Alice Stewart

19 February 1729–20 November 1817 (Age 88)
Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Stewart was born on 19 February 1729, in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Stewart, was 48 and her mother, Mary Ellis, was 49. She had at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 20 November 1817, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Alice Stewart
1729–1817
Solomon Daggett
1757–1778
Hepzibah Daggett
1758–1794
Sylvanus Daggett
1759–1778
Timothy Daggett
1761–1778
Samuel Daggett
1764–
Michael Daggett
1770–1852
Freeman Daggett
1772–1809

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    Solomon Daggett

    Male1757–1778Male

    Female1758–1794Female

    Sylvanus Daggett

    Male1759–1778Male

    Timothy Daggett

    Male1761–1778Male

    Samuel Daggett

    Male1764–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 47

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 47

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 71

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Alice Stuart, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Alice Stuart, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Alice Stuart, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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