Major Richard Ewen
(Abt 1608-1669)
Sophia Scarborough
(Abt 1613-Bef 1685)
Richard Ewen of Ewenton
(1640-1675)

 

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Richard Ewen of Ewenton 1

  • Born: 1640, <Upper New Norfolk, Virginia, (United States)>
  • Died: 1675, <Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)> at age 35

  Research Notes:

Inherited "Ewen's Addition" and "Ewen upon Ewenton" on the West River, Anne Arundel, Maryland (now called Cedar Park).

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From http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=3037 :

Maryland (Anne Arundel County), West River - Overlooking West River Cedar Park Patented to Richard Ewen in 1666 as "Ewen upon Ewenton." Brick house built c.1697 by Richard Galloway II around earlier frame structure possibly dating back to 1656. Known as "West River Farm" in 18th Century. Home and burial place of John Francis Mercer, 10th Governor of Maryland (1801-1803.) Tulip Hill Patented 1659 to Richard Talbott as "Poplar Knowle." Brick house built c.1756 by Samuel Galloway, Quaker merchant. George . . . - Map (db m3037)

  Noted events in his life were:

Inherited: "Ewen upon Ewenton," 400 acres on the West River, 1669, "Ewen upon Ewenton", West River, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States). 2 Surveyed for Charles Calvert, Governor of Maryland, on 1 November 1665.

Purchased by Benjamin Lawrence in 1672.

"Barren Neck" (150 acres), "Ewen upon Ewenton" (400 acres) and "Ewen's Addition" (90 acres) were later purchased by Richard Galloway.

Inherited: "Ewen's Addition," 90 acres: <Herring Creek Hundred>, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States). "Barren Neck" (150 acres), "Ewen upon Ewenton" (400 acres) and "Ewen's Addition" (90 acres) were later purchased by Richard Gallaway.

Acquired: "Barren Neck," 150 acres: <West River Hundred>, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States). "Barren Neck" (150 acres), "Ewen upon Ewenton" (400 acres) and "Ewen's Addition" (90 acres) were later purchased by Richard Gallaway before 1697.


Sources


1 Website - Genealogy, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~susanb/SPB%20web%20cards/ps02/ps02_046.htm.

2 Website:, http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=3037.


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