James Reece Evans

James Evans

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James R. Evans
Born 1960s.
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Profile last modified | Created 28 Oct 2014 | Last significant change: 17 Mar 2018
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Categories: Alabama Roots Project.


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Notable people found on my family tree:

Magna Carta Surety Barons
William (Albini) d'Aubigny 25GGF, Verify
Hugh III (Bigod) le Bigod 25GGF, Verify
Henry (Bohun) de Bohun 26GGF, Verify
John (Clavering) FitzRobert 26GGF, Verify
Robert FitzWalter 28GGF (Uncertain) Verify
William (Huntingfield) de Huntingfield 26GGF, Verify
John (Lacy) de Lacy Knt 26GGF, Verify
William (Lanvallei) de Lanvallay 1C27R, Verify
William Malet 26GGF, Verify
William (Mowbray) de Mowbray 28GGF, Verify
Saer de Quincy, 1st Earl of Winchester 25GGF. Verify
Robert (Ros) de Roos 25GGF, Verify
Geoffrey "The Younger" de Say 25GGF. Verify
Robert de Vere 26GGF, Verify

Royalty and other Notables
Alienor (Eleanor) Duchess of Aquitaine, Queen of England and France 28GGM, Verify
John Lackland King of England, Signer of the Magna Carta, 27GGF, Verify
Henry III King of England 26GGF. Verify
Edward I "Hammer of the Scots", King of England 25GGF. Verify
Edward II King of England, "Prince of Wales" 25GGF. Verify
Edward III, King of England 24GGF. Verify
John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, KG 23GGF. Verify
John (Robert III) "King of Scotland, Earl of Carrick, Earl of Atholl" Stewart 18GGF. Verify
Ralph "1st Earl of Westmorland" Neville KG, PC 20GGF. Verify
Richard III King of England 1C20R. Verify
Victoria Queen of Great Britain and Ireland 12C3R. Verify
Elizabeth II Queen of the Commonwealth Realms 11C3R. Verify

John Smyth was my 9th cousin, 12 times removed. Verify
Winston Churchill was my 12th Cousin, once removed. Verify

Revolutionary War Participants
Richard Brandon is my 5th Great Grandfather.
William Bailey is my 5th Great Grandfather.
Robert King II is my 6th Great Grandfather.
James B. Pool is my 5th Great Grandfather.
William Hudson is my 6th Great Grandfather.

Civil War Participants
Samuel J. Essary is my Great Great Grandfather.

U.S. Presidents:
George Washington is my 5C6R. Verify
John Adams is my 12th Cousin 6 times removed. Verify
Thomas Jefferson is my 12th cousin 6 times removed. Verify
James Madison is my 3C8R. Verify
James Monroe is my 9th cousin 6 times removed. Verify
John Quincy Adams is my 13th Cousin, 5 Times removed. Verify
Andrew Jackson - No Connection Yet. Try Again
Martin Van Buren - No Connection Yet. Try Again
William Henry Harrison is my 11th cousin 8 times removed
John Tyler is my 12th cousin five times removed
James Polk is my 9th cousin five times removed. Verify
Zachary Taylor is my 8th cousin 7 times removed
Millard Fillmore is my 8th cousin 6 times removed
Franklin Pierce is my 12th cousin 8 times removed
James Buchanan is my 8th cousin, 9 times removed. Verify
Abraham Lincoln is my 4th cousin 6 times removed. Verify
Andrew Johnson is my 18th cousin 6 times removed
Ulysses S. Grant is my 13th cousin five times removed
Rutherford B Hayes is my 15th cousin five times removed
James Garfield is my 20th cousin twice removed
Chester Alan Arthur is my 14th cousin five times removed
Grover Cleveland is my 11th cousin, 6 times removed.
Benjamin Harris is my 10th cousin five times removed
William McKinley - is my 19th cousin, 5 times removed.
Theodore Roosevelt is my 17th cousin three times removed
William Howard Taft is my 11th cousin five times removed
Woodrow Wilson - No Connection Yet. Try again
Warren Harding is my 12th cousin four times removed
Calvin Coolidge is my 14th cousin, 5 times removed.
Herbert Hoover is my 14th cousin five times removed
Franklin Roosevelt is my 13th cousin three times removed
Harry Truman - is my 10th cousin twice removed verify
Dwight Eisenhower is my 18th cousin four times removed
John Kennedy - Is my 13th Cousin, twice removed. Verify
Lyndon Johnson is my 16th cousin three times removed
Richard Nixon is my 17th cousin three times removed
Gerald Rudolph Ford formerly King is my 18th cousin once removed
Jimmy Carter is my 18th cousin, once removed.
Ronald Reagan is my 9th cousin, once removed. Verify
George H. W. Bush is my 7th cousin, three times removed.
Bill Clinton formerly Blythe is my 20th cousin.
George W. Bush is my 8th cousin, twice removed.
Barack Obama is my 12th cousin twice removed
Donald J. Trump - No Connection Yet, Try Again

