Joseph BEVANS was born in 1735 and baptized by his parents, James and Ann BEVANS, in Eldersfield on 11 May 1735.
He married Mary HAWKER in 1760 and they had 13 children between 1761 and 1786.
Joseph BEVANS was buried in Eldersfield in 1819. He died aged 84 which agrees with the christening date of 1835 and his marriage to Mary HAWKER in 1760 when he would have been aged 25.
He has a probate record which states "Beavan Jos[ep]h Wm Halsey. Eldersfield, Worcester thr: Cons Worcester 3 992". Wm Halsey was likely the executor. There is a will held at Worcester Archives at The Hive, Worcester for a Joseph BEAVAN dated 15 Jul 1820.