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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arizona|Arizona]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ewell_County,_Arizona|Ewell County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arizona|Arizona]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ewell_County,_Arizona|Ewell County]]''  
  
'''Ewell County''' was a proposed county in a proposed new territory that was never approved and never existed.<ref>Thomas Edwin Farish, ''History of Arizona'' (Phoenix, Ariz., 1915), 324.</ref>  
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'''Ewell County''' was a proposed county in a proposed new territory that was never approved and never existed.<ref>Thomas Edwin Farish, ''History of Arizona'' (Phoenix, Ariz., 1915), 1:324. [{{babhat}}].</ref>  
  
 
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:  
 
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:  
  
:*'''''[[Castle Dome County, Arizona|Castle Dome County]]&nbsp;''''' present-day [[Yuma County, Arizona|Yuma County]]  
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:*'''''[[Castle Dome County, Arizona|Castle Dome County]]&nbsp;''''' in present-day [[Yuma County, Arizona]]  
:*'''''[[Ewell County, Arizona|Ewell County]]&nbsp;''''' present-day Pima County extended east to Apache Pass in Cochise County  
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:*'''''[[Ewell_County,_Arizona|Ewell County]]&nbsp;''''' in present-day [[Pima County, Arizona]] extended east to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_Pass Apache Pass] in [[Cochise County, Arizona]]
:*'''''[[Mesilla County, Arizona|Mesilla County]]&nbsp;''''' from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_Pass Apache Pass] to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_Grande Rio Grande] in present-day Cochise County, Arizona, and Hidalgo, Grant, Luna, Sierra, and Doña Ana counties in New Mexico  
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:*'''''[[Mesilla County, Arizona|Mesilla County]]&nbsp;''''' from Apache Pass to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_Grande Rio Grande] in present-day [[Cochise County, Arizona]], and [[Hidalgo County, New Mexico|Hidalgo]], [[Grant County, New Mexico|Grant]], [[Luna County, New Mexico|Luna]], [[Sierra County, New Mexico|Sierra]], and [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Doña Ana]] counties in New Mexico  
:*'''''[[Ewell County, Arizona|Ewell County]]Doña Ana County in parts of present-day Doña Ana, Otero, Chavez, Eddy, and Lea counties in New Mexico'''''
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:*'''''[[Dona Ana County, Arizona|Doña Ana County]]&nbsp;''''' from the Rio Grande to [[Texas]] in parts of present-day [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Doña Ana]], [[Otero County, New Mexico|Otero]], [[Chaves County, New Mexico|Chaves]], [[Eddy County, New Mexico|Eddy]], and [[Lea County, New Mexico|Lea]] counties in New Mexico
  
The bill with these proposed counties failed passage. The only known original documents mentioning these counties are the failed bill and the accompanying map.  
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The bill with these proposed counties failed passage. The only known original document mentioning these counties is the map accompanying the failed bill.  
  
 
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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 with these proposed counties failed passage. The only known original document mentioning these counties is the map accompanying the failed bill.

Reference

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