Stuart Family of Wells

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1.  John Stuart (Stewart) was born 1820 in New York. It was believed that he was born in Scotland but the census records state New York. He died November 18, 1888 and is buried in the Wells Cemetery. He married Jane Wadsworth. She was born in 1822 in Hope, NY. It is believed that she is the daughter of Daniel Marsh Wadsworth and the sister of Phillip R. Wadsworth. She died April 3, 1880 and is also buried in the Wells Cemetery.

          i.  Polly         b: Nov. 8, 1839 (this is per the Wadsworth Bible)
    2.   ii.  Mary          b: Nov. 6, 1841;    d: 1916
    3.  iii.  Margaret M.   b: 1842;            d: 1907
         iv.  John Jr.      b: Sept. 12, 1844
          v.  Josiah        b: Dec. 16, 1847
    4.   vi.  Daniel        b: April 6, 1849;   d: 1910
    5.  vii.  William       b: July 5, 1851;    d: Feb. 5, 1917
    6. viii.  George        b: Dec. 8, 1853;    d: 1935
    7.   ix.  Freeman       b: Nov. 11, 1855;   d: April 30, 1923
          x.  Adelia        b: Feb. 15, 1859
    8.   xi.  Jacob         b: Oct. 29, 1862;   d: Oct. 25, 1930

It is believed that Polly and John Jr. both died young. Both Mary and Margaret were believed to be childless.

Second Generation

2.  Mary Stuart (Stewart) was born Nov. 6, 1841 in New York and died in 1916. She is buried in the Wells Cemetery. She married Peter Stoner before 1870. He was born in 1822 and died in 1906. He is buried in the Wells Cemetery. In 1880 Adelia Stuart and her husband Malvin Gage were living with the Stoners. Peter's granddaughter, Emma, age 2, was also a member of the household. In 1900 it looks like two of Freeman's children were living in the household along with a James Stuart and his son William.

3.  Margaret Stuart (Stewart) was born in 1842 in New York and died in 1907. She married David Bratt (per the 1870 census). He was born 1841 and died Nov. 1873. He is buried in the Wells Cemetery. She also married William Bartlett. He was born in 1846 and died in 1932. Both he and Margaret were buried in the Wells Cemetery.

4.  Daniel M. Stuart (Stewart) was born April 6, 1849 in New York and died July 11, 1910. He married Emily (Emma). They had nine children. No much is known about this line of the family. They do not seem to be on the census reports. Daniel was declared incompetent before 1900 and was living with his brother Jacob. It is believed that his wife Emma, was living with her sister and her husband, Elizabeth and William Simmons.

          i.  Maggie    b: 1871
         ii.  Mary      b: 1874
        iii.  Delia     b: 1876
         iv.  John      b: 1878
          v.  Peter S.  b: 1879
         vi.  William   b: 1879
        vii.  Richard   b: Aug. 8, 1884;  d: Oct. 29, 1825, buried in 
                                             Wadsworth Cemetery, Hope, NY
    9. viii.  Florance  b: 1886
         ix.  Charles   b: 1888


William and Caroline Wadsworth Stuart
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5.  William Stuart (Stewart) was born July 5, 1851 in New York and died Feb. 5, 1917. He is buried in the Wells Cemetery. He married Caroline Wadsworth. She was the daughter of John Wadsworth and Mary Palmer. Her mother-in-law is also her great-aunt. In 1900 he was a farmer and owned his farm free and clear. In 1910 they lived on Griffin Road. In 1900 two Wadsworth nephews were living in the household, Eugene (b-10/1895) and Francis (b-6/1898).

           i.  David      b: May 1882;    d: 1928
    10.   ii.  Daniel     b: Dec. 1884;   d: 1960
    11.  iii.  Roscoe R.  b: May 1887
    12.   iv.  Martha     b: Aug. 1889;   d: 1951
    13.    v.  Paul       b: March 1893   d: 1980
          vi.  John L.    b: 1905         d: 1980

6.  George Stuart (Stewart) was born on Dec. 8, 1853 in New York and died 1935. he is buried in the Wells Cemetery. He married Ellen E. Cochrane. She was born July 1859 and died 1927. She is buried in the Wells Cemetery. The 1880 census states that he was a farmer and that her parents were born in Ireland.

