A solider in the Revolution, serving with his father in Col. Blair's Regiment, Albany County, State of New York troops, and was granted land bounty for his service. Severance states there may be errors in the record of his children (Severance, B. Frank. Genealogy and biography of the descendants of Walter Stewart of Scotland and of John Stewart who came to America in 1718 and settled in Londonderry, N.H. Greenfield, Mass. : T. Morey & Son, 1905, pg. 95-97).