From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana

page 638


Albert H. Ewing, son of Francis H. and Frances Ewing, was born in Niagara County, N. Y., Feb. 5, 1837, and was eighteen months old when his parents settled in Steuben County.  He was reared and educated in this county, remaining at home till after the breaking out of the Rebellion.  August, 1861, he enlisted in Company A, Forty-fourth Indiana Infantry.  He participated in the battles of Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth.  He was discharged at Battle Creek with a Second Lieutenant's commission in the new regiment, but never joined the new organization.  He was married Nov. 26, 1865, to Mary Showalter, a native of Wayne County, Ohio, born April 20, 1845, daughter of Michael and Mary Showalter.  They have had seven children-- James, Alice, Clara (deceased), Frank, Charles, Mary and Albert.  Mr. Ewing owns and occupies the old homestead of his father, and to the original 160 acres has added forty-six, having now a fine farm of 206 acres.  Politically Mr. Ewing is a Republican.  He and his wife are members of the Evangelical church.


Submitted by: Kim Davoli