The Reeves Family and the Ewing Family Genealogies
Footnotes for John Alexander Ewing
and Mary F. Warder
 Records that may have showed his date and circumstances of death were destroyed when the
Allen County Courthouse burned in 1902.
Statewide reporting of vital statistics in
not begin until 1907.
 John Alexander Ewing probably went by the name ‘Alex’ or ‘Alexander,’ rather than John. The
records refer to him as John A., J.A. and as A. The custom of the times was to use initials more
in written records than we do today. Since some of the records refer to his middle initial rather
than to his first initial or both, it is likely that he used his middle name.
 Their dates of birth are accurate only to within about a year. They come from census records that
show how old they were every ten years. Some of the census records show when the census
was taken, but others do not (legibly anyway). He is listed in Find A Grave for Green River Union
Cemetery Lot number 127. He is shown as being born on April 12, 1875 and dying on October
 According to an abstract of Barren County, Kentucky marriages. Their original data is in Barren
County,Kentucky Marriage Book A.
1850 United States
Census for Barren County,
census was taken on
1860 United States Census
for Allen County, Kentucky, Page 117, Family unit 846.
 1900 United States Census for Allen County, Kentucky at Enumeration District 4, Page 18,
Family Number 177.
 Born on
 Born on
Indiana. All the records refer to him
only as “Dee” or “D”.
Born in May 1858, probably
in Allen County, Kentucky.
Allen County Kentucky Free Deaths 1852-1861, Book D-G, show that Almarr
Ewing died on
December 7, 1858 at the age of 5 months. He was the son of “A & M F Ewing.” His cause of
death was unknown.
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