Person:Alexander Stewart (121)

Alexander Stewart
b.25 November 1761
d.22 June 1838
  • HAlexander Stewart1761 - 1838
  • WDorothy McGeeabt 1768 - aft 1840
m. 20 December 1785
  1. James Stewart1787 -
  2. John Stewart1789 -
  3. Robert Stewart1792 - bef 1836
  4. Janet Stewart1796 -
  5. Elizabeth Stewart1802 -
Facts and Events
Name Alexander Stewart
Gender Male
Birth? 25 November 1761
Marriage 20 December 1785 Botetourt County, Virginiato Dorothy McGee
Alt Death[1] 15 June 1836 Bath County, Kentucky
Death? 22 June 1838 or 24 June 1838

Alexander Stewart was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 5, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Stewart, Alexander - born 11/25/1761; entered service 1779 in Botetourt County, Virginia, where he resided, in Virginia company; moved fall 1786 or 1788 to Madison County, Kentucky, then to Fayette County, Kentucky, thence to Bourbon County, Kentucky where applied for pension in 1833; Pension Application rejected, insufficnent proof of service & for not providing reason why did not apply for pension in 1818; died 6/22/1838 or 6/24/1838; married 12/20/1785 Dorothy ____, Botetourt County, Virginia; widow received Pension age 72 in Bath County, Kentucky, 1840; family birth data (all surname Stewart, record blurred & partially illagible): James 1/6/1787, John 2/28/1789, Robert 8/18/1792, Janet 11/7/1796, Elizabeth 5/6/1802; Alexander son of James 11/25/1811, Janet 6/4/1814, Alexander 8/1810, Elesbath 4/27/1812, Dorothy 4/6/1814, Janey 1/5/1816, Rathel 1/3/1819, Isick 1/1819, Jen __/4/1828, & William 5/14/1832, plus James G. Blythy 10/25/1806; other births (all surname Call): Hameltin 6/16/____, Melaney 1/14/1822, Patsee 10/7/182_; Alex 2/14/1826, James 11/9/1829, Elebath 9/19/____, & Nimrod 3/9/1832; query letter in file says an Alexander Stewart & his son Isaac Abraham both resided in Virginia in 1776; also Isaac had the following children: (eldest born abt. 1805): Anderson, Nelson, John, Betsy, Euphemia, Lucy & Margaret; query letter in flie says a Charles Stewart/Stuart was Virginia Revolutionary War soldier & his heirs who were granted bounty Land Warrant in 1836 were William Stewart, Charles Stewart, Alexander Stewart, Brook Duvall, Captain Philp N. White, Joseph Worby/Worley, Hiram Worby/Worley & Jacob Worby/Worley. F-W8763, R2289.

Transcript of Pension Application

A Transcript of Alexander Stewart's Revolutionary War Pension Application is available here: [[
  1. Elizabeth [STEWART] CALL was the daughter of Alexander STEWART born Nov. 25, 1761
    in Augusta, Botetourt Co., Va., died June 15, 1836 in Bath Co., Ky. Alexander STEWART married Dorotha [Dorothy] MCGEE born abt. 1768 in Ireland, died in Bath Co., Ky. Dorotha MCGEE'S father was James MCGEE.
  2.   633] Query regarding brother and sisters of John Mills and wife Hannah Holmes, married in 1804 and moved to Davian County, Kentucky; Abijiah B. Gilbert was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1859-1860; Elizabeth G. Hutchison, daughter of Silas Gilbert died in Logan County, Kentucky on 14 May 1859 at age 29; Alexander Stuart, born 25 Nov.1761 in Augusta County, married Dorothy McGee on 13 Dec.1785 in Botetourt County and named her in his will as daughter of Jane Gilbert