Robbie Jo McEwin (1925 - 2006)

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Birthplace: Chicota, Lamar County, TX
Death: Died in Paris, TX, USA
Managed by: Jim Semple, Jr
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About Robbie Jo McEwin

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Photos are largely from the Bruce & Donna McEwin collection. This site allows the preservation and access to future generations and ancestral connections.

Robbie worked in the Lamar County Tax Assessor and Collector's office for many years and retired as tax assessor/collector of the North Lamar ISD. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Paris,TX.

SOURCE: Donna & Bruce McEwin photo albums (placed in the Lamar County Genealogical Society Library, Paris, TX)

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Robbie Jo (McEwin) Dancer (1925-2006)'s Timeline

September 24, 1925
Chicota, Lamar County, TX
Age 4
Chicota, Lamar County, Texas, USA

J Weaver Mc Ewin, Head of Household, Event Type: Census, Event Year: 1930, Event Place: Precinct 5, Lamar, Texas, United States, District: 0027, Gender: Male, Age: 42, Marital Status: Married, Race: White, Birth Year (Estimated): 1888, Birthplace: Texas, Father's Birthplace: Texas, Mother's Birthplace: Texas

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head J Weaver Mc Ewin M 42 Texas
Wife Kittie Mc Ewin F 34 Texas
Son Bruce Mc Ewin M 15 Texas
Son M Lee Mc Ewin M 12 Texas
Son K Charles Mc Ewin M 10 Texas
Daughter C Mary Mc Ewin F 7 Texas
Daughter J Robbins Mc Ewin F 4 Texas
Son Tom Mc Ewin M 1 Texas

SOURCE: "United States Census, 1930," J Weaver Mc Ewin, Precinct 5, Lamar, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0027, sheet , family 96, NARA microfilm publication, Sheet Number and Letter: 5B, Household ID: 96, Line Number: 52, Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Affiliate Publication Number: T626, Affiliate Film Number: 2368, GS Film number: 2342102, Digital Folder Number: 004547347, Image Number: 00316

Age 14
Lamar County, Texas, USA

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Weaver J Mcewin, Head of Household, Event Type: Census, Event Date: 1940, Event Place: Justice Precinct 5, Lamar, Texas, United States, Gender: Male, Age: 52, Marital Status: Married, Race: White, Birthplace: Texas, Birth Year (Estimated): 1888, Last Place of Residence: Same House

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Weaver J Mcewin M 52 Texas
Wife Kittie Mcewin F 45 Texas
Son Charles Mcewin M 20 Texas
Daughter Kathryn Mcewin F 17 Texas
Daughter Robbie Jo Mcewin F 15 Texas
Son Tom Mcewin M 12 Texas
Daughter Roma Mcewin F 9 Texas
Daughter Myrna Mcewin F 6 Texas
Daughter Edna Virginia Mcewin F 2 Texas

SOURCE: "United States Census, 1940", Weaver J Mcewin, Justice Precinct 5, Lamar, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 139-28, sheet 14B, family 256, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 4090, District: 139-28, Family Number: 256, Sheet Number and Letter: 14B, Line Number: 47, Affiliate Publication Number: T627, Affiliate Film Number: 4090, Digital Folder Number: 005457440, Image Number: 00263

June 7, 1945
Age 19
Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States

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Newspaper Article: "McEwin-Dancer Rites Performed in Home Ceremony"

"Pvt. Vincent Dancer, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Dancer of Sumner, Texas, Rt. 2, and Miss Robbie Jo McEwin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McEwin of Chicota, were united in marriage June 7 at 9 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Dancer, 919 S. Main St. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Lawrence Malloy, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Paris.

Three four-branched candelabras against a background of mixed flowers and greenery were used as decorations at the altar. Mixed hydrangeas and arrangements of greenery decorated the house.

The bride wore a navy blue alpaca suit with white accessories and a corsage or white gardenias. Mrs. Robert Crook of Paris, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. She wore a navy blue eyelet dress with white accessories and a corsage of white carnations.

Mrs. Lee McEwin, sister-in-law of the bride, sang "Always" accompanied by Mrs. Charles McEwin at the piano. Other music included Mendelssohn's wedding march and a piano solo "Traumerei" by Mrs. Lee McEwin."

Age 21

Circa 1947, in front of McEwin Grocery Store: McEwin Children, (L to R standing) Tom "Sonny", Myrna, Bruce, Robbie, Kathryne, Roma, ( Front kneeling) Lee, Virginia 'Ginna', Charles (not pictured, Robert died 1950, age 17)

Age 40
Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States

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1966 First Baptist Church Pictorial Directory for the Dancer Family listed in the back index of church members:
DANCER, Mr. & Mrs. Arthur V. (Robbie), Danny, Jenny
(Address) 337 N.E. 14th, (Telephone) 5-2111

Danny appears in the Chapel Choir (High School & College) photo enclosed.
Also, he appears with cousins, Bobby & David Crook

September 4, 1974
Age 48
Lamar County, Texas, USA


McEwins Have Family Dinner

All nine of the children of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McEwin, Chicota, were present at a family dinner held Sunday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. (Lee & Nell) McEwin, Monticello Drive. Grandchildren and great grandchildren were also present.

Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Bruce (& Bertha) McEwin, Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Lois) McEwin, Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Kathryne) Crook,. Mr. and Mrs. A. V. (Robbie) Dancer, Mr. and Mrs. Bill (Myrna) Hutchison, all of Paris; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde (Virginia) Armstrong, Chicota; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Dahl, Wichita Falls; and Mr. and Mrs. Tom (Sue) McEwin, Muncie, Ind.

Grandchildren attending were Mr. and Mrs. Danny Dancer, Dallas; Rusty and Kevin Dahl, Wichita Falls; Tom and Jon McEwin, Muncie, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Jim McEwin and children, Kelley, Toni , and Jeanne Anne, Bossier City, La., Elizabeth Renfro and Ronald Armstrong, Chicota; Jane Anne Hutchison and Mark Hutchison, Stephen McEwin, Susan McEwin, Kathy McEwin and Carlee McEwin all of Paris.

November 22, 1976
Age 51
Chicota, Lamar County, TX

Funeral services for James Weaver McEwin of Chicota, TX were held Monday (Nov 22, 1976) at 2 p.m. at Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel, with interment at the Presbyterian Cemetery in Chicota. The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday (Nov 21, 1976) from 7 to 8 p.m.

Pallbearers were Jimmy McEwin, Stephen McEwin, Kenneth McEwin, Loyd W. McEwin, John McEwin, Bob Crook, David Crook, Rusty Dahl and Mark Hutchinson.

SOURCE: The Paris News, November 28, 1976, Page 14