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An American Family History

Ewing Family

  Also spelled Ewings, Ewin, Ewen  
 

William Ewing bought plantation in Barree in 1773, will written 1774, sons
Samuel Ewing,
James Ewing,
Alexander Ewing

Samuel, James and William Ewing were in Little's Militia in 1788.

 
 

 

Samuel Ewing (1771, married Nancy Jane Cotton).

 
     
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania was established on September 20, 1787 as a large region of Central Pennsylvania. It was previously part of Bedford County and the earlier Cumberland Region.

Thomas Ewing was born about 1730.

Alexander Ewing (1753, married Leander Weakland),
John Ewing (abt 1755, married Elizabeth McCormick),
James Ewing
William Ewing (abt 1765, married Elizabeth Anderson),
Thomas Ewing
Catherine (Katie) Ewing Huston (1766, married James Huston),
Matthew Ewing
David Ewing (1779, married Nancy Brandon).

In 1777, Alexander was an ensign in Little's company.

In the fall of 1782 Catherine was captured and taken to Montreal. She was restored to her family after several months.

1788 tax list in Barree Township with 300 acres.

In 1788 John was an ensign in Little's company.

1790 tax list in Barree Township with 300 acres, 1 horse, 1 cow

At the time of the 1790 census the household consisted of 3 men over 16, 2 females, and 2 boys under 16.

1791 tax list in Barree Township with 300 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows

1793 tax list in Barree Township with 300 acres, 4 horses, 5 cows

1794 tax list in Barree Township with 300 acres, 4 horses, 3 cows

1795 tax list in Barree Township with 300 acres, 2 horses, 3 cows

Thomas died in 1800. His will mentioned hisbeloved wife Mary and children, Alexander, John, James, William, Thomas, Catherine, Mathew, and David.

David Ewing was a private in one of two Pennsylvania companies drafted for the War of 1812. (Nov. 1813) William Morris, Capt. The Juniata Volunteers.

 

 
 
 
 

Samuel Ewing, Sr. was born about 1743.

Sarah Ewing (1775),
Martha Ewing (1776, married Thomas Kinney),
Samuel Ewing, Jr. (1777),
Catherine Ewing (1778), married William Jones),
James Ewing (1779)
Mary Ewing (1790, married William Ramsey).

1781 in Barree Township with fifty acres

1784 in Barree with 50 acres, 2 horses and 1 cow.

1788 t0 1790 in Barree with 50 acres, 2 horses, and 2 cows.

1790 census shows Samuel Ewing with one man over 16, two boys, and four females.

1792 Barree Township tax list 50 acres, 1 horse and 2 cows.

1794 Barree Township tax list 50 acres and 1 cow

1795 Barree Township tax list 50 acres, 2 horses and 2 cows.

Samuel, Sr. died in October, 1808, intestate. The estate was divided into thirds. Sarah Ewing (the daughter) and Mary and William Ramsey received one third. Sarah, Mary and William Ramsey sold their portion to Robert McCormick on April 6, 1812.

 
     
     
 
 
 

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