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 Thomas Robert Stewart

Thomas Robert Stewart

Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA
Death 18 Apr 1918 (aged 76)
Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100146592 · View Source
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"Portrait and Biographical Record of Randolph, Jackson, Perry and Monroe Counties, Illinois, Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the Counties", Chicago, Biographical Publishing Co, 1894, downloaded 9 December 2013 from

A bio of Thomas R. Stewart is on page 470-471.

His father was William Stewart born in Hamilton County, Ohio, who died in 1850. His mother was Nancy Douglas, daughter of Lott (FAG # 121224368 ) & Johanna Hay Douglas (FAG# 121224824 ). Nancy was a midwife and was alive in 1880. He originally had 4 siblings but only Johanna who married Charles Rupert was alive when this was written.

Thomas enlisted in Co. I, 10th Ill Infantry, Civil War, and advanced to Sgt.; served in battles of Shiloh and Corinth, and marched with Sherman to the sea in July 1865; returned to Chester and purchased a farm; became a highly esteemed citizen: Republican.

He married in May 1867 Miss Debby, daughter of Levi Moore. Five children – Clara who married D. Lorton now in Fayette Co, IL, William T. resides with parents, Mayetta is a typewriter in St. Louis, Levi is at home and Eva is engaged in teaching school in Williamson County, IL. Mrs. Debby Stewart died September 27, 1876. Thomas then married on October 23, 1879 Miss Reky Zang. To them are born seven children of whom six are living – Virgil R, Robert T, Aaron Z. G., Blanchard, Emmet E and Otis L.

It appears that Thomas married a third time about 1902 to Emma__. Reky died in 1901.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100146592
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Robert Stewart (25 Apr 1841–18 Apr 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100146592, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by B. Garrison (contributor 47250960) .