William Hugh Stewart, Jr.

1 May 1814–21 November 1895 (Age 81)
Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland

The Life Summary of William Hugh

When William Hugh Stewart, Jr. was born on 1 May 1814, in Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland, his father, William Hugh Stewart Sr, was 24 and his mother, Mary McLarty or McKinall, was 21. He married Sarah Thompson on 1 January 1839, in Belfast, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1864 and lived in Greenock West, Renfrewshire, Scotland in 1851 and Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 21 November 1895, in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Clarkston City Cemetery, Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hugh Stewart, Jr.
Sarah Thompson
Marriage: 1 January 1839
Annie Thompson Stewart
William T. Stewart
Samuel Thompson Stewart
Sarah Stewart
Elizabeth Stewart
Hugh Stewart
Thompson Stewart
Martha Stewart

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1839Belfast, Ireland
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 22
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Turkish: ornamental name or nickname from er ‘man, male’, also ‘hero, soldier’.Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 爾 (meaning ‘thou or you’ in ancient Chinese), a shortened form of the Chinese compound surname Er-Zhu (爾朱), from the ancient name of a river (now called Zhu Jia Chuan), located in northwestern Shanxi province.Chinese: Teochew form of the surname 余, see Yu 1. Compare Ear .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Love Story of William and Sarah

    William was born on 21 November, 1814 at Campbelltown, Argyleshire, Scotland. His father was William Stewart and his mother was Mary MacLarty Stewart. His parents owned a considerable amount of prop …

    Sources (44)

    • William Stewart, "United States Census, 1880"
    • William Stuart in entry for Hugh Stuart, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William Stewart, "United States Census, 1870"

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