Daniel Stewart, General (1761 - 1829)

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Birthplace: Newport, Liberty, Georgia, USA
Death: Died in Newport, Liberty, Georgia, USA
Occupation: hero of the Revolutionary War
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About Daniel Stewart, General

"... joined teh Revolutinary army at the age of fifteen; after the Revolution he had been made a brigadier general in recognition of his service in the Indian Wars..." Myers 1478 -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Stewart_(Brigadier_General)

General Daniel Stewart (December 20, 1761 - May 27, 1829) was a brigadier general in the Georgia Militia. He joined the militia in 1776 and served during the American Revolutionary War DAR Ancestor # A109395 and the War of 1812.


Stewart was the great-grandfather of Theodore Roosevelt.


Political career


He served as a state representative from 1785 to 1787, Liberty County, Georgia sheriff from 1795 to 1797, and state senator for three terms between 1802 and 1811.


Eponymous places


Fort Stewart and Stewart County, Georgia are named after Daniel Stewart.

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Gen. Daniel Stewart's Timeline

1761
October 20, 1761
Newport, Liberty, Georgia, USA
1784
March 21, 1784
Age 22
1786
January 18, 1786
Age 24
Unknown
1788
1788
Age 26
1791
October 21, 1791
Age 30
1799
August 15, 1799
Age 37
Liberty, Georgia, USA
1829
May 17, 1829
Age 67
Newport, Liberty, Georgia, USA
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Midway Cemetery near Fort Stewart