Biography of William Stewart
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WILLIAM STEWART, of Exeter, was born in Canada. June 15, 1838. His parents came from Scotland to Canada in 1837.. In 1851 located at Frenchtown, Mich., purchasing a farm. May, 1861, William enlisted in Co. A. 4th Mich Vol. Inf., as private. While in the army had typhoid fever, which unfitted him for duty, and he was discharged August, 1862. He returned to Frencbtown and engaged in farming. October, 1865, married Agnes Snedecor, who was born in Orange county, N. Y., 1842. Six children were b.rn. Mrs. Stewart died March 18, 1880. Mr. Stewart married Kate Herkimer, of Exeter, March, 1887, for his second wife. She was born in 1844. Mr Stewart is a member of Smith Post. G. A. R., of Monroe. He owns one hundred and forty acres of fine farming land.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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