January 11, 1818, Llanarth, Ceredigion, Wales.
April 12, 1903.
Cemaes churchyard, Anglesey.
Daniel was the son of Silvanus and Sarah Evans, and husband of Margaret Walters.
He was educated at Thomas Phillips’ school at Neuadd-lwyd (1838–40) and Brecon Independent College (a short stay beginning in 1840). He then taught school for about five years.
After marrying Margaret, he joined the Anglican church, and in 1845 entered Saint David’s College, Lampeter, where he became Lecturer in Welsh in 1847.
He left Lampeter in 1848, was ordained a deacon, and became curate of Llan-degwning in Llŷn.
He was ordained an Anglican priest in 1849, and in 1852 became curate in Llangian in Llŷn, where he stayed for a decade.
In 1862 he was presented to the living of Llan-ym-Mawddwy, Machynlleth.
His final assignment was to Llanwrin in 1876, where he spent the rest of his life.
Evans’ works include: