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Calvin Ewing
Birth: 1805
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1888
Alton
Wayne County
New York, USA

[Cherie J. created this memorial with the kind permission and endorsement of Calvin's descendant, family historian Bill Gawne.]

Per Calvin's death certificate, his parents were Peter Ewing (variously spelled Ewings or Ewens) and Anna Ewings.

He married Joanna Allen. Their first child was Julia Ann Ewing, born 1830 in Rensselaer County, New York. In 1840 the family was living at Sand Lake in Rensselaer County, New York. In about 1849 Calvin, Joanna and their family moved to Sodus, Wayne, New York. Joanna Allen Ewing's obituary states that she moved to Wayne County in 1849. She would have moved with her husband and family. They appear in the 1850 US Federal Census in Sodus, Wayne Co., US Fed. Census

On February 15, 1888 Calvin passed away at the home of their son Lorenzo Dow Ewing in Alton, Wayne, New York. He passed away after a four-year paralysis due to sun stroke. his wife Joanna was with him when he died.
Calvin was buried February 23, 1888 in the Baptist Rural Cemetery, Sodus Center (also known as the Red Brick Church Cemetery).

Death Notice
From the "Arcadian Weekly Gazette" Wednesday, 29 February, 1888.

Calvin Ewing of Alton, who has lain helpless in bed for over four years as the result of a sunstroke, died last Thursday while conversing with his wife without any indication that the end was so near.
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The following documents refer to Calvin and his wife Joanna Allen Ewing:

The following Will for Benjamin Allen refers to Joanna (Allen) Ewing and Darius Allen as half sister and half brother of Benjamin.
It refers to Sylvestrus (Sylvester) Allen and Lorenzo Dow Allen as full brothers of Benjamin.

Estate of Benjamin ALLEN
who died in March 1866 Surrogate's Court
Troy, Rensselaer Co, NY
In the matter of the application for Letters of Administration on the
Estate of BENJAMIN ALLEN, deceased, late of the city of Troy.
Filed 28th day of March 1866
County of Rensselaer, NY.

DARIUS ALLEN of the City of Troy in said County, being duly sworn, do depose and say that I am the brother of the said deceased; that said deceased died a natural death at the city of Troy in said county, on the fifth day of March, 1866, without having a last Will and Testament; and that said deceased at the time of his death was possessed of certain personal property in the State of New York, the value thereof does not exceed the sum of seventeen hundred dollars, as I have been informed and believe; that the said deceased left him surviving no widow, children or descendants, father or mother, but brother and sisters as follows

LORENZO D ALLEN of Sodus, Wayne Co, NY; SYLVESTRUS ALLEN of the same p lace, full brothers of said deceased who have filed their ----- of rights to administer said estate and JOANNA EWING, wife of CALVIN EWING of Sodus aforesaid and DARIUS ALLEN of the City of Troy half
brother and half sister of said deceased, only next of kin; and that he was at or immediately previous to his death an inhabitant of the County of Rensselaer. And I pray that Administration on the Estate of the said deceased is
granted by the Surrogate Court of the County of Rensselaer to me.
Sworn before me this 24th? Day of March, 1886.
DARIUS ALLEN
County of Rensselaer

I DARIUS ALLEN will well, honestly, and faithfully discharge the duties of administrator of the estate of BENJAMIN ALLEN deceased, according to law.
Subscribed and sworn before me this 28th? day of March 1886.
Darius Allen
County of Rensselaer Surrogate Court.
In the matter of the administration of the goods chattels and credits o f BENJAMIN ALLEN, deceased.

I, SYLVESTER ALLEN of the town of Sodus in the County of Wayne and State of New York, a brother of BENJAMIN ALLEN late of the City of Troy
deceased intestate, do hereby renounce all right and claim to
administration of the goods chattels and credits of the said intestate.

Witness my hand at Sodus New York this 20th Day of March 1866.
Signed in the presence of [signature very faint/blurred].

State of New York
County of Rensselaer
On this 20 Day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six before me personally came the above named SYLVESTER ALLEN to me known to be the individual described in and who executed the above renunciation of letters of administration and he acknowledged that he executed the same for the purpose therein mentioned.
[signature faint]
In the matter of the Estate of BENJAMIN ALLEN, deceased, remonstration of LORENZO D. ALLEN.
Filed March 28, 1866.
I, LORENZO D. ALLEN of the town of Sodus in the County of Wayne and State of New York a brother of BENJAMIN ALLEN late of the City of Troy deceased intestate do hereby renounce all right and claim to administration of the goods chattels and credits of the said intestate.

Witness my hand at Sodus New York this 20th? Day of March 1866.

Lorenzo D Allen Signed in the presence of}
PHILIP W CISSLEY [?]
S. VANDERHEYDEN

State of New York
County of Rensselaer
On this 20 Day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and sixty six before me personally came the above named LORENZO D ALLEN to me known to be the individual described in and who executed
the above renunciation of letters of administration and he acknowledged
that he executed the same for the purpose therein mentioned.

S Vanderheyden
Com'r of Deeds
Troy NY
In the matter of the Estate of BENJAMIN ALLEN, deceased, remonstration of SYLVESTRUS ALLEN [sic].
Filed March 28, 1866.
Know all men by these Presents that we, DARIUS ALLEN, LORIMUS VANDERHEY DEN and EDWARD BROWNELL [sic]
of the city of Troy, NY are held and firmly bound unto the People of
the State of New York, the sum of thirty four hundred dollars current money of the United States of America, to be paid to the said People to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents.
Sealed with our Seals, and dated the 26th day of March in the year of o ur Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six.
The condition of this obligation is such that if the above bounden DARIUS ALLEN Administrator of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits of BENJAMIN ALLEN deceased, shall faithfully execute the trust reposed in him as such, and also, that he obey all orders of the Surrogate of the County of Rensselaer, touching the Administration of the Estate
committed to {blank}: - them this obligation to be void otherwise to be of force.

DARIUS ALLEN
EDWIN BROWNELL
LORIMUS VANDERHEYDEN Sealed and Delivered in the presence of JAMES LANSING
LORIMUS VANDERHEYDEN and EDWIN BROWNELL of this city of Troy in said county, being each duly sworn, do each depose and say that he is worth the sum
of thirty four hundred dollars, over and above all debts due from, or
liabilities incurred by, him.

Edwin Brownell
Lorimus Vanderheyden Subscribed and Sworn before me this
28th day of March 1866
JAMES LANSING
Comm of Troy NY

State of New York
Rensselaer County
On this 26th day of March 1866, before me personally appeared DARIUS ALLEN, LORIMUS VANDERHEYDEN and EDWIN BROWNELL to me well known to be
the individuals described in and who executed the within Bond, and
severally duly acknowledged the execution thereof, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.

James Lansing
Comm of Deeds
Troy NY 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Joanna Allen Ewing (1808 - 1891)
 
 Children:
  Lucretia Ewing Myers (1834 - 1903)*
  Darius Ewing (1837 - 1897)*
  Lorenzo Dow Ewing (1843 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
EWING Calvin, Feb. 15, 1888, 83y
Joanna, wife, Jan. 11, 1891, 82y
 
Burial:
Brick Church Cemetery
Sodus Center
Wayne County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Cherie J.
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67835422
Calvin Ewing
Added by: Paul Sutton Kamalsky
 
Calvin Ewing
Added by: Paul Sutton Kamalsky
 
Calvin Ewing
Added by: Paul Sutton Kamalsky
 
 
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For Calvin, a wonderful man. With love, from your family.
- Cherie J.
 Added: May. 4, 2011
 
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