Jonathan Knight Stewart and Elizabeth Sutton
Jonathan Knight Stewart is the son of John Stewawrt and Mary Knight Hunter (1st husband Miles Hunter). John Stewart was in Effingham County, Ga, Wayne County Ga., Liberty Co., Ga., Hamilton Co.Fla.
Elizabeth is daughter of Shadrachk Wall Sutton (his father David Sutton, Sr.R.S.)and Susannah Whitehurst (her parents Simon Whitehurst, R.S.and Mary Scott (General Winfield Scott was her nephew).
Jonathan Knight Stewart (son of John Stewart and Mary Knight Hunter of Roberson/ Bladen County, North Carolina, Effingham County,Bulloch, Georgia and Hamilton County, Fla.)
Jonathan -Born: 1803 Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia
De;ied: 1876 Eau Gallie, Brevard Co., Fla.
Married august 12, 1829: Elizabeth Sutton daughter of Shadrack Sutton and Suzannah Whiteherst
Both Buried: Buried on the old homestead,then moved to the family plot in the Eau Gallie Cemetery, Fla.
Children: *Aaron Stewart
*Mary M. Stewart married John L Casper, Merrit
*Susan Elizabeth Stewart married John Houston,
Eau Gallie, Fla.
*James T. Stewart married Ada Byron Adams on
Thanksgiving Day 188 Indiana River, Eau Gallie, Fla. Later moving to Delray Beach, Fla. where he died.
*Susan Elizabeth Stewart married September 5, 1860 Capt. John C. Houston IV (born 04-03-1842) at Mayport, Fla./ g grandfather John Carroll Houston of (Seminole Indians) Talbot I SLAND, Indian River, Florida brother of Major Sam Houston of Texas (Cheokee Indians) (their father was Robert Houston of Tennessee). Major Sam Houston of Tennessee his son was General Samuel Houston of Texas. At outbreak of the Seminole Indian War in 1857 John C. Houston III (cousin to General Samuel Houston). enlisted in the U.S. Army as a scout at the age of 16. He served for two years. It was when he returned from the war, that he and his father moved to Eau Gallie (then called Arlington), Fla. 1859 built a log home for the family. 1860 to 1865 at the outbreak of the Civil War, John IV began to operate boats on the Indian River in the interest of the Confederacy. In fact was the first man to navigate this river and became known as Captain John. He made several successful trips to Nassau, British West Indies transporting provisions. He was captured, taken prisoner and kept at sea for three months. At the end of the Civil War Captain John was paroled at Key West. (More in book the Forever Laced by Kathryn Smith Lockhart pg. 47). Captain John Carroll Houston is buried at Eau Gallie Cemetery. Information of record on pg. 48 in Forever Laced. John C. Houston IV’s sister Ada Houston married Willaim R. .Roesch
* Emma E. married Gardner S. Hardee
moved to Rockledge
* Son Stewart still lives one mile west
of Eau Gallie, Fla.
* Daughter Stewart married Creech moved to West
Palm Beach, Fla. *Still Living
Jonathan Stewart was a Road Commissioner
1828 moved to Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida
1830 Jonathan K. Stewart on Census Jasper, Hamilton
Co., Fla. Pg 18 age 37
1838 Land Grant Jasper, Hamilton Co. Ga.
1850 Marion County, Florida
1860 Volusia County, Florida census Division: Sand Point now called LaGrange
Jonathan was 51 and Elizabeth was 43
1863 one fourth mile south of Horse Creek and two miles north of Elbow Creek.
Jonathan was a farmer Homestead Certificate No. 1142 /94 and 50/100ths acres of land