Person:Benjamin Stuart (1)

Benjamin Stuart
m. Abt. 1720
  1. Eleanor Stuart1722-1727 - 1802
  2. Thomas Stuart, I1722 - bef 1789
  3. Maj. Alexander StuartABT 1735 - 1822
  4. Benjamin Stuart1737 - 1808
m. Abt. 1765
  1. James Stuart1765-1782 -
  2. Benjamin Stuart1765-1784 -
  3. Elizabeth "Betsy" Stuart1765-1782 -
  4. Sarah "Sally" Stuart1765-1782 -
  5. Mary "Polly" Stuart1769 - 1842
  6. Bettie StuartEst 1770 -
  7. Maj. Archibald Stuart1777 - 1849
  8. John StuartABT 1784 -
  9. Nancy StuartABT 1787 -
Facts and Events
Name Benjamin Stuart
Alt Name Benjamin Stewart
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1737 Pennsylvania
Marriage Abt. 1765 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Eleanor Tate
Burial? 1808 Tinkling Spring Cemetery, Augusta County, Virginia
Death[2] 12 Dec 1808 Augusta County, Virginia

Benjamin Stuart was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Will of Benjamin Stuart

From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:

Page 282 - - 3rd December, 1808. Benjamin Stuart's will - - To son, Archibald; son, John (lot in Waynesboro); son-in-law, George Hutcheson; son, Benjamin (infant); to daughter Nancy (land in Tazewell County on head of Loral Fork of Wolf Creek); to daughters, Polly, Betsy, Sally, Nancy; to three married daughters, Polly McClung, Betsy Hutcheson, Sally Diddle. Executors, Robert Stuart, Andrew Fulton, son Archibald Stuart, son-in-law Geo. Hutcheson. Teste: Alex. Hall, James Diddle, James McCord, Jno. Alexander. Proved, 26th December, 1808. Executors qualify (except George).

Information on Benjamin Stuart


IV. Benj. Stuart, son of Archibald and Janet (Brown) Stuart--his wife's name is not

      known; she d--before her husband. Waddell's records on this family are not complete. 
      Benjamin's will made Dec. 3, 1808--proved Dec. 26, 1808. See Will Book 
      10, p. 222--Augusta Co. records for will and ch named therein, as follows: 

Archibald Stuart, the Capt. Stuart of the War of 1812, also called Maj. Stuart, m--Mary

      (Polly) Alexander, dau--of Andrew Alexander, Jr. [the son of Andrew Alexander, 
      Sr. (Andrew) pioncer of Augusta and same line as Alexanders of Monroc 
      Co., W. Va.] Their sons were Benj. and Andrew; 

Nancy Stuart, m--John Alexander brother of Mary Alexander, above;

Polly (Mary) Stuart, m--Nov. 12, 1788, John McClung;

Eliz. Stuart, m--Dec. 4, 1798, George Hutchison, Jr., son of Geo. Hutchison, Sr. (name later called Hutchinson);

Sarah (Sally) Stuart, m--James Dittle;

Benj., said to be under age at father's death, though may have been a gr. ch named Benj.;

John Stuart (not named in will, but Waddell says Benj. had a son, John, who removed to Indiana).

  1. World Family Tree, Cd number 16, Tree number 3156.
  2. Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 467.