Biography of John M. Ewing
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JOHN M. EWING, son of Samuel and Christina (Mason) Ewing, was born in Beaver County, Penn., April 26, 1839. He came with his parents to this county in 1851, and located in Crane Township, where his father purchased 280 acres, on which he (John) resided till his enlistment in the late war, April 22, 1861. He was a member of Company I, Fifteenth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and enlisted for three months' service, but subsequently re-enlisted for three years in Company D, Fifteenth Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry, participating in the battles of Shiloh, Corinth, Stone River, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge and a number of others, receiving his discharge at Chattanooga at the expiration of his term, September 24, 1864. Mr. Ewing was married, Arril 13, 1865, to Jennie Hunter, of Beaver County, Penn., and her death occurring in March, 1866, he was remarried, September 6, 1870, to Celia Gump, of Upper Sandusky. They have five children: Maude A., Edith B., Ralph C., Carrie M. and Emma E. Mr. Ewing has always been an agriculturist and stock raiser, managing his father's farm of 160 acres. He is a member of the Knights of Honor, G. A. R., and, with his wife, of the Presbyterian Church, with which he is officially connected.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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