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Memorable Manitobans: William Stewart (1877-?)

Farmer.

Born in Wellington County, Ontario on 2 July 1877, son of Henry Stewart and Helen McLaughlin Swan, brother of Henry Stewart, the family moved to Manitoba in March 1896 and settled on a farm near Virden. He worked on the family farm until 1899 when he acquired a farm of his own nearby. On 25 October 1905, he married Edith Carscadden. They had a daughter, Frieda A. M. Stewart. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 March 2012

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