Stewart Family Chronology

1700 to 2000

Date
Fact
1755 Alexander Stewart is born in the lowlands of Scotland, Galloway, Newton Stewart.
1773

Alexander emigrates to America.

Daniel Boone brings his family to Kentucky but turns back when one son is killed in an Indian attack.

1774

James Harrod and company begin laying out Harrodstown.

1777 Alexander enlists in the Virginia militia.
1778

Alexander marries Mary Anderson.

Louisville is founded.

1779

Charles Stewart, first child of Alexander and Mary Anderson Stewart, is born.

James Crank, father of Mary Polly Crank Stewart, is born in Russell County, Virginia.

1782

Isaac Stewart, second child of Alexander and Mary Anderson Stewart, is born.

Ellandor Taylor, mother of Mary Polly Crank Stewart, is borned in Virginia.

1783 The Virginia General Assembly creates the District of Kentucky as a judicial region.
1784 Mary Polly Stewart (Payne)(Wyatt), third child of Alexander and Mary Anderson Stewart, is born.
1785 Elizabeth Stewart (Walker), fourth child of Alexander and Mary Anderson Stewart, is born.
1786 Anna Stewart (Alsip), fifth child of Alexander and Mary Anderson Stewart, is born.
1789 Euphemia Stewart (Culton), sixth child of Alexander and Mary Anderson Stewart, is born.
1790 The first U.S. census reports 73,077 persons living in Kentucky, 16 percent of them African American slaves.

June 1, 1792 Kentucky admitted to the Union as the fifteenth state.
1793 Alexander marries his second wife, Catherine Sheets
1798 Alexander and Catherine Sheets move to Knox County, Kentucky, with children from Alexander's first marriage.
1800 William Charlie Stewart is born in Knox County, Kentucky, the only child of Alexander and Catherine Sheets Stewart.
January 26, 1801 Alexander appointed Justice of the Peace of Knox County by Kentucky Governor Girrard.
1804

Mary Polly Crank (future wife of William Charlie Stewart) is born, the daughter of James and Ellandor Taylor Crank.

December 7, 1807 Alexander Stewart appointed Sheriff of Knox County
1809

Abraham Lincoln is born in Hodgenville.

August 8, 1821 William Charlie Stewart marries Mary Polly Crank
1822 James S. Stewart is born, the son of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart.
February 26, 1826 Alexander Stewart II is born, son of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart.
1829 Dr. Jasper Bird Stewart is born, son of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart.
1834 Margaret Stewart (Messer) is born, daughter of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart.
1835 Alexander Stewart I dies and is buried in the Woodson Cemetery, Knox County
1836 Martha Stewart (Sparkman) is born, daughter of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart.
Early 1840's Catherine Sheets Stewart dies.
Early 1840's William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart move to Perry County (later Knott County) Kentucky.
1841 Louannie Stewart (Amburgey) is born, daughter of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart
May 14, 1842 Martha Patton (future wife of Alexander Stewart II) is born.
Circa 1844 Sallie Stewart, daughter of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart, is born.
April 22, 1844 James S. Stewart, eldest child of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart, marries Cynthia Patton
1846 Mary Stewart (Smith) is born, daughter of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart
1847 William G. Stewart, son of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart, is born.
1847 Anita Stewart (Wallace), daughter of James S. and Cynthia Patton Stewart, is born.
1849 Crittenden Stewart, son of James S. and Cynthia Patton Stewart, is born.
1851 Andrew Jackson Stewart, son of Jasper Bird and Nancy Stewart, is born.
December 7, 1852 Dr. Alexander Hamilton Stewart, son of Jasper Bird and Nancy Stewart is born.
April 13, 1853 Catherine Stewart (Day)(Spencer), daughter of James S. and Cynthia Patton Stewart, is born.
1854 Mary Thacker Stewart, daughter of Jasper Bird Stewart and Vicy Thacker, is born.
1854 Sallie Stewart (Boggs), daughter of Jasper Bird and Nancy Stewart, is born.
1855 William A. Stewart, son of James S. and Cynthia Patton Stewart, is born.
1856 Rowan County created from Fleming and Morgan Counties.
1857 Ambrose Stewart, son of Jasper Bird and Nancy Stewart, is born.
1857 Logan Stewart, son of James S. and Cynthia Patton Stewart, is born.
1859 Elizabeth Stewart (Day), daughter of James S. and Cynthia Patton Stewart, is born.
1861 Robert Preston Thacker Stewart, son of Jasper Bird Stewart and Vicy Thacker, is born.
1861 James M. Stewart, son of Jasper Bird and Nancy Stewart, is born.
1861 Alexander Stewart II marries Martha Patton
January 16, 1861 Nancy Stewart, daughter of Alexander and Martha Patton Stewart is born.
July 2, 1862 James Crank, father of Mary Polly Crank Stewart, dies at the age of 83 in Knox County, Kentucky.
Circa 1862-3 William Charlie and Mary Polly Crank Stewart and most of their family move to Rowan County from Knott County.
1863

James Stewart, son of James S. and Cynthia Patton Stewart, is born.

Ellandor Taylor Crank, mother of Mary Polly Crank Stewart, dies in Knox County, Kentucky.

1864 Martha Ann Stewart (Stamper), daughter of Jasper Bird and Nancy Stewart, is born.
1864 William Charlie Stewart elected Justice of the Peace of Rowan County
1864 Milt Glover, future husband of Samantha Stewart, is born.
1865 Wesley Stewart, son of James S. and Cynthia Patton Stewart, is born.
1867 Elizabeth Thacker Stewart (Stamper), daughter of Jasper Bird Stewart and Vicy Thacker, is born.
1867 William Stewart, a child of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart, is born.
August 26, 1868 James E. Stewart, son of William G. and Elizabeth Patton Stewart, is born.
1868

Malean Thacker Stewart, son of Jasper Bird Stewart, and Vicy Thacker, is born.

January 26, 1869 Town of Morehead incorporated.
1869 Armintha Stewart (Triplett), daughter of Jasper Bird and Nancy Stewart, is born.
1869 Mary Stewart, daughter of James S. and Cynthia Patton Stewart, is born.
March 18, 1869 Mary Ann Stewart, daughter of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart, is born. She will marry A.J. Littleton of Grayson, Kentucky.
1871 William Thacker Stewart, son of Jasper Bird Stewart and Vicy Thacker, is born.
1871 William Stewart, son of Jasper Bird and Nancy Stewart, is born.
1871 Samantha Stewart, daughter of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart, is born. She will marry Milt Glover.
March 28, 1874 Morgan Thomas Stewart (son of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart is born.
1876 Rufus Stewart, son of Jasper Bird Stewart and Vicy Thacker, is born.
April 27, 1877 James Andrew Stewart (son of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart is born.
November 10, 1878 Nancy Stewart (daughter of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart) dies and is the first person buried in the Stewart Cemetery in Clearfield, Kentucky, then a part of Alexander' farm.
February 17, 1878 Alexander Thomas Stewart (son of William G. and Elizabeth Patton Stewart) is born.
1880 Population of Rowan County is 4,420. William Charlie Stewart celebrates his 80th birthday.
November 1, 1880 Mary Jane McClurg, future wife of Morgan Thomas Stewart, is born.
November 20, 1880 Jasper Newton Stewart (son of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart) is born.
1881 Railroad built through Morehead.
1882 Mary Polly Crank Stewart dies and is buried in Baldridge Cemetery, Rowan County.
May 2, 1882 Alexander II (son of William Charlie and Mary Polly Crank Stewart) dies and is the second person buried in the Stewart Cemetery, Clearfield, Kentucky. He was 56 years old.
Fall 1882 James S. Stewart, son of William Charlie and Mary Polly Crank Stewart) elected Rowan County Judge.
December 12, 1882 Martha Patton Stewart (widow of Alexander Stewart II) married Thomas Markwell.
January 13, 1884 Rena Markwell, daughter of Martha Patton Stewart and Thomas Markwell, is born.
August 1884 Feud begins in Morehead - Morehead population is 700 while Farmers has 1,000 citizens.
February 15, 1886 Mary Ann Stewart, daughter of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart, marries A.J. Littleton of Carter County.
Fall 1886 James S. Stewart re-elected county judge.
May 25, 1887 Maude Eunice Markwell is born in Clearfield, the daughter of Martha Patton Stewart and Thomas Markwell.
July 1887 Feud ends
Fall 1887 Morehead Normal School opens.
Fall 1887

Dr. Alexander Hamilton Stewart, son of Jasper and Nancy Stewart, is elected to Kentucky State Senate to represent Floyd, Pike, Martin, Letcher, Perry, Knott, Leslie, Harlan and Clay Counties.

January 10, 1888 James Edward Stewart, son of William G. and Elizabeth Stewart, marries Clara Hamm.
September 29, 1889 Effie May Stewart, daughter of James Edward and Clara Hamm Stewart, is born.
1890 Rowan population is 6,129
October 16, 1891 Allie E. Stewart, son of James Edward and Clara Hamm Stewart, is born.
February 1, 1892 Roscoe Clonking Littleton, son of Mary Ann Stewart and A.J. Littleton, is born.
1894 James S. Stewart, son of William Charlie and Mary Polly Crank Stewart, dies.
June 29, 1894 Milford Littleton, son of Mary Ann Stewart and A.J. Littleton, is born
August 9, 1894 William Jason Cox Stewart, son of James and Clara Hamm Stewart, is born.
August 1884 Rowan County Feud begins.
December 15, 1895 Morgan Thomas Stewart, son of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart, marries Mary Jane McClurg.
1895 Stanley Martt, future husband of Stella Stewart, is born.
March 8, 1897 Stella Ann Stewart, daughter of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, is born.
October 10, 1897 Charlie Glover, son of Samantha Stewart and Milt Glover, is born.
1898 First bank opens in Morehead.
January 2, 1898 Anna Lee Stewart (Zorne), daughter of James Edward and Clara Stewart, is born
April 29, 1898 Gomez Littleton, son of Mary Ann Stewart and A.J. Littleton, is born.
July 22, 1899 Mottie McClain, second wife of Morgan Thomas Stewart II, is born.
August 7, 1899 Lottie Jane Stewart, a daughter Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, (later marries Mort May) is born.
1900 Henry Glover, son of Samantha Stewart and Milt Glover, is born.
February 6, 1900 Jessie Green Stewart, son of James Edward and Clara Stewart, is born.
1901 Cora Wilson Stewart elected county superintendent.
May 28, 1901 Morgan Thomas Stewart II, son of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, is born.
1902 Sarah Jane Stewart (Bowles), daughter James Edward and Clara Stewart, is born.
March 22, 1902 Anna Ellen Markwell, first wife of Morgan Thomas Stewart II, is born.
September 24, 1902 Alexander Thomas Stewart, son of William G. and Elizabeth Stewart, is born
1903 Electricity comes to Morehead.
September 22, 1903 Claude E. Glover, Sr., son of Samantha Stewart and Milt Glover, is born.
January 13, 1904 Rosie May Stewart, daughter of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, is born.
September 8, 1904 William J. Littleton, son of Mary Jane Stewart and A.J. Littleton, is born.
December 24, 1904 Maude Markwell, daughter of Martha Patton (Stewart) marries John Thompson.
1904 First movie house opens in Morehead.
1905 Clearfield Lumber Company started in Clearfield, operating until 1922 and employing as many as 300 men.
1906 Lydia Messer Caudill elected county superintendent of schools.
September 25, 1906 Martha Ellen Stewart (Barndollar), daughter of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, is born.
November 16, 1906 Jasper Newton Stewart, son of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart, dies in Clearfield.
1907 Kentucky Fire Brick Company opens in Haldeman.
February 10, 1907 Thomas Markwell, second husband of Martha Patton Stewart, dies.
July 11, 1907 Ruby Littleton (Henritize), daughter of Mary Ann Stewart and A.J. Littleton, is born.
1908 Elijah Amburgey, husband of Lou Annie Stewart, dies.
July 18, 1908 Louie Guster Crager, future husband of Mary Ethel Stewart, is born.
June 24, 1909 William Clarence Stewart, son of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, is born.
July 24, 1909 Cecil Henry Stewart, son of James Edward and Clara Stewart, is born.
1910 Rowan County population is 9,428
1911 Moonlight schools open under direction of Cora Wilson Stewart.
March 11, 1911 Mary Ethel Stewart (Crager), daughter of Morgan Stewart I and Mary Jane Stewart, is born.
1911 Milt Glover, husband of Samantha Stewart, dies.
1914 Jasper Bird Stewart, son William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart, dies.
September 11, 1914 Lavonia Anita Stewart, daughter of James Andrew Stewart, is born.
October 1, 1915 Elmer Estill Martt, son of Stella Stewart and Stanley Martt, is born.
April 20, 1915 Alexander Thomas Stewart, son of William G. and Elizabeth Patton Stewart, is married to Clemma Lacy.
September 13, 1915 Leoma Stewart, future wife of William Clarence Stewart, is born.
January 15, 1916 James Edward Stewart, son of William G. and Elizabeth Patton Stewart, dies.
February 28, 1916 Virginia Alexandria Stewart (Prewitt), daughter of Alexander Thomas and Clemma Stewart, is born.
June 27, 1916 James Milford Park Stewart, son of Morgan Thomas I and Mary Jane Stewart, is born.
October 29, 1916

James Andrew Stewart, son of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart, dies in Dallas, Texas.

May 17, 1917 Hazel Stewart (Dale), daughter of Alexander Thomas and Clemma Lacy Stewart, is born.
August 19, 1917 Rose May Martt (Conley), daughter of Stella Ann Stewart and Stanley Martt is born.
August 10, 1918 Alexander Thomas Stewart II, son of Alexander Thomas and Clemma Lacy Stewart, is born.
1919 First telephone company opens in Morehead.
February 17, 1919 Edward Frederick Stewart, son of Morgan Thomas I and Mary Jane Stewart, is born.
August 14, 1919 Allie F. Stewart, son of James Edward and Clara Stewart, dies.
September 15, 1919 Ezra Morgan Martt, son of Stella Ann Stewart and Stanley Martt, is born.
April 26, 1920 James Lacy Stewart, son of Alexander Thomas and Clemma Lacy Stewart, is born.
August 8, 1920 Martha Patton Stewart (Markwell), wife of Alexander Stewart II, dies.
February 21, 1921 Lou Annie Stewart (Amburgey), daughter of William Charlie and Mary Polly Stewart, dies. She is the last survivor of her generation.
1922 Morehead Normal School gains State financial support.
1922 First public high school opens in Morehead.
July 24, 1922 Ivan Stewart, son of Alexander Thomas and Clemma Lacy Stewart, is born.
August 6, 1922 Mary Ann Stewart (Littleton), daughter of Alexander Stewart II and Martha Patton dies.
August 6, 1922 Arthur Stewart, son of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, is born.
August 30, 1922 Edward Thurman (Red) Martt, son of Stella Ann Stewart and Stanley Martt, is born.
October 20, 1922 Martha Ellen Stewart, daughter of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, marries Arthur Barndollar.
June 8, 1923 Bertha Edith Martt, daughter of Stella Ann Stewart and Stanley Martt, is born.
January 4, 1924 Walter Henry Barndollar, son of Martha Ellen Stewart and Arthur Barndollar, is born.
October 24, 1924 Sam Lee Crager, son of Rene and Frank Crager and grandson of Martha Patton Stewart Markwell, is born.
January 11, 1925 Victoria Marie Martt, daughter of Stella Ann Stewart and Stanley Martt, is born.
1926 Marjie Martt (Sloan), daughter of Stella Ann Stewart and Stanley Martt, is born.
August 21, 1926 America Carter, first wife James Milford Mark Stewart, is born.
August 26, 1926 Dorothy Mae Stewart, Daughter of Morgan Thomas Stewart II and Anna Markwell, is born.
May 10, 1927 Myrtle Viola (Snookie) May, daughter of Lottie Jane Stewart and Mort May, is born.
October 9, 1927 Mary Etta Stewart, Daughter of Morgan Thomas Stewart II and Anna Markwell, is born.
March 27, 1928 Morgan Thomas Stewart, son of Alexander II and Martha Patton Stewart dies.
July 4, 1928 Mary Alice Barndollar, daughter of Martha Ellen Stewart and Arthur Barndollar, is born.
July 8, 1928 Herbert Hoover Stewart, son of Alexander Thomas and Clemma Lacy Stewart, is born.
April 20, 1929 Morgan Thomas Stewart III, son of Morgan Thomas Stewart II and Anna Markwell, is born.
June 8, 1929 Mary Ethel Stewart marries Louie Guster Crager.
1930 Lydia Messer Caudill elected county superintendent of schools.
March 23, 1930 Ralph David Crager, son of Mary Ethel Stewart and Louie Guster Crager, is born.
December 30, 1930 Ralph David Crager, son of Mary Ethel Stewart and Louie Guster Crager, is dies.
November 25, 1931 Georgia Fern Crager, daughter of Mary Ethel Stewart and Louie Guster Crager, is born.
December 19, 1931 William Clarence Stewart, son of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, marries Leoma Johnson.
May 29, 1932 Iris Loretta Barndollar, daughter of Martha Ellen Stewart and Arthur Barndollar, is born.
June 6, 1932 Charles E. Glover, II, grandson of Samantha Stewart and Milt Glover, is born.
1933 William Henry Stewart, son of Alexander and Martha Patton Stewart, dies in Dallas.
May 7, 1933 Phyllis Ray Stewart, daughter of William Clarence Stewart and Leoma Johnson, is born.
August 17, 1933 Corlena Stewart, daughter of Morgan Stewart and Ann Markwell Stewart, is born.
January 13, 1935 Stanley Earl Martt, son of Stella Ann Stewart and Stanley Martt, is born.
1935 Triangle Fire Tower Constructed.
January 27, 1936 Alberta Fay Stewart, daughter of Morgan Stewart and Anna Markwell Stewart, is born.
