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Ewart Early Origins



The surname Ewart was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Ewart Spelling Variations


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Ewart Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ewart, Ewert and others.

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Ewart Early History


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Ewart Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ewart research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1607 is included under the topic Early Ewart History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ewart Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ewart Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ewart Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ewart In Ireland


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Ewart In Ireland



Some of the Ewart family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ewart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George, James, and John Ewart who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1786

Ewart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Ewart, who landed in New York in 1818
  • William Ewart, who landed in New York in 1818
  • John Ewart, who arrived in New York in 1822

Ewart Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Ewart arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Charles Forbes" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES (originally Charles Forbes) 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839SirCharlesForbes.htm

Ewart Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Ewart arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "John Masterman" in 1857

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ewart (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ewart (post 1700)



  • Thomas W. Ewart, American politician, Delegate to Ohio State Constitutional Convention from Washington County, 1850-51
  • Lewis H. Ewart, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Charleston, West Virginia, 1881-84
  • Hamilton Glover Ewart (1849-1918), American Republican politician, Mayor of Hendersonville, North Carolina, 1877; Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1887-88, 1895-97, 1911-12
  • Edward J. Ewart, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 39th District, 1952; Candidate for New York State Assembly from St. Lawrence County, 1954
  • William Ewart (1798-1869), English politician and reformer
  • Douglas R Ewart (b. 1946), multi-instrumentalist and instrument builder
  • John Ewart (b. 1928), Australian Film Institute award winning actor from Melbourne, Australia
  • David Ewart (1841-1921), Canadian architect who served as Chief Dominion Architect from 1896 to 1914
  • Charles Ewart (1769-1846), Scottish soldier of the Royal North British Dragoons, famous for capturing the regimental eagle of the 45th Regiment of the Line, in the Battle of Waterloo, still on display in the Scottish War Museum
  • James Cossar Ewart (1851-1933), Scottish zoologist

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Ewart Historic Events


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Ewart Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Robert James Ewart, American 2nd Class passenger from Brooklyn, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: In cruce spero
Motto Translation: I trust in the cross.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES (originally Charles Forbes) 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839SirCharlesForbes.htm

Other References

  1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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The Ewart Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ewart Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 4 July 2016 at 22:37.

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