Biography of Charles A. Stewart
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Stewart, Charles A., was born in Waterford, N. Y., April 24, 1831, educated in the public schools and in 1858 succeeded his father in the grocery business which he has conducted ever since successfully. His father, Alexander Stewart, was born in Voluntown, Windham county, Conn., November 22. 1798, followed the water in early life and came to Waterford when a young man. He married Susan Drake of Waterford, and they had two sons: James V. S. who died in California in 1849 and Charles A. (as above). The Stewart family were represented first in New England from Scotland, by John Stewart, who married Elizabeth Kennedy of Glasgow, Scotland, and their son, Samuel, was born on shipboard on the Atlantic; he settled in Connecticut, where his son, Major John Stewart, was born and was an officer in the Revolutionary war. One of his sons, Samuel, was a general in the war of 1812. Charles A. Stewart has served on the village board of trustees; is a member of the board of education, and has been president for a number of years. He is a member of the Presbyterian church and is one of the trustees. In his politieal choice he is a Republican.


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