biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
LEVI STEWART, a well-known resident of Prairie township, was born in Westmoreland, County, Pa., Dec. 14, 1828, and is a son of Alexander and Sina (Hull) Stewart, natives of Pennsylvania. (See their biography in this volume nine). He removed with his father and mother in their journeyings to Ohio and Missouri. and came with them to Iowa. Here, in January, 1853, he was married to Clarrissa E. Stanley, a native of Virginia, born near Lynchburg. The day following his marriage he settled on section 3, where he owned 160 acres of land, and yet resides there, being now the owner of 200 acres of excellent land, in a high state of cultivation, with first-class improvements and extra good buildings of all kinds. Politically Mr. Stewart is a Democrat; he has been Township Trustee for eight years, and was the first man to fill that position. He is not a member of any church or secret society. Mr. Stewart is extensively engaged in stock-farming, and is making a splendid success of his business. His buildings and appurtenances are specially adapted to this business. Personally Mr. Stewart is a man who thinks and acts for himself in all matters; he has positive convictions, and is equally decided in the utterance of his views on all questions, and is well posted on the current topics of the time. In his social relations with his friends and neighbors, Mr. S. is esteemed as an honorable, upright man, and one of strict integrity.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy