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Phineas (Stewart) Steward (1732 - 1810)

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Phineas Steward formerly Stewart
Born in Rowley, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Lunenberg, Worcester County, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bloomfield, Somerset, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Jan 2017
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Phineas was born in 1732. He was the son of Solomon Stewart and Martha Farrington.

He was one of the carpenters employed in the building of Fort Halifax on the Kennebec.

In 1756 he was a soldier in the Crown Point Expedition.

Phineas Steward, son of Solomon and brother of William Steward, married Anne Ireland, April 22, 1756. Their six children were: Samuel Bird born in Lunenburg, March I8, 1757: Anne, born in Lunenburg, Nov 23, 1758; Phineas, born in Lunenburg Oct. 27, 1760: Abraham, born in Lunenburgh, Oct. 15, 1762; Thomas, born in Fitchburg, Feb. 17, 1766; and Martha, born in Fitchburg, June 28, 1772. They removed to Bloomfield about 1776.

He passed away in 1810.


  • Stewart Clan Magazine by Edson, George T. (George Thomas); Clan Stewart Society in America, Inc., Published 1922. Phineas Stewart pg 82
  • A Brief History of Corinna, Maine, from Its Purchase in 1804 to 1916 BY Lilla E. Wood, J. P. BASS PUBLISHING COMPANY, BANGOR, MAINE 1916.
  • Howardstown, Canaan, Bloomfield, Skowhegan (Early History); Sprague Journal of Maine History Vol. VIII Aug., Sept., Oct., 1920 No. 2 page 151-153.
  • Proceedings of the Fitchburg Historical Society and papers relating to the history of the town by the Fitchburg Historical Society, Fitchburg, Mass. Phinehas Steward pgs 42-43

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