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Re: Russell creighton Stewart 1878
Posted by: Carolyn La Porte (ID *****6155) Date: August 10, 2012 at 15:42:57
In Reply to: Russell creighton Stewart 1878 by Phyllis Gilbreath of 100310

Hi Phyllis,

William gave you a lot, but I found a bit more. There is a US WW1 draft reg. for Russel Creighton Stewart which shows him as born

July 2, 1878. It says he is a US citizen by father's naturalization before registrar's majority - which should mean his father was naturalized before Russel became an adult.
So that tells me that he would have come to the US with his parents - or at least with his father.

Odd thing - 1920 census shows Russell arrived US 1890, 1930 census says he arrived 1883

AHH - just found death for Russell which shows wife as Hulda so that fits AND shows parents as Alfred Stewart and Mabel West. (you can see this entry at familysearch.org) - free site


Russell Stewart
Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990
birth:       1881       
death:       28 Jan 1940       Minnetonka,​ Hennepin,​ Minnesota
parents:       Alfred Stewart,​ Mabel West
spouse:       Hulda H. Stewart
name:       Russell Stewart
gender:       Male
death date:       28 Jan 1940
death place:       Minnetonka, Hennepin, Minnesota
age:       59
birth date:       1881
marital status:       Married
spouse's name:       Hulda H. Stewart
father's name:       Alfred Stewart
mother's name:       Mabel West
indexing project (batch) number:       B02546-8
system origin:       Minnesota-EASy
source film number:       2243088


BUT even with this added info I have not found the family in 1881 Canada census, nor in 1880 US. I also did not find a marriage for an Alfred Stewart and Mabel West in Ontario.

Carolyn L


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