He took charge of the family homestead at Milton, Wisconsin and resided there until about 1901, when he sold his farm and removed to Johnstown and resides with his son-in-law (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. 161).