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Elon Converse Stewart

Elon Converse Stewart

Male 1856 - 1904  (48 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elon Converse Stewart was born on 3 Mar 1856 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States (son of Ira Stewart and Elizabeth Phidelia Converse); died on 2 Sep 1904 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States.

    Notes:

    1895 Landmarks of Oswego - Stewart, Olon(Elon) Converse of New England ancestry, was born in Richland March 3, 1856. The father, Ira, was born in Massachusetts, and died in Oswego county aged seventy-nine. His wife was Elizabeth Green, and their children are Cyrus, Edwin, Esther, Silas, our subject, Lydia and Edgar, of whom all are deceased except Silas, Edgar and our subject. The maternal grandfather was a soldier in the war of 1812. Subject was educated at Richland, farmed until 1890, started in the milk business, and now does the principal milk business in the town. He married, November 22, 1884, Melissa Knowland, of Sandy Creek, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Near) Knowland, and they have one son, Carroll, born September 29, 1886.

    Vitals - September 2, 1904 - Elon C. Stewart, age 48 years, 6 months, Married, Farmer, born in New York, Resident of Richland Township always, Son of Ira Stewart born in Vermont, and Elizabeth Converse born in New York, Died in Richland Township of pulmonary tuberculosis.

    Elon married Melissa Sarah Knollin in 1884. Melissa (daughter of John Richards Knollin and Elizabeth Near) was born on 26 Jul 1846 in Sandy Creek Township, Oswego, New York; died on 19 Apr 1922 in Richland Township, Oswego, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Notes:

    Newspaper Article - Thursday, December 7, 1882 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - On the evening of November 22, 1882, by Rev. L. Clark at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. John Knollin, in Sandy Creek, Mr. Elon C. Stewart, of Pulaski, and Miss Melissa S. Knollin, of Sandy Creek.

    Children:
    1. Carrol Knollin Stewart was born on 28 Sep 1885 in Richland Township, Oswego, New York; died on 25 May 1975 in Syracuse Onondaga County New York, USA.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Ira Stewart was born on 1 May 1811 in Massachusetts (son of Eathol Stewart and Esther Thurber); died on 28 Jan 1894 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Pulaski Village Cemetery, Pulaski, Oswego Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Article - Thursday, January 31, 1889 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - South Richland - Ira Stewart has had his diseased eye taken out and a glass one substituted.

    Newspaper Article - Thursday, August 28, 1890 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Nearly one hundred persons took dinner at the Stewart family picnic held last week Saturday in Gilbert's Grove, Richland. Among the older relatives present for Mrs. Seth Look, age 87 years, Joel Stewart, of Pulaski, aged 85 years, Draper Stewart aged 82 years, and Ira Stewart nearly 80 years of age. An enjoyable time is reported.

    Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, January 31, 1894 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died - Near Pulaski, New York, January 28, 1894, Ira Stewart, aged 82 years, 9 months. Deceased was one of the oldest residents of this town. He leaves an aged wife and four children. The funeral was held yesterday.

    Vitals - January 28, 1894 - Ira Stewart, age 82 years, Farmer, born in Massachusetts, Resident of Richland Township for 50 years, died in Richland Township of bronchial consumption.

    Ira married Elizabeth Phidelia Converse in Oswego Co., New York, USA. Elizabeth (daughter of Putnam Converse and Priscilla Green) was born on 15 Feb 1822 in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; died on 12 Apr 1901 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Phidelia Converse was born on 15 Feb 1822 in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States (daughter of Putnam Converse and Priscilla Green); died on 12 Apr 1901 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, April 17, 1901 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Spring Brook - Quite a number from here attended the funeral of their aunt, Mrs. Ira Stewart, last Sunday.

    Vitals - April 12, 1901 - Elizabeth Stewart, age 80 years, 1 month, Widow, Housewife, born in Massachusetts, resided in Richland Township 60 years, Daughter of Putnam Converse born in Massachusetts, and Priscilla Converse , Died in Richland Township of valvular disease of the heart.

