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John Hector "Jack" Stewart
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1878
Death: Jan. 16, 1908
Manitoba, Canada

He was a Winnipeg Fireman, who contracted frostbite of both feet and legs, after fighting a major fire in downtown Winnipeg in December, 1907. He died less than a month later.

The Winnipeg Fire Museum did not have him listed on their "Last Alarm" page. I was able to provide them with the evidence necessary to include John Henry Stewart, as well as several other early Winnipeg Firemen, on their list of people who died in the line of duty while protecting Winnipeg.

He is now listed on their website.

His infant son, James Chesley Stewart, died less than a month aftetr his father and is also buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

His wife, Mary Ann (Marie) Black was the elder sister of the wife of Jack's younger brothers (Peter Norman Stewart) wife, Ethel Martha Black.

Following the death of her first husband, and her child, Marie Black moved to Vancouver, BC, where she married her 2nd cousin, Alexander Foulds. 
Family links: 
  Charles Augustus Stewart (1835 - 1900)
  Mary Jane Thompson Stewart Roblee (1857 - 1930)
  Mary Ann Black Foulds (1879 - 1957)
  James Chesley Stewart (1907 - 1908)*
  James William Stewart (1876 - 1878)*
  John Hector Stewart (1878 - 1908)
  Charlotte Stewart (1878 - 1878)*
  Annie Catherine Stewart McLaughlin (1880 - 1914)*
  William Henry Stewart (1882 - 1958)*
  Mary Eliza Stewart Roblee (1885 - 1917)*
  Peter Norman Stewart (1887 - 1958)*
  Lucinda Elizabeth Stewart Carter (1889 - 1920)*
  Margaret May Stewart Lewis (1894 - 1938)*
  Henrietta Stewart Foster (1894 - 1920)*
  Ivy Adella Stewart Carter (1899 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Elmwood Cemetery
Greater Winnipeg
Manitoba, Canada
Plot: Grave 1, Lot 114, Section 10
Created by: The Old medic
Record added: Dec 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81956129


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