Person:James Stewart (339)

Robert JAMES Stewart
d.24 Jul 1976
m. 18 Jan 1881
  1. Georganna Stewart1883 - 1951
  2. Robert JAMES Stewart1889 - 1976
  3. Christina Stewart1890 - 1931
  4. ELLA Victoria Stewart1892 - 1986
Facts and Events
Name Robert JAMES Stewart
Gender Male
Birth? 26 Jan 1889 Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, CanadaChapman Valley
Death? 24 Jul 1976
Burial? Chapman Cemetery

Name and Relationships

Name: Robert JAMES Stewart. Source is his 1889 birth registration. He was called James.

Parents: George Stewart and Ella Woodruff. Source is James' 1889 birth registration.

Spouse: Cornelia Sohm. Source is their 1916 marriage registration.

James Stewart was Elmer Irwin's uncle.

Personal History

1889 - Birth: James Stewart was born on January 26, 1989 in Chapman Valley, Ontario. Source is his 1889 birth registration.

1891 - Census: In April, 1891, Robert James 2, was living on the farm in Chapman Valley with his parents, George Stewart 37, farmer, and Ella 29 (listed incorrectly as 21) and his sisters: Georganna (spelled incorrectly as George. A) 8, and Christina (spelled incorrectly as Christinia) 7 months. Source is 1891 Census of Canada.

1901 - Census: In June, 1901, Robert J. 12, was living on the farm in Chapman Valley with his parents, George, about 48, farmer, and Ella Maria 39, and sisters: Georganna (spelled incorrectly as George. Anna) 18, Christina (spelled incorrectly as Christiene) 10, and Ella V. 8. Source is 1901 Census of Canada.

1911 - Census: In June, 1911, James 22, was living on the farm at Lot 22, Con. 10, Chapman Township, Parry Sound District, with his parents, George, 57, farmer, and Ella 49, and sisters still at home: Christina 20 and Ella 18. Source is 1911 Census of Canada.

1916 - Marriage: On June 20, 1916, Robert James Stewart, 27, bachelor, farmer, from Chapman Township, born in Chapman Township, married Cornelia Sohm 19, spinster, from Lount Township, born in Lount Township, in the Township of Lount. Fred Sohm and Louisa Sohm, both from RR 1 South River, were witnesses. Her father's name was indistinct and her mother's name was Louisa indistinct. John Harper registered the marriage. Source is their 1916 marriage registration.

1920 - Residence: In 1920, his parents, George and Ella Stewart retired from the farm and moved into Magnetawan. James took over the control of the farm.

1921 - Census: On July 1, 1921, James 31, married, farmer, was living on the farm in Chapman Township with his wife, Cornelia 23, and their daughter, Victoria 3. Her father was Swiss and her mother was German. Source is 1921 Census of Canada, Chapman Township.

1976 - Death and Burial: James Stewart died in 1976. His wife Cornelia died in 1981. They are both buried in Chapman Cemetery. Source is their grave marker in Chapman Cemetery.

Grave Marker: STEWART ROBERT JAMES 1889-1976. Beloved husband of CORNELIA SOHM 1896-1981. Ever remembered, Ever loved. Chapman Cemetery, Parry Sound, Ontario.