Biography of Stephen Stewart
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STEPHEN STEWART, farmer, was born in Montgomery County, Ky., June 7, 1822. At the age of fifteen, he went to McDonough County, Ill., and remained about eight years, after which he removed to Bartholomew County, Ind. In September, 1854, he came to Tipton County and purchased 297 acres of timber land in Cicero Township; he has sold 140 acres of this, and bought other lands, and now owns 376 acres in Cicero Township, of which 265 acres are under a high state of cultivation and well drained. He raises grains extensively, and usually puts out 100 acres in corn, and 60 in wheat. Mr. Stewart was married, April 11, 1848, in Bartholomew County, Ind., to Miss Emma M. Ruddick. This union has been blessed with ten children - Robert O., William P., Catharine, Amy, Jane, Laura, John, Antony, Ida E., deceased, and one infant deceased. Mr. Stewart is a well to do farmer, owning, besides his farm land, a good dwelling in Tipton.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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