Richard Stewart

January 1844–15 January 1921 (Age 77)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Stewart was born in January 1844, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel Stewart, was 30 and his mother, Nancy Cargil Bennett, was 29. He married Sarah Elizabeth Morris on 30 December 1876, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Summer's Magisterial District, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 15 January 1921, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Richard Stewart
Sarah Elizabeth Morris
Marriage: 30 December 1876
Miley Neicie Stewart

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Elizabeth Morris


30 December 1876
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Nancy Cargil Bennett




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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 6

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Scottish: originally an occupational name for an administrative official of an estate, from Middle English stiward, Old English stigweard, stīweard, a compound of stig ‘house(hold)’ + weard ‘guardian’. In Old English times this title was used of an officer controlling the domestic affairs of a household, especially of the royal household; after the Conquest it was also used more widely as the native equivalent of Seneschal for the steward of a manor or manager of an estate.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rich J Stewart in household of Danl Stewart, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Richard Stewart in household of Daniel Stewart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Richard Stewart in entry for Millie Necie Bourland, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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