manGeorge Leon Totten "Leon Stewart" Stewart‏‎ 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8), son of John Cassidy Stewart and Mary Craig Totten‏.
Born ‎ Oct 7, 1869 at Meredith, Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA‎ 2) 1) 9) 10) 7), baptized ‎ é, died ‎ Aug 15, 1954 at Kittanning, Armstrong Co. PA‎, 84 years 2) 1) 9) 10), buried ‎ at Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA 11) 10)
Census (‎ 1870 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and with cousins Isabelle and Mary Emma McGranahan. 12)
Census (‎ 1880 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and sister Emma. 7)
Graduated (‎ 1899 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co. PA) University of Pittsburgh dental college. 10)
Census (‎ 1900 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Dentist. Living with parents and sister. 13)
Located: (‎ 1901 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Dentist 14)
Census (‎ 1910 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Dentist. 15)
Census (‎ 1920 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Dentist. 16)
Census (‎ 1930 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Dentist. Living with wife and children. 8)
Census (‎ 1940 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Dentist. 17)

Married ‎ Aug 8, 1901 at Dayton, Armstrong Co. PA 1) 14) (50 years married) to:

womanLaura Kerr Ambrose‏‎ 1) 2) 18) 19), daughter of Joseph Ritner Ambrose and Margaret Ann Dougherty‏.
Born ‎ Jan 27, 1876 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA‎ 2) 1) 20) 6) 21), died ‎ Aug 31, 1951 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA‎, 75 years 2) 1) 6) 21), buried ‎ at Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA 11) 6) 21)
On the 1910 census, Laura states that she has had three children, with three now living. 15)
Census (‎ 1880 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Living on the farm with parents and siblings. 22)
Census (‎ 1900 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Living with father Joseph; brothers Samuel, Grant and James; sister-in-law Lena and nephew Sidney. 23)
Located: (‎ 1901 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Teacher 14)
Census (‎ 1910 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with husband and children. 15)
Census (‎ 1920 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with husband and children. 16)
Census (‎ 1930 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with husband and children. 8)
Census (‎ 1940 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with husband and son Craig. 17)

Children:

1.
womanMaxine Elliot Stewart‏‎ 1) 6)
Born ‎ Feb 17, 1902 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA‎ 1) 24), died ‎ Dec 9, 2000 at Indiana Co. PA‎, 98 years 25), buried ‎ Dec 12, 2000 at Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA 11)
Census (‎ 1910 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and siblings. 15)
Census (‎ 1920 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and siblings. 16)
Census (‎ 1930 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Public school teacher. Living with parents and siblings. 8)
Census (‎ 1940 at New Kensington, Westmoreland Co. PA) Teacher. Lodger in the house of J.H. Williams. 26)

2.
womanMabel Craig Stewart‏ 1) 6)
Born ‎ Oct 18, 1905 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA‎ 1) 27), died ‎ Nov 9, 1983 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA‎, 78 years 1) 27), buried ‎ at Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA 11) 27). Occupation: (‎ at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) School teacher - taught home economics at Shannock Valley High School. 27)
Census (‎ 1910 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and siblings. 15)
Census (‎ 1920 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and siblings. 16)
Census (‎ 1930 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Public school teacher. Living with parents and siblings. 8)
Census (‎ 1940 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Teacher. Living with husband and his cousin M. Irene Snyder. 28)

3.
manCapt. Craig Ambrose Stewart‏ 1) 6)
Born ‎ May 12, 1909 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA‎ 29) 1) 30) 31) 32), died ‎ Nov 28, 1966 at Lakehurst, Ocean Co. NJ‎, 57 years 29) 1) 31), buried ‎ at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Co. VA 29). Occupation: (‎between 1943 and 1966) Dentist, U.S. Navy. