Julia Ewing1

#19370, (3 October 1831 - 28 December 1906)
Father*Robert Ewing1 (c 1796 - 1868)
Mother*Maria Smith2 (s 1799 - 1838)
Birth*3 October 1831She was born on 3 October 1831 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.3 
13 August 1850She appeared on the census of 13 August 1850 in the household of Robert Ewing at Locust Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 19, b. PA.4 
2 August 1860She appeared on the census of 2 August 1860 in the household of Robert Ewing at 23rd Ward, 10th Predinct, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as Julia Caroline, age 25, b. PA.5 
1 June 1880She appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 in the household of Virginia Ewing and Alfred Craven Gibson at Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as Julia G Ewing, age 37, b. PA, servant; (see "Note" below.)6 
Death*28 December 1906She died on 28 December 1906 at 811 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 75.3 
Burial*31 December 1906She was buried on 31 December 1906 at St. John's Church Yard, 13th Street above Chestnut, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG.3,7 


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1765] Margaret Ewing Fife, Ewings in Early America, edited by James R. McMichael (Bountiful, Utah: Family History Publishers, 2003), p. 272, naming the wives of Robert Ewing as (1) Elizabeth Davis, mother of the first two children; (2) Maria Smith, mother of the following three children; (3) Caroline Maslin, mother of the last four children, online www.ewingfamilyassociation.org.
  3. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Film 4008854, img. 37/344. Julia Grant Ewing, b. Philadelphia 3 Oct 1831, dau. of Robert Ewing, b. MD Eastern Shore, and Maria Smith, b. Darby PA; gentlewoman, single, res. 811 Spruce St (8th Ward), d. 28 Dec 1906, age 75y 2m 25d, pneumonia; bur. from 1915 Rittenhouse Sq., 31 Dec 1906, St. John's Church Yard, 13th above Chestnut.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Robert (54), b. MD, merchant, real estate value $12500.
  5. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Robert (60), b. MD, merchant, real estate $18000, personal estate $5000. Also eight servants.
  6. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Alfred c (58), b. and parents b. England, wholesale liquors; Virginia (37), b. and parents b. PA, keeping house. Also servants Ellen Lee (55, b. Ireland), Samuel Chapman (40, b. England), Honora O'Toole (40, b. Ireland), Kate Higgins (21, b. Canada), Sarah Cochlin (38, b. Ireland).
  7. [S1764] Rev. William J Lallou, "The Vaults in St. John's Churchyard", Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia XXIII:212-248 (1912): P. 229, records of Vault No. 20 of Robert Ewing.
    29 Mar 1838, Mrs. Rebecca Ewing (née Smith), second wife of Robert Ewing.
    29 Jan 1848, Mrs. Caroline M. Ewing (née Maslin), third wife of Robert Ewing.
    26 Jul 1848, Josephine M. Ewing, infant child of Robert Ewing and Caroline Maslin.
    11 Jun 1868, Robert Ewing, aged 72. [see note on his burial]
    11 Feb 1872, Elizabeth Griffith Ewing, aged 49, daughter of Robert Ewing and Sarah Davis, his first wife.
    -- Mar 1875, Mary Miller Gowen, aged 15, daughter of Alfred Gowen and Maria Ewing.
    13 Dec 1892, Thomas S. Ewing, aged 58, son of Robert Ewing and Rebecca Smith.
    01 Aug 1904, John Davis Ewing, aged 34, son of Thomas S. Ewing, a convert Episcopalian minister.
    28 Dec 1907, Julia Grant Ewing, aged 76, daughter of Robert Ewing and Rebecca Smith.
    In this vault also repose the remains of Mrs. Maslin, the mother of the third Mrs. Ewing, and two or three children of Robert Ewing's son, Thomas S., and Sarah Adams.