The Evans Brothers & The Scofield Mine Disaster

David Thomas (20 Apr 1864) and Richard Thomas (6 Sep 1866) Evans were just two of the eight boys born to parents Isaac Robert and Catherine (Thomas) Evans. They were born and raised in Mythyr Tidfil, Glamorgan, Wales. After being introduced and joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Evans family decided to come to America to move west with the Saints. David made the trip in May of 1885 and married Mary Ann Davis in Wyoming on 17 Sep 1887. It isn’t clear when Richard came to America, but he married Martha Evans on 20 Jul 1890 in Manti, Utah. [Continue reading...]