Alexander Ewing (c.1752 - 1822)

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Birthplace: Cecil County, Maryland
Death: Died
Managed by: Deborah Caldwell
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About Alexander Ewing

Captain Alexander Ewing was a Revolutionary War hero. Alexander is a son of John Ewing and a grandson of Alexander Ewing (1677-1738/9) an Immigrant to America in 1727.

http://www.ewingfamilyassociation.org/journal/volume3/JoV3.htm#v3n2p27

Early settler of N.W. Davidson Co. Served in Revolutionary War as Aid-de-Camp to Gen. Green. Wounded at Guilford. Earned nickname and 2666 acres. Built and owned first brick plantation house in area, 1/4 mile East. Later built Ewing Mansion on Buena Vista Pike. He and his wife Sarah are buried directly across in Ewing Plantation cemetery.

http://www.nashville.gov/mhc/historical_markers/notable_people.asp

Captain Ewing was born in Virginia, March 10, 1752. He was first lieutenant, and afterwards, for three years, captain in the Virginia line, during the Revolutionary war. Resigning his commission, he was made aid on General Greene's staff. He was wounded at the battle of Guil- ford, and rendered unfit for further service during the war.

http://www.archive.org/stream/mcgavockfamilyge00gray/mcgavockfamilyge00gray_djvu.txt

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Ewing&GSfn=Alexander&GSpartial=1&GSby=1752&GSbyrel=in&GSdy=1822&GSdyrel=in&GSst=45&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=71890680&df=all&

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Lt. Alexander Ewing, 'Devil Alex''s Timeline

1752
1752
Cecil County, Maryland
1789
1789
Age 37
Davidson Co,TN
1790
1790
Age 38
Davidson Co,TN
1792
1792
Age 40
Dec. 10, 1792 Max Meadows Wythe County
1795
1795
Age 43
Davidson Co,TN
1797
1797
Age 45
Davidson Co,TN
1799
1799
Age 47
Davidson Co,TN
1801
1801
Age 49
Davidson Co,TN
1803
1803
Age 51
Davidson Co,TN
1822
1822
Age 70