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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

James Harvey McEwen & Mary Frances Allen

 114. James Harvey McEwen & 115. Mary Frances Allen

4/23/1821, James born in TN, s/o 228. James McEwen & 229. Agnes Kirk.

12/14/1821, Mary born in York, York Co., SC, d/o 230. James Andrew Allen & 231. Dorcas Wright. (S) 1850 Census.

1839, James married Mary.

8/31/1850, James H McEwen age 30, and wife Mary age 28 live in Carroll Co., TN. James is a farmer with real estate valued at $800. Children: James A age 9, William M age 7, Tennessee C age 4, Joseph F age 11 months; all children born in TN. (S) U.S. 1850 Census.

1860, J. H. McEwen age 38, wife Frances age 39 (ages appear to be swapped) live in Gibson Co., TN. J. H. is a farmer with real estate valued at $2400 and a person estate of $1500. Children: Andrew 17 and a laborer, William 15, Tennessee 13, Joseph 10, Lafayette 7, Mary 4, Bettie 1. 4 of the children attended school during the year. (S) U.S. 1860 Census.

12/23/1861, James died in Gibson Co., TN; buried at Double Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Cem., Humbolt, TN.

4/23/1866, Mary died; buried with James.

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Children of James & Mary:

i. James Andrew McEwen, born 1841 in Carrol Co., TN.

12/14/1865, James married Nancy Duggar in Gibson Co., TN.

5/7/1866, James was named the administrator of his mother’s estate. (S) TN Wills and Probate Rcds. 1779-2008.

1880, James died in Tarrant Co., TX.

ii. William Milton McEwen, born 7/22/1844 in Carrol Co., TN.

Civil War: William served in the Confederate army.

William married Mary Ann Stone (b.1852, d.1936).

4/9/1925, William died in Gibson Co., TN; buried with his parents.

iii. Tennessee Catherine McEwen (57), born 9/1/1846 in Carrol Co., TN.

iv. Joseph Franklin McEwen, born 10/2/1849 in Carrol Co., TN.

10/27/1867, Joseph married Jane Stone in Gibson Co., TN.

10/18/1885, Joseph married 2nd Amanda Everline Gately in Gibson Co., TN.

12/22/1924, Joseph died in Henderson, Chester Co., TN; buried in Sweetlips Cem.

v. Lafayette Bertran McEwen, born 11/28/1852 in Carrol Co., TN.

1877, Lafayette married Emma Langford (b.1857, d.1886)

1888, Lafayette married Nancy Moss Langford (b.1859, d.1919).

10/25/1929, Lafayette died in Gibson Co., TN; buried in Cowells Chapel Cem., Camden, Benton Co., TN.

vi. Mary Harriet McEwen, born 1855 in Carrol Co., TN.

Mary married W. Y. Mathis.

2/20/1931, Mary Harriet Mathis died in Martin, Weokley Co., TN. (S) TN Death Cert. [Her mother and father are identified on the death certificate.]

vii. Elizabeth “Bettie” McEwen, born 1859 in Carrol Co., TN.

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