Samuel Steward

26 January 1804–12 May 1885 (Age 81)
Rome, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Steward was born on 26 January 1804, in Rome, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Mr Steward, was 20 and his mother, mrs Steward, was 20. He married Emily Hawley on 18 March 1828. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Oneida, New York, United States for about 10 years. In 1846, at the age of 42, his occupation is listed as school director and owner of 79 acres of land in McHenry, Illinois, United States. He died on 12 May 1885, in Hebron, McHenry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hebron Cemetery, McHenry, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Steward
1804–1885
Emily Hawley
1809–1879
Marriage: 18 March 1828
Ann Eliza Steward
1829–1902
Allen B. Steward
1832–1894
Elizabeth Steward
1834–1886
James E Steward
1835–1904
Orange Steward
1839–1919
Hannah Maria Steward
1844–1940
Emma Jane Steward
1846–1940
Milton Steward
1850–1927
Charles Edward Steward
1853–1919
Charles Edward Stewart
1854–1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 March 1828
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Mr Steward

    Male1784–Male

    mrs Steward

    Female1784–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1818

Age 14

Illinois is the 21st state.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 23

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stewart .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Stewart in household of James Stewart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Saml Stewart, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Saml Stewart, "United States Census, 1870"

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