Person:John Evelyn (2)

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John Evelyn
b.31 Oct 1620 Wotton, Surrey,
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m. 27 Jan 1613
  1. George Evelyn1617 - 1699
  2. John Evelyn1620 - 1706
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  • WMary Browneabt 1636 - 1708/09
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Name John Evelyn
Gender Male
Birth? 31 Oct 1620 Wotton, Surrey,
Other[1] 1706 Evelyn Chapel, St John's Church, WottonHere lies the Body of JOHN EVELYN Esq of this place, second son of RICHARD EVELYN Esq who having served the Publick in several employments of which that Commissioner of the Privy Seal in the reign of King James the 2nd was most Honourable: and perpetuated Evelyns' Epitaph
Burial? Feb 1706 Evelyn Chapel in St John's Church at WottonIn 1992 their skulls were stolen by persons unknown who hacked into the stone sarcophagi on the chapel floor and tore open the coffins. They have not been recovered.
Death? 27 Feb 1706 Dover St, London, EnglandCause: at his house in Dover Street, London.


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John Evelyn, FRS (31 October 1620 – 27 February 1706) was an English writer, gardener and diarist.

Evelyn's diaries, or memoirs, are largely contemporaneous with those of the other noted diarist of the time, Samuel Pepys, and cast considerable light on the art, culture and politics of the time (the deaths of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell, the last Great Plague of London, and the Great Fire of London in 1666). Over the years, Evelyn's Diary has been over-shadowed by Pepys's chronicles of 17th-century life.

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  2.   John Evelyn, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).