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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Family Time Line

Major Thomas Oliver Towles
1840–1915
Florence M. Ewing
1855–1927
Marriage: 14 October 1885
William Beverly Towles
1888–1902
Thomas Oliver Towles
1890–1891
Ephraim Ewing Towles
1892–1934

Spouse and Children

    Major Thomas Oliver Towles

    Male1840–1915Male

    Female1855–1927Female

MARRIAGE
14 October 1885
Cole, Missouri, United States
children

(3)

    William Beverly Towles

    Male1888–1902Male

    Thomas Oliver Towles

    Male1890–1891Male

    Ephraim Ewing Towles

    Male1892–1934Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 5

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

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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