There is a biography in the 1875 Atlas of Wood County for William EWING that seems to fit with your info: William H. Ewing was born near Fort Miami in 1812; left an orphan by the death of his mother while he was an infant, lived on the Maumee River until he was 14 years old, then went to Cleveland for 6 years, when he again returned to the Maumee. In 1850 went to California, and returning in 1853 he settled on his present homestead in Middleton Twp. in 1854, and now has, after years of wandering, a well improved farm of 160 acres and a good home. His parents' names were Samuel & Sarah Ewing, who lived in Lucas Co. 1812. Samuel Ewing died in Wood Co. in 1821. Mr. Ewing has two brothers, Anthony & Samuel. Mrs. Ewing was born in Pennsylvania, 1826. Her parents moved to Sandusky Co. where they lived & died. She was a daughter of John & Mary Moore, whose children were Ann, Catharine, Christina, Mary, Samuel, Henry, Elizabeth, Jacob, John, & William. Mrs. Ewing's children by her first husband are Albert L., Frank F., & Emily E. Broughman. Mr. Ewing's children are Angie & Laurie.