U.S. First Ladies:
Laura (Welch) Bush is my 8th cousin, once removed. Verify
Hillary (Rodham) Clinton is my 18th Cousin. Verify
Barbara (Pierce) Bush is my 14th cousin, three times removed. Verify
Mary (Todd) Lincoln is my 13th cousin, 4 times removed. Verify
Martha (Wayles) Jefferson is my 15th cousin, 7 times removed. Verify
Martha (Dandridge) )Washington is my 9th cousin, 7 times removed. Verify

Cousins found on WikiTree
William Pool is my 3rd Cousin, twice removed. Verify
Wendell Meggs is my 4C1R. Verify
Jill Oswalt Goodwin is my 4th Cousin, twice removed. Verify
Gary Essary is my 4th Cousin, 3 times removed. Verify
Lisa Franklin is my 5th Cousin. Verify
Donna Roberts is my 5th Cousin, once removed. Verify
Beverly (McGowan) Norman is my 5th Cousin, once removed. Verify
Debbie Tucker Partridge is my 7th Cousin, once removed. Verify
Mary Elizabeth Stewart is my 8th Cousin, twice removed. Verify
Robert Hathaway is my 9th Cousin, once removed. Verify
Chet Snow is my 9th Cousin, twice removed. Verify
Alison Andrus is my 12th Cousin, twice removed. Verify

Tree Overlaps:
William Douglas (b. 1327), is my 20th GGF on the Evans side of the family, and 17th GGF on the Gamble side.

Thomas Beauchamp (b. 1313), is my 20th GGF thru the Evans line, and my 21st GGF thru the Russell line

My Great Grand Parents James Tullie Evans and Amanda (Williams) Evans were 18th cousins, once removed. Eleanor Butler (b, 1304) was a direct ancestor of both.

Roger V de Mortimer (b. 1287) is my 21st GGF through both the Williamson to Evans line and through the Essary to Russell line.

Hugh Courtenay (b, 1249) is my 22nd GGF through both the Williamson to Evans line, and the Donohoo to Gamble line.

Edmund de Mortimer (b. 1252) was my 21st GGF through the Donohoo to Gamble line, and my 23rd GGF through the Essary to Russell line.

Eleanor (Aquitaine) d'Aquitaine (b. 1122) was my 22nd GGM on my mothers side, and my 24th GGM on my fathers side.

Mary Jane (Meggs) Russell (b1842) and Sarah (Meigs) Essary (b1851) are both my GG Grandmothers, and were sisters. Their Children, Hollie Russell and Ida Meigs Russell were my GG Parents, and also first cousins.

John Brockman (b 1715) and Mary Collins II (b 1717) were first cousins, and my 7th Great Grandparents through the Bledsoe to Russell line.


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  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 1569 cM Family Finder match between James Evans and his maternal uncle Curtis Gamble.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed through Y-chromosome DNA testing. James Evans and FTDNA and YSearch user ZJWGU (Jeremy Dylan Evans) match on 37 out of 37 markers. This confirms their direct paternal lines back to their MRCA Thomas Harrell Evans.
  • Paternal Relationship is also confirmed by a 3384 cM Family Finder match between James Evans and J.C. Evans jr.
  • Maternal Relationship is confirmed by a 102.4 cM match with the largest matching segment being 66.7 cM, between James Evans GedMatch kit # T849720 and his 3rd cousin Jonathon Byrd GEDMatch kit # M036683.

