Seeking information on Matthew Stewart born 1826 died December 11, 1909 Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada. Husband of Abigail Griffin (1827-1896)
I cannot find an exact place of birth for Matthew, but have seen Ireland, Scotland and Ontario listed in various records.
I cannot find a marriage record for Matthew and Abigail. I have not been able to locate any information on Matthew’s parents.
I've compiled this list of children:
Jonathan Son 1847
William Marcus Son 1848
Elijah Son 1853
James (later listed as Jarvis) Son 1856 – married Mary Haygard/Haggard Ontario, Canada 1877
Euphemia Daughter 1857
Howland Son 1859
Adelaide Daughter 1860
Levinia Daughter 1862-1922 Ingersoll, Ontario
Mary Daughter c1866
Anne AKA Lathie Daughter 1870-1928 – married Andrew Moyer Ontario, Canada 1891
Arthur Son 1869
Helen Daughter 1869
Elijah and subsequent family relocated to Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
I have located this list of children for Elijah:
Elijah Father 15-Apr 1853
Mary Mother 04-Apr 1872
Vanhorn Son 11-Feb 1888
Abigail Daughter 06-Nov 1892
Elva Daughter 31-Jul 1896
John Son 10-Jan 1900
Susie Daughter 1902
Marion Daughter 1903
Kenneth Son 1905
Florence Daughter 1908
Helen Daughter 06-Nov 1911
Twin 4 sure Daughter 06-Nov 1911
Archibald Son 06-Nov 1913
William, son of Mathew and Abigail, is the direct line I am working on.
William 1848 Ontario, Canada died 1931 Custer Co., Oklahoma – married 1871 Brazos, Texas to Caroline Julia Powers born 1850 Mississippi – Unknown date of death
Their children were:
Andrew M 1872 Texas – 1927 – married Clara 1878-1946
Rosa 1874 Texas – Unknown
Dr. Dora A 1877 Texas - 1971 Custer Co., Oklahoma
Elijah 1879 Texas – 1920 Oklahoma
Elijah, son of William and Caroline Julia is the direct line I am working on.
Elijah 1879 Texas – 1920 Oklahoma – married Mary E (Ella?) McClure b. 1896 Texas
Their children were:
Sidney Merrill 1900 Texas – married Harriett Eloise McClure in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 1924
Claude Weaver 1908 Jackson County, Oklahoma – married Eleanor Ann Start in Boise, Idaho 1912
Archibald (AM) born 1903 Texas
Julia Mae 1913 Oklahoma
Also possible children are Zelma b. 1899 Hollis, Oklahoma died 1973 and Edith, no other information known.