Florence M. Ewing

Female1855–22 May 1927

Brief Life History of Florence M.

When Florence M. Ewing was born in 1855, in Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States, her father, Judge Ephraim Brevard Ewing, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth W Allen, was 30. She married Major Thomas Oliver Towles on 14 October 1885, in Cole, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 22 May 1927, in Cole, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Major Thomas Oliver Towles
Florence M. Ewing
Marriage: 14 October 1885
William Beverly Towles
Thomas Oliver Towles
Ephraim Ewing Towles

Sources (14)

  • Florence Ewing in household of Ephraim B Ewing, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Florence Ewing - Government record: birth: about 1858; Cole, Missouri, United States
  • Florence M. Ewing, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1885Cole, Missouri, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 8

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 8

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 20

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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