February 2, 1936 Donald Lee Stewart, son of William Clarence and Leoma Johnson Stewart, is born.
March 13, 1936 Louie Isadore Crager, son of Mary Ethel Stewart and Louie G. Crager, is born.
Mary 11, 1937 Richard David Bariteau, grandson of James Andrew Stewart, is born in San Antonio, Texas.
June 7, 1937 William Harold Barndollar, son of Martha Ellen Stewart and Arthur Barndollar, is born.
July 4, 1939 Flood in Morehead, 25 people die.
November 1, 1939 New Post Office opens in Morehead.
December 5, 1939 Fred Thomas Crager, son of Mary Ethel Stewart and Louie G. Crager, is born.
December 31, 1939 Eva Jane Bariteau, granddaughter of James Andrew Stewart, is born in San Antonio, Texas.
1942 Samantha Stewart (Glover) dies.
1942 Willie Glover, son of Samantha Stewart and Milt Glover, dies.
April 2, 1942 Patricia Carolyn Stewart, daughter of William Clarence and Leoma Johnson Stewart, is born.
July 1942 Milford Littleton, son of Mary Ann Stewart and A.J. Littleton, dies in Carter County, Kentucky.
August 13, 1942 Doris Aline Martt, daughter of Stella Ann Stewart and Stanley Martt, is born.
1943 Morgan Thomas Stewart divorces Anna Ellen Markwell.
September 30, 1944 Claude E. Glover, son of Samantha Stewart and Milt Glover, dies.
February 5, 1947 Mary Jane McClurg Stewart, wife of Morgan Thomas Stewart I, dies.
April 22, 1947 Charles Glover, son of Samantha Stewart and Milt Glover, dies.
July 31, 1947 Louie Mark Stewart, son of James Mark and America Carty Stewart, is born.
April 23, 1948 Clara Hamm Stewart, wife of James Edward Stewart, dies.
December 23, 1950 Robert Edward Barndollar, son of Martha Ellen Stewart, marries Terry Carty.
June 20, 1951 Lottie Jane Stewart, daughter of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, dies.
April 27, 1953 Carolyn Ann Stewart, daughter of Morgan Thomas and Snookie Stewart, is born.
November 30, 1956 Alexander Thomas Stewart, son of William G. and Elizabeth Patton Stewart, dies.
April 22, 1958 Lydia Messer Caudill, granddaughter of Margaret Stewart and William Messer, dies.
December 2, 1958 Cora Wilson Stewart dies.
1963 St. Clair Medical Center opens in Morehead.
June 3, 1966 William J. Littleton, son of Mary Ann Stewart and A.J. Littleton, dies.
February 23, 1968 Arthur Richard Stewart, son of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane McClurg Stewart, dies in Shelby,Ohio.
December 13, 1969 Edward Frederick Stewart, son of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane McClurg Stewart, dies in Mansfield, Ohio.
1974 Henry Glover, son of Samantha Stewart and Milt Glover, dies.
March 1977 Roscoe Conklin Littleton, son of Mary Ann Stewart and A.J. Littleton, dies.
1974 Cave Run Lake impounded.
June 23, 1974 Stella Ann Stewart Martt, daughter of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane McClurg Stewart, dies in Muncie, Indiana.
1980 Stanley Martt, husband of Stella Ann Stewart, dies.
June 21, 1981 Martha Ellen Stewart Barndollar, daughter of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane McClurg Stewart, dies.
March 6, 1984 Louie Guster Crager, husband of Ethel Stewart, dies.
April 10, 1984 Gomez Littleton, son of Mary Ann Stewart and A.J. Littleton, dies.
July 13, 1985 Arthur Barndollar, husband of Martha Ellen Stewart, dies.
December 11, 1991 Morgan Thomas Stewart III, son of Thomas Morgan and Anna Markwell Stewart dies.
December 26, 1991 Mottie McClain, second wife of Morgan Thomas Stewart, II, dies.
December 8, 1993 Robert Barndollar, son of Martha Stewart and Arthur Barndollar, dies.
October 30, 1998 Louie Isadore Crager (Sonny), son of Louie G. and Mary Ethel Stewart Crager, dies.
June 25, 1999 William Clarence Stewart, son of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, dies.
January 9, 2004 James Melford Mark Stewart, son of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, dies.
September 5, 2004 Mary Ethel Stewart Crager, daughter of Morgan Thomas and Mary Jane Stewart, dies.
October 8, 2004 Myrtle Viola "Snookie" Stewart, daughter of Mort May and Lottie Jane Stewart, dies.
January 16, 2006 Georgia Fern Crager, daughter of Ethel Stewart and Louie G. Crager, dies