Athalia Ewing1

#19374, (circa 1846 - 17 April 1879)
Father*Robert Ewing1 (c 1796 - 1868)
Mother*Caroline Maslin2 (c 1808 - 1848)

Family

Ignatius Loyola Edwards b. c 1842, d. 1871
Children 1.Elizabeth Rosalie Edwards+11 (1867 - 1943)
 2.Robert Ewing Edwards+12 (1868 - 1928)
 3.Athalia Edwards+3 (1871 - 1944)
 4.Mary C Edwards13 (c 1872 - 1875)
Her married name was Edwards.3 
Birth*circa 1846She was born circa 1846 at PennsylvaniaG.1 
13 August 1850She appeared on the census of 13 August 1850 in the household of Robert Ewing at Locust Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 4, 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, age 13, b. PA.5 
Marriage*circa 1864She married Ignatius Loyola Edwards, son of George W Edwards and Elizabeth R Whelan, circa 1864.3 
7 June 1870She and Ignatius Loyola Edwards appeared on the census of 7 June 1870 at 8th Ward, 23rd District, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.6 
15 November 1870She and Ignatius Loyola Edwards appeared on the census of 15 November 1870 at 1404 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (same house as Elizabeth Whelan Edwards.)7 
Death*17 April 1879She died on 17 April 1879 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.8 
Burial*21 April 1879She was buried on 21 April 1879 at St. John's Church Yard, 13th Street above Chestnut, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG.9 
Burial7 November 1879She was buried on 7 November 1879 at Old Cathedral Cemetery, 48th Street and Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG; (reception from St. John's.)10 

Citations

  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. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1964/1966: 1944, cert. no. 39989, img. 60/370. Reg. No. 7507. Athalia Edwards Hirst, wid. of James Ryder Hirst, housework, res. 122 Rex Avenue, Philadelphia PA, b. 9 Nov 1871, dau. of Ignatius L Edwards and Athalia Ewing, both b. Philadelphia; d. at res. 2 Apr 1944, age 72y 4m 29d, cerebral embolus; inf. Athalia E Hirst [sic], same res.; bur. Cathedral, 5 Apr 1944. Original data: Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA., Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, online Ancestry.com.
  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. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. I L (27), b. PA, wholesale tobacco merchant, personal estate $14000; Athalia (24), b. PA. Also domestic servants Eliza Clements (45, b. Ireland) and Ellen Doherty (17, b. Ireland).
  7. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. I L (28); I L [sic] (25). [No other data taken in second enumeration; same record at 1402 Walnut Street. p. 5]
  8. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Film No. 4058618. Athalia Edwards, Lady, b. Philadelphia, res. Price near Evans, d. 17 Apr 1879, age 32, dilatation of heart; bur. St. John's, 13th and Chestnut, 21 Apr 1879.
  9. [S1733] Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, online Ancestry.com, PA - Philadelphia> Philadelphia> Roman Catholic> St. John´s Roman Catholic Church, img. 47/79. Vault No. 26 of W W Fetterman, p. 220:
    15 Dec 1838, Washington Wilfred Fetterman
    21 Apr 1879, Athalia Edwards, age 32
    01 Sep 1883, Mary Gabrielle Fetterman, age 11 months [dau. of Wilfred and Elizabeth]
    11 Jul 1888, George W Edwards, age 40 (removed to Holy Cross 26 apr 1905)
    "The Vaults in St. John's Churchyard" (p. 233) adds:
    29 Aug 1890, 1890, Mrs. Wilfred Fetterman (née Elizabeth Edwards), dau. of George W. Edwards, who is buried in vault No. 10.
    02 Apr 1910, Wilfred B. Fetterman, son of Washington Wilfred Fetterman.
  10. [S1733] Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, online Ancestry.com, PA - Philadelphia> Philadelphia> Roman Catholic> Old Cathedral Catholic Cemetery, img. 3991/4884. Athalia E Edwards, Ignatius L Edwards and Mary C Edwards (child), received from St. John's Vault 7 Nov 1879, bur. same day, Sec. H, lots 17, 18, 19, 20, very center grave.
  11. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1966: 1943, cert. no. 18926, img. 497/3265. Reg. No. 3759. Elizabeth Patterson, wid. of Francis L Patterson, res. 321 Earlington Rd., Darby, Delaware Co. PA, b. 5 Oct 1867, dau. of Ignatius Edwards and Athalia Ewing, both b. Philadelphia; d. 14 Feb 1944, Woman's Medical College Philadelphia, age 75y 4m 10d, metastises toxemia; inf. John V B Patterson, same res.; bur. St. Dominic's 18 Feb 1943. Original data: Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA., Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
  12. [S1658] U.S. Passport Applications, Jan. 2, 1906 - Mar. 31, 1925, Publication M1490, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, online Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, 1918, Roll 0575, appl. 32118, imgs. 321-325/878. Dated 17 Aug 1918, US District Court, Key West FL. Robert Ewing, b. Torresdale PA 4 Nov 1871, son of Ignatius L Edwards (b. Philadelphia), res. Key West FL, occ. Deputy Collector of Customs; intent to leave US 30 Aug 1918 on S/S Mascotte; new emloyment in Havana, Cuba, American Food & Fuel Administration and War Trade and Shipping Boards. Sworn identification by Elizabeth R Patterson, Philadelphia PA, and Thomas C Pent, Key West FL. [Note: year of birth is wrong as he was reported in the 1870 and 1880 censuses as b. ca. 1868-1869]
  13. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, 1. Folder 4000971, img. 104/480. 1875 Register of Deaths in Philadelphia, sh. 101. Mary C Edwards, age 2, dau. of Ignatius and Athalia Edwards, res. 24th Ward, 3443 Chestnut, d. 12 Mar 1875, convulsions; bur. St. Johns R.C. 12 Mar 1875. 2. Folder 4058626, img. 60/255. Return of a Death. Mary Caroline Edwards, dau. of Ignatius and Athalia Edwards, 24th Ward, 3443 Chestnut St., d. 12 Mar 1875, age 2y 8m, convulsions; bur. 15 Mar 1875, St. Johns, 13th above Chestnut.