Pleasant Ewell

Brief Life History of Pleasant

When Pleasant Ewell was born on 2 August 1788, in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States, his father, Maxcey Ewell, was 46 and his mother, Ann Mullins, was 41. He married Barbara Ann Fauber on 27 January 1814, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1840 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 4 March 1852, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Cedar Fort Old Pioneer Cemetery, Cedar Fort, Cedar, Utah, United States.

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Pleasant Ewell
Barbara Ann Fauber
Marriage: 27 January 1814
Sarah Ewell
Ida Fauber Ewell
William Fletcher Ewell
Elizabeth Hill Ewell
Thomas Maxey Ewell
Barbara Ann Ewell
John Martin Ewell Sr.
Mary Dabney Ewell
Pirene Brown Ewell

Sources (23)

  • Pleasant Ewel, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Pleasant Ewell and Barbara Fauber, Web: the Virginia, Marriages, 1740-1850
  • Pleasant Walter Ewell, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


George Washington elected first president of United States.

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

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Historical Account of Pleasant Ewell This history was written by VaLene Collings in first person for a narration that was to be given at the Pleasant Ewell Family Commemoration, which was a part of t …

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