MCEWING, ROBERT W (1820 - 1901)

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Santa Cruz Sentinel (January 18, 1901)
Robert McEwing
IOOF Cemetery in Santa Cruz

DIED: McEwing: At Seabright, Jan 16th, Robert McEwing a native of Scotland aged 80 years 8 months.

The funeral will take place from the late residence of the deceased at Seabright today (Friday) at 2 o'clock PM under the auspices of the G.A.R. Members of the G.A.R. and old veterans are requested to meet at their headquarters at one o'clock to attend the funeral.

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The late Robert McEwing was a veteran of the Civil War having served in a Michigan regiment. He came to Santa Cruz ten years ago, having previously been engaged in farming in Oregon. He leaves four sons and one daughter.

Date of Birth: 1820-05

Date of Death: 1901-16-06

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Santa Cruz Memorial Park

Plot: C08

Mortuary: W&S

Occupation: Farmer

Local Address: (Seabright Hosp)

Last City: Santa Cruz

Native of: ST

Enlisted: 1864/10/15

Discharged: 1865/09/06

Military Unit: MI_ 22 Inf_ Co C

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: E-Pontiac_ M/O Mrfsbro TN

GAR#: WR32

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: W&R 1896 Roster

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0665

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “MCEWING, ROBERT W (1820 - 1901).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133641. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.