I am of the fourth generation of the Stewarts of Williamsport, West
Virginia.My great-grandparents, Fortune
and Rebecca Payne Stewart, are our “beginning” since we know nothing of their
ancestors.They just appeared in Hardy
County Virginia in the early 1800s and moved to the current Grant County West
Virginia after the Civil War.
The first three generations have passed.Before my generation goes I want to capture
and preserve what we know of them. So here is our story …