Louisa Frances Ewing

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Title

Louisa Frances Ewing

Subject

Families
Indiana--Logansport
Frontier and pioneer life
Fashion
Powell, Louisa Frances Harris Ewing, 1844-1899
Postmasters

Description

Louisa Frances Harris, later Louisa Frances Ewing as the wife of Alexander Kinnear Ewing, sits for a portrait. With Alexander's untimely death in 1874, she remarried, becoming Louisa Frances Powell. Like her husband, Louisa served as Postmaster of Logansport, Indiana for a brief period after her husband's death.

On verso: "'Grandmother Ewing Powell' b. ? As 'Frank L. Harris' m. Oct 18, [1685?] to Alex K. Ewing. She was later known as 'Louisa F.' appointed Postmaster General Oct 24, 1874 in Logansport IN d. 1899. husband Alex died Oct 3, 1876 remarried to Jehu Z. Powell in 1881. Mother of Verne Ewing."

Creator

Fetter's New Gallery

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

403595
Ewing Family Collection

Original Format

albumen print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

23 x 18 cm

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