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Evance, Sir Stephenlocked

(1654/5–1712)
  • Henry Lancaster

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Evance, Sir Stephen (1654/5–1712), goldsmith and entrepreneur, was born at New Haven, New England, the son of John Evance, a London merchant who had emigrated to Virginia in 1635 and traded with the Caribbean islands. Evance presumably spent his youth in New England...

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