    14.    i.  Robert J.   b: May 1878    d: 1936
          ii.  George D.   b: Oct. 1879
    15.  iii.  Fred R.     b: April 1881
    16.   iv.  Jennie R.   b: Feb. 1883   d: 1932
           v.  Stephen W.  b: Jan. 1890

7.  Freeman Stuart (Stewart) was born Nov. 30, 1885 in New York and died April 30, 1923. He is buried in the Wells Cemetery. He married Anna McGuire. She was born 1869. It is believed that he was remarried to Margaret who was born 1880. In 1910 he lived on West River Road and owned his house free and clear. It was just him and his son Elmer living in the house. According to the 1900 census his daughter, Docia and son Elmer were living with Freeman's sister Mary and her husband Peter Stoner.

           i.  Nietie		
    17.   ii.  Docia   b: Dec. 1887  (Dorothy Alice)
    18.  iii.  Elmer   b: April 18, 1892;   d: May 5, 1950

8.  Jacob Stuart (Stewart) was born Oct. 29, 1862 in New York and died Oct. 25, 1930 of cirrhosis of the liver. He is buried in the Wells Cemetery. He married Anna Abrams. She was born Dec. 1875 and died 1960. She is also buried in the Wells Cemetery. According to the 1900 census, his brother Daniel lived with them after being declared incompetent. He owned his farm, free and clear, on Windfall Road.

    19.    i.  Jerry      b: Dec. 1888;      d: 1934
    20.   ii.  Maude      b: April 1892;     d: 1962
    21.  iii.  Myrtle     b: March 5, 1893;  d: Aug. 11, 1971
          iv.  Mary E.    b: Feb. 1896
    22.    v.  Victor G.  b: Oct. 1898;      d: 1953
          vi.  Maggie A.  b: 1902;           d: 1893
    23.  vii.  Elsie J.   b: 1905;           d: 1978
    24. viii.  John G.    b: 1909;           d: 1986

Third Generation

9.  Florance Stuart (Stewart) (Daniel, John) was born in 1886 in New York. She married John H. Paddock on May 1, 1897. According to the marriage announcement he was born in Bleeker. His parents were John S. Paddock and Jane Dutcher. Her parents were said to be Daniel Stewart and Eunice Wells.


Dan, Emma and Robert Stuart
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10.  Daniel Stuart (Stewart) (Daniel, John) was born Dec. 1884 in New York. He died 1960 and is buried in the Wells Cemetery. He married Emma J. She was born in 1887 and died in 1954. She is also buried in the Wells Cemetery. According to the 1910 census he was a farmer and they lived in the village of Wells. In 1920 they lived on Branch Road and in 1930 they lived on Route 54.

           i.   Son       b: 1903
           ii.  Morgan    b: Dec. 12, 1914;  d: June 3, 1991

11.  Roscoe C. Stuart (Stewart) (William, John) was born May 1997. He is buried in the Wells Cemetery but there is no marker to note his death date. He married Grace Marie. She was born in 1886 in Port Henry, NY. It is believed that he married Myrtle before 1920. According to the 1910 census he was a wood-chopper for the lumber company and lived on Griffin Road. In 1920 he is married to Myrtle. On the 1930 census there is no spouse listed and he is a laborer for the State Highway.

           i.   Son       b: 1909

12. Martha June Stuart (Stewart) (William, John) was born Aug. 23, 1888 in Wells, New York. She died Dec. 1951 and is buried in the Wells Cemetery. She married Charles Henry Bradt on Dec. 29, 1905. He was born Feb. 8, 1881. His parents were John Bradt and Myra Harrington. He died Feb. 16, 1971 and is buried in the Wells Cemetery.

