Wednesday, August 14, 2013

William Stewart 1836 - 1876

3 Sep 1836        William Stewart was born at Logierait Parish (place from 1851 census, date from the following Perth christening record).

16 Oct 1836      Stormont Street East Church, Parish Perth, the Third of September, One thousand eight hundred and Thirty six, was Born William Stewart, lawful son to Robert Stewart, Labourer in the said Parish, and Elizabeth Stewart, his spouse and Baptized the Sixteenth day of October said year by the Reverend John Ferguson, Min'r of St Stephens Church, Parish of Perth (P. Parish Register, p537, FHL1040162, item 2).

12 Feb 1840      Elizabeth [Eliza] Stewart, daughter of Robert Stewart, and Elizabeth [Betty] Stewart, was born at St. Martins, Perth (Place from census; year calculated from census ages, day and month from family records).

7 Jun 1841        Census: Burnside, Cargill, Perth (ED1, p9, FHL101904, Adult ages rounded down).
                          Robert Stewart 30                         Ag labourer                           born in county
                          Elizabeth Stewart   25                                                                born in county
                          John Stewart           6                                                                 born in county
                          William Stewart      4                                                                born in county
8 Apr 1861      Census, 11 Crescent Street, 1st Dist, Dundee (ED27, p29, FHL103789

                          Elizabeth Stewart     Head  Marr  50                                     Perthshire, Logierait
                          William Stewart        Son    Unm  24    Sawmiller                 Perthshire, Logierait                                       Elizabeth Stewart        Dau     Unm            21          Jute Weaver                        Perthshire, St Martins
                          Amelia Stewart         Dau   Unm  18    Jute Weaver             Perthshire, Scone
                          Jean Stewart             Dau            15                                     Perthshire, Cargill
                          Margaret Stewart      Dau              11    Scholar                     Perthshire, Kinclaven                         Robert Stewart            Son                  3                                                            Forfarshire, Dundee

1862, July 11, William's marriage to Christina Duncan. Her parents are Charles Duncan and Christina Grewar.

Dec 1876 William Stewart, died on this date according to information given on the record of his temple work done by William F. Gardiner, son of Margaret S. Gardiner. The last record we have of William Stewart is on the 1861 census of Dundee, where he is single, age 24, a sawmiller, at home with his mother and siblings.

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