Solomon Stewart

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Solomon Stewart, son of James Stewart and Elizabeth (…), was born at Rowley, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 24 July 1698.1,2 He died at Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, 28 February 1758,2,1 and was buried at the South Burial Ground, Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.2

Solomon married Martha Farrington, daughter of Edward Farrington and Martha Browne, at Andover, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 28 June 1727.3,1

Solomon Stewart was active in the Rowley militia, first joining 5 May 1721 under Capt. John Wainwright, serving until 24 August 1721. 28 February to 20 November 1722 he was in Captain Johnson Harmon's Company, fighting the Indians in Maine. 24 June to 23 July 1725 he was "pilot" for Captain Richard Kimball's Troop of Horse.

He and Martha were admitted to the Bradford Church, 31 December 1727. He lived on a farm in Rowley, adjoining his father's homestead; he moved to Salem before 1734, and to Lunenburg in 1728. He was a grantee of Rindge, New Hampshire, 16 June 1749, and served on the committee that "laid out" that town.1


Martha Farrington b. abt. 1701, d. 6 Nov 1777
  • Benjamin Stewart4 b. 26 Jan 1728, d. 25 Feb 1815
  • Solomon Stewart5 b. 14 Jan 1729/30, d. 22 Jun 1802
  • Phineas Stewart6 b. 27 Mar 1732
  • Daniel Stewart7 b. 21 Nov 1734, d. 2 Jun 1802
  • William Stewart7 b. 14 Mar 1736/37
  • James Stewart1 b. 19 Aug 1739
  • Mary Stewart+8 b. 7 Sep 1740, d. aft. 30 Jan 1808
  • Jacob Stewart8 b. 22 Apr 1743, d. 14 May 1813
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  1. [S1366] George Brainard Blodgette and Amos Everett Jewett, Early Settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts (1933; reprint, Somersworth, New Hampshire: New England History Press, 1981), 361, further cited as Blodgette and Jewett, Early Settlers of Rowley.
  2. [S1362] "Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections", database,, ( : accessed unknown cd3), entry for 25 Sep 2009, further cited as Cemetery Transcriptions.
  3. [S1364] , Vital Records of Andover, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, Massachusetts: Topsfield Historical Society, 1912), 317, further cited as Vital Records of Andover.
  4. [S1363] , Vital Records of Bradford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, Massachusetts: Topsfield Historical Society, 1907), 151, further cited as Vital Records of Bradford.
  5. [S1363] Vital Records of Bradford, 152.
  6. [S1372] , Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts to the Year 1849 (Two vols., Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1928-1931), 207, further cited as Vital Records of Rowley.
  7. [S1191] Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts, to the Year 1849, 6 vols. (1916-1925; reprint, Newburyport, Massachusetts: Parker River Researchers, 1988), 322, further cited as Vital Records of Salem.
  8. [S241] Walter A. Davis, The Early Records of the Town of Lunenburg, Massachusetts, Including That Part Which is Now Fitchburg, 1719-1764: A Complete Transcript of the Town Meetings and Selectmen's Records Contained in the First Two Books of the General Records of the Town; Also a Copy of All the Vital Statistics of the Town Previous to the Year 1764 (Fitchburg, Massachusetts: Fitchburg City Council, 1896), 322, further cited as Davis, Lunenburg Records.