b Nov 16, 1817, Gallia Co., OH
d Jul 17, 1890, Hancock Co., IL
m Dec 31, 1837 to William Aleshire
b 1814, Meigs Co., OH-1880, Hancock Co., IL
emigrated to Fulton Co., IL 1842 to Hancock Co. 1848
Parents of 10 children
Operated a hotel and livery stable in Burnside, Il for many years.
Son Albert & wife Rachel succeeded them in running the hotel & livery stable.
Children of Albert & Rachel were
Kenneth Aleshire moved to Natchez, MS
Jessie Aleshire (Mrs. Ralph Hinkle) operated a drug store in West Point,
IL-moved to Glendale, AZ

## Found in IL Civil War Register
Co. C, 16th IL. Inf.
Issac Aleshire veteran Colchester 30 Dec., 1861-8 Jul, 1865

From: Nancy Hank's Ewing Genealogy:
In August of 1899, Edward (Ewing Aleshire) joined his brother "Jap" and
their first cousin Williams Symmes Matthews of Columbus, Ohio, and their aunt Electa Ewing Howell of Medill, Missouri in attending the first reunion ever of descendants of
James Ewing. That first reunion was held at the farm in Hillsdale Co., Michigan of the late Enoch Ewing, Jonathan's brother/ (pp 948-949)

CHILDREN of William & Sarah Ewing Aleshire
1. Sanford Q. Aleshire-b abt 1839, Meigs Co., OH-d abt 1890, IA or MO
m Dec 31, 1863, Hancock Co., IL to Rebecca L. Wetherow
2. Levi Vergel Aleshire b 1840, Meigs Co, OH-d Mar 1885, Hancock Co., IL
m Oct 30, 1873 Schuyler Co., IL to Jessie Brumback
3. Mary Angeline Aleshire b abt 1842, Meigs Co., OH-d aft 1880
m Sep 17, 1867, Hancock Co., IL to Thomas A. Swan
4.Orlando M. Aleshire b abt 1844, Fulton Co, IL-d Jun 26,
5. Margaret E. Aleshire b abt 1847, Fulton Co, IL-d aft 1890
m May 20, 1876, Hancock Co., IL to Uriah H. Ashcraft
6. William Jasper Aleshire b abt 1849, Hancock Co., IL-d 1905
m Nov 30, 1882, Macomb, IL to Mollie E. McClung
7. Edward Ewing Aleshire b abt 1851, Hancock Co., IL-d aft 1919
m Sep 22, 1880, Hancock Co., IL to Addie S. Poling
8. Albert Davis Aleshire b Dec 27, 1853, Hancock Co., IL-d Jun 13,
1919,W. Pt.,IL
9. Oscar Emmet Aleshire b Nov, 1861, Hancock Co., IL-d Jan ,1958 in
m Aug 31, 1887, Hancock Co., IL to Margaret M. Stepp -2nd sp.Mable
10. Henry Aleshire-no further info


Some of the below named Matthews appear to be the sons of Fedelia Ewing
daughter of Jonathan Ewing. Fedelia was born Mar 16, 1825-d Sept 24, 1875,
Gallia Co.,OH
m Apr 07, 1844 to Phineas Matthews in Gallia Co., OH.
Fedelia and Phineas are both buried in the Old Holcomb Cemetary, Huntington
Twp, Gallia Co., OH.
Listed in Glenn Cemetary, Huntington Twp., Gallia Co., OH
***On list of sons
Thomas Corwin Matthews-------s/o Phineas & Fedelia b May 05, 1845 at Vinton
******** d Feb 06, 1864 in Union Army at Covington, KY
** from old handwritten note
George R. Matthews-enlisted at FountainGreen, Hancock Co. Co. G&D ? 2nd
Illinois cavalry. Served 4 years -7 months. Discharged at San Antonio, TX
Lewis Matthews -Co. G 2nd Illinois Cavalry. Served 3 years. Died veterans--?on account
of being wounded.
Phineas Matthews 11th Illinois-served during the war
Marvin? Matthews 11th Illinois Cavalry
Believe old hand-written note was written by John Elmer Sullivan whose wife
Alice McCumber was the daughter of Mary Ewing McCumber, sister of Fedelia Ewing
Matthews. Note was received from Helen Sullivan Willits-granddaughter of
John Elmer Sullivan. Alice McCumber Sullivan was legally blind and the handwriting
compares to documents signed by Sullivan. Mary Ewing McCumber was my gggrandmother.

