Thursday, April 16, 2009

Tom Stewart's Family

Thomas Stewart was born March 4, 1848 in Rose, Wayne County, New York to Solomon and Sally Ann Stewart. He married Margaret Maria Jenks on August 28, 1869 in Waushara County, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of John Tower Jenks and Polly Jane Jeffers. She was also born in Rose, Wayne County, New York on January 27, 1850. They had five children: William Stewart (November 14, 1870-March 5, 1899); Ina Leona (April 23, 1876-July 24, 1964) married John Coombs; Irvin Stewart (September 7, 1874-June 1, 1875) Arthur Garfield Stewart (May 14,1881-July 18, 1953) and Benjamin Harrison (May 5, 1888-April 2, 1941). Tom was a farmer in the Town of Rose. He served in Co. F of the 35th Wisconsin Infantry in the Civil War. Thomas died April 3, 1903. Maria died January 3, 1927. Maria ans son Ben last lived at 470 River St. in Wild Rose, WI.

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