Biography of Horace S. Stewart
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Stewart, Horace S., of Newfield, was born in Meredith, Delaware county, June 15, 1804. Nathan S., his father, moved to Tompkins county in 1811, buying a year later the place, about three miles from Newfield, which then consisted of 118 acres. His wife was Phoebe Tiffany, by whom he had eight children, our subject being the oldest. He has always followed farming and stock raising and handling. He married first in 1830, Calista Barnes, and second, in 1864, Ruth E. Crane, and he has two sons living in Ithaca, his eldest being a wholesale grocer and his youngest being a dealer in butter, who does a thriving business. Mr. Stewart has held the office of road commissioner, and is a prominent member of the M. E. church.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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