Grannison William Ewing

4 January 1895–2 June 1953 (Age 58)
Butler, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Grannison William

When Grannison William Ewing was born on 4 January 1895, in Butler, Kentucky, United States, his father, Greenberry Ewing, was 20 and his mother, Emma Jane Cook, was 20. He married Ora Elizabeth Knight on 4 May 1914, in Butler, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Rochester, Butler, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 2 June 1953, in Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States.

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Grannison William Ewing
Ora Elizabeth Knight
Marriage: 4 May 1914
Ina Mae Ewing
William Theron Ewing
Emma Jane Ewing

Spouse and Children

4 May 1914
Butler, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Emma Jane Cook




    C O Ewing



    Mary Ann Ewing


    Ernest O Ewing


    Sherman K. Ewing


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Grarrison Ewing in household of Greenbery B Ewing, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Granison Ewing, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Granderson Ewing, "United States Census, 1920"

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