Barbara Ann Ewell

24 October 1843–12 April 1914 (Age 70)
Livingston, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Barbara Ann

When Barbara Ann Ewell was born on 24 October 1843, in Livingston, Missouri, United States, her father, William Fletcher Ewell, was 27 and her mother, Mary Lee Bland, was 25. She married Joseph Webster Davis on 1 February 1861, in Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salem, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Meridian, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1910. She died on 12 April 1914, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lynden Cemetery, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Vance Sheffer Sr
1830–1911
Barbara Ann Ewell
1843–1914
Marriage: 5 November 1866
Lydia Emma Sheffer
1869–1910
Marion Vance Sheffer
1873–1901
Cora Lula Sheffer
1877–1916
Matilda Olive Sheffer
1879–1879
George Bert Sheffer
1881–1954
Minnie May Sheffer
1885–1978

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1863
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): habitational name from Ewell Minnis or Temple Ewell (Kent) or possibly from Ewell (Surrey), all named from Old English ǣwell ‘river source’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Eull
    Euell

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF BARBARA ANN EWELL DAVIS SHEFFER

                Barbara Ann Ewell was born 24 October 1842 in Livingston, Missouri to William Fletcher and Mary Lee Bland Ewell.  Her mother was a Southern Belle and her father had been a missionary for t …

    Sources (15)

    • Barbra A Jones in household of Peter Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ewen in entry for Lynn Elliott and Lula Sheffer, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Barbara Ewell in household of Polly Ewell, "United States Census, 1850"

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