Evan ANWYL of Llugwy & Penmaen
Margaret EVAN
[Edward LEWIS]
William ANWYL of Cymerau
(1778?-Aft 1825)
Evan ANWYL of Penrhos mawr & Columbus City


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Elizabeth OWENS

Evan ANWYL of Penrhos mawr & Columbus City

  • Christened: 9 Dec 1800, Tal-y-Llyn St. Marys, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Married: 19 May 1832, Penegoes, Montgomery, Wales 2
  • Died: 18 Apr 1869, Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA, USA 3
  • Buried: Cambrian Cemetery, Columbus Junction, Louisa Co., IA, USA

  Research Notes:

Named as a beneficiary in his father's Will (1803)

Sole executor & residuary legatee of the Will of his brother Edward Anwyl of Machynlleth (1826)


In 1851 Evan Anwyl (50) of Talyllyn, Merioneth, farmer, and wife Elizabeth (40) of Machynlleth Montgomery, were living in Penrhos Mawr, Penegoes, Montgomeryshire. Present were children William (15) of Machynlleth, and born in Penegoes: Thomas (12), Margaret (7), Mary (4), daughter Ann Owen (18) of Penegoes, son-in-law Evan Owen (29) of Penegoes, landed proprietor, grand-son Evan A. Owen (0) of Penegoes, cousin Lewis Rowland (54) of Penegoes, unmarried, independent Gentleman


On 10 Aug 1852 Evan Anwyl (50), farmer, wife Elizabeth (48), children William (18), Thomas (10), Margaret (8) and Mary (5), arrived in New York, USA per the ship Constitution. 4


Evan Anwyle, born in Great Britain, became a naturalized citizen of the United States on 8 Oct 1858. Certificate issued Wapello Courthouse, Louisa Co., Iowa. 5


Evan Anwyl died in his 68th year. 3

  Marriage Information:

Evan married Elizabeth OWENS, daughter of Thomas OWEN of Uwchygarreg, Gent. and Margaret HUGHES, on 19 May 1832 in Penegoes, Montgomery, Wales. (Elizabeth OWENS was born on 23 Feb 1811 in Uwchygarreg, Machynlleth, Montgomery, Wales, christened on 28 Feb 1811 in Machynlleth, Montgomery, Wales, died on 23 Nov 1882 in Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA, USA and was buried in Cambrian Cemetery, Columbus Junction, Louisa Co., IA, USA.)

  Marriage Notes:

Evan Anwyl, Penrhos mawr, of this Parish, and Elizabeth Owens, Vainwyddion, of this Parish

Married by Licence with consent of parties

Witnesses: Rowland Lewis, Catherine Owens


1 Talyllyn Parish Registers, Christenings.

2 Penegoes Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 38, no. 113.

3 Tombstone Inscription.

4 New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891.

5 Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950, Vol. 0.-Pg.67.

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