Esther Ann Dilworth

Female 1827 - 1897  (69 years)


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  • Name Esther Ann Dilworth 
    Born 30 Jun 1827  Clonfeacle, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Address:
    Dunseark 
    Gender Female 
    _UID C4613EC21DE14ED481493A7DDBE5E3C83131 
    Died 4 Feb 1897  Owyhee, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Castle Creek 
    Buried Mountain Home, Elmore, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Mountain View Cemetery, 1468-1798 E 8th N Street 
    Person ID I11155  Treefive
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2017 

    Father John Dilworth,   b. 1785, Donaghmore, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1865  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Anne Bell,   b. 1789, Donaghmore, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1852  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1814  County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Evans,   b. 1819, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1852  [1
    Children 
     1. Andrew Thomas Evans,   b. 8 May 1853, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1928, Boise, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Urcilla Evans,   b. 24 Sep 1854, San Francisco, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1925, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. John James Evans,   b. 20 Jan 1858, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. William Evans,   b. 20 Jan 1860, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William Dilworth Evans,   b. 24 Mar 1862, San Bernadino, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1940, Canyon, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Mary Ann Evans,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Lillian L. Evans,   b. Abt 1872,   d. Yes, date unknown  [unknown]  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • Esther was born on 30 June 1827 in Antrim, North Belfast. She was previously engaged to her future brother-in law Thomas Mossman, she then looked after her mother who was unwell, broke off her engagement and became re-engaged to a local farmer George Evans and moved to California where they were married in 1852.
      George Evans was born in Wales in 1819 he died in California in 1870.
      Esther and George Evans had the following children:
      Andrew Evans born 8 May 1853 in California, he died on 10 November 1928;
      Urcilla Evans born in San Francisco 24 September 1853, She died 18 May 1925 in Idaho;
      John James Evans born 20 January 1858 California, died 1941 in Los Angeles;
      William Dilworth Evans born 24 March 1862 San Bernadino California, died 2 February 1940 in Idaho.
      Esther and George Evans came to New Zealand in 1864 with their 3 sons leaving their daughter Ursilla with Esther’s sister Urcilla in Utah. Esther and George lived with Esther’s brother Andrew in the Waitakeres while her 2 older boys spent the school term with their uncle and aunt, James and Isabella Dilworth. Andrew, their oldest son, did not see eye to eye with his uncle whom he found too harsh and uncompromising. Esther was also unable to tolerate her brother’s attitude and chose to return to America, they initially left their youngest son William in NZ with his uncle but this did not work out for them and he to returned to his family in the States.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2879] BOK162 Stone, R. C. J. - "James Dilworth", chart opposite page 11.

    2. [S2902] DTH Death Index Idaho, 1890-1963, William Dilworth Evans; 2 February 1940.

    3. [S3157] Census USA 1870 Brooklyn, Alameda, California, Brooklyn, Alameda, California: Evens - Esther, Andrew, William.

    4. [S3160] Census USA 1880 Canyon City, Grant, Oregon, Canyon City, Grant, Oregon: Evans - Esther, Andrew, John J., Willie, Lillie.