171, Folder 54, Library of Virginia.

Evans, Joseph, petition, Nov. 2, 1790, Legislative Petitions, Miscellaneous, Microfilm Reel 233, Box 292, Folder 79, Library of Virginia.

General correspondence, accounts and vouchers (1776-1795) (George Rogers Clark papers), APA 204, Microfilm Miscellaneous Reels 1349-1351, 1354, 1357, and 1359, Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts, Library of Virginia. For index, see Richard Eugene Willson, Index to the George Rogers Clark Papers: The Illinois Regiment, Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois (1998) at http://sril.gradeless.com/grclark.

General Court list of actions pending, Nov. 14, 1795, Misc. Microfilm 5380, Box 7, Folder 27, Library of Virginia.

Infantry Company Payroll of Capt. Jesse Evans, Document 28, Illinois papers: 1779-1784, Muster rolls and payrolls of Kentucky militia, APA 208, Microfilm Miscellaneous Reel 1384, Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts, Library of Virginia.

Journal of the Senate of Virginia, October Session 1792, Microfilm, Library of Virginia.

Wythe County inhabitants’ petition to establish academy, Oct. 4, 1792, Legislative Petitions, Wythe County, Microfilm Reel 205, Box 258, Folder 5, Library of Virginia.

Wythe County petition to establish town, Oct. 4, 1792, Legislative Petitions, Wythe County, Microfilm Reel 205, Box 258, Folder 4, Library of Virginia.

Virginia Land Patents and Grants

Evans, Andrew, June 20, 1753, Land Office Patents No. 32, 1752-1756, Vol. 1, Virginia State Land Office Patents Microfilm Reel 30, Library of Virginia, p. 161.

Evans, Jesse, Dec. 16, 1784, Land Office Grants N, 1784-1785, Virginia State Land Office Grants A-Z, Microfilm Reel 54, Library of Virginia, pp. 483-84.

__________, July 29, 1796, Land Office Grants No. 34, 1796, Virginia State Land Office Grants A-Z, Microfilm Reel 100, Library of Virginia, pp. 333-34.

__________, Feb. 3, 1800, Land Office Grants No. 44, 1799-1800, Virginia State Land Office Grants A-Z, Microfilm Reel 110, Library of Virginia, p. 251.

__________, Jan. 30, 1811, Land Office Grants No. 61, 1810-1811, Virginia State Land Office Grants A-Z, Microfilm Reel 127, Library of Virginia, pp. 413-14.

__________, Oct. 21, 1811, Land Office Grants No. 62, 1811-1812, Virginia State Land Office Grants A-Z, Microfilm Reel 128, Library of Virginia, pp. 240-41.

Virginia: Augusta County

George Hiney v. Jesse Evans and William Kennerly, Chancery case index number 1810-054, Augusta County, Va., Library of Virginia.

Virginia: Montgomery (Fincastle) County

Land Entry Book A.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, assignee of Samuel Irvin, p. 74.

Plat Book B.
     Survey for Jesse Evans, p. 50.

Deed Book A.
     Andrew and Nancy Evans to John Ward, pp. 24-25.
     Exec. of James Patton to George Breckenridge and Robert Breckenridge, pp. 78-82.

Order Book 1 (1773-1788).
     Jesse Evans militia lieutenant appointment, Index.
     Jesse Evans v. John Peary (Perry), p. 208.
     Jesse Evans v. George Peary (Perry), p. 217.
     Jesse Evans v. William Wyatt, p. 223.
     Jesse Evans militia captain recommendation, p. 291.
     Jesse Evans deputy sheriff oath, p. 293.
     Jesse Evans deputy sheriff service ended, p. 313.

Order Book 2 (1775-1782).
     Order to Jesse Evans to supply soldiers’ families, p. 303.

Order Book 4 (1788-1790).
     Jesse Evans militia captain recommendation, p. 83.

Court Case Index, pp. 212-13 (Evans).

Common law case folders.
     George Breckenridge v. Jesse Evans, folder 85.
     Jesse Evans v. William McElroy, folder 253.
     Jesse Evans v. William Perry (Peary), folder 253.
     Jesse Evans v. Robert Casby (Casbey) and Michael Least, folder 253.
     Jesse Evans v. John Thompson Sayers, folders 253, 256, and 841.
     Jesse Evans v. James Mayfield, folder 254.
     Jesse Evans v. William Wyatt, folder 254.
     Jesse Evans v. William Emmons, folder 256.
     Jesse Evans v. William Pauley, folder 256.
     Jesse Evans v. Alexander Moore, folder 259.
     Jesse Evans v. George Ervin, folder 266.
     Jesse Evans v. John Hutsell, folder 841.

Chancery case folders.
     Jesse Evans v. John Hutsell, folder 19.

Virginia: Wythe County

Entry Book 1.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, assignee of Robert Adams, p. 2.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, assignee of Robert Adams, p. 78.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, assignee of Robert Adams, p. 107.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, pp. 119-20.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, assignee of Robert Adams, p. 122.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, assignee of Alexander Smyth, p. 260.
     Jesse Evans assignment to Daniel Etter, p. 265.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, assignee of Robert Adams, p. 277.

