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Dr Charles Bellinger Tate Stewart
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1806
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1885
Montgomery
Montgomery County
Texas, USA

Charles Stewart worked as a druggist in Columbus, Georgia, and Columbia, SC. He moved to Texas in 1830. In June 1832 during the Anahuac Disturbances, Stewart joined Francis W. Johnson's command and fought at the battle of Velasco. On May 04,1835 he obtained a license to practice medicine in Texas. On October 11 he was elected secretary of the Permanent Council. On November 11 he was appointed by the General Council as enrollment clerk and secretary to the executive, thus becomming in effect the first Texas Secretary of State. Stewart and Thomas Barnett were elected to represent Austin at the Convention of 1836. On March 02, 1836 Stewart signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. He moved to Montgomery, Texas in 1837 and established a drugstore and a medical practice. In 1839 he served on the committee appointed by the Third Congress of the Republic to design a new state flag. Stewart is credited with drawing the original draft of the Lone Star Flag. On March 05, 1840 he was appointed District Attorney Pro Tem of Montgomery County and President Mirabeau B. Lamar appointed him Notary Public on May 11, 1841. He represented Montgomery County at the Constitutional Convention of 1845. He also represented Montgomery County in the 1st, 4th, and 14th legislatures. Stewart married Julia Sheppard in March of 1835 and they had five children. After Julia Sheppard Stewart passed away he married Elizabeth Antionette Nichols Boyd, they had two children, and Stewart adopted Elizabeths children from a previous marriage. (bio by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Antoinette Nichols Boyd Stewart (1818 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Waters Stewart (1837 - 1907)*
  Edmond Bellinger Stewart (1851 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Montgomery New Cemetery
Montgomery
Montgomery County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Co...
Record added: Jun 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6544479
Dr Charles Bellinger Tate Stewart
Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
 
Dr Charles Bellinger Tate Stewart
Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
 
Dr Charles Bellinger Tate Stewart
Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
 
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Thank you Mr. Stewart
- Sandra Bertram Meier
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-Anonymous
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- Dee Mack
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