McEwen, William D., was born at Youngstown, N. Y., June 27, 1857, a son of John C. McEwen, a farmer of that place now retired. William McEwen was educated in the public schools of Niagara county, and at the age of eighteen entered the dental rooms of Dr. L. D. Walters, at Lockport, where he studied for two years and later served with Dr. Charles Watts, at Lockport, for two years more, when he removed to Suspension Bridge and at once began the successful practice of his profession at Suspension Bridge, where he still continues. October 16, 1889, Dr. McEwen married Priscilla Buttery, daughter of the late John Milton Buttery, of Suspension Bridge; of this union a daughter was born, Bernice Priscilla, born November 10, 1890, and died January 24, 1896.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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