15 Feb Dan Evans: Rancher

Rancher and Civil War veteran, Daniel Evans, died of a gunshot wound in August of 1884.  The impoverished rancher was trying to earn some extra money by transporting fugitive Ben Wade.   He was tasked with getting him on the 3:10 pm train to Yuma Territorial Prison.  Evans ended up being killed by one of Wade’s gang members.  He is survived by his wife Alice Evans, sons William, and Mark Evans.