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Memorable Manitobans: Donald M. Stewart (1845-?)

Pioneer.

Born at Stratford, Ontario on 9 April 1845, son of Donald Stewart and Isabella McNaughton, he attended school at Brocksden, quitting at the age of 17 to work for 17 years as a farm labourer. He came to Manitoba in April 1879 and hauled wood into the Red River Settlement. He later took up a farm near Russell, disposing of it in 1906 and moving into town where he opened a livery barn.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 June 2010

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