Thursday, May 15, 2008


Stewart, Charles E.

The East Liverpool Tribune


Charles E. Stewart, Popular Young Man of Wellsville.

Charles E. Stewart, of the well known cigar firm of Stewart & Son , and one of the best known and most popular young men of Wellsville, died at 8;30 Thursday morning (Feb. 21, 1907) of appendicitis which first manifested itself last Friday. His condition was not considered critical until a short time before his death.

Mr. Stewart was but 24 years of age, and with the exception of eight months after completing his education, during which time he was in the employ of the Riggs company, wholesale grocers, he was associated with his father in the manufacture and sale of cigars. The deceased was born and reared in Wellsville, and began his business career under the most promising conditions.

Mr. Stewart was united in marriage last Thanksgiving day to Miss May Mountford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Mountford, Lincoln avenue, East Liverpool. The couple begun housekeeping in a home in Ninth street.

The deceased is survived by his wife, and parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Stewart, and one sister, Miss Mary Stewart.

The funeral will be held from the home Sunday afternoon at 1;30 o'clock, the Rev. W. J. Hutchinson, officiating.

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