    Children:
    1. Esther Ann Stewart was born on 6 Oct 1848 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; died on 11 Mar 1889.
    2. Edwin G. Stewart was born in 1846 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; died on 9 Apr 1862.
    3. Milo M. Stewart was born in 1856; died on 13 Feb 1861.
    4. Cyrus P. Stewart was born in 1874; died on 1 Aug 1876.
    5. 1. Elon Converse Stewart was born on 3 Mar 1856 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; died on 2 Sep 1904 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States.
    6. Lydia M. Stewart was born about 1860 in New York; died on 30 Jan 1882 in Pulaski village, Oswego, New York.
    7. Edgar E. Stewart was born on 29 Nov 1864 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; died on 3 Oct 1951.
    8. Silas E. Stewart was born on 7 Feb 1851 in Woodville; died on 4 Dec 1935 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Eathol Stewart was born in Apr 1771 in Rhode Island, USA (son of Phinehas Stewart and Mary E Hull); died between 1850 and 1855 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA; was buried in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Various spellings such as Athol, Eathol, Eathel and Ethel. Mentioned in the Stewart Clan Magazine as Athol son of Phinehas Stewart.

    Research by Julie Litts Robst - Notes found in a book that was turned into a scrap book at the Pulaski Historical Society - There was more entries on pages in the book, but had been covered over with newspaper articles from the Pulaski Democrat Newspaper. Author of this sketch is unknown. "Ethel Stewart was a descendant of this family. He settled at Petersburg, N. Y., married Esther Thurber. He signed a note with Morgan Thurber (a nephew of his wife) who failed to pay and he had to sell his farm to pay the debt, with what he had left he came to Williamstown, N. Y. The story goes that Morgan Thurber went further west, he killed a young Indian squaw, the Indians catched him and skinned him alive.Ethel Stewart is said to have helped build the first Baptist Church in Petersburg. His wife was very religious, always putting aside her work at sun down Saturday night and resuming it at sun down Sunday night. He was a man respected by all for he is called Esquire Stewart where he is mention in old histories. He was 81 years old when he died. Suppose to be buried somewhere in Oswego County. Children of Ethel Stewart and Esther Thurber Stewart: Joel, Phineas, Ira, Draper, Benjamin, Hannah, Melissa, Harriet, Sarah.

    Eathol married Esther Thurber in Jun 1794. Esther (daughter of Benjamin Thurber and Esther Allen) was born on 20 Oct 1777 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA; died in Dec 1870 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Esther Thurber was born on 20 Oct 1777 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA (daughter of Benjamin Thurber and Esther Allen); died in Dec 1870 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Research by Julie Litts Robst - Esther Thurber Stewart was born October 20, 1777 near Petersburg, died, thought to be buried in the Noyes Cemetery on the Ridge Road. Family history taken from record at Petersburg, also given by Miss Hall. John Thurber married 1st wife Ann, 2nd wife Mary Thresher, married June 6, 1745. Son of John Thurber was Benjamin Thurber, mother Mary Thurber. Benjamin Thurber born June 12, 1749 probably near Rehobath, Mass, married Esther Allen of Barrington in 1771, January 5th. Children: Joseph born December 21, 1771 married Abigail Bailey 1793; John born April 9, 1773; William born February 3, 1775; Esther born October 20, 1777 married Ethel Stewart; Benjamin Jr. born 1783 married Mary; Hannah born 1792 married Foster; Rhoda born 1780 married Joel Weaver; Martin born 1790; Clarissa born 1796 married Briggs. John Thurber family lived near Rehobath, Mass. Benjamin Thurber enlisted in the Revolutionary Army from Rehobath, Mass. Joel Thurber and Briggs family went north around Great Bend. Enos Briggs, a cousin of Draper Stewart use to visit him (Draper Stewart). The first children may have been born in Rehobath, Mass. This is mixed with a cousin's record, may not be exact, copied from Massachusetts Soldiers and sailors of the Revolutionary War Volume 5 page 708 - Benjamin Thurber of Rehobath, Putman Co., in Captain Nathaniel Carpenter's company, served 16 days, company marched from Rehobath to Bristol, Rhode Island on the alarm of December 8, 1778. Also the same company and regiment service from July 20, 1777, one month five days at Rhode Island. Including travel to camp at Bristol and from Providence home to Rehobath, also in Captain Joseph Will company, Colonel John Hathaway regiment. Entered service March 14, 1779 discharged April 12, 1779, service 30 days at Howland's Ferry. Also Captain Nathaniel Ides company, Colonel Carpenter's regiment. Enlisted August _, 1779, discharged September 12, 1779 service one month. Travel allowed from camp at Providence, Rhode Island for four weeks in a regiment under Captain Samuel Fisher also Captain Joseph Wilmarth company. Colonel Carpenters regiment marched July 28, 1780, discharged July 31, 1780 service five days on an alarm at Rhode Island. Company detached for six days service and marched from Rehobath to __ and there served under General __. Joel Weaver and wife are buried near Petersburg, on the Thurber place. He was a minister, Joel Weaver Stewart was named after him."

