William OWEN of Ffridd bryn côch
(Est 1645-1691)
Jane WILLIAM of Ffridd bryn côch
Evan WILLIAM of Ffridd bryn côch
(Est 1670-1719)
(-Bef 1719)
John EVAN of Ffridd bryn côch


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John EVAN of Ffridd bryn côch

  • Born: 1699, Frith y brin côch, Llanddwywe, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 22 Mar 1698/9, Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Married (1): Abt 1717 2
  • Married (2): 25 Feb 1733, Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, Wales 3
  • Died: Nov 1756, Frith y brin côch, Llanddwywe, Merioneth, Wales

  Research Notes:

John the son of Evan ap William Owen yeoman of Ffridd bryn côch and Catherine his wife (baptismal record).


Executor of his father's Will (1720)


Abstract of the Will of John Evan of Freeth y bryn Côch in the Parish of Llanddwywe, written 15 Nov 1756, proved 12 May 1757.

Gives to his son Robert his bay mare.

All the rest and residue of his personal estate he gives to his wife Anne whom he constitutes & appoints sole Executrix of his last will and testament.

His mark

Witnesses: Evan Ellis, Jno. Lloyd

On 24 Nov 1756 an inventory of the goods and chattels of John Evan of Freethybryn Côch was taken by David Robert, William Evan and Rowland Parry and valued to £319 10s. 4

  Marriage Information:

John married Margaret about 1717. (Margaret was buried on 16 Feb 1731/2 in Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, Wales.)

  Marriage Information:

John also married Anne ROBERTS, probably daughter of Griffith ROBERTS of Rhiwgoch, Gent. and Jane GLYNNE, on 25 Feb 1733 in Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, Wales. (Anne ROBERTS was chistened on 25 Jan 1697/8 in Trawsfynydd, Merioneth, Wales and died shortly before 10 Jun 1771 in Llanddwywe, Merioneth, Wales.)


1 Trawsfynydd Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 The early Registers for the Parish of Trawsfynydd are generally in poor condition. Of the children of John Evan's first marriage, the following have been found: Margaret and Elizabeth, born in 1725 andd 1727/8 respectively, followed by Anne who died young: Anna filia Johannis Evan et Margarettæ ux: ejus de Frith y Bryn Coch, bapt. 5 Jan 1730/1 and buried there on 23 Aug 1731. We know from the Will of John's father, written in 1719, that John had already had three young children, none of whom appear to have survived.

3 Trawsfynydd Parish Registers, Marriages.

4 B / 1757 / 92 / W, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

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