Judge Ephraim Brevard Ewing

Brief Life History 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 1845, 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 1845
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

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  • Ephraim B Ewing in household of Unknown, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ephriam Brevard Ewing ;[Rev.] - Published information: birth-name: Ephraim Brevard Ewing
  • E. B. Ewing, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

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.


Historical Boundaries 1821: Cole was created from Cooper County January 1, 1821.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Scottish: altered form of Ewen , 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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