Jane Elizabeth Ewing

1771–February 1857 (Age 86)
Laurens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Jane Elizabeth

When Jane Elizabeth Ewing was born in 1771, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Ewing, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Ramage, was 21. She married Nathan Davis in 1795, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died in February 1857, in Shelby, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Shelby, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Davis
1768–1857
Jane Elizabeth Ewing
1771–1857
Marriage: 1795
Abijah B Davis
1798–1866
Eliza Davis
1800–1826
Margaret Davis
1801–1850
Jane Davis
1802–1886
Susannah B Davis
1804–1867
Nathan Davis Jr.
1810–1886
Harrison Davis
1814–1880
Lewis Davis
1821–
Anthony Davis
1823–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1795
Laurens, South Carolina, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Ewing

    Male1740–1806Male

    Elizabeth Ramage

    Female1750–1790Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1771–1857Female

    William Ewing

    Male1772–1820Male

    Male1775–1855Male

    Margaret Ewing

    Female1776–1859Female

    Esther Ewing

    Female1784–1818Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 5

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 5

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 23

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • Jane Davis in household of Nathan Davis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1790 United States Federal Census
  • 1850 United States Federal Census

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