Nora (and David Jones),
For what it might be worth, the death of one Anna Maria MORRIS occurred in the
Registration District of Aberystwyth during the December Qtr. of 1845. GRO reference Vol.
27, Page 12. (Located on freebmd.org.uk). It's an unusual name and is most likely
the same woman residing with Ann EVANS and her children in the 1841 Census return for
Aberystwyth, Llanbadarn Fawr. It might be worth obtaining this certificate as the
informant may turn out to be one of the EVANS and, if related, the relationship will be
Also, there is a death recorded for one Anna Maria EVANS, Aberystwyth, GRO Vol. 27, page
13. This could be the mother shown in the 1841 census *or* the daughter -- again, well
worth sending for this certificate at the same time. If it turns out it's the young
Anna Maria Evans, you'll be able to rule this one out. If it's her mother, she
should be somewhere between 50-55 at the time of her death.
(David Jones -- can you locate in the 1851 census another Anna Maria EVANS that fits the
elder one shown in the 1841 entry where she's just listed as "Ann Evans,
From David Jones' findings for 1851, it's difficult to know if
it's the same Anna EVANS but she's certainly the right age to fit yours and stated
she was born in Aberystwyth.
Do you have the year of her emigration? (If I recall, it's one of the answers on the
1900/1910 or 1920 U.S. census.)