Delma E Ewing

10 July 1904–January 1983 (Age 78)
Delaware, United States

The Life of Delma E

When Delma E Ewing was born on 10 July 1904, in Delaware, United States, her father, Benjamin Burton Ewing, was 41 and her mother, Catherine Lingo, was 23. She married Edwin B Griffin on 29 April 1939, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. She lived in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1910 and Rehoboth Beach, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1920. She died in January 1983, in Delaware, United States, at the age of 78.

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Edwin B Griffin
Delma E Ewing
Marriage: 29 April 1939

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29 April 1939
Alexandria, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Battleship USS Delaware Commissioned

Age 6

"The USS Delaware was commissioned on November 10, 1910. This was ship number six that had been named after the """"first state."""" It was top of the line but during WWI never saw battle."

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Delma Ewing in household of Benjamin B Ewing, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Delma E Ewing in household of Ben B Ewing, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Delena E. Ewing, "Delaware State Birth Records, 1861-1922"

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