    Children:
    1. Sarah Stewart was born on 16 Jan 1802 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States; died on 24 Dec 1896 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States.
    2. Melissa Stewart was born in 1799.
    3. Joel Stewart was born on 2 Feb 1804 in Petersburg, Rensselaer,New York; died on 2 Mar 1894 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA.
    4. Hannah Stewart was born on 3 Sep 1812 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York; died on 22 Mar 1880 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States.
    5. Phineas Stewart was born on 8 Oct 1794 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died on 27 Jul 1898 in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States; was buried in Howell, Livingston County, Michigan, USA.
    6. 2. Ira Stewart was born on 1 May 1811 in Massachusetts; died on 28 Jan 1894 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Pulaski Village Cemetery, Pulaski, Oswego Co., New York, USA.
    7. Harriett Stewart was born in 1801.
    8. Draper Henry Stewart was born on 6 Apr 1808 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, USA; died on 6 Oct 1897 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Richland Cemetery, Richland, Oswego Co., New York, USA.
    9. Benjamin Stewart, Sr. was born on 13 Sep 1806 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York; died on 13 Jul 1884 in Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Pulaski Village Cemetery, Pulaski, Oswego Co., New York, USA.
    10. Mercy B. Stewart was born on 23 Dec 1795 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York; died on 11 Apr 1863.

  3. 6.  Putnam Converse was born in 1791 in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

    Putnam married Priscilla Green on 8 Sep 1817 in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Priscilla was born on 3 Mar 1797 in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Priscilla Green was born on 3 Mar 1797 in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Phidelia Converse was born on 15 Feb 1822 in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; died on 12 Apr 1901 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Phinehas Stewart was born on 17 Aug 1748 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States (son of Phineas Stewart and Remember Babcock); died on 2 Nov 1812 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, United States; was buried in Center Berlin Cemetery, Berlin, Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Stewart Clan Magazine - July 1926 - He was a soldier in the 6th company, Capt. Waterman Clift, 6th CT Regiment, in the Revolutionary war, enlisting 10 May 1775, and being discharged 5 Nov 1775. In the inventory of the estate of Samuel Church 2nd of Colchester, 28 Nov 1787, was a note against Phineas Steward of Little Hoosick NY. He settled first at Stephentown, Rensselaer Co. NY, later moving to Petersburg and owned considerable land in Petersburg and Berlin. All of his family except three sons, Elias, Terry and Latham, moved west to Ohio and Illinois. His wife Mary E. died 23 May 1805, aged 55, and is buried in the Jones Hollow cemetery in Petersburg. His son Elias was administrator of estate and sold a lot in Berlin.

    Census Data - 1790 Living in Stephentown(then Albany Co.,NY) 4-4-3.Living in Petersburg in 1800. Living in Berlin in 1810.
    Living in Stephentown(then Albany Co.,NY) in 1790 census 4-4-3 Petersburg in 1800. Berlin in 1810. In Rev. War 6th Regt NY Militia.

