Charles was born in 1775 in Washington County, Virginia. He was the son of Samuel Evans and Nancy Ann Colville. Charles married Sarah Blackburn in 1798. Sarah was born in 1779 in Abingdon, Gloucester County, Virginia. She was the daughter of William Blackburn and Elizabeth Black.
William Blackburn was born in 1748 in Middlesex, Washington County, Virginia. He died October 7, 1780 in King’s Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina. Elizabeth Black was born December 12, 1747 in Frederic, Virginia. She died December 29, 1827 in Edgar, Illinois.
The 1820 census records show Charles living in Warren, Tennessee. The records of the 1840 census shows them living in Cannon, Tennessee.
In an Excerpt from “Goodspeed's 1887 History of Cannon County, Tennessee”:
Among the settlers living here in 1836, when Cannon County was organized, were ......Charles C. Evans...was one of the men who, all bearing commissions as justices, met at the house of Henry d. McBroom, which was the old hotel, in Woodbury, for the purpose of organizing the county court.
Charles died on October 18, 1848 and Sarah died in 1861, both in Cannon County, Tennessee. Charles’ Will was filed in Wills, Vol A-B, 1836-1926.
Charles and Sarah’s children:
Jane D. Evans
Samuel C. Evans
William Blackburn Evans
James M. Evans
Andrew F. Evans
John Henry Evans b. October 05, 1815; d. January 06, 1882; m. Nancy Caroline Cantrell