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Family Bible Record

The following information was taken from an Old Bible belonging to the parents of M.C. (Mack) Stewart of the old community of Oswalt, north-west of Marietta, in Love County Oklahoma. This bible is owned by Kleo (Stewart) Loving (Mrs. Olen), Ringling, OK. as of June 20, 1997. Mrs. Loving is the daughter of M.C. and Mary Alice (Tucker) Stewart.

Daughters and sons of M.C. and Mary Alice Stewart.

1. Effie May Steward - born Eastman Ind. Territory 5-30-1892
2. Gussie Lou Steward - born Eastman Ind. Territory 9-21-1895
3. Willie Lee Steward - born Garden Valley, Texas 5-12-1897
4. Marion Ellie Steward - born Pike, Indian Territory 3-3-1900
5. Oda Lela Steward - born Pike, Indian Territory 10-21-1903
6. Maxie Uvelda Steward - born Pike, Indian Territory 11-17-1906
7. Edwin Everette Steward - born Lalanda, New Mexico Terr. 4-28-1908
8. Cleo Fay Steward - born Pike, Oklahoma 4-20-1911
9. J.D. Steward - born Oswalt, Oklahoma 4-26-1914

Note the about family name spelled Steward - however, the earlier record of M.C. Steward's family was Stewart. The family of M.C. Stewart, dropped the d on their last name and used t instead.

M.C. Steward & Miss Mary Alice Tucker married at Eastman Community in what was later Love County October 5, 1890 in the presence of M.M. Tucker, and Lue (Louisa) Lewis Tucker. Signed by J.R. Holland and this all in color. M.M. stands for Marion Montgomery Tucker. The two Tuckers were Mary Alice's parents. They were murdered on February 6, 1895 about one mile east of the Eastman Cemetery on the west ridge of the large hill. M.C. Stewart was the son of William Calvin Steward and Elisabeth (Gibson) Stewart of Collin Co. Texas and earlier of Giles Co. Tennessee. M.C. and his wife, the Tucker parents, and M.C.'s father William are buried in the Eastman Cemetery. William Steward's wife Elizabeth (Gibson) Steward died on October 15, 1885 and is buried in the Bethesda Church cemetery near I-35 not far from Joshua in Johnson County, Texas.

Bible Record of William Calvin and Elizabeth (Gibson) Steward

William Calvin Stewart-born June 5, 1823 (father of M.C.) or McAlonie Elizabeth S.(Gibson) Stewart - born May 6, 1829 (mother of (M.C.)


1. Calvin B. Stewart - born Aug. 16, 1847 Giles Co. Tennessee
2. William Jackson Stewart - born Nov. 20, 1848 Giles Co. Tenn
3. Sarah Sovenie Stewart - born May 8, 1851 Giles Co. Tenn
4. Margaret Hannah Stewart - born Dec 9, 1854 Giles Co. Tenn
5. Thomas Melen Stewart - born Dec 9, 1856 Culleoka, Maury Co. Tn
6. Melvina Isabella Stewart -born Jan 29, 1858, Culleoka Tn.
7. Mary Elizabeth Stewart - born Feb 9, 1860 Culleoka, Tn.
8. James Hardie Stewart - born June 30, 1862 Culleoka, Tn.
9. Vianna Stewart - born Nov 15, 1864 Culleoka Tn.
10. Agnes Ann Stewart - born Feb 20, 1866 Culleoka Tn.
11. McAlonie Stewart - born March 6, 1868 Culleoka Tn.
12. Louisa Jane Stewart - born May 12, 1870 ??

The above was taken from 20th Century Edition of the Self-Pronouncing Bible --belonging to the parents of M.C. Stewart. Published by American Publication Society, 1701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa., Copyright 1903 by A.J. Holman & Co.

There is another Bible belonging to the parents of M.C. Stewart- Literature, History and Inspiration of the Holy Bible prepared expressly for the People's Standard Edition

by James P. Boyd, L.B., & A.M., entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872 by Ziegler & McCurdy in the Office of the Library of Congress at Washington D.C.

The above bibles are presently - June 20, 1997 in the hands of Kleo (Mrs. Olen) Loving, at Ringling OK., sister of J.D. Stewart of Newkirk, Oklahoma and daughter of M.C. (McAlonie) and Mary Alice (Tucker) Stewart.

Interested Researchers may want to peruse the TXGenWeb Internet Sites in Collin Co. Texas, Cocke, Giles, Maury, and Lincoln Cos. in Tennessee for earlier information on the Stewart/Steward and Tucker families. Other information may occur on the Love Co. OKGenweb site regarding descendents or ancestors of these families.

This information is being prepared by Randy Stewart for the benefit of the Love County OKGenweb Project. I may be reached in the following ways. E-mail at  I may keep this e-mail until around July of 1998. I can be snail-mailed at Box 671, Temple, Oklahoma 73568, and an alternate site is 401 South Maple, Newkirk, OK. 74647. I can be phoned at (405)-342-6787, (Temple), or through (405)-363-2283 in care of parents at Newkirk OK.

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