Alma Augusta Stewart

14 April 1846–6 November 1924 (Age 78)
Saybrook, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Alma Augusta

When Alma Augusta Stewart was born on 14 April 1846, in Saybrook, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, her father, Alfred M Stewart, was 34 and her mother, Alma Crooker Ives, was 32. She married Addison Boomhower on 20 December 1864, in Jefferson, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sheridan Township, Huron, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. She died on 6 November 1924, in Colfax Township, Huron, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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Addison Boomhower
Alma Augusta Stewart
Marriage: 20 December 1864
Charles H Boomhower
Mary Grace Boomhower
Alma R Boomhower
Xenophon A. Boomhower
Albert A. Boomhower
John Boomhower
Ethel Jane "Jennie" Boomhower

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  • Marriage
    20 December 1864Jefferson, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 14
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 21
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    • Alma Augusta Boomhower in entry for Ethel Jane Boomhower, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
    • Alma Stewart in household of All Stewart, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Alma Stewart in entry for Mylo Rathburn and Jennie Boomhower, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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