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Steward, Joseph (1753-1822)

Name: Steward, Joseph (1753-1822)

Born: 07/06/1753

Birthplace: Upton, MA

Died: 04/15/1822

Death Location: Hartford, CT

Residence: Upton, MA
Hanover, NH
New Haven, CT
Newport, RI
Hampton, CT
Hartford, CT 1796-1822

Nationality: American

Occupation: Clergyman

Father: Steward, Joseph

Mother: Wilson, Jane

Relations: Instructed John Brewster, Jr. in painting, c. 1791.

Spouse: Married Sarah Moseley, May 11, 1789

Children: Sarah, born 1790
Joseph, born 1792
Mariah, born 1796
Anna J., born 1799

Notes: Establishes a museum in the Hartford State House in 1797 to exhibit his "paintings, waxworks, natural and artificial curiosities."

"Joseph Steward, Cornish," List of Letters Remaining in the Post-Office, Windsor, October 1st, 1793, Spooner's Vermont Journal, Windsor, Vermont, November 4, 1793.

Thompson R. Harlow, "The Life and Trials of Joseph Steward," The Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 46 (October 1981)4, 97-164.

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