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Robert William Stewart

Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Death: March 25, 1922 (82)
Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, United States
Place of Burial: Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Father of James F Stewart; John Stewart; Jennie L. Slack; William Arthur Stewart; Leroy Berton Stewart and 2 others

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About Robert William Stewart

The Malvern Leader - March 30, 1922: Front Page, searched on Newspaper Robert William Stewart

   Another pioneer answered the summons of the death angel at an early hour of Saturday morning at March 25.
   Robert William Stewart, who had been some weeks with his daughter Mrs. Jacobs here in Glenwood passed away at the time above mentioned following a few weeks of severe illness.
   The following facts of his life have been furnished:  Robert William Stewart was born in Ohio March 10, 1840.
   He was married to Sarah Catherine Richardson in Wabash, Wabash Co, Ind. in 1861.  They moved to Iowa in 1886 stopping at Malvern in the fall, then to Thurman for the winter.  In the spring they moved onto the James Michael Walt farm.  Since that time their home has been in and around Glenwood.
   His wife died about 28 years ago leaving Mr. Stewart alone with three young children to raise.  He kept the home together until the children were all married and homes of their own but one, Sherman the youngest child.
   For the past thirteen years he has made his home with his children.
   His health has been failing the past two years and for the two months his hold on life has been uncertain until Saturday morning March 25.  His spirit left it's earthly tabernacle at the age of 82 years and 15 days.
   He leaves ten living children.  Three passed away in the early years of their lives.  The living children are:  John Stewart, Malvern, Jennie Slack, Omaha, Frank Stewart, Idaho, Arthur Stewart, Greenwood, Nebr., Clara Hubbell, Glenwood, Bert Stewart, Glenwood, Jess Stewart, San Anna, Calif., Hattie Hunnicutt, Omaha, Alma Racobs, Glenwood and Sherman, Comfrey, Minn.  There are 54 living grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
   Mr. Stewart has been a resident of this community for many years and leaves many friends and neighbors who can testify of his life and character.
   Funeral Services were conducted from the Waubonsie M. E. Church on Sunday, March 26 by Rev. D. S. Thompson - Glenwood Tribune.

Unable to find his wife's grave,, a family tree shows her brother, Jasper Newton Richardson's Memorial # 32764043 as their father as being Isaac Richardson # 32827285.

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Robert William Stewart's Timeline

March 10, 1840
Ohio, United States
October 2, 1864
Age 24
Age 23
Age 30
Age 30
Indiana, United States
April 17, 1872
Age 32
Miami County, Indiana, United States
Age 34
Age 46
March 25, 1922
Age 82
Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, United States
Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, United States