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Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897

Posted by shane785 
Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
July 17, 2012 09:19PM
Greetings,

I am trying to break through a brick wall and find out more about Jeremiah Stewart (aka Jere. aka Jerry), farmer, Civil War veteran.

b. 1844, (Jackson, Overton, or Smith County Tenn)
d. 8/29/1897, probably Putnam County, Tenn
m. Malissa Williams (b. 2/23/1842) 9/10/1865

Son: William Calvin Stewart
b. 6/27/1866
d. 1962

Any ideas, clues, suggestions, or sharing welcome!

Cheers,
Steve Stewart
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
July 24, 2012 09:16AM
I find Jere (Jeremiah) no dates?? Co1 1ST Tenn MTD INF In the Stewart cemetery between Baxter & Boma, Tn.
Death date 29 Aug 1897.
Betty
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
July 26, 2012 08:24AM
Jeremiah Stewart was my husband's great great grandfather and W C was his great grandfather. I have some information on the Stewart's What are you lookingfor?
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
July 28, 2012 04:24PM
Hiya,

Thanks for the reply. Jeremiah was also my GG grandfather smiling smiley. I'm looking to find out who were his parents and where he was born. Any ideas or information (brothers, sisters, etc) would be greatly appreciated. He is my "brick wall" as far as genealogy goes.

Cheers,
Steve
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
July 28, 2012 07:17PM
Hiya,

Thanks much. smiling smiley

S
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
August 03, 2012 03:59PM
I was told that Jeremiah was in the Smith County census, but I have not been able to find him. I do know W.C. had three brothers George, Joseph and James and a half brother John Tucker. He was Malissa's son by her first marrige to Lewis Tucker.
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
August 04, 2012 06:04PM
Thanks, I will concentrate on Smith County Federal census in 1850 and 1860. Do you know if the county did a census of any sorts? WC brothers, where did you find them? Evidence? I found John Tucker's signature and witnessing Malissa's Widow Pension application. I tracked down Tucker's father's Civil War muster sheet that had him enlisting in 1861 and dying at home in feb 1862. If you want a copy of Malissa's pension paperwork, I can send you a pdf version.

Cheers,
Steve Stewart
Michigan
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
August 05, 2012 08:32PM
I found them on ancestry. I also know from Mary Pendegrass that there were three brothers. I know one is buried in Stewart cemetery, maybe all three. All there is marked on tombstones are initials. Mary is the granddaughter of Porter Pendegrass who is a step son of WC. He first married Josephine Montgomery Pendegrass and they had one son together, which was Grover. Then he married Elizabeth. How are you related to WC? My husband is Calvin's grandson.


Nancy
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
August 05, 2012 08:44PM
I was also told that Jeremiah was born in Jackson County, Tn. He was 5'5" or 6" and had blue eyes. I have a copy of the pension. Thanks.
There are census for both counties but I have not been able to find anything.
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
October 30, 2012 09:50PM
Hiya,

I am beginning to form the opinion that Jeremiah was born in Smith County.

1. He enlisted in Smith County (Carthridge). 1864
2. He was married in Smith County. 1865
3. He and his wife were arrested for larceny in Smith County. 1870
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
January 09, 2013 10:39AM
I saw in the Smith County Court records where a Henry Steward signed the bond for Malissa on her arrest. There was also a Willie Ann Stuart that was found guilty when she was. I could find no record where Jeremiah had been arrested. These may link in with Jeremiah but I do not know how.
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
January 15, 2013 07:28PM
Happy New Year!

Interesting! Thanks for sharing. Where exactly did you come across the information? Any chance of getting a copy? Have you done any digging over the census for that area? I came across, and have to find again, a Jeremiah Sr and a Jeremiah Jr Stewart that intrigued me. I might swing a road trip to Smith County this April. Perhaps see what I can find in the deeds realm since Smith County's Courthouse didn't have a fire like Putnam's (hardy har har). I was thinking of also writing to local churches to see if I could review their records for possible Stewarts. I would like to start building Stewart family cluster sheets via census to cast a wider net and possible see some lineage clues. I really appreciate you sharing your information and continuing to dig.
Re: Jeremiah Stewart 1844-1897
January 16, 2013 03:23PM
I did find something on Jerry Stewart arrested for larceny. If you go to Smith County on Tngen.org they have court records. I found it in the 1870's. Their names are spelled Steward and Stuart. That maybe why it is so hard to find anything.