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Information on Elinor Ewing
Elinor Ewing, wife of Joseph Frazier, is thought by some researchers to be a sister of Alexander Ewing and daughter of Robert Ewing. This has not been proven, but is thought to be a strong possibility. Additional research and records need to be located to prove this relationship.
From "Southern Cousins" website:
- Lancaster Co., PA was created from Chester Co., PA in 1729 and all townships in PA prior to that date were in either Bucks Co., Philadelphia Co. or Chester Co. In 1725 Samuel Ewing was in what was called, then, West Nottingham Twp., Chester Co., PA but on the same Tax Record are the Sidwell family who were, later, definitely in Cecil Co., MD (boundaries were changing fast), and the Oldhams and the Gatchells. Near Samuel Ewing was Joseph Frazier, whose wife was Eleanor Ewing thought to be a sister to Alexander Ewing, died 1738 in Cecil Co., MD. Alexander "Sr" on the East Nottingham, Chester Co., PA tax record for 1728. He purchased part of THE LEVELL on 26 Oct 1731 and moved there shortly after to Octoraro Hundred, Cecil Co., MD and had been baptised in Burt Congregation Church on 18 January 1679/80. See Chapter XXIII.