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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


THOMAS L. STEWART, deceased, was born in Dunkard Township, Greene County, in the year 1813.  His parents, Leonard and Elizabeth (Ferrell) Stewart, were of English descent, and among the early settlers of the county.  His father was a farmer.  Thomas L. was reared in Dunkard Township, and followed farming as his occupation.  In 1842 he married Miss Eliza, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Hopton) Johnson.  They are the parents of three children: Joseph, Mary E. and Johnson, who married Sarah Durr, and is the father of two children—Charles and G. Pearl.  Joseph, their oldest son, was born in Cumberland Township, Greene County, October 24, 1844, and received a common school education.  In 1882 he married Miss Amanda, daughter of E. Y. Cowell.  Mrs. Joseph Stewart was a member of the Baptist Church.  She died in 1884, leaving one child, Mary.  Mr. Stewart and his sons are strict adherents to the Republican party.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 2 September 2007

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