Francis Marion Ewell

3 November 1835–1 January 1904 (Age 68)
Livingston, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Francis Marion

When Francis Marion Ewell was born on 3 November 1835, in Livingston, Missouri, United States, his father, William Fletcher Ewell, was 19 and his mother, Mary Lee Bland, was 18. He married Frances Mary Weech on 27 July 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Helper, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1904. He died on 1 January 1904, in Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Francis Marion Ewell
Frances Mary Weech
Marriage: 27 July 1858
Sarah Elizabeth Ewell
Franklin Marion Ewell
Lorenzo Hyrum Ewell
Mary Elizabeth Ewell
William Walter Ewell
Laura Ann Ewell
Ether Ewell
Ether Ewell
Purmitt Samuel Ewell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 July 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 3
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    Age 25
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Laura Ann Ewell

    HISTORY OF LAURA ANN EWELL DENNIS Written by her when she was 87 years old. I was born 20 August 1872 in Santaquin, Utah to Francis Marion Ewell and Frances Mary (Fanny) Weech. My folks moved out …

    Sources (21)

    • Francis M Ewell in entry for Sarah Eliza Park Pratt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Francis Ewell in household of Polly Ewell, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Marion Ewell in entry for Lorenzo Hyrum Ewell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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