The Reeves Family and the Ewing Family Genealogies
John Alexander Ewing
(About 1822 — Before 1880)
Mary F. Warder
(About 1828 — After 1900)
to the 1860 census
for Allen County, Kentucky “J.A. Ewing” was the 36-year old head of a
household consisting of his wife, age 31, and two children, J.H., age 12, and D,
age 2. He worked as a tailor and
Mary was “keeping house.” They
owned real property worth $1,200 and personal property worth $2,000.
All were listed as having been born in
also showed this Ewing family
with John Alexander Ewing being 46 and still working as a tailor.
Mary was 41 and a housewife.
By 1880, the Ewing family had suffered a loss. The census showed Mary as a fifty-five year old widow. It said that she and her all were born in Kentucky. Her occupation was "keeping house." The only person living with her at the time was her son, "D." He was then about twenty-two.
The 1900 census shows her as being born in April 1826. (Unclear) She was widowed, having previously married for 48 years. (Unless she remarried after being married to John Alexander, that is probably not true.) She was shown as the mother of two children, both then still living. She was living with her son, Dee Ewing.
The evidence of the fourth child comes from a book reporting Allen
County, Kentucky births, deaths and marriages.
It said that Alexander and Mary were the parents of a child born on
No information is known yet about his parents.
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