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Ella Katherine Ewing
Birth: Mar. 9, 1872
La Grange
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1913
Gorin
Scotland County
Missouri, USA

Folk Figure. At a recorded 8 feet, 4.5 inches tall, she was the tallest woman who ever lived. She used her height to her advantage by making a living working for the Barnum and Bailey Circus. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Ewing (1845 - 1933)
  Anna Eliza Herring Ewing (1836 - 1900)
 
Burial:
Harmony Grove Cemetery
Knox County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 03, 2000
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- DENA ANN
 Added: Oct. 31, 2014

- Cynthia Taylor
 Added: Oct. 31, 2014
ELLA KATE EWING (1872-1913): According to her publicity, Ella Kate Ewing, the Missouri Giantess, was 8 feet, 4 inches tall, though her true height was closer to 7'3". She was born on March 9, 1872, in Louis County, Missouri, weighing seven and a half po...(Read more)
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 Added: Oct. 31, 2014
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