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Family Sheet

Name: James Madison Stewart Note Born: 16 May 1839 at Crow Creek Community, , Pickens Co., SC Married: 23 Feb 1898 Died: 26 Feb 1929 at Pickens, , Pickens Co., SC Other Spouses: Mary Malinda Lewis
Father: Robert T Stewart Mother: Isabella Telford
Name: Elizabeth Hamilton Born: 20 Jun 1879 at Pickens Co., , , SC Died: 8 Sep 1969 at Greenville Co., , , SC Father: Robert Prioleau Hamilton Mother: Mary L Reddy
Name: Florence Randal Stewart Born: 11 Feb 1899 at Pickens Co., , , SC Died: 2 May 1986 at Pickens Co., , , SC Husband: Columbus Bowen Parsons
Name: Bessie Roddey Stewart Born: 11 Sep 1903 at Pickens Co., , , SC Died: Husband: Steven Frank Shirley
Name: Mary Maude Stewart Born: 30 Jun 1905 at Pickens Co., , , SC Died: 10 Jan 1987 at Pickens Co., , , SC Husband: Dewitt Talmadge ''judge'' O''dell
Name: James Madison Stewart Jr Born: 1908 at Pickens Co., , , SC Died: 2 Jan 1964 at Greenville, , , SC Wife: May Whitten
Name: Winnie Stewart Born: 1910 at Pickens Co., , , SC Died: 14 Mar 2001 at Winston Salem, , , N.C. Husband: Ernest Folger Lewis
1). Rev. Matt Stewart was born on May 16,1839, and died on February 26,1929. He was the son of Robert and Isabella Telford Stewart. Hewastwice married. His first wife was Malinda M. Lewis 1843 1896 andhis second wife was Bessie Hamilton 1879 1969 . Theyare allburiedat Secona Church Cemetery. Rev. Stewart pastored Mountain GroveandOolenoy Churches in 1881 1882. Other churches he pastoredwere Griffin, Concord, Enon, Mile Creek, Six Mile and Cross Roads.Thefollowing is a sketch of Rev. Stewart s life asprinted in TheBaptistCourier on May 1, 1902 We take pleasure in reprinting the following brief sketch of Maj. J.M.Stewart, which appeared in a recent issue of the Pickens Sentinel.Maj.Stewart is one of the best men in all the land, and has exertedaninfluence for good in his county that cannot be estimated. Inprivateand public life his record is without blemish. The Sentinelsays Anative of Pickens county, now in his 62nd year, received hiseducationat an old field school. Prior to the late war he heldseveral militarypositions from captain to lieutenant colonel. Wentinto the late warcaptain and was promoted to major. Served throughthe war, returninghome at the close and engaged in agriculture, andmade a success infarming. In August, 1880, he was ordained to thegospel ministry ofthe Baptist denomination, and has served a greatmany churches. In1884 he was chosen as a missionary by the Board ofthe Baptist StateConvention, and served them much to the delight ofthe people amongwhom he labored. He held that position for threeyears, and until hishealth failed. He preached in Pickens and Oconeecounties, B.C., andJackson and Transylvania counties, NC He hasrepresented hisassociation in the Southern Baptist Convention and inthe StateConvention. He served as clerk of the Twelve Mile RiverAssociationforseveral years, and also as moderator of saidassociation for manyyears. In 1888 he was elected clerk of court forPickens county andheld that position for twelve years and wasappointed by his successoras deputy clerk of the board of countycommissioners. He has been asuccess in all his undertakings inlife.


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