           i.  Benjamin William  b: 1907            d: 1907 at 5 months old
          ii.  Mildred           b: Sept. 17, 1910
    26.  iii.  Myra              b: 1912            d: 2002
    27.   iv.  Mary              b: April 10, 1915; d: April 5, 1990
    28.    v.  Carl              b: Sept. 8, 1917   d: 1993
    29.   vi.  Paul Charles      b: Feb. 12, 1921;  d: Feb. 27, 2005 
         vii.  Samuel Roscoe     b: Dec. 23, 1923 (Sanford)	
    30. viii.  Son               b: Oct. 12, 1926
    31.   ix.  Howard James      b: July 26, 1929;  d: May 1, 2004
           x.  Martha June       b: June 1, 1932


Georgianna Clouthier Stuart
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Paul and Georgianna Clouthier Stuart
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13.  Paul Stuart (Stewart) (William, John) was born March 8, 1892 in Wells, New York. He died in 1980 and is buried in the Wells Cemetery. He married Georgianna Clouthier on Dec. 24, 1916 in Wells, NY. She was born Feb. 25, 1898. Her parents were Paul (Napoleon) Clouthier and Harriet Freemont. According to the 1930 census he was a farmer.

    32.    i.  Son            b: 1917
    33.   ii.  Lloyd William  b: Nov.1, 1920;    d: 1996
    34.  iii.  Iona Jane      b: June 25, 1924;  d: Oct. 24, 2001
          iv.  Edward Daniel  b: Nov. 12, 1926;  d: Sept. 13, 1927
           v.  Son            b: 1929
          vi.  Son            b: 1929 

14.  Robert J. Stuart (Stewart) (George, John) was born May 1878 and died in 1936. He married Hester who was born in 1869 and died in 1912. She is buried in the Wells Cemetery. According to the 1920 census he is married to Elizabeth. She was born in 1883. He is a grocery merchant who owns his own business.

            i.  Son           b: 1904

15.  Fred R. Stuart (Stewart) (George, John) was born April 1881. He married Louise who was born in 1886. According to the 1910 census he was a general merchant.

16.  Jennie R. Stuart (Stewart) (George, John) was born Feb. 1883 and died in 1932. She married William P. Earley. He was born in 1879 and died in 1944. They are both buried in the Wells Cemetery.

17.  Docia Stuart (Stewart) (Freeman, John) was born Dec. 15, 1890. It is believed that her name was Dorothy Alice. In 1900 she was listed as living with his aunt Mary and her husband Peter Stoner as well as her brother, Elmer.

18.  Elmer Stuart (Stewart) (Freeman, John) was born April 18, 1892 and died May 5, 1950. He married Virginia Palmer sometime around 1927. She was born in 1904 and died in 1985. They are both buried in the Wells Cemetery. In 1900 he was listed as living with his aunt Mary and her husband Peter Stoner as well as his sister Docia. In 1910 he and his father are living on West River Road in Wells, NY. On the 1930 census, he is a farmer.

 
            i.  Daughter        b: 1927
           ii.  Son             b: 1930

19.  Jerry Stuart (Stewart) (Jacob, John) was born Dec. 1888 and died in 1934. He is buried in the Wells Cemetery. He married Marguerite (Margaret) Barney. She was born in 1880 and died in 1970. According to the 1920 census, he was a farmer. It also states that Marguerite's father was French Canadian. In 1930 Jerry was working for the State Highway.

            i.  Daughter        b: 1914
           ii.  Nelson          b: Oct. 14, 1916;  d: July 15, 1950
          iii.  Claude          b: 1919;           d: before 1930
           iv.  Earl            b: Feb. 5, 1923;   d: Aug. 7, 1943
            v.  Daughter        b: 1925
           vi.  Son             b: 1927

20.  Maude Stuart (Stewart) (Jacob, John) was born April 1892 and died in 1962. She married Allie Cowles in about 1909. He was born in 1885 and died in 1918. It is believed that they had a son sometime around 1910 but nothing has been found. She married William J. Bradt. He was born in 1876 and died in 1952. They are all buried in the Wells Cemetery.

