Sites of Interest to the
I'm often asked where to begin if one is just getting started with searching
for your ancestral roots. I suggest checking out Cyndi's List for a
massive amount of info on this enormous subject!
Ewing Family Association: This organization is devoted to researching Ewing
immigrants in America before 1776. You will find great information about the origins of
the Ewing name, early Ewing history, and a list of Ewing immigrants. This site also has a
message and information exchange where you can leave inquires about Ewing ancestors.
The Ewing Family
Genealogy Forum: GenForum sponsors a Ewing site for discussion of descendants
and ancestors. Post your message or inquiry.
Cumberland County, NJ: Thomas Ewing Sr. and Mary Maskell
settled in Greenwich, NJ and many of the homes still standing there were
occupied by Ewing descendants. This site gives you a great overview
and photos of these structures as well as an excellent history of the area.
The Fairfield County Visitors and Convention Bureau: This
site has information about the life of William T. Sherman and other internet links to
Sherman and his family.
The Sherman House, Lancaster, Ohio:
Learn about the home where William T. Sherman grew up and was later adopted
by Thomas Ewing Sr., his neighbor, when Sherman's father died.
Archives: There is a huge amount of information on the Thomas Ewing and Mary
Maskell family in the archives at the library of Notre Dame. You can view the items in the
Thomas Ewing Microfilm Collection online. You can order copies of microfilmed items by
mail. I have always found the librarians here very helpful.
University of Maryland
Library: This library maintains a microfilm edition of the Thomas Ewing
papers in it's Ewing Family Collection. Follow the directions online to research the
William L. Clements
Library, The University of Michigan: This library collection of 400 items
from 1780-1937 contains family papers relating to four generations of the Maskell Ewing
family. Most of the letters relate to Maskell C. Ewing (1807-1849), however there is some
correspondence from Maskell Ewing, Sr. (1758-1825), Maskell C. Ewing, Jr., and Amy Lee
The Ohio State
Libraries: Because George Ewing (1754-1824) moved his family to Ohio
and his son, Hon. Thomas Ewing became a senator from that State, the Ohio Library system
has an immense amount of information about the Ewing family. Start from this site to
search for your Ewings.
Scotland: Our Ewing ancestors originally came from the vicinity of Stirling Castle in the Scottish
highlands. This is a great site to learn about the history of the castle
and the surrounding area.
The Ewing Family
Tree--Ancestors and Descendants of Gustavus H. Ewing:
devoted to Ewing ancestors, beginning with William Ewing and Eliza Milford who were born
in Scotland in the early 1600's. Compiled by CarolSue Hair, Clan Ewing of America
member, this site has wonderful music and great information for this particular Ewing