Maria Smith1

#19366, (say 1799 - 29 March 1838)


Robert Ewing b. c 1796, d. 1868
Children 1.Marie Ewing3 (c 1829 - )
 2.Julia Ewing3 (1831 - 1906)
 3.Thomas Ewing3 (c 1833 - )
Maria Smith was also known as Rebecca Smith.2 
Her married name was Ewing.3 
Birth*say 1799She was born say 1799 at Darby, Pennsylvania.1 
Marriagecirca 1827She married Robert Ewing, son of James Ewing and Elizabeth Griffith, circa 1827.2,3 
Death*29 March 1838She died on 29 March 1838 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2 


  1. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online, Film 4008854, img. 37/344. Julia Grant Ewing, b. Philadelphia 3 Oct 1831, dau. of Robert Ewing, b. MD Eastern Shore, and Maria Smith, b. Darby PA; gentlewoman, single, res. 811 Spruce St (8th Ward), d. 28 Dec 1906, age 75y 2m 25d, pneumonia; bur. from 1915 Rittenhouse Sq., 31 Dec 1906, St. John's Church Yard, 13th above Chestnut.
  2. [S1764] Rev. William J Lallou, "The Vaults in St. John's Churchyard", Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia XXIII:212-248 (1912): P. 229, records of Vault No. 20 of Robert Ewing.
    29 Mar 1838, Mrs. Rebecca Ewing (née Smith), second wife of Robert Ewing.
    29 Jan 1848, Mrs. Caroline M. Ewing (née Maslin), third wife of Robert Ewing.
    26 Jul 1848, Josephine M. Ewing, infant child of Robert Ewing and Caroline Maslin.
    11 Jun 1868, Robert Ewing, aged 72. [see note on his burial]
    11 Feb 1872, Elizabeth Griffith Ewing, aged 49, daughter of Robert Ewing and Sarah Davis, his first wife.
    -- Mar 1875, Mary Miller Gowen, aged 15, daughter of Alfred Gowen and Maria Ewing.
    13 Dec 1892, Thomas S. Ewing, aged 58, son of Robert Ewing and Rebecca Smith.
    01 Aug 1904, John Davis Ewing, aged 34, son of Thomas S. Ewing, a convert Episcopalian minister.
    28 Dec 1907, Julia Grant Ewing, aged 76, daughter of Robert Ewing and Rebecca Smith.
    In this vault also repose the remains of Mrs. Maslin, the mother of the third Mrs. Ewing, and two or three children of Robert Ewing's son, Thomas S., and Sarah Adams.
  3. [S1765] Margaret Ewing Fife, Ewings in Early America, edited by James R. McMichael (Bountiful, Utah: Family History Publishers, 2003), p. 272, naming the wives of Robert Ewing as (1) Elizabeth Davis, mother of the first two children; (2) Maria Smith, mother of the following three children; (3) Caroline Maslin, mother of the last four children, online