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History of the family of George and Delphia Pierce Stewart

Thomas Jefferson Stewart


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Thomas Jefferson Stewart, son of George and Delphia Stewart, was born on January 23, 1812, in Virginia.




Thomas married ELIZABETH BLACKGRAVE, on September 26, 1837, in Mercer County, Kentucky.

Bondsman James Williams. Bride's father Bannister Blagrave. Witness James Stewart.



We currently know little else about Elizabeth, other than she was born on October 11, 1814, in Kentucky.




Thomas and Elizabeth spent their lives in the Mercer County area. They were the parents of at least ten children.




TAX RECORDS
1839 and 1840

1839 Mercer County Tax Rolls
Thomas Steward
No land listed
White males over 21: 1
Blacks over 16: -
Total blacks: -
Value of blacks: -
Horses: 1
Value of horses: 60

Cattle: -
Value of cattle: -
Mules: -
Value of mules: -
Jennetts: -
Value: -
Town lots: -
Value of town lots: -
Carriages: -
Value of carriages: -
Stores: -
Value of stores: -
Cash bonds: -
Total amount: 60

Thomas is also listed on the 1840 tax rolls for Mercer County.




CENSUS RECORDS

1840 Mercer County, Kentucky
Thos Stewart
Male, age 20-30
Females: 1 age 20-30 and 1 under 5
Next door is Jn Blackgrave aged 30-40




TAX RECORDS
1841

1841 Mercer County Tax Rolls
Thomas Stewart
No land listed
White males over 21: 1
Slaves over 16: -
Total slaves: -
Value of slaves: -
Horses and mares: 1
Value of horses and mares: $50

Mules: -
Value of mules: -
Jennies: -
Value of jennies: -
Cattle: -
Value of cattle over $50: -
Stores: -
Value of stores: -
Carriages: -
Value of carriages: -
Studs, jacks and bulls: -
Rates per season: -
Tavern license: -
Children between 7 and 17 years old: -
Value under the equalization law: -
Total Value: $50




TAX RECORDS
1842-1846

Thomas is not on the 1842 tax roll for Mercer County.
The 1843 tax rolls for Mercer County are not available.
Thomas is not on the 1844 or 1845 tax rolls for Mercer County.

He shows up again, on the 1846 rolls for Mercer County, with the following property.

1846 Mercer County Tax Rolls
Thomas Stewart
No land listed; no town lots
White male over 21: 1
Slaves over 16: -
Total slaves: -
Value of slaves: -
Horses and mares: 1
Value of horses: 30

Mules: -
Value of mules: -
Jennies: -
Value of jennies: -
Cattle: -
Value of cattle over $50: -
Stores: -
Value of stores: -
Carriages: -
Buggies: -
Pianos” -
Gold Spectacles: -
Gold watches: -
Studs, jacks, bulls: -
Rates per season: -
Silver lever watch: -
Tavern license: -
Children between 5 and 16 years old: 2
Value under the equalization act: -
Total Value: $30




TAX RECORDS
1847

1847 Mercer County Tax Rolls
Thomas Stewart
Legal voters: 1
No land recorded
White Males over 21: 1
Slaves over 16: -
Total Slaves: -
Value of Slaves: -
Horses and mares: 1
Value of horses and mares: 34

Jennies: -
Value of Jennies: -
Cattle: -
Value of cattle over $50: -
Stores: -
Value of stores: -
Pleasure carriages: -
Buggies: -
Pianos: -
Gold spectacles: -
Gold watches: -
Studs, jacks, and bulls: -
Rates per season: -
Silver lever watches: -
Tavern license: -
Children between 5 and 16: 2
Value under Equalization law: -
Total Value: 34




TAX RECORDS
1848

1848 Mercer County Tax Rolls
Thomas Stewart
Legal Voters: 1
No land listed
White male over 21: 1
No slaves
Horses and mares: 1
*didn’t get rest of readings




TAX RECORDS
1849

1849 Boyle County Tax Rolls
Thomas Stewart
No land recorded
Town Lots: -
Value of Town Lots: -
White males over 21 years of age: 1
Slaves over 16 years of age: -
Total slaves: -
Value of slaves: -
Horses and mares: 1
Value of horses and mares: 15

Mules: -
Value of mules: -
Jennies: -
Value of jennies: -
Cattle: -
Value of cattle over $40: -
Stores: -
Value of stores: -
Pleasure carriages or harouches: -
Buggies: -
Pianos: -
Gold spectacles: -
Gold watches: -
Studs, jacks, and bulls: -
Rates per season: -
Silver lever watches: -
Tavern license: -
Children between 5 and 16 years old: 1
Free white persons that are blind: -
Free white persons that are deaf and dumb: -
Value under the equalization law: -
Total value: 15



FURTHER CENSUS RECORDS

1850 District 1, Boyle County, Kentucky
Thos. Stewart, 37 years old, born in Virginia. Farmer
Elizabeth Stewart, 35 years old, born in Kentucky
Nancy I. Stewart, 8 years old, born in Kentucky
Sarah F. Stewart, 5 years old, born in Kentucky
Geo. A. Stewart, 1 year old, born in Kentucky

1860 District 2, Mercer County, Kentucky (Neveda post office)
Thomas Steward, 47 years old, born in Virginia. School teacher. Value of personal estate 100
Elizabeth Steward, 45 years old, born in Kentucky
Sarah Steward, 15 years old, born in Kentucky
George A. Steward, 12 years old, born in Kentucky. Attended school within the year
William H. Steward, 10 years old, born in Kentucky. Attended school within the year
Abraham H. Steward, 8 years old, born in Kentucky. Attended school within the year
John W. Steward, 4 years old, born in Kentucky
**living next to J.A. Steward (brother) on one side, R.H. Guthrie (brother-in-law) on the next. Two down from Delphia Stewart

1870 Mercer County, Kentucky (Neveda post office)
Thos Stewart, 57 years old, born in Virginia. Farmer. Value of real estate: 200; value of personal estate: 150
Elizabeth Stewart, 55 years old, born in Kentucky
Sarah Stewart, 25 years old, born in Kentucky
Wm Stewart, 19 years old, born in Kentucky
John Stewart, 15 years old, born in Kentucky. Attended school within the year
**living next to JA Stewart




DEATHS & BURIALS

Thomas died on November 27, 1870, at Stewart, Mercer County, Kentucky.



The Kentucky Advocate
December 2, 1870


Elizabeth died on February 19, 1879.


Their burial places are unknown to us at this time.




Children of Thomas and Elizabeth Stewart

1. Maria Stewart, b. 31 May 31, 1838; d. 1 July 1848

2. James Stewart, b. 5 Jun 1840; 7 July 1848

3.
Nancy Jane Stewart, b.16 June 1842, Kentucky.

4. Sarah T. Stewart, b. 12 August 1844, Kentucky; d. 13 January 1884

5. Delphia Stewart, b. 19 Sep 1846; d. 4 July 1848

6. George Alfred Stewart, b. 14 April 1849, Kentucky; d. 19 February 1931, Perryville, Boyle County, Kentucky

7. William Harrison Stewart, b. 29 June 1851, Kentucky; d. 12 June 1932, buried in Boone County, Indiana

8. Abraham H. Stewart, b. 5 August 1853, Kentucky; d. 4 May 1862

9. John W. Stewart, b. 6 January 1856, Kentucky; d. 15 January 1875

10. Richard P. Stewart, b. 10 June 1858; d. 2 July 1858