Judge Ephraim Brevard Ewing

16 May 1819–21 June 1873 (Age 54)
Todd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ephraim Brevard

When Judge Ephraim Brevard Ewing was born on 16 May 1819, in Todd, Kentucky, United States, his father, Rev. Finis Ewing, was 45 and his mother, Margaret Brevard Davidson, was 45. He married Elizabeth Ann Allen on 18 July 1835, in Ray, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States in 1860 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 21 June 1873, in Iron Mountain, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Judge Ephraim Brevard Ewing
Elizabeth Ann Allen
Marriage: 18 July 1835
Mary Henrietta Ewing
Anna Ewing
Colonel Henry Watkins Ewing
Alice Brevard Ewing
Margaret Davidson Ewing
Florence M. Ewing
Charles Beverly Ewing
Ephraim Brevard Ewing
Bessie Ewing
Robert Ewing

Spouse and Children

18 July 1835
Ray, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Age 2

Missouri is the 24th state
1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 15

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

Name Meaning

Scottish: altered form of Ewen (itself a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eòghainn ‘son of Eòghann’), formed as if it were an English patronymic ending in -ing. See also McEwen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • E B Ewing, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ephraim B Ewing, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ephraim B Ewing, "United States Census, 1860"

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