Robert B. Ewan

19 April 1842–11 May 1922 (Age 80)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Robert B.

When Robert B. Ewan was born on 19 April 1842, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, James Roswell Ewan, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Widdows, was 29. He married Adeline Jane Temple on 6 April 1871, in Pike, Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 11 May 1922, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Kaw Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert B. Ewan
Adeline Jane Temple
Marriage: 6 April 1871
Lillian J. Ewan
Ruby Virginia Ewan
Samuel W. Ewan
Lester M Ewan

Spouse and Children

6 April 1871
Pike, Pike, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Roswell Ewan


    Elizabeth Ann Widdows




World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Ewen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Ewan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • R R Ewan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Robert B Ewan, "United States Census, 1920"

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