Birth certificate of Simon Peter Steward b. May 11, 1854. It was found in the Steward family Bible which is over 100 years old now.
Simon was the son of Thomas Steward b. March 28, 1825 in PA. and Angeline Nigh b. February 17, 1830.
My husband was just fooling around on the computer tonight and typed in my great-grandfather's name and your information popped up. I do not know if this would be my great-grandfather or not, but I did have a great-grandfather named Simon Peter Steward. He lived with us a few years in the late 1940's. My grandmother's name, and one of his daughters was named, Hazel Mae Steward Jordan, my great-aunt's name was Fern Steward (she never married) and his son's name was Carl Simon Steward. Uncle Carl married and had a daughter, but no one in our family ever knew his wife's name or his daughter's name. I may have his birth date in my genealogy at home, but we are in Florida visiting one of our children and won't be home for several days. If I don't have information, there is the possibility some of my living aunts may have further information concerning him. I will check with them as well. What I do recall about Grandpa Steward is that he was a very small man--one of my sister's has a chair that belonged to him. His daughter, Fern was also a very small woman. We grandchildren always used her as a measuring stick--we all thought we had "arrived" when we surpassed her in height. Uncle Carl on the other hand was tall and large. My grandmother, Hazel, was an average sized person although I remember her as also very plump. If this is your missing Simon Peter, I will have a few pictures to share. I know he was still alive in the 50's, but just off the top of my head, I don't recall the year.
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