Sharing a Stewart Resource

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Working on some early settlers of Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Greenbrier, Virginia, I found this resource:

Stewart Clan Magazine, Vols 1 - 10:
asked in The Tree House by Saundra Stewart G2G6 Mach 4 (49.7k points)

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Working backward from me, I found an ancestor "Richard Stewart", who died in the Civil War and interred in Arlington. (1817-1862). He was married to Susannah Susan Rodgers (Rogers) (1818-1900) I found a death cert for his daughter, Pleasant Stewart Bowen (1857-1926), who listed her father as John (Richard's middle name?). Richard and Susannah were born in PA, as many of their children. Richard has become my brick wall. Has anyone come across him? They had 11 children.
answered by Heather Colley G2G3 (3.7k points)
Child of Richard and Susan (Rogers) Stewart:  Elisha Taylor, d. 11 May 1927 in Monongalia, West Virginia:

1860 Census for Perry, Greene, Pennsylvania, Richard and Susan Stewart plus 10 children:

1850 Census for Perry, Greene, Pennsylvania, Richard and Susan Stewart:

1840 Census for Waynesburg, Greene, Pennsylvania, Richard age 30-40:

1830 Census for Waynesburg, Greene County, Pennsylvania, Richard age 20-30:

Daughter Jane Delilah (Stewart) Ruse, b. 08 Nov 1851;  d. 16 Jul 1932 in Warren, Trumbull, Ohio:
Thank you so much for this. Unfortunately, none of it mentions his parentage. Of course, using the name Dick at one time just gives me another alias to ponder. Again, I appreciate your time and help.
Other sources:

History of Greene County, Pennsylvania:

Richard Stewart/s on Pgs  369, 378, 877, 884

Pioneer History of Greene County, Pennsylvania:
His parents are bound to be recorded somewhere. . . he's a Stewart, afterall.  There are a ton of Stewarts in the Monongahela area and Richard's father is out there.  It's just a matter of digging deeper to find him.

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