Virginia L. M. Ewing

Virginia L. M. Ewing (maiden name: Miller) was born on June 27, 1848, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, to John H. and Elisabeth Miller. She married Charles Ewing on December 20, 1870, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Together they had seven children: Charles, born on December 22, 1872; Virginia, born on June 22, 1874; Eleanor, born on December 15, 1875; Mary, born on February 1, 1877; John K. Miller Gillespie, born on October 25, 1878; James Gillespie Blaine, born on September 26, 1880; and Kathleen, born on January 6, 1882. The family lived in Washington, D.C. After her husband died on June 20, 1883, she began receiving a pension of $30 a month, which was eventually increased to $50 a month by an act of Congress. By 1900, the family had moved to Westchester County, New York, yet they had returned south to Washington by 1920. Ewing died there on October 21, 1937, and is buried alongside her husband in Arlington National Cemetery.

Name:Ewing, Virginia L. M.
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  • Miller, Virginia L. (alternative name)
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Birth date:1848-06-27
Birth date certainty:Certain
Birth place:Mount Vernon, OH
Death date:1937-10-21
Death place:Washington, DC
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Person 1Relation TypePerson 2
Ewing, Virginia L. M.parent ofEwing, Charles
Ewing, Virginia L. M.parent ofEwing, Virginia
Ewing, Virginia L. M.parent ofEwing, Eleanor
Ewing, Virginia L. M.parent ofEwing, Mary
Ewing, Virginia L. M.parent ofEwing, John K. Miller Gillespie
Ewing, Virginia L. M.parent ofEwing, James Gillespie Blaine
Ewing, Virginia L. M.parent ofEwing, Catherine
Ewing, Virginia L. M.wife ofEwing, Charles

Pension Records for Charles Ewing, RG15 National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; New York State Census, 1905, 1915; United States Federal Census, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930; Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993 for Virginia L. Miller; Passport application for Virginia L. Miller, accessed through