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 John H. Stewart

John H. Stewart

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 28 Feb 1885 (aged 86)
Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA
Burial Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA
Plot Section C, Row 18
Memorial ID 5125634 · View Source
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John was the son of Mary Jane Smith and George Washington Stewart and the husband of Mary Scott.

The following information came from his application for their, 'Oregon Donation Land Claim, No. 175'. This property was located in Benton County near today's Corvallis. Mr. Stewart filed claim with his wife at the Oregon City, Federal Land Office. He was born in 1799, in Washington County, Virginia. Married Miss Mary Scott, on 07 Jan 1843, in Holt County, Missouri. Secured their claim on 14 Aug 1846, which required them to have fulfilled most all the obligations set down by the U. S. Congress and signed into Law by the President of these United States of America. Such as, build a year around dwelling (home) and a barn with fences and cleared land needed for a farm. Raise and harvest a crop. They must have resided continuously on the property and secured it's borders by survey and fixed legal monuments at it's corners. Lastly, neighbors were called on to testify in writing that the owners were honorable and faithful citizen of the United States. Affidavits to their fulfillment were provided by neighbors, Joseph C. Avery and Herman C. Lewis.

The above letter was sent by Martin Burrell, July 16, 2017


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Sheltered from trouble. Aged 85y, 6d.


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  • Created by: Ellie Stoumbaugh Carosa
  • Added: 23 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5125634
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John H. Stewart (12 Feb 1799–28 Feb 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5125634, citing Crystal Lake Cemetery, Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Ellie Stoumbaugh Carosa (contributor 16440698) .