We are seeking the parents and earlier ancestors of HENRY EWER of Barnstable, Mass.
HENRY EWER was born 12 Feb. 1813, Barnstable, Mass., and died 15 April 1861.He married (1) Pauline "Paully / Polly" Crowell Ryder, who died in July 1841.We believe the children of that marriage were (i) Henry Sturgis Ewer, born 1837, and (ii) Charles Cary Ewer, born 1839, Barnstable, Mass.
HENRY EWER married (2) ORINDA CASE on 27 Oct. 1842, Barnstable, Mass. She may have been from Centerville, Nova Scotia. The children of that marriage included: (iii) Henry Ewer (Jr.), 1844-1863 (died in Civil War, 24th Mass. Inf. Vol, Co. F). (iv) PAULINE CROWELL EWER, 1845-1877.Pauline, who was named in honor of her father's first wife, married Edward Zuill Brailey.Pauline died at age 32. She left three daughters, the oldest of whom was my husband's grandmother. (v) Howard Clinton Ewer, born and died in 1852. (vi) Horace Sumner Ewer, 1854-1855 (died young).
Thank you for any help in connecting this HENRY EWER with the earlier EWERs of Barnstable. Mass.