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Darius Ewing
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Birth: 1837
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1897
Rensselaer County
New York, USA

[This memorial has been created with the permission and approval of family historian Bill Gawne.]

Darius Ewing (aka Ewings) was born about 1837 in Berlin, Rensselaer County, New York, United States.
His parents were Calvin Ewing(s) and Joanna Allen Ewing(s).

RESIDENCE: 1840 U.S. Federal Census
Name: Calvin Ewings
Township: Sand Lake
County: Rensselaer
State: New York
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 7
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7

According to records, in 1849 the Darius and his extended family moved to Sodus, Wayne County, New York, where Darius and his family appeared in the 1850 U.S. Federal Census:

1850 United States Federal Census about Derias Ewings
Name: Derias Ewings
Age: 13
Birth Year: abt 1837
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1850: Sodus, Wayne, New York
Gender: Male
Family Number: 1139
Household Members:
Name Age
Calvin Ewings 45
Joanna Ewings 39
Lucretia Ewings 14
Derias Ewings 13
Chester Ewings 11
Sally Ewings 9
James Ewings 7
Doneweo Ewings 5 [His name should have been transcribed Lorenzo Dow. C.J.]
Mary Ewings 1

By 1860 Darius moved to Troy, Rensselaer County, New York.
He and his cousin William Allen appear there in the 1860 U.S. Federal Census. (William was a son of the Darius' mother Joanna's brother Darius Allen--later known as Brig.-Gen. Darius Allen.)

The 1880 U.S. Federal Census shows Darius and his wife Maggie and their children residing in Troy. By this time Darius has been well established as a carpenter.

1880 United States Federal Census about Derias Ewings
Name: Derias Ewings
Age: 35
Birth Year: abt 1845
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1880: Troy, Rensselaer, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Maggie Ewings
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Birthplace: Michigan
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Carpenter
Household Members:
Name Age
Derias Ewings 35
Maggie Ewings 35
Calvin Ewings 11
Johanah Ewings 9
Derias Ewings 7
William Ewings 5
Maggie Ewings 3

And Darius appeared in the following city directory:

Troy, New York City Directory, 1890 about Darius Ewing
Name: Darius Ewing
Location 1: 648 Fulton
Location 2: 633 River
Occupation: carpenter
City: Troy
State: NY

His mother passed away in 1891.
Her records show the following about Darius:

1891 Residence: Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

Age: 54
Troy, Rensselaer, New York, USA
Per Joanna Allen Ewing's Petition for Proof of Will, 2 Mar. 1891, Surrogate Court, Wayne, NY. He is 54 years old.

Age: 54
Troy, Rensselaer, New York
"He is a well-to-do citizen of Troy, N.Y." Per his mother's funeral notice, 21 Jan. 1891, "The Arcadian Weekly Gazette," Wayne Co., NY USA.

Darius passed away on August 7, 1897, in Troy, per the following death record:

Name: Ewing, Darius
Date of death: 7 Aug 1897
Age: 60y 7m
Place of birth: Berlin, NY
Place of death: Troy, NY
Cause of death: Acute nephritis
Father: Calvin Ewing
Mother: Johanna Ewing
Cemetery Lot: P.___ Single int.

May he rest in peace.
Family links: 
  Calvin Ewing (1805 - 1888)
  Joanna Allen Ewing (1808 - 1891)
  Lucretia Ewing Myers (1834 - 1903)*
  Darius Ewing (1837 - 1897)
  Lorenzo Dow Ewing (1843 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Plot: P.___ Single interment
Maintained by: Bill Gawne
Originally Created by: Cherie J.
Record added: Oct 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99920411
Darius Ewing
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For Darius, with love from your family. Rest in peace.
- Cherie J.
 Added: Oct. 31, 2012

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