Beulah Steward

1788–29 October 1863 (Age 75)
Skowhegan, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of Beulah

When Beulah Steward was born in 1788, in Skowhegan, Somerset, Maine, United States, her father, Solomon Stewart III, was 25 and her mother, Betsey Bigelow, was 24. She married William Bray on 7 July 1822, in Skowhegan, Somerset, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 29 October 1863, in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Southside Cemetery, Skowhegan, Somerset, Maine, United States.

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William Bray
Beulah Steward
Marriage: 7 July 1822
Lucia Maria Bray
Elizabeth A. Bray
William Wesley Bray
James Edwin Bray

Spouse and Children

    William Bray



7 July 1822
Skowhegan, Somerset, Maine, United States


    Lucia Maria Bray


    William Wesley Bray


    James Edwin Bray


    Elizabeth A. Bray


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 16

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stewart .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beulah Bray, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"
  • Beulah in entry for James E. Bray and Emmeline B. Winslow, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Beulah in entry for William W. Bray, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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