James George Stewart

22 November 1875–28 April 1936 (Age 60)
Blenheim, Harwich, Kent, Ontario, Canada

The Life of James George

When James George Stewart was born on 22 November 1875, in Blenheim, Harwich, Kent, Ontario, Canada, his father, William John Stewart, was 30 and his mother, Margaret B Guild, was 26. He lived in Harwich, Kent, Ontario, Canada in 1881. He died on 28 April 1936, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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James George Stewart
1875–1936
Minnie Holmberg
1879–

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 9

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 18

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

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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  • George J. Stewart in household of Julius Guild, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • George Stewart in household of William Stewart, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George J Stewart, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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