Followed his brother Samuel to New York State where he worked at his blacksmith trade on the canal line near Rome, but, his health failing, he returned to Massachusetts and died in Shelburne (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. 69, 134).