"The Journal-Telephone", Milton Junction, Wisconsin, Thursday, June 26, 1924, p 1.
Mrs. F. E. Stewart passed away at her home in Clear Lake, Iowa, on Friday, June 6, 1924, after an illness of several months.
She was nearly 78 years of age. Lucinda Adelaide Sprague was born on a farm near Milton, Rock county, Wis., July 19, 1846. Her parents were among the early pioneers, having come here from New York state, hoping to find their fortune in the promising west. One of her brothers was the first white child born at Milton. She had four brothers in the Union army during the Civil War.
On March 27, 1866, she was married to Freeborn Eugene Stewart at Albion, Wis., and they settled on a farm near where she was born, and where they lived for several years before moving to Iowa in 1878. In the spring of 1892 they moved to Clear Lake, Iowa, where they have resided up to the present time.
Mrs. Stewart is survived by her husband, three sons, John Stewart of Clear Lake, Iowa, and Ira and Roy Stewart of Clayton, N. M.; and a daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Collins of Clear Lake; and two brothers, D. L. Sprague of Clear Lake, J. R. Sprague of Oakland, Kans. J. L. Stewart of Milton is a brother-in-law.
Funeral services were held at her home in Clear Lake June 9, with burial in the Clear Lake cemetery.