The Reeves Family and the Ewing Family Genealogies
is a Scottish name. It
refers to the Clan MacEwen. ‘MacEwen’
means the son of Ewen. The earliest
There are numerous alternative spellings used by the clan, including the Gaelic, MacEoghainn.
1432 the Barony of Otter was granted to Sween MacEwen by James I, with the
remainder to the heir of Duncan Campbell of Loch Aure.
Thereafter, clan Ewen was without chief and homeland appearing only as
dependants of the
During the mid-1600's,
there was great religious persecution of the Protestants in Scotland.
According to tradition, the Ewing family of America
trace it's origin to six brothers of a
The outlawed brothers
moved to Northern Ireland. On
These brothers may
have been named John Ewing of Carnshanagh; Robert Ewing, father of Alexander;
Findley (Finley) Ewing, father of Thomas; James Ewing of Inch
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