A deposition by Duncan in 1698 said he was about 75 years old (so born ca 1623), though his death notice in 1717 (see below) claims it was thought he was about 100 yrs.
born 8 Oct 1664 in Newbury, MA
died 17 Sept 1750 in Rowley, MA
Marr. 1) abt 1687, ELIZABETH ------, d. 1732
Marr 2) SARAH PRIME, 25 Jun 1733 [Rowley VR, pg 404].
James lived in Newbury through 1690, and is seen in Rowley by 1693. From 1709 to 1723, they lived in Boxford, MA, and afterwards returned to Rowley (living in the part of town which later became Georgetown). Wife Elizabeth died in Rowley, but was buried in Bradford on 28 Oct 1732.
Stewart Clan Magazine, Dec 1923 (Vol 2, pg 70)
born 24 July 1698 in Rowley, MA
died 28 Feb 1758 in Lunenburg, MA
Married in Andover, MA on 28 Jun 1727, MARTHA FARRINGTON
Lived early in Rowley, then moved to Salem, MA prior to 1734 (the part of town that became Peabody). He then relocated to Lunenburg in 1737 [Proceedings of Fitchburg Historical Society, Vol. 4, pg 95-96].
[from the Proceedings of the Fitchburg Historical Society, Vol. 3, pg 264]
In the Lunenburg South Burial Ground:
Here lies buried the body of Mr. Solomon Steward, who departed this life Feb. 28th, A.D. 1758, in the 61st year of his age.
Mrs. Martha Steward, the wife of Mr. Solomon Steward, who died Nov ye 6th, 1777, in the 77th year of her age.
She was a virtuous wife, a kind neighbor, and a tender parents.
Worcester County Probate: Series A, Case #56063 "Solomon Steward", 1758
Stewart Clan Magazine, Jan 1924 (Vol 2, No. 7)
born 21 Nov 1734 in Salem, MA
died 2 Jun 1802 in Fitchburg, MA
Married in Lunenburg on 14 Mar 1757, MARY IRELAND
born 18 Aug 1765 in Lunenburg, MA
Married ABIGAIL WHITCOMB in Norridgewock, Maine, 26 Feb 1787
born 4 Dec 1812 in Canaan, Maine
died 15 Jul 1885 Otter Tail, MN
Married in Milburn, ME on 10 Mar 1835, CHARLOTTE (HARNDEN) REED
For Alaxis, who was my 4th Great-Grandfather, his story can be found in the following blogs I have previously written about him and his family:
- Alaxis Steward, son of John
- Alaxis Steward, from Maine to Minnesota