“Genealogical and Personal History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania”
Editor: John W. Jordan, LL. D.
Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1913
Pgs. 809, 810 EWING
This family is of ancient Scotch origin, and is identical with EWEN and McEWEN.The family seat was in Aberdeenshire and Edinburghshire from early times.The EWING family from the North of Ireland, from which most of the older EWING families of this country are descended, trace their ancestry to MAJOR FINLAY EWING, who received a grant of land for military services, 300 acres, in county Antrim, Ireland.One of the first of the name in America was RICHARD EWEN, who settled in Maryland prior to 1659.Many of his descendants are numerous in Pennsylvania, Tennessee and the Middle West.Uninterrupted connection cannot always be established, owing to the loss and destruction of early records.
ALEXANDER EWING, a farmer, moved from Washington County, Pa., to Beaver County, in the same state, in 1786, and settled there.He married ___McCONNELL.
JAMES EWING, son of ALEXANDER and ___(McCONNELL) EWING, was a farmer in Raccoon Township, Beaver County, Pa., and his farm of 200 acres is still in possession of his descendants.He married ELIZABETH TODD, and had children: ALEXANDER G., JOHN, JAMES D., HENRY B., SUSAN, WALTER TODD, ELIZA.
WALTER TODD EWING, son of JAMES and ELIZABETH (TODD) EWING, was born in Beaver County, Pa., in 1834, and is now living, retired, in New Brighton Township, Pa.He was a tanner by trade, and followed his calling for a quarter of a century. He married NANCY MORROW, and has had children: 1. JAMES HENRY, married (first) ELLA WADE, and had children: ANNA, MARY, WALTER, ELEANOR; he married (second) LAURA BROWN, and has had children: SARAH, GRACE, JANE.2. EDGAR A., married LELIA LEAF, and has children: EDWARD and FRANKLIN.3. FRANK A., born Oct. 3, 1869; has been engaged in the clothing business in New Brighton for the past 25 years; a Republican in politics, and a member of the United Presbyterian Church; married, July 12, 1899, BERTHA, daughter of T. M. BOAL, of Steubenville, Ohio, and they have had children: HELEN MORROW, born May 19, 1901; CHARLES BOAL, May 16, 1904; MARGIE HARBISON, June 1, 1909.4. MARY A.5. HOMER H., associated in the clothing business with his brother FRANK A.; he is unmarried.