Princeton, Indiana newspaper dated Wednesday June 5, 1918


David Evans


Special to Clarion News


PATOKA, Ind. June 5, -- David Evans died this morning at 7:30 o’clock at his  home a mile west of here as the result of paralysis, with which he was stricken several days ago. He was 77 years old and is survived by the widow, one daughter, Mrs. Maggie Thompson, of this vicinity, four grandchildren and one brother, James Evans, of Warrick county. He was a well known and respected farmer.



The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock, conducted by Rev. L. C.  Pritchett, of the M. E. church. Interment will be in the Oak Hill cemetery here.




Gibson county health dept records, Book H-40 Page 35


Name: David E Evans


Age: 77 y, 5 m, 26 d


Birth: December 9, 1840


Death: June 5, 1918


Ocupation: Farmer


Marital Status: Married


Spouse: Christine Evans


Father: Thomas Evans


Born: _________


Mother: Margaret Riley


Born: Penn


Cause of death: Apoplexy - 5 days


Burial: Patoka Cemetery, White River Township