Ezra Erway was born 29 Oct 1823 in Elmira, NY s/o Isaac Erway and his wife Lydia. He married Charlotte Gardiner 21 Sep 1845 in Steuben Co., NY. Charlotte may be the daughter of George Gardiner/Gardner and was born 11 Feb 1828, possibly in PA. They resided in Painted Post, Steuben Co., NY after their marriage.
Ezra and Charlotte moved frequently and known residences are: Steuben Co., NY until 1858 when they moved to Columbia Co., WI. They then went to Hastings, Dakota Co., MN where their eldest daughter, Harriet Adell, married John Hover 25 Feb 1863. They are next found in Douglas Co., NE where Charlotte died 18 Jul 1886. Ezra then returned to live with Harriet and John and died in Dunn Co., WI 19 Jan 1904.
Ezra and Charlotte's children were:
Harriet Adell b. 2 Aug 1846 in Steuben Co., NY
Lydia b. 23 Aug 1848 in Steuben Co., NY
Emmet b. 8 Oct 1850 in Steuben Co., NY
Melissa b. 8 Apr 1853 in Steuben Co., NY
Mary b. 1 Feb 1857 in Steuben Co., NY
Alma Zoe b. 10 Oct 1861, possibly in Columbia Co., WI
George J. b. 6 Apr 1863, possibly in Dakota Co., MN
Ellison R. b. 4 Mar 1867, possibly in Dakota Co., MN
Amber b. 29 May 1869, possibly in Dakota Co., MN
George Grant b. 15 Oct 1872
Ezra is buried in the Sherman Township Cemetery, Sherman Township, Dunn Co., WI. Charlotte is buried in Valley, Douglas Co., NE, but I have been unable to locate a grave for her. Harriet Adell, my gr.gr.grandmother, and their eldest daughter, who married John Hover is also buried in Sherman Township Cemetery, along with her husband and several children. She died 11 Apr 1909.