Biography of Archibald McEwen of Le Roy, NY

Archibald McEwen, born in Johnstown N. Y., in February, 1823, was a son of Peter and Helen (McNab) McEwen, natives of Scotland. Peter McEwen, at the age of 19, came to the United States with his parents, who settled in Fulton County on a farm. They reared five sons and one daughter. Archibald McEwen married Margaret J., daughter of Gideon G. W. and Margaret (McKinley) Green, natives of Johnstown and Mayfield, N. Y., respectively. They raised two sons and six daughters. Gideon G. W. was a son of James Green, who was born in Wales and came to America in colonial days, and was a soldier of the Revolution. He married Margaret Crowley, of Ireland, and reared five sons and and three daughters. Archibald came to Le Roy in 1852, and settled where his widow now resides. Mr. and Mrs. McEwen reared two children, J. William and George S. J. William married Elizabeth, daughter of Henry W. Veghte, and they have three children: Archibald H., Edith M., and Helen.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
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