Milton Ewing

Kentucky, United States

The Life of Milton

Milton Ewing was born in 1827, in Kentucky, United States. He married Aletha J. Harlan on 9 November 1847, in Barren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Milton Ewing
Aletha J. Harlan
Marriage: 9 November 1847
Mary E. Ewing
William T. Ewing
Virginia E. Ewing
Taswell Ewing

Spouse and Children

9 November 1847
Barren, Kentucky, United States


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 3

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 34

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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)

  • Milton Ewing in household of Samuel F Keil, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Milton Ewing, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Milton Ewing, "United States Census, 1850"

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