m. Abt. 1750
Facts and Events
John Stewart's birthdate is estimated at "abt. 1754", since he is listed as 2nd eldest son.
Page 30.--15th January, 1790. John Stuart's will--To wife, Frances; when youngest child shall come of age of 18 years; to children, Mary Stuart, Margaret Stuart, Samuel Stuart, and child wife is now big with. Executors, wife Frances, David Stephenson, Robt. Kinney. Teste: George Crawford, James Crawford, Mary Stuart. Proved, 16th February, 1792, by Geo. Crawford, Mary Stuart. Executrix Frances qualifies.
Vol. 2 - Baxter vs. Stuart's executors--O. S. 53; N. S. 18--Bill, 18th June, 1805. Orators are, viz: John Baxter and Margaret, his wife, who was daughter of John Stuart, whose will is recorded in Augusta. The widow Frances married Joseph Moore. Margaret was also entitled under the will of John Burnsides and of Martha Burnsides (father and mother of Frances). The wife of James Craig was sister of John Stuart. Frances and John had a daughter Polly, who married Peachy Harrison. Answer sworn to by Frances Moore in Shenandoah County 14th November, 1805. Margaret had a brother Samuel (born after his father's death).
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