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
1842–1922
Adeline Jane Temple
1845–1931
Marriage: 6 April 1871
Lillian J. Ewan
1872–1952
Ruby Virginia Ewan
1874–1952
Samuel W. Ewan
1877–1906
Lester M Ewan
1882–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 April 1871
Pike, Pike, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    James Roswell Ewan

    Male1806–1852Male

    Elizabeth Ann Widdows

    Female1812–1855Female

siblings

(3)

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.
1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

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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