Ewing’s information on him is sparse. There is a birth year, but no birthplace; an awareness that he was married twice but only the name of the second wife is known. We can probably add some flesh to these bones
The seven volumes of the Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae are a great resource for the researcher; and they are readily available on line. But, as far as I know, up till now, there has been no digital index available.
By a happy “coincidence”, I came across a couple of dusty volumes of the Free Church’s Monthly Magazine in a church that I was visiting. I borrowed them and have now added to this web-site 12 more obituaries, which had escaped my initial trawl through these Magazines