Alice Maud Stewart


Brief Life History of Alice Maud

Alice Maud Stewart was born in 1882 as the daughter of Robert Stewart and Leah Smith. She married Mr David Jeffrey on 28 March 1914, in Jamaica. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Westmoreland, Jamaica in 1882.

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Mr David Jeffrey
Alice Maud Stewart
Marriage: 28 March 1914
Albert Reginald Stewart
Herbert Jeffrey
Hufred Leslie Adolphus Jeffrey
Doris Maud Ducella Jeffrey
Amelia Clementina Jeffrey

Sources (9)

  • Alice Maud Stewart, "Jamaica Births and Baptisms, 1752-1920"
  • Alice Maud, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Alice Maud Stewart in entry for Hobert Nord Ageral, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"

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  • Marriage
    28 March 1914Jamaica
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)


    Age 2

    New constitution marks the initial revival of local autonomy.


    Age 25

    City of Kingston destroyed by earthquake.


    Age 62

    Universal adult suffrage introduced. new constitution providing for a popularly-elected House of Representatives promulgated.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire) and English: 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 the Anglo-Saxon period this title was used of an officer controlling the domestic affairs of a household, especially of the royal household; after the Norman Conquest it was also used more widely as the native equivalent of Seneschal, for the steward of a manor or manager of an estate. In Scotland the term was also used of a magistrate originally appointed by the king to administer crown lands, forming a stewartry.

    History: Stuart or Stewart is the surname of one of the great families of Scotland, the royal family of Scotland from the 14th century, and of England from 1603, when James VI of Scotland acceded to the English throne as James I. There were many minor branches of the family left in Britain after the flight of James II in 1688, but not every bearer of the surname can claim relationship with the royal house, even in Scotland. Every great house in medieval England and Scotland had its steward, and in many cases the office gave rise to a hereditary surname. The fall of the house of Stuart in Britain, conversely, led to the establishment of several highly placed branches bearing this surname in continental Europe, which are in most cases related to the old Scottish royal family.

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

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