Biography of Rev. Henry B. Ewell of Pavilion, NY

Rev. Henry B. Ewell was born in Middlebury, Wyoming County, N. Y., April 13, 1811, He was educated in the public schools and in Middlebury Academy, graduated from the theological department of Madison University in August, 1836, and was ordained in January, 1837. He married, first, in April, 1838, Amelia Dix, by whom he had two children: Amelia S. and William H. For his second wife he married, February 25, 1845, Fanny Blackmer, and they also had two children, viz.: Helen E., born February 3, 1851, and Jirah B., born March 29, 1853. Rev. Mr. Ewell died in April, 1884, after a faithful and well rounded life of ministerial work. He was pastor of the Baptist Church in the village of Pavilion 44 years, and his earnest work in this part of the State was ably seconded by his estimable wife, who survives him. Their son Jirah B., after his education was completed, entered the ministry at Warsaw, N. Y. He married M. Florine Mallery, of La Grange, and they had two children, Glen B. and Bertha A. Rev. Jirah B. died July 8, 1887.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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