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William Edward Ewers (1807 - 1881)

William Edward Ewers
Born in Danbury, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 22 Mar 1834 in Danbury, UKmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 73 in Burnside, South Australiamap
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Birth 1807 Born in Danbury, Essex, England.

1834 Marriage to Sarah Elisa Boultwood (5)

1835 Alice born

1837 John born

1840 William born

1841 For the England census, the household consisted of John Ewers, Carpenter, Mary Ewers 80?, William 35 Sawyer; Sarah 25 and Children Alice, John and William. [1]

Emigration 18 Jun 1848 William, Sarah and Children arrived in Adelaide on Board the Princess Royal [2]

EWERS William Edward, Sarah Eliza BOUTWOOD / BOULDWOOD, Sarah, Eliza, John Wm, Alf arrived in SA 1848-06-14 aboard Princess Royal from London via Plymouth (2)

Click here for a list of their fellow passengers [3] [4]

1850 Thomas Samuel born. He died in the same year

1852 Henry Charles born. He died in the same year

1853 David Amos born

1858 their eldest son, John marries.

1859 Sarah Harriet Boultwood born (3)

1878 Becomes a widower when Sarah dies. (3)

22 Feb 1881 Dies at the residence of his son, Alfred, Burnside post office [5]


  1. England Census 1841
  2. Ewers Genealogy page Created by Chris
  5. Trove: See photo: William Ewers Death notice.

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William came to Australia with his family on the "Princess Royal" arriving in Adelaide in 1849. He was a sawyer and wheelwright
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I have William's father listed as a John Ewers, and mother as Mary ewers (Sayers)

This was found by my grandmother so i'm not sure of her source. Cheers leisa x

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