Name: Steward, Joseph (1753-1822)
Birthplace: Upton, MA
Death Location: Hartford, CT
Residence: Upton, MA
New Haven, CT
Hartford, CT 1796-1822
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.