Person Sheet

Name Samuel Sylvester Stewart , S363
Birth Dec 1, 1894, Cripple Creek, Teller Co., CO
Census 1920, Newark, Essex Co., NJ49
Census 1930, Newark, Essex Co., NJ50
Death Jul 14, 1964, East Orange, Essex Co., NJ47 Age: 69
Burial Jul 17, 1964, Bloomfield, NJ47
Occupation Clerk 1918, Garage Mechanic 192048
Father Reginald "Rex" William Honeybus Stewart (1870-1945)
Mother Eliza A. Mary Mason (1871-1965)
1 Addie J. "Shippie" Johnson , J525
Birth Mar 31, 1894, VA44
Death Oct 16, 1919, Newark, Essex Co., NJ44 Age: 25
Burial Red Bluff Cemetery, Ivanhoe, VA
Occupation Homemaker
Father Hampton W. Johnson (1860-1929)
Mother Easter Elizabeth Sayles (1867-1949)
Marriage abt 1918
Children (Private, Female)
2 Bessie Skipwith , S130
Birth Feb 16, 1902
Death Mar 19, 197751 Age: 75
Mother Henrietta Elizabeth? Skipwith (~1860-)
Marriage abt 1922
Children Avriel Regina (1922-1970)
Samuel Sylvester (1923-1981)
(Private, Female)
(Private, Female)
(Private, Female)
3 Liana Bell Wright, W623
Birth Jul 18, 1909, Jacksonville, FL
Death Nov 27, 1962, Newark, Essex Co., NJ Age: 53
Marriage Jun 6, 1947, Kearny, Hudson Co., NJ
4 Winnie "Terry"
Notes for Samuel Sylvester Stewart
Social Security report listed Samuel Stewart b. Dec 13, 1902 d.

Entered into eternal rest Tuesday July 14, 1964. Samuel S. Stewart, 145 Hunterdon Street, a retired attendance offer for the Newark Board of Education died last night in East Orange Veterans Hospital. He was 71. Born in Cripple Creek, Colorado, Mr. Stewart lived most of his life in Newark. He was an attendance officer from 1942 until 1961 when he retired. Since then he has been self employed in the real estate business. He was a landscape artist and his nature scenes have been exhibited in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Stewart was a member of the Urban League of New Jersey, The Hugh J. Addionizio Association and the Essex Co. Democratic Association. He was also a member of the Pvt. Albert Harvey VFW Post, 2139, and the Guyton Callahan American Legion Post #152. He was a member of the 13th Avenue Presbyterian Church. Mr. Stewart leaves his wife, Mrs. Ruth Stewart, a son, Samuel Stewart Jr., of Newark, five Daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Gwyn of Kearny, Mrs. Regina Mosely of Newark, Mrs. Patricia Hicks of Montclair, Mrs. Jean Baker, of Newark, and Mrs. Jane Hutchins of Orange. His mother, Mrs. Mary E. Mason Stewart of Newark, a half brother, Rex Stewart of Los Angeles, 10 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services will be Friday at 1pm in the James C. Churchman Jr. Funeral Home. 397 Bergen Street, Newark.
Notes for Bessie (Spouse 2)
Her maiden name may have been Barnett. Aunt Pat Hicks said she had two uncles (Bessie's brothers?) Uncle Haskin married to Aunt Carrie and Uncle Skipwith from 125th Street New York. She said she asked her mother Bessie about who her grandfather was when she was in her forties. Her mother told her that her true father was the Mayor of Boydton, VA. (a white man) Aunt Pat also said that an Aunt Henrietta Green from Moorestown once sent her picture of her grandmother Skipwith (Bessie's mother) and she has a letter detailing the family history.
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