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Ewell County, Arizona Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Arizona Gotoarrow.png Ewell County

Ewell County was a proposed county in a proposed new territory that was never approved and never existed.[1]

In 1857 the people of Arizona (at the time the southern part of modern Arizona and New Mexico) sent Sylvester Mowry to Congress to petition for creation of a new Arizona Territory carved from part of New Mexico Territory. Mowry drew up a map with four proposed counties:

The bill and these proposed counties failed passage. The only known original document mentioning these counties is the map accompanying the failed bill.

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Thomas Edwin Farish, History of Arizona (Phoenix, Ariz., 1915), 1:324. HathiTrust Digital Library edition.