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James EWELL[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1767 - Bef 1818  (< 51 years)


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  • Name James EWELL 
    Born 1767  Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina or Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1790  Pitt County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 24 Nov 1818  , Pitt, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I4297  Ewell's in America
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2012 

    Father X EWELL,   b. Abt 1725, Scotland (?) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christiana "Crissy",   b. 1773, , Pitt, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1819  (Age 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1790  Pitt Co. North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Source: "Jean D. Caldwell papers" [PO Box 381, Washington, NC 27889]
    Children 
     1. Clara EWELL,   b. 1793, , Pitt, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1873, , Pitt, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Jesse M. EWELL,   b. 1798, , Pitt, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870, , Martin, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Stephen EWELL,   b. Abt 1800, of Hamilton, Martin, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE: Mrs. Dora Ewell Bumpas papers.

      The Ancestral File gives James' birthdate as about 1775 in Scotland

      Ancestry.com, Lisa Wallendorf Scarola: "Deedbook AA, Page 432, dated 11/24/1818, Christiana Ewell,widow, received her Dower of 14 0 a cres. On the following page her children recieved land as follows;: StephenEwell, son, 15 acres, Clary Ewell, daughter, and her husbandBenjaminTucker, 98 acres, and Jesse Ewell , son , 72 acres. Page 409,Christiana, Stephen, Jesse, Clary, and BenjaminTucker received Negroes of James Ewell, Deceased. Change Date: 15 JUN 2002 at 02:27:10"

      According to Lisa Wallendorf Scarola, James was born in 1767 at Pitt Co., NC.
      Ewell: One who came from Ewell ( Riverspring)

      To date there is no evidence of his will. His estate was passed to his wife and children thru land deeds.

      James Ewell, b. about 1767 or 1775 in North Carolina or Scotland, dec by1818 in Pitt Co, N C
      marr. Christiana ____, b. in Pitt Co, N C, living in 1818

      listed on the 1790, 1800

      1810 Pitt county census. Age 26-45, Owned 1 slave.
      Pitt DB AA, p. 432, Nov 24, 1818, Dower for Christiana Ewell in 420A of land of James Ewell, allotted her 1/3, 140A, Benjamin Brown corner, great swamp, recorded Feb Term, 1819.

      Marion Tillery Genealogical Papers 5 May 1990.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Paul's Ewell Combined Database, Paul Jensen plus various contributors.

    2. [S184] Marion Tillery Genealogical Records, Marion Tillery, (Private collection in authors hands as well as in the hands of Paul Jensen who is recording this data as well as VaLene Ewe).

    3. [S171] Pedigree Resource File CD 28, ((Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2001)).

    4. [S172] Pitt County Families, Lisa Wallendorf Scarola, (Updated 16 Nov 2002 (feonadorf @aol.com)).

    5. [S185] Jean Caldwell - Carolina Ewells, Jean Caldwell.

    6. [S186] Pitt Co. NC Deed Book AA, Pitt Co., NC, (pages 409, 432, 434).