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Richard Randall EWELL
Male 1864 - 1958

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  • Birth  22 Jan 1864  Laurel, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  14 Feb 1958  London, Laurel, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  London, Laurel, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2600  Maxcey Ewell Family
    Last Modified  07 Jan 2011 
     
    Father  Richard Leighton EWELL,   b. 26 Jan 1833, Knox, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1917 
    Mother  Bernetta WATKINS,   b. Abt 1834, , , Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1865 
    Married  Abt 1853 
    Family ID  F997  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Dora Belle NORVELLE,   b. Abt 1869, Laurel, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1904, Farriston, Laurel, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Mar 1887  , Laurel, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • By the Rev. John Blair, in the presence of R. L. Ewell, T, C, Norvell, J.D. and Mack Smith and Alice E. Jackson. Ref: Bible Records of Richard Randall Ewell, transcript provided by Noraye Sinclaire
    Children 
    >1. Clara Ethel EWELL,   b. 22 Dec 1887, Laurel, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1954, Cincinnati, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Leighton EWELL,   b. 26 Jan 1892, London, Laurel, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1940, Riverside, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Erick Dudley EWELL,   b. 4 Jun 1894, Laurel, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1959, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F987  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Susan Juette SPIVEY,   b. 23 Oct 1879, , Harrison, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1942, Lilly, Laurel, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Jul 1901 
    Notes 
    • "This certifies that R. R. Ewell of London Kentucky, and Sue Spivy of Laruel, Kentucky, were united by me in the bonds of Holy Matrimony at Bleve Asher's on the 12 day of July in the year of our Lord 1901, in the presence of Poca Fitzgerald and George W. Ewell. (signed) Bleve Asher, Minister of the Baptist Church."
      Ref: Bible Records of Richard Randall Ewell, transcript provided by Noraye Sinclaire
    Children 
    >1. Mary Alice EWELL,   b. 22 May 1902, Laurel, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1977, Rialto, San Bernardino, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. John Henry EWELL,   b. 25 Oct 1903, , Laurel, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1971, Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. McCalla Randall EWELL,   b. 1 Nov 1905, , Laurel, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1989, Fayette, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Dora Burnetta EWELL,   b. 26 Sep 1907, Nevada, Vernon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1998, , Monroe, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Ruby America EWELL,   b. 17 Mar 1909, Nevada, Vernon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1978, Hopewell City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Richard Randall EWELL, Jr.,   b. 11 May 1911, Nevada, Vernon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1919, Hope, Homestead, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Cecil Corrine EWELL,   b. 17 Mar 1914, Essex, Homestead, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1965, Marymount Hospital, London, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F986  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 

    • Birth: Handwritten notes of Col George W Ewell
      In the notes of Richard Randall Ewell 's bible records: Richard Randall Ewell was the youngest child of Richard Leighton Ewell and Burnetta Watkins (Smith) Ewell (1st wife), London, Ky.
      Children of Richard Randall Ewell and Dora Norvell Ewell: Clara Ethel , Thomas Lieghton and Erick Dudley.

      Death: Bronchial pneumonia
      Buried in the Ewell plot, A.R. Dyche Memorial Park Cemetery, London, Ky Ref: Richard Randall Ewell Bible Records

      In 1880 census London, Laurel, Kentucy he was listed as aage 16 Occupation : Rostabout

      Noraye Sinclaire, grand daughter recalled the following:
      "Only the family would address him as "Pap", his wife called him, "Dick", his close friends called him "Little Britches", and all others would address him as Mr. Ewell. He was a successful farmer and prominate in local politics. He once danced in the F. D. R. White House.

      Pap started the fire every morning before his wife, Sue got up. He never permitted her to haul a drop of water or stick of firewood. When he died, they had to set up chairs on the church lawn and open all the windows so the overflow of people could hear the service. One of only two times that happend between 1900 and 1960 . The other was at Sue's funeral in 1942."

      Noraye provided a certificate of military service that reads as follows:
      Richard R. Ewell, Private of Company A, of the second regiment of Kentucky Volunteers, who was enlisted on the 29th of May, 1898, tow serve two years, or during the war is hearby discharged from the searvie of the United States by reasan of Mustering out of _____(?)
      The said Richard R. Ewell born in Laurel County in the State of Kentucky and when enrolled was 34 years age, 5 feet 3 3/4 inches high, light complextion, Blue eyes, Dark hair and by occupation a N. S. Mail Contactor.
      Given at Lexington Kentucky the 31st Day of October 1898.
      E H Gunther Col. commanding the Ky A(?) Inft

      Noraye Sinclaire, a descendant of Leighton Ewell, has a photos of Richard.

      Have transcript of Richard Randall Ewell's Bible records. The bible was in the possession of Dora Ewell Storm, London, Kentucky in 1968. Transcript was provided by Noraye Sinclaire
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S53] Richard Randall Ewell Bible Record.

    2. [S54] Addenda (Not in the Bible of R. R. Ewell) added to the typed copy in her writting by Mary Alice Ewell Mullins Halterman.

  

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