Slave Narrative of Josephine Stewart

Interviewer: W. W. Dixon Person Interviewed: Josephine Stewart Location: Blackstock, South Carolina Place of Birth: Blackstock, South Carolina Date of Birth: May, 1853 Age: 85 Phinie Stewart, as she is known in the community where she lives, is a small, black negress, who shows her age in appearance and movements. She lives with Robert Wood,



Slave Narrative of Alexander Robertson

Interviewer: W. W. Dixon Person Interviewed: Alexander Robertson Location: White Oak, South Carolina Age: 84 Ex-Slave 84 Years Old Alexander Robertson lives as a member of the household of his son, Charley, on the General Bratton plantation, four miles southeast of White Oak, S.C. It is a box-like house, chimney in the center, four rooms,



Slave Narrative of Reverend Squire Dowd

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Rev. Squire Dowd Location: 202 Battle Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: April 3, 1855 [HW: language not negro, very senternous & interesting.] [TR: The above comment is crossed out.] Reverend Squire Dowd 202 Battle Street Raleigh, N. C. My name is Squire Dowd, and I was born



Biographical Sketch of James W. Stewart, M.D.

James Waterford Stewart, a son of James Waterford Stewart, senior, was born in the township of Toronto, county of Peel, Ontario, September 28, 1834. His father was a native of Waterford, Ireland. His grandfather, George Stewart, formed a company of emigrants in New York city, in 1798, and came to “Little York” (now Toronto), and



Biography of Falkner C. Stewart

Falkner Cornwall Stewart, one of the leading merchants of Orangeville, and warden of the county of Dufferin, is a native of the county of Monaghan, Ireland, his birth bearing date August 21, 1833. His parents, Robert Cornwall and Ann (McVittie) Stewart, left the old country when he was six months old, and settled at Hawkestone,



Biography of James Harvey Stewart

James Harvey Stewart of Wichita,who had been identified with Kansas for thirty years, is a lawyer by profession, is vice president of the National Bank of Commerce, is former state senator, and for twenty years or more had played a very infiuential part both in business and civic affairs at Wichita. He is now chairman



Biographical Sketch of Daniel Stewart

Daniel Stewart, wagon maker, was born in Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y., Oct. 31st, 1833; moved to Logan in 1872 and engaged in his present business. He served during the rebellion in the 121st N.Y. Vol.; was in a number of important battles; was wounded Oct. 19th, 1864, and in hospital at Baltimore; was discharged



Biographical Sketch of Reuben Stewart

Reuben Stewart was born in Montgomery county, N. Y., January 22, 1819. In 1838 lie was engaged in mercantile business in Saratoga county, which occupation he continued until 1840, when he became a contractor in making the enlargement of the Erie canal, New York, also in building the GrotOn Water Works, at Harlem, N. Y.,



Biographical Sketch of William G. Stewart

William G. Stewart is a native of Alleghany county, Pennsylvania, born September 14, 1820, near the city of Pittsburgh. His parents were both natives of Pennsylvania. Mr. Stewart was engaged in farming in his native State until 1850, at which time he purchased land in Muskingum county, Ohio, where he remained fifteen years, raising stock



Biographical Sketch of George G. Stewart

George G. Stewart was born June 6, 1856, in Muskingum county, Ohio. His father, a native of Pennsylvania, came to Daviess county in 1866, and engaged in farming near Hamilton, Monroe township, for a period of six years, then purchased the farm on which he now resides. George G. remained with his parents, attending school



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