Stewart, Annabella
B: 11 May 1732, Campbeltown, Argyllshire, SCO, UK
Bapt: 11 Jun 1732, Campbeltown, Argyllshire, SCO, UK
D: Jan 1818 and was buried in Stewart's Brook, PQ, CAN
M: 24 Aug 1754, in Cambelltown, Argysllshire, SCO, UK, Colonel Robert Stewart, son of James Stewart and Janet M'Donald. Robert Stewart was b. 1731 in Isle of Bute, SCO, UK d. 13 Feb 1787 in Princetown, PEI and was buried in Malpeque, PEI. He was a cousin of Annabella and they came to Malpeque about 1770. He was Speaker of the first House of Assembly.

FN: Rev. Charles Stewart
MN: Annabella Campbell

Annabella Stewart was younger daughter of Rev. Charles Stewart, minister of Campbelltown, Argylshire, by his wife Annabella, daughter of John Campbell of Kiladloig, Chamberlain of Kintyre. She was a sister of Peter Stewart, 2nd Chief Justice, and wife of Robert Stewart, Speaker of the first House of Assembly, who died at Princetown, 13 Feb 1787, aged 56 years.

On 18 Sept. 1804 Dugald Stewart of Nouvelle in the Bay of Chaleur, as "attorney to my mother Annabelle Stewart of the same place, " sold to John Ramsay of Oyster Cove, Lot 18, 100 acres "bounded on the South and East by Edward Ramsay and North and West by land of Charles Stewart, Esq., likewise son of the said Annabelle," witnesses being John MacGougan, Jr., and William Craig. (Reg. of Deeds, Archives). Annabella Stewart died ­ Jan. 1818, aged 85 years, and was buried in the Stewart Brook Cemetery, St. Omer {New Brunswick?}. This graveyard is on high ground overlooking the Bay of Chaleur. The stone reads, in part,

SACRED

To the Memory

Of

Mrs. Annabella Stewart

Widow of Robert Stewart

Who.. (Died ­ or Departed this Life ­ January 1818 Aged 85 Years)

 

"Squire"

Leader of the initial British settlement in the Princetown area

Member of the Legislative Assembly

Speaker of the House of Assembly

Malpeque Pioneer Cemetery - a headstone has been erected in Malpeque People's Cemetery.

Children of Colonel Robert Stewart and Annabella Stewart:

1. Charles Stewart, Colonel
B: 1757, Scotland
D: 1838, Dalhousie, NB and was buried in Dalhousie, NB. CAN
M: Barbara Stewart, dau of Captain Dugald Stewart and Miss Stewart. Barbara Stewart was buried in Malpeque, PE, CAN

He settled in Malpeque, Prince Edward Island. He built the Stone House in Lower Malpeque in 1820. He moved to Dalhousie when he was 76 and took some furnishings with him.

2. Jennet Stewart
B: Abt1758
D: 10 Dec 1838, Netherstory, England
M: Captain John Russell

Children of Captain John Russell and Jennet Stewart:
1. Robert Russell

3. Dugald Stewart
B: 1759, Scotland
D: 05 Aug 1842 and was buried in Malpeque, PEI
M: Elizabeth Craig

4. Mary Stewart
B:
D: 1852


Contributors:

Stewart Families, Terry Spear, Thomas Woodman Stewart, Waldron Haslam Leard, Donna Collings, Al McNutt, Owen Gray, Patricia Alnes and Anna Lee Hogan.