Emily Miller Ewen

9 September 1889–16 June 1978 (Age 88)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily Miller

Emily Miller Ewen was born on 9 September 1889, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of Hugh Ewen and Jane Miller. She married James (Jim) Pattison on 27 October 1919, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 16 June 1978, in Delta, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 88.

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James (Jim) Pattison
Emily Miller Ewen
Marriage: 27 October 1919
Hugh Miller Pattison
James Robert Pattison

Spouse and Children

27 October 1919
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Hugh Ewen


    Jane Miller




World Events (8)

1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 1

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Age 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 24

The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eòghainn ‘son of Eòghann’ ( see McEwen ).2 Jewish (Israeli): from Hebrew even ‘stone’, a translation of the surname Stein or any of its compounds.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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