James Stewart

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
James Stewart, son of Duncan Stuart and Ann Winchurst, was born at Newbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 8 October 1664.1 He died at Rowley, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 17 September 1750.1

James married (1) Elizabeth (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), say 1687;1,2,3 he married (2) Sarah Prime, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Rowley, 25 June 1733.4

James Stewart appears on the Newbury tax-list of 1688 and he served in the Canada Expedition, 1690, from that town.

He is first mentioned on Rowley Records in 1693. In Rowley his wife was admitted to the church 20 Oct 1695; he on 12 Feb 1698/9. From 1709-1723 he lived on the "John Pickard Farm" in Boxford, attending church in Bradford. When he returned to Rowley, about 1723, he located in that part of Rowley now known as Georgetown. He was a carpenter and planter.4

Family 1

Elizabeth (…) d. bef. 28 Oct 1732
Children
  • James Stewart1 b. 19 Jul 1688
  • Charles Stewart1 b. 16 Jan 1689/90
  • Edward Stewart5 b. 20 Sep 1693, d. bef. 1748
  • Abigail Stewart4 b. 26 Nov 1695, d. aft. 1755
  • Solomon Stewart+1 b. 24 Jul 1698, d. 28 Feb 1758
  • Benjamin Stewart4 b. 3 Mar 1700/1, d. 20 Mar 1701/2
  • David Stewart4 b. 9 Jan 1702/3, d. 10 Jan 1706/7
  • Hannah Stewart4 b. 22 Apr 1705, d. May 1790
  • Elizabeth Stewart6 b. 10 Nov 1706
  • Mehitable Stewart6 b. say 1708, d. 1 Feb 1761
  • Moses Stewart6 b. 9 Jul 1712, d. bef. 22 Apr 1754

Family 2

Sarah Prime d. 29 Dec 1747
This person was last edited on16 Dec 2017

Citations

  1. [S1366] George Brainard Blodgette and Amos Everett Jewett, Early Settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts (, 1933; reprint, Somersworth, New Hampshire: New England History Press, 1981), 357-58, further cited as Blodgette and Jewett, Early Settlers of Rowley.
  2. [S1330] Estimated from birth of first child (1688).
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1451, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  4. [S1366] Blodgette and Jewett, Early Settlers of Rowley, 357.
  5. [S1366] Blodgette and Jewett, Early Settlers of Rowley, 360.
  6. [S1366] Blodgette and Jewett, Early Settlers of Rowley, 358.