    DAR Ancestor #: A109604
    6th Regiment NY Militia

    Phinehas married Mary E Hull about 1770. Mary (daughter of Hamilton Hull) was born in 1750 in New Brunswick, Canada; died on 23 May 1805 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York; was buried on 23 May 1805 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mary E Hull was born in 1750 in New Brunswick, Canada (daughter of Hamilton Hull); died on 23 May 1805 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York; was buried on 23 May 1805 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

    Notes:

    Buried:
    Jones Hollow cemetary

    Children:
    1. Terry Stewart was born in 1770 in Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, United States of America; died on 22 Apr 1867 in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States.
    2. Esther Stewart was born in 1777 in Sempronius, Cayuga, New York, United States; died on 8 Oct 1819.
    3. 4. Eathol Stewart was born in Apr 1771 in Rhode Island, USA; died between 1850 and 1855 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA; was buried in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA.
    4. Latham Stewart was born in 1774 in Richland, Oswego, New York, USA; died before 1860 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, USA.
    5. Elias T. Stewart was born in 1770 in North Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States; died on 18 Oct 1854 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, United States; was buried in Petersburg, Rensselaer County, New York, United States of America.
    6. Elizabeth Stewart was born about 1780 in Rensselaer County, New York.
    7. Lydia Stewart was born in 1770; died before 1815.
    8. Johiel Stewart was born about 1780; died about 1810.
    9. Justus Stewart was born about 1776 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA; died after 1848 in Allegany Co., New York, USA.
    10. Peter Stewart was born on 3 Oct 1778 in New York, United States; died on 20 Dec 1837 in Farmington, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States.
    11. Melissa Stewart was born about 1799.
    12. Joel E. Stewart was born on 2 Mar 1773 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA; died on 2 Mar 1829 in Williamstown, New York, USA; was buried in Williamstown, Oswego County, New York, United States of America.

  3. 10.  Benjamin Thurber was born on 12 Jun 1749 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts (son of John Thurber, Jr and Mary Thresher); died on 3 May 1834 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

    Notes:

    The Benjamin Thurber Bible record (copied in typescript) from the DAR shows a Peter Thurber and a Dennison Thurber. Neither are children of Benjamin and Esther. Dennison is the great-grandson of Benjamin Thurber, and I don't know who Peter belongs to.
    Benjamin Thurber was living in Williamstown, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts (next to his son, Joseph), found there in the 1810, 1820, and 1830 census.
    Some information from the History of Rensselaer County, by Nathaniel B. Sylvester, states that a Benjamin Thurber established a store in Troy, New York. From land records for Benjamin Thurber, of Providence, Rhode Island, I have discovered that it was a different Benjamin (not my direct line) who established this store. March 2003.

    Benjamin married Esther Allen on 5 Jan 1771 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA. Esther (daughter of Joseph Viall Allen, Jr. and Susanna Packard) was born in Jan 1754 in Barrington, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died on 20 Apr 1827 in Petersburg, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Esther Allen was born in Jan 1754 in Barrington, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States (daughter of Joseph Viall Allen, Jr. and Susanna Packard); died on 20 Apr 1827 in Petersburg, New York.
    Children:
    1. 5. Esther Thurber was born on 20 Oct 1777 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA; died in Dec 1870 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, United States; was buried in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA.
    2. Allen Thurber was born on 23 Jul 1786 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States.
    3. John Thurber was born on 9 Apr 1773 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died on 5 Mar 1833 in Petersburg, , Rensselaer County, New York.
    4. Clarissa Thurber was born in 1795 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, United States.
    5. Job Thurber was born on 6 Oct 1796 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States.
    6. Dennison Thurber was born on 11 Feb 1814 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States.
    7. Rhoda Thurber was born on 15 Aug 1780 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States; died on 26 Sep 1859 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States.
    8. Martin Thurber was born on 11 May 1790 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, USA.
    9. Hannah Thurber was born on 30 Sep 1792 in Petersburg, Rensselaer, New York, United States; died on 8 Nov 1883 in Cottrellville, St Clair, Michigan, United States.
    10. Benjamin Thurber was born on 3 Aug 1783 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States; died on 27 Oct 1861 in Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States.
    11. Joseph Thurber was born on 21 Dec 1771 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; died on 26 Jun 1861.
    12. William Thurber was born on 8 Feb 1775 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts; died on 2 Mar 1855 in Petersburg, New York.