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Lafayette Stewart, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1826
Clark County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1884
Sullivan
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA

He came to Sullivan Co., IN. with his father, first following the business of cabinet making. He later engaged in the general mercantile business at Graysville & Sullivan, IN. until 1864. He also served as postmaster in Graysville. After 1864 his occupation was in the real estate & insurance business in Sullivan until his death. He was a Democrat, and served as trustee of Hamilton Township. He was a charter member of the pioneer Blue Lodge, F. and A.M. of Sullivan. He and his wife were members of the Presbyterian Church in which he served as an elder for many years. Obituaries in New Albany Ledger Feb. 29, 1884 p.4 c.5.; Sullivan Democrat Feb.. 29, 1884 Mr. Stewart was long the Master of Masonic Lodge of this place, which Order will conduct the funeral services., The hour set for the funeral is 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Stewart (1792 - 1863)
  Susan Chewksbury Winn Redman Stewart (1795 - 1832)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily Peters Stewart (1828 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  Isaac P Stewart (1847 - 1872)*
  Joseph Lane Stewart (1849 - 1921)*
  Charles Marion Stewart (1855 - 1898)*
  Florence Bell Stewart Barnes (1857 - 1946)*
  Lafayette A. Stewart (1864 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Penina Balsora Stewart Winstandley (1814 - 1883)*
  George Washington Stewart (1818 - 1887)*
  Zeralda Clarinda Stewart (1820 - 1842)*
  Bainbridge Decatur Stewart (1822 - 1839)*
  Marquis De Lafayette Stewart (1824 - 1825)*
  Lafayette Stewart (1826 - 1884)
  Marion Clinton Stewart (1828 - 1860)*
  Susan Caroline Stewart Parker (1830 - 1900)*
  Sarah Rebecca Stewart Crowder (1842 - 1901)**
  Andrew Jackson Stewart (1844 - 1916)**
  Mary Ann Stewart (1845 - 1847)**
  Buena Vista Stewart Dear (1847 - 1925)**
  Isaac Stewart (1849 - 1852)**
  Mary Elizabeth Stewart Mayfield (1851 - 1914)**
  Isaac P Stewart (1854 - 1906)**
  James Harvey Stewart (1857 - 1925)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
57y 10m 16d
 
Note: buried with his wife, Emily Peters Stewart
 
Burial:
Center Ridge Cemetery
Sullivan
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section III White Section
 
Maintained by: Laura J. Stewart
Originally Created by: Wabash Valley Genealogy ...
Record added: May 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52951997
Lafayette Stewart, Sr
Added by: Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee
 
Lafayette Stewart, Sr
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- Laura J. Stewart
 Added: Dec. 19, 2013
 
 
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