21.  Myrtle Stuart (Stewart) (Jacob, John) was born March 5, 1893 and died Aug. 11, 1971. She was married 3 times. The first was to Stephen Ryan on May 30, 1913. He was born in 1892 and died in 1964. His parents were William R. and Louise Ryan. The second was to S. Torrey and the last was to Hugh Wadsworth. He was born in 1895 and died in 1969. They are buried in the Wells Cemetery. According to the 1930 census, he is a building proprietor.

22.  Victor George Stuart (Stewart) (Jacob, John) was born Oct. 1898 and died Oct. 21, 1953. He married Ruth Slack in about 1927. He married Hazel Daisy Schribner. On the 1930 they lived in Hope and he was a laborer with the State Highway. Hazel was a glove maker at home. Victor shot himself in the head and is buried in the Wadsworth Cemetery in Hope, NY.

            i.  Son         b: 1929
           ii.  George      b: Dec. 1929;      d: Feb. 24, 1930
                               (he suffocated and is buried in Hope, NY)
          iii.  Marion Rose b: April 13, 1931  d: April 13, 1931
                               (she only lived about 10  hours)
           iv.  Female      stillborn on July 13, 1939.

23.  Elsie Stuart (Stewart) (Jacob, John) was born in 1905 and died in 1978. She married Ed Harrington. He was born in 1887 and died in 1941.

            i.  Son            married about 1945
           ii.  Daughter
          iii.  Daughter        married about 1946
           iv.  Son

    Elsie married in about 1945.
            v.  Daughter		

24.  John G. Stuart (Stewart) (Jacob, John) was born in 1909 and died in 1986. He married Etta Patterson. She was born in 1908 and died in 1967. They are both buried in the Wells Cemetery.

Fourth Generation

26.  Myra Bradt (Martha, William, John) was born in 1912 and died 2002. She married Norman E. Goldsmith. He was born 1914 and died 1977. They are buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Northville, NY.

27.  Mary Bradt (Martha, William, John) was born April 10, 1915 and died April 2, 1990. She is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Northville, NY. She married a Talbot. She also married Henry Russell.

28.  Carl Bradt (Martha, William, John) was born Sept. 8, 1917 in Wells, NY and died 1993 in Stuart FL. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Northville, NY.

            i.  Margaret Ann        d: 1950 

29.  Paul Charles Bradt (Martha, William, John) was born Feb. 12, 1921 and died Feb. 27, 2005. He is buried in the Prospect Cemetery in Northville, NY. He married on Aug. 14, 1943.

            i.  Peter               d: 1980
           ii.  Daughter

30.  Son (Martha, William, John) was 1926. He married Ruby A. She was born Aug. 21, 1924 and died April 13, 1989.

31.  Howard J. Bradt (Martha, William, John) was born July 16, 1929 in Wells, NY. He died May 1, 2004. He is buried in the Prospect Cemetery in Northville, NY. He married and she was born Feb. 26, 1929.

            i.  Daughter
           ii.  Son
          iii.  Daughter

32.  Son (Paul, William, John) 1917. He married 1942.

            i.  Myrna    b: 1944    d: 1962 in a Dorm fire.
           ii.  Daughter	

33.  Lloyd William Stuart (Stewart) (Paul, William, John) was born Nov. 1, 1920. He died in March 1996. He is buried in the Speculator Cemetery. He married 1942.

            i.  Son      b: 1943

    They have two adopted children:
           ii.  Daughter
          iii.  Son

34.  Iona Jane Stuart (Stewart) (Paul, William, John) was born June 25, 1923 and died Oct. 24, 2001. She is buried in the Airdville Cemetery in Lake Pleasant, NY. She married Clarence Wilson on June 8, 1946. He died on May 17, 1982. He is buried in the Airdville Cemetery in Lake Pleasant, NY. They lived most of their lives in Speculator, NY.

            i.  Daughter    b: 1947
           ii.  Daughter    b: 1953

 

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