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James Evans's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with James or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
  • James Evans: Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 67 markers, haplogroup R-M269, Ysearch FXKNP, FTDNA kit #570407
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • James Evans: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup T1a1, Mitosearch FXKNP, FTDNA kit #570407
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On 2 Jan 2018 at 02:31 GMT Guy Constantineau wrote:


Wish you a Happy New Year. May 2018 bring you all you need to be happy.

Congratulation for adding your contributions in December. Whatever the quantity of your contributions, they all count. As we always say "Quality is better than quantity" to make a great family tree.

Thank you for being a Wikitreer,

Guy Constantineau - Wikitree leader

On 3 Oct 2017 at 01:13 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

James your name is on our Team Tennessee source a thon page:https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Team_Tennessee_2017_September_Source_A_Thon check on it and you will see your name on it so it so show up on the tally. I will send what you put on the Team Tennessee G2G chat to Bea and see if we can get it resolved.James if you read the Team Tennessee source a thon page a the site above and also this sitehttps://www.wikitree.com/g2g/472352/source-a-thon-2017-team-tennessee-g2g-chat?show=475601#c475601 & :https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Team_Tennessee_2017_September_Source_A_Thon you will find the answer to your question.

This is a post for us to communicate with each other before and during the big event this weekend. Are you ready for it?

I'll update this post with more information over the next couple days. In the meantime, maybe you could post with an answer to introduce yourself?

What Profiles count as Unsourced for the Source-a-Thon

How to participate..Source a Thon Challenge tracker makes it easy

This G2G question and answer thread is our team's place to ask questions, give advice, see updates and cheer each other on.

This is my first time volunteering to help as a Team Leader, so any help that I can get from you is very much appreciated. Any suggestions that you have for helping our team be successful in this Source-A-Thon are welcome!

Thank you for volunteering to help and have chosen to join our team!!! I appreciate your help while we try to "Source up" the Tennessees and all their "unsourced" profiles on WikiTree"!!

Hello Team Tennessee participants!

Just setting up a thread where we can coordinate our efforts.

Since this is my first Source-a-Thon, I may need your help with tips and tricks on how to coordinate our work.


This year it's easier than ever to join in the fun. Here's a handy 'how to' video to help you out

You can use any profiles from the Unsourced profiles categories, as well as a couple specific Data Doctor suggestions lists. For us these are Unsourced Tennessee Profiles, here are all DBE Unsourced Tennessee profiles.

1. Choose a profile.

2. Add a good source. For more information on sources, see our Sources help page

3. Remove the
This profile lacks source information. Please add sources that support the facts.
template or

categorization, if there are any.

4. Click the "Challenge Tracker" button at the very top of the page and choose the "Source-a-Thon" option.

Move on to the next profile!


The $5700+ in door prizes will be given away in Google Hangout video chats we're hosting every X hours. Here's the schedule

We'll announce winners there as well as post them in G2G here

If your bib number is drawn, you need to claim your prize by responding in the G2G post. You only have until the next Hangout to claim your prize.

The winner has to be participating during the time period in which the their number is drawn. If your number is drawn when you're not online, your number will go "back in the hat" and you'll be eligible for future drawings.


Any questions can be asked on your team chat thread here or on the official G2G Source-a-Thon Question thread It will have other helpful links and announcements, as well.


If you're a Facebook member, please tell your friends and family what you're doing this weekend. This helps spread the word about WikiTree. You might want to post with your "race bib" number, like this: 1.) Right-click the URL for your number above to go to it. Right-click on the image and select "Save image as...". 2.) Make a mental note on where the image is being saved, e.g. to a Downloads or My Pictures folder on your computer. 3.) Go to Facebook. 4.) At the top of the status/sharing box click the "Photo/Video" link and select "Upload Photos/Videos". 5.) Find the image where you saved it. 6.) Add text like "My weekend: Participating in the Source-a-Thon, the first-ever genealogy sourcing marathon at WikiTree. http://www.wikitree.com "

To keep track of all progress and the scores during the Source-a-Thon see (refresh page):

Source-a-Thon Score:

  • Nr of Profiles by Team Source-a-Thon 2017
  • Score per Participant

Keep Calm and Source On at WikiTree this weekend!

WikiTree profile: Space:Team_Tennessee_2017_September_Source_A_Thon

source-a-thon tennessee asked 4 days ago in The Tree House by Linda Barnett G2G6 Mach 9 (91,390 points) edited 1 day ago by Bea Wijma

Hi Everyone and thanks Linda great job !

