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Ewin, Mathew 1852-1923


Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 11/15/2003 at 20:46:45

LeMars Globe-Post
March 29, 1923

Mathew Ewin Dies at the Age of 70 Years, 7 Months and 8 Days

Mathew Ewin, a resident of Seney, for a number of years, died Wednesday,
March 28. Death was partly due to old age.

Mr. Ewin was born in Illinois, June 20, 1852. His father, William Ewin, was
born in Indiana. His mother, Elizabeth Ewin, was born in England.

The funeral will be held on Friday and burial made in the Seney cemetery.

LeMars Sentinel, March 30, 1923

Mathew Ewin, a resident of Seney vicinity for the past thirty years, died at a local hospital on Wednesday evening (March 28, 1923) at nine o'clock at the age of nearly 71 years. He had been ill for a short time suffering from kidney trouble which developed uraemia. His condition became serious a few days ago and he was brought from his home to the hospital for treatment the beginning of the week.

Mr. Ewin was born at Lacon, Ill., on June 20, 1852, where he spent the earlier period of his life and grew to young manhood. He followed the avocation of farming. In 1875 he was united in marriage with Miss Ella Lothrop at Rutland, Ill. They farmed in Illinois for a number of years and then came to Plymouth county and settled in the farm owned by the late J.H. Hinds. They lived on this place and adjoining farms ever since.

Mrs. Ewin preceded here husband in death eight years ago. He leaves to mourn his death six children who are Mrs. August Witt, of America township; W.A. Ewin; Austin, Minn.; Mrs. Ralph Obermeier, LeMars; Arthur Ewin, Charles Ewin and Mrs. Iona Clark, of Seney. A son, Albert Ewin, was killed while fighting for his country at the front in France on July 22, 1918, and a boy and girl died in infancy.

The funeral will be held at the residence on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. H.V. Comin, of LeMars, officiating, and the burial will take place in the cemetery at Seney.

Mr. Ewin was a good citizen, a successful farmer, neighborly and kindly, and was held in high regard by the large number who knew him for many years. He was an affectionate husband and father and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

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