Thomas Rubelis Stewart

Male 1841 - 1922  (80 years)


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  • Name Thomas Rubelis Stewart  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 23 Feb 1841  Richland Township, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1922  [5
    Age 80 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Lieutenant Lt. William Steward,   b. 13 Feb 1710, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1754, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  (3 x Great Grandfather) 
    Mehitabel Gittings,   b. 1736  (Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I10733  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Draper Henry Stewart,   b. 6 Apr 1808, Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1897, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Other Partners: Ann Marpole  m. Sep 1850  
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Look,   b. 1820, Petersburg, Rensselaer Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1834 
    Family ID F4211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Eleanor Jane Lighthall,   b. 15 Apr 1848, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1915  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1865  [1, 8, 9, 10
    Children 
    Married: 2x1. Leon Widrig Stewart,   b. 14 Apr 1880, Sandy Creek, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1966, Sunland, Los Angeles, California, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    Lenora Brown  m. 1900;   Louise Anne Smith  m. 5 Jun 1931
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F3426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Amy Eliza Lilley,   b. 1 Jul 1861, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1940, Mexico, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 3 May 1916 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, May 4, 1916 Oswego Daily Palladium - Oswego, New York - Pulaski - Thomas R. Stewart, a veteran of the Civil War and Miss Amy Lilley, of Oswego. were married there yesterday. Mr. Stewart Is seventy-four years old. He is-Past Commander of Butler Post G. A. R.
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F3427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1895 Landmarks of Oswego County - Stewart, Thomas R., of English ancestry, was born in this county February 23, 1841, a grandson of Eathol, of Massachusetts, who died in this county aged eighty-one. His father was Draper Stewart, born in Rensselaer county, who married Mary Looks of that county, who died aged thirty-seven years. Their children were Delilah B., Lydia M., Esther, Thomas R., Joel W., Sarah and Harriet, who died in 1875. Thomas R. was educated in the public schools, and enlisted in 1861 in the 24th N. Y. Vols., serving in the Army of the Potomac. He was in four battles, and was honorably discharged in 1863. February 22, 1865, he married Eleanor J. Lighthall, daughter of Mitchell and Melissa (Guy) Lighthall. Mrs. Stewart was born in Providence, Ontario, Canada, her father being German and her mother a native of England.

      Newspaper Obituary - Saturday, February 19, 1922 Oswego Daily Palladium - Oswego, New York - Thomas R. Stewart Dead, Pulaski Civil War Veteran Passes Away at Age of 81 Years - Pulaski, February 19 - Thomas R. Stewart, Civil War veteran, past commander of the G.A.R., retired farmer and lifelong resident of the town of Richland, died yesterday afternoon after several weeks illness. Born February 22d, 1840, he lacked only five days of being 82 years of age. Mr. Stewart served in Company G, Twenty fourth Regiment, New York Volunteers. Surviving besides his widow, are a sister, Mrs. Sarah Brown, of this village; three half-brothers, W. E. Stewart of Richland, Edward Stewart of Oswego, and Lemuel Stewart of Syracuse, and four half-sisters, Mrs. F. W. Sweetland and Mrs. Nellie Dawley of Syracuse, Mrs. C. Docre, of Mexico, and Mrs. Ward Stinson of Richland. Funeral services will be held from the family home in Lincoln avenue at two o'clock on Monday afternoon, conducted jointly by the Rev. C. t. Holcombe and the Rev. W. S. Warren. Burial will be in Pulaski cemetery.

      Newspaper Obituary - February 22, 1922 Pulaski Democrat - Co. G. 24 NY - In the death of Thomas R. Stewart, which occurred Friday afternoon, removes one of our best known and most highly esteemed citizens. Mr. Stewart has been a familiar figure in our town many years and enjoyed the love and respect of all who knew him. Thomas R. Stewart was born in this town, February 22, 1840. He spent all his life near this village, following the vocation of farmer. In 1861, when the call came for volunteers for the service of the country, Mr. Stewart volunteered and went with the Twenty-fourth regiment and served until the close of the war. When J. B. Butler Post, G. A. R. was organized he was one of the veterans who backed the effort and he served as commander and in other offices. He was a faithful member of the Methodist church for a great many years. Mr. Stewart was twice married. He is survived by his widow, Amey Lilley Stewart; and one sister, Mrs. Sarah Brown, of this village, an adopted son, Leon Stewart, now of California; three half-brothers, D. H. Stewart, of Richland; Edward Stewart, of Oswego; Lemuel Stewart, of Syracuse; and three half-sisters, Mrs. J. W. Sweetland and Mrs. Nellie Dawley, of Syracuse; and Mrs. H. E. Voodrie, of Mexico. Funeral services were held at the home, Lincoln Ave., Monday afternoon, at two o'clock; Revs. C. T. Holcombe and W. S. Warren, pastors of the Methodist and Baptist churches, Mr. Stewart's and Mrs. Stewart's church homes. J. B. Butler Post, G. A. R.; J. B. Butler, W. R. C. and members of A. S. Warner Camp, S. of V. attended the funeral. The G. A. R. conducted their impressive funeral service from the G. A. R. ritual. The casket was covered with beautiful flowers testifying to the esteem in which Mr. Stewart was held by his friends.

      Cause of Death: Obstruction of the bowels
    • February 17, 1922 - Thomas R. Stewart, age 81 years, 11 months, 15 days. Date of birth, February 22, 1840, born in Sandy Creek, New York. Sex, male; race, white; married; occupation, retired farmer. Name of wife, Amy E. Stewart. Name of father, Draper Stewart, born in Sandy Creek, New York. Name of mother, Mary Look, born in Peterborough, Massachusetts. Informant, Amy E. Stewart, Pulaski, New York. Cause of death, obstruction of bowels, duration 1 month, 2 days. Signed by F. W. Crocker, M.D., February 20, 1922, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Pulaski, February 20, 1922. Undertaker, Foster & Dain, Pulaski, New York.

  • Sources 
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      Record for Draper Stewart

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      Birth date: Apr 1848 Birth place: Canada Eng Marriage date: 1865 Marriage place: Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Pulaski village, Oswego, New York

    10. Details: Year: 1900; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: T623_1144; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 142; FHL microfilm: 1241144. Citation Text: Birth date: Apr 1848 Birth place: Canada Eng Marriage date: 1865 Marriage place: Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Pulaski village, Oswego, New York.