I will add this here so you all can see how the Challenge tracker and everything works, it's part of what Chris added to his explanation, and we added some images to it, to make things more visible. and this way you won't have to click around as much.

Participation will be very easy this year. Last year everybody had to maintain their own counts. Now we have the Challenge Tracker.

You might have already noticed the button that appears after saving a profile. Just click it and select the Source-a-Thon checkbox. Data Doctor AleŇ° does the rest. He's maintaining the counts on his WikiTree+ server and will enable us to see live statistics and leaderboards throughout the weekend.

The only hard part is the fun part, the genealogical sleuthing.

For the record, here's an example of participation steps you can try: 1.Select a profile from the (for us) DBE Unsourced Tennessee Profiles or the Unsourced Tennessee category. 2.On the profile's pull-down menu select "Research." 3.Select where to search.For example FamilySearch. 4.If you find a source, record it on the profile, copy FamilySearch's handy "Citing this Record" citation and paste it into a set of <ref></ref> tags.

5.Remove the
This profile lacks source information. Please add sources that support the facts.
Research Note Box and save the changes, if there's just the
This profile lacks source information. Please add sources that support the facts.
This profile lacks source information. Please add sources that support the facts.
template it would be nice and very helpful if instead of leaving no template at all, you all could replace the
This profile lacks source information. Please add sources that support the facts.
This profile lacks source information. Please add sources that support the facts.
if it is appropriate and if there's no other template or Project covering the profile by the Tennessee Project template
James Evans is a part of Tennessee History.
Join: Tennessee Project
Discuss: Tennessee

6.After saving, click the Challenge Tracker button and record the point. 7.Return to step one and repeat until eyes glaze over.

In short...after adding a source to a profile and saving you will notice this field click Challenge tracker

It Takes you to this field, select Source-a-Thon (it will be there during the Source-a-Thon) and when done click add action..that's all :)

Tennessee Resources also read this before going to those sites first they changed they they are tallying it.

On 24 Sep 2017 at 23:11 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

James could you send me you email to me because when Team Tennessee did the spring clean a thon all the members on the team became their own profile manager on the Team Tennessee spring clean a thon. This is Linda Barnett-3517.

On 24 Sep 2017 at 14:42 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

James could you send me you email to me because when Team Tennessee did the spring clean a thon all the members on the team became their own profile manager on the Team Tennessee spring clean a thon. This is Linda Barnett-3517.

On 6 Sep 2017 at 22:54 GMT Gwen (Edwards) Fleming wrote:

James it is all set now, ty for letting me know.

On 30 Jul 2017 at 10:07 GMT Colin Rodgers wrote:

Thanks for completing the merge of Robert Alexander (Alexander-8013) and Robert Alexander (Alexander-6586) - very much appreciated

On 29 Jul 2017 at 07:33 GMT Bert (Rowe) Wike wrote:

Hello James Evans,

Thank you for completing the merge of Tullos 214 into Tullos 123. I didn't know how to complete the merge so really appreciate it.

Bert Wike

On 19 Jul 2017 at 00:29 GMT Kay (Johnson) Wilson wrote:

Hi James, I see that you've marked the parental relationship of a number of your ancestors 'confirmed with DNA'. I also see the link to your list of DNA connections on this profile. There needs to be a statement on the profile for each person with a parent marked 'confirmed with DNA'. Here's a page that explains the format for those statements: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Help:DNA_Confirmation

Please let me know if I can help. Thanks!

On 7 May 2017 at 00:03 GMT Connie (Daniels) Graves wrote:

Jim, Have decided our "match" must be fluke and won't worry you with anymore attempts to sort it out. Life is too short to worry with these details!! Thanks for all your feed back and comments. It was fun working with you. Best Regards, Connie

On 5 May 2017 at 00:33 GMT Connie (Daniels) Graves wrote:

Hi Jim, I think the reason I showed up as a match for you is because you have my half-brother listed as one of your matches on your DNA page. William Russell Daniels, GedMatch #T504123, MRCA John Meggs, 5C.

His Meggs ancestor is not my ancestor. Where did you see me as a match? Family Finder or GEDmatch? I don't find you on my list of matches. Connie

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