Finley M Ewing

22 October 1891–December 1978 (Age 87)
Pendleton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Finley M

When Finley M Ewing was born on 22 October 1891, in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States, his father, Benjamin Todd Ewing, was 49 and his mother, Martha A Mattie Myers, was 47. He lived in Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died in December 1978, in Tuscola, Michigan, United States, at the age of 87.

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Finley M Ewing

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Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Todd Ewing


    Martha A Mattie Myers




    Ella Janey Mildred Ewing


    Hallie EWING




World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Finley Erving, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Finley Ewing, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Finley M Ewing in household of Arthur W Steer, "United States Census, 1920"

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