OsieLouise Shields McWhirt
{James & Margaret
Ewing of Pocahontas, VA}
{Swago Bill & Mary
McNeil Ewing}
{Jonathan & Margaret
McMillin Ewing }
1 Thomas Corwin Matthews
b May 05, 1845, Vinton, OH
d Feb 06, 1864, Covington, KY-bur Glenn Cem, Vinton, OH
2 William Symmes Matthews *Rep from Gallia Co. 1884-1887
Supt of Insurance-State of OH at Columbus*
b Jan 01, 1847, Vinton, OH
d Feb 07, 1926, Columbus, OH
m 1880 to Alice Martin
3 Sarah Ann Matthews
b Jun 24, 1849, Vinton, OH
d Dec 20, 1926, Columbus, OH-bur Old Holcomb Cem., Vinton, OH
spouse Lewis Shannon
4 Abigail Matthews
b 1852, Vinton, OH
spouse Thomas Shannon
5 Edward Nobles Matthews
b Jun 20, 1857, Vinton, OH
d Jul 20, 1858, Vinton, OH bur Glenn Cem., Vinton, OH
6 Horace Greely Matthews *known as a brilliant musician
b May 25, 1858, Vinton, OH
d Jan 07, 1934, Mankato, MN
7 Edward Baker Matthews
b Sep 08, 1861, Vinton, OH
d Oct 17, 1949, Jackson, OH-bur Fairmount Cem, Jackson, OH
m Jun 19, 1890 to Ida Jane Jones
**Corwin Matthews 1891-1975, Blaine Ewing Matthews 1898-1969
Orus Jones Matthews 1900-1964, Elizabeth Matthews Wesson,
Edward Baker
8 Luther Ewing Matthews
b Oct 01, 1865, Vinton, OH
d Apr 11, 1891, Vinton, OH-bur Old Holcomb Cem., Vinton, OH

ELECTA JANE EWING (dau of Jonathan & Margaret McMillin Ewing)
b Jun 24, 1882, Gallia Co., OH
d Aug 03, 1912, --------MO
bur : Conkle Graveyard, Folker Twp,--------MO
m Jan 30, 1848 to JOHN EWING HOWELL (son of Levi & Jannat Ewing Howell)
b Mar 15, 1806, Mason Co., WV
*Jannat was the daughter of Indian John & Ann Smith Ewing
Lynn Howell
b Jan 16, 1849, Gallia Co., OH

Fremont Howell
b Jul 07, 1851, Clarke Co. MO
m Sarah Boswell b 1854, Indiana

William Howell
b Nov 10, 1853, Clarke Co. MO

Margaret E. Howell
b Jul 05, 1857, Clarke Co., MO

Levi Howell
b Jul 16, 1859, Gallia Co.,OH

m-Luella Romaine Carter b 26 Apr, 1864, Clark, MO

Mary Howell
b Dec 16, 1861, Clarke Co., MO
m George Finegan b 01 May, 1858, Macomb, IL

**these dates will be filled in when I get that info

* see Wm. H.H. McCumber family

b Mar 03, 1828-d Jul 31,1828

b Jun 25, 1819-d Jan 15, 1853-bur LaCross Cem., Hancock Co., IL
was executor of father Jonathan Ewing's estate

George Washington b. 29 May 1833. Gallia Co., OH. m. Eunice Cox b.
25 Jun 1836,
Harmony Twp., Hancock Co., IL.

(a) Pearliette Alvina b. 25 Dec 1857, Hancock, IL. m. Morris
Armstrong White b. 27 Jan 1858
(b) Juliette Melvina b. 10 May 1859, Hancock, IL. m. John Dickinson
b. 12 Jan 1861, IL.
(c) Edward Etlore b. 19 Mar 1862, Hancock, IL. m. Minnie C. Freeman
b. 06 Jun 1866, Lynn, IN.
(d) William Lafayette b. 10 May 1865, Hancock Co., IL. m. Mary Jane
White b.18 Mar 1868, McDonough Co., IL.
(e) Sarah Emmaline b. 08 Aug 1867, Hancock Co., IL. m. John Franklin
Smith b.24 Oct 1867
(f ) Myrtle b. 08 Apr 1873, Hancock Co., IL.
8. EWING, MARGARETTA LUCETTA b. 23 Jan 1837, Hunt, Gallia, OH.-d Oct 11,
1896 m. Jan 28, 1855 ,IL to Reuben Cravens- b 1831 ,PA
Prof. L.P.Cravens
Maggie Cravens
John Cravens
Emma Cravens-sp Radford
Joseph Cravens
Clara Cravens sp A.J. Reid
Grace Cravens
Frank Cravens
* Names of Craven children taken from Obit of Margaretta Lucetta Cravens,1896

**** from family tree book of Jonathan Ewing

On Sept. 10, 1849, he with his wife and children, George W. and Lucetta,
and one married daughter, Fidelia, who had married Phineas Matthews, and her family,
moved in wagons to Illinois. They arrived Oct.01, 1849, and settled in Hancock, Co.,
near Burnside, where he lived until Sept.03, 1850, when he died of a congestive
chill, aged 60. He lies buried in a cemetary near where he died. His wife, Margaret
survived him 34 years, dying June 14,1884, at the age of 87 years and was
buried in the cemetary near Carthage, IL.( Holland Cemetary)