Florence M. Ewing

1855–22 May 1927 (Age 72)
Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States

The Life of Florence M.

When Florence M. Ewing was born in 1855, her father, Judge Ephraim Brevard Ewing, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann 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 Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Jefferson Township, Cole, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 May 1927, 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

Spouse and Children

    Major Thomas Oliver Towles



14 October 1885
Cole, Missouri, United States


    William Beverly Towles


    Thomas Oliver Towles


    Ephraim Ewing Towles


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 5

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 8

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

  • Florrence M Ewing in household of Elisabeth A Ewing, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Florence E Towles in household of T C Towles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence E Towles in household of Thomas O Towles, "United States Census, 1900"

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