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 and farming, until 1880, at which time he was married and settled on a farm eight miles south of Gallatin, where he is largely interested in agricultural pursuits.

His marriage occurred October 24, 1880. His wife is a daughter of John Peachy, who was born in Cambridge, England, October 2, 1824, and was married to Miss Mary Moran, of Dublin, Ireland, and emigrated to Daviess county in 1865, where he he now resides, engaged in farming.