Descendants of Swan's Island's Cushing Stewart

This summary has been derived from information in Dr. H. W. Small's 'History of Swan's Island' published in 1898.
Cushing Stewart came to Swan's Island from North Haven in 1822, and took up the lot south of Benjamin Smith. It is the land now owned by his son, George Stewart, and the Rowe estate. He built a house near Spirit Cove. Mr. Stewart was born at Fox Island in 1797 and was of Scotch parentage. He served through the war of 1812. After coming home from the war, he married Ann Robinson, of Mount Desert, where he lived several years, previous to coming here, and where his first two children were born. He died in 1838 at the age of 41 years on a vessel at Rockland.

After his death, Mrs. Stewart became, in 1840, the wife of Abel Lane, who came here from Deer Isle. Mr. Lane lived here for some years, then moved to Brooklin, where he died about the year 1874. After his death, Mrs. Lane returned to this town and lived with her daughter until Mrs. Lane's death.

For the Swan's Island Education Society
Stephen C. Joyce
5616 Purnell Rd.
Wake Forest, NC 27587

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