Mary Ann Arabella Ewing

6 June 1858–17 December 1863 (Age 5)
Appanoose, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Ann Arabella

When Mary Ann Arabella Ewing was born on 6 June 1858, in Appanoose, Iowa, United States, her father, William Caldwell Ewing, was 36 and her mother, Mary Margaret Elizabeth Cunningham, was 27. She lived in Fox River Township, Davis, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 17 December 1863, at the age of 5.

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William Caldwell Ewing
Mary Margaret Elizabeth Cunningham
Flavius Baird Ewing
Melissa Pamela Ewing
Mary Ann Arabella Ewing
Thomas Oscar Ewing
Lillian Quince Ewing
Rosa Margaret Ewing
Jennie M Ewing
Mattie Fredonia Ewing

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World Events (2)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

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.

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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  • Mary A A Ewing in household of William C Ewing, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William and Margaret Ewing -  1860 United States Federal Census

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