Robert Locke Evans

Sergeant, Company K, 13th Kentucky Cavalry, Confederate States Army

Robert Locke Evans

Son of William E. and Mariah (Couter) Evans, Jr. Brother to Private Alfred Evans and Private James R. Evans. 

Born- 1834, December 20 in Claiborne County, Tennessee

1850 Claiborne County, Tennessee Census 
Subdivision 7, house #161-161
William Evans                 47
Mary Evans                    43
	James Evans           20
	Alfred Evans          17
	Robert Evans          15
	Sally E. Evans        10
	Louiza Evans          10
	Samuel D. Evans       8
	Luretta Evans         5
	Margaret M. Evans     1
1860 Owsley County, Kentucky Census
Travelers Rest Post Office, house #62-62
William Evans                 58
Mary Evans                    54
	Samuel Evans          17
	Luretia Evans         15
	Eliza A. Evans        9
	Robert L. Evans       26

Military Records

Enlisted on August 18, 1863, in Lee County Virginia. Evans was captured near Cumberland Gap in the Fall of 1863 but returned to service. His last known date of service was a clothing issue on September 7, 1864.

Married – 1865, March 2 to Sarah Henderson Russell (1836-1921) in Lee County, Virginia

Robert L. and Sarah H. Evans
1870 Lee County, Virginia Census
Jonesville Precinct, house #96-97
Robert L. Evans              36
Sarah H. Evans               33
	Mary E. Evans        4
	John W. Evans        2
	Rebecca M. Evans     1
1880 Lee County, Virginia Census
Rocky Station Precinct, house #81-85
Robert Evans                 45
Sarah H. Evans               43
	Mary E. Evans        14
	John W. Evans        12
	Rebecca M. Evans     10
	Samuel Evans         9
	Charles Evans        7
	James R. Evans       5
	Robert H. Evans      3
	Sarah L. Evans       1
1910 Lee County, Virginia Census
Rocky Station portion of St. Charles Precinct, house #620-623
Robert L. Evans             75
Sarah H. Evans              73  7 of 9 children living
	Julia A. Sprinkle   74  Boarder
1900 Lee County, Virginia Census
Rocky Station portion of Salem Precinct, house #1-1
Robert L. Evans             65	Born December 1834
Sarah H. Evans              63
	James R. Evans      25
	Rosa B. Evans       20
	Robert H. Evans     23
	Fred S. Crider      9  	Boarder
1920 Lee County, Virginia Census
St. Charles Precinct, house #69-69
Robert L. Evans            85 	Married but wife with daughter

Died– 1920, June 3 in St. Charles, Lee County, Virginia (No Death Certificate found)

Buried– Most likely unmarked in the Kirk Cemetery Pine Grove on Ely’s Creek, Lee County, Virginia. His son, Edward Samuel, and daughter, Rebecca, are buried here as well as several other family members.


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Director of the Breathitt County Public Library and Heritage Center in Jackson, Kentucky.
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