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James Sanders Stewart
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1830
Anson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 30, 1893
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA

James Sanders Stewart, born 1830 in Anson County NC, was the son of Alfred Merrill Stewart, Sr. and Catherine Richardson Stewart. Around 1850 his mother, then a widow, loaded her family in a wagon and began a move from NC, across the Blue Ridge Mountains to Henderson County in West Tennessee, in a group led by Rev Hosea Preslar.

James married Mary Ann Braswell around 1856. The 1860 census in Henderson County, TN shows him with wife Mary Ann, and two children, the oldest was three. Family records and census reports show James Sanders and Mary Ann Stewart had eight children:
1. Alexander George Stewart b. about 1857
2. Atlas Fillmore Stewart b. Mar 30,1859
3. Brownlow Stewart b. about 1861
4. Catherine Elizabeth "Sis" Stewart Smith b. Oct 1,1864 married James Thomas "Jim" Smith.
5. Lucius Stewart b. about 1869
6. Ebenezer Stewart b. about 1871
7. Dudley Stewart b. about June 1875
8. Margarette Clementine (Tiny) Gower b. Oct 1877

James Sanders Stewart who died May 30, 1893 is thought by some family members to be buried in the Blytheville, AR area but his grave has not been found. Others believe he and wife Mary Ann are buried in Preslar Cemetery in Henderson Co. TN in unmarked graves.
Family links: 
  Catherine Richardson Stewart (1802 - 1890)
  Mary Ann Braswell Stewart (1834 - ____)*
  Atlas Filmore Stewart (1859 - 1944)*
  Brownlow Stewart (1861 - 1891)*
  Catherine Elizabeth Stewart Smith (1864 - 1899)*
  Margaret Clementine Stewart Gower (1877 - 1951)*
  Mahala Caroline Stewart (1827 - ____)*
  Roseanna Margaret Stewart (1829 - ____)*
  James Sanders Stewart (1830 - 1893)
  Nancy Angeline Stewart Preslar (1832 - ____)*
  John R Stewart (1835 - 1864)*
  John R Stewart (1835 - 1864)*
  Parthenia Dorothea Stewart Bailey (1837 - 1919)*
  William Robinson Stewart (1839 - 1904)*
  Alfred Merriel Stewart (1841 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Preslar Cemetery
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Shirley Stewart Milford
Record added: Nov 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80223013

 Added: Nov. 13, 2011

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