Jean Johnston Stewart

Male1898–24 September 1966

Brief Life History of Jean Johnston

When Jean Johnston Stewart was born in 1898, in Miscou Centre, Shippagan, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Jean or John Stewart, was 27 and his mother, Catherine Chiasson, was 30. He married Yvonne Chiasson on 12 April 1926, in Miscou Island, Shippagan, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901. He died on 24 September 1966, in Miscou Centre, Shippagan, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Jean Johnston Stewart
1898–1966
Yvonne Chiasson
1908–1973
Marriage: 12 April 1926
Marie Elva Stuart
1928–2016
Johnstone Stewart
Wilbert Stewart
Yvon Stewart
Lauza Stewart
1929–2014
Marie Mathilda Stewart
1930–1933
Lawrence Stewart
1935–
Oswald Stewart
1936–2007
Joseph Ivan Emery Stewart
1938–1938
Twilda Stewart
1939–1980
Carmen Stewart
1940–2015
Rheal Stewart
1941–2012
Ghyslaine Stewart
1945–1946
Clifford Stewart
1948–1980

Sources (10)

  • John Steward in household of John Steward, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Jean Stewart, "Canada, New Brunswick County Registers of Births, ca. 1812-1919"
  • Johnston Steward, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1926Miscou Island, Shippagan, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (14)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (3)

    1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

    Age 3

    July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

    1937 · Miramichi Strike

    Age 39

    August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.

    1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

    Age 57

    In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

    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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