Entry Book 2.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, p. 32.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, assignee of Robert Adams, p. 42.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, p. 134.

Entry Book 3.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, p. 23.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, p. 66.
     Entry by Jesse Evans, p. 85.

Survey Book 1.
     Survey for Susanna Helvey, Henry Helvey, and Jacob Helvey­­, p. 40.
     Survey for Jesse Evans, p. 148.
     Survey for Jesse Evans, pp. 265-66.
     Survey for Jesse Evans, p. 475.
     Survey for Jesse Evans, p. 489.

Deed Book 1.
     Bond of Jesse Evans, Abram Goodpasture, and Walter Crockett, pp. 13-14.
     Jesse Evans to Alexander Smyth, p. 67.
     John Breckenridge to Robert Breckenridge, pp. 76-77.
     Jesse Evans as attorney-in-fact for John and Margaret Breckenridge, p. 182.
     Patrick Calhoun and wife to Jesse Evans, p. 268.
     Hugh Montgomery to Jesse Evans, pp. 273-74.
     Alexander Smyth to Jesse Evans, p. 284.
     Robert and Mary Breckenridge to Alexander Smyth, pp. 296-98.
     Robert and Mary Breckenridge to Alexander Smyth, pp 298-99.
     John Breckenridge to Robert Adams, p. 301.

Deed Book 1A.
     Jesse Evans and Stephen Sanders agreement, p. 9.

Deed Book 3.
     Sheriff to Robert Crockett, pp. 16-19.
     Jesse and Elizabeth Evans to Lewis Hutsell, p. 124.
     Michael Dechert to Jesse Evans, p. 228.
     Jesse Evans to Peter Wetzell, p. 230.

Deed Book 4.
     Bond of Jesse Evans for service as sheriff, p. 271.
     Jesse Evans to Robert Crockett, p. 408.

Deed Book 5.
     Jesse and Elizabeth Evans to Joseph Evans, p. 257.
     James and Ann Campbell deed, pp. 440-43.

Deed Book 6.
     Jesse and Elizabeth Evans to Robert Crockett, pp. 217-18.
     Jesse and Elizabeth Evans to Robert Crockett, p. 218.
     Jesse Evans to Robert Crockett, p. 219.
     Jesse Evans and Thomas Jackson agreement, pp. 293-95.
     Joseph and Betsey Evans and Jesse Evans to James Ward, p. 297.
     Jesse Evans to David Pierce, p. 313.
     Jesse Evans to Thomas Jackson, p. 320.
     Jesse Evans to Thomas Jackson, p. 322.

Marriage Book 1.
     James McCampbell and Ann Evans, Dec. 17, 1795, p. 9.
     John Evans and Sally Newell, Jan. 28, 1802, p. 21.
     Thomas Farmer and Jane Evans, 1802 (approx.), p. 26.
     Joseph Evans and Elizabeth “Betsey” Smith, March 14, 1811, p. 44.
     George King and Nancy Evans, Feb. 4, 1813, p. 45.

Will Book 1.
     George Breckenridge will, dated May 3, 1790, recorded Sept. 29, 1790, pp. 1-2.

Order Book 1.
     Jesse Evans militia captain appointment, p. 5.
     Jesse Evans justice of the peace recommendation, pp. 6-7.
     Jesse Evans bond as security for Robert Evans, p. 16.
     Jesse Evans militia captain oath, p. 24.
     Jesse Evans to review road, p. 24.
     Jesse Evans bond as executor of George Breckenridge, p. 25.
     Jesse Evans deputy sheriff service ended, p. 41.

Order Books (various unnumbered and unpaginated), 1795-1815.

Common law case folders.
     Thomas Herbert v. Jesse Evans, folder 1801-43.
     Jesse Evans v. Caleb Bobbet and G.G. McKinzie, folder 1802-108 and 1803-130.
     Jesse Evans v. John Baker, folder 1805-16.
     Jesse Evans v. John Kincannon, folder 1805-151.
     Jesse Evans v. William Armstrong, et al., folder 1807-134.
     Jesse Evans v. Boyd, folder 1807-135.
     Jesse Evans v. Armstrong and Love, folder 1808-55.
     Jesse Evans v. Armstrong, folder 1808-71.
     Jesse Evans v. Love, folder 1808-87.
     Jesse Evans v. Thompson Carter, folder 1809-126.
     Jesse Evans v. Stephen Sanders, folder 1811-49.

Chancery case folders.
     John and Bridget Claxton v. Jesse Evans, folder 1806-06.
     Jesse Evans v. David McGavock, folder 1811-07.
     Jesse Evans v. Stephen Sanders, folder 1813-02.
     David Pierce v. Jesse Evans, folder 1813-07.
     Jacob Vanhooser v. Jesse Evans, et al., folder 1815-22.
     Jesse Evans v. Hezekiah Cheyne, folder 1817-24.

Evans, Jesse, Collector of Revenue distiller registration, Hugh McGavock Papers, Mss. Collection 1993.1, Special Collections, Kegley Library, Wytheville Community College, Wytheville, Va.

Guide to the Sayers Family Papers, 1779-1888, Collection No. 1993.3, Special Collections, Kegley Library, Wytheville Community College, Wytheville, Va.