Wednesday, March 14, 2007


1857- after 1904 (?)

John King Ewing was the son of John K. and Ellen L. Ewing. They made their home in Uniontown, Fayette County. There, John K Ewing began his career in the real estate business, but by 1884 he had removed to Pittsburgh and continued his career there.

Mr. John K. Ewing established himself in the business of real estate, rents and loans in 1884, the firm later becoming John K. Ewing Co; the members of which are John K. Ewing and his cousin, James C. Ewing. They have handsome office premises at No. 64 Federal Street, Allegheny, and advertised themselves, creative, as “Authority on Allegheny real Estate.”

John King Ewing married Mary B. “Birdie” Stockdale, the daughter of Jackman Taylor Stockdale and Mary J. Calhoun.
(Jackman Stockdale held interests in Standard Oil).

John K and Birdie Ewing had at least one child:

Mr. John King Ewing, II ()

In 1904 their home was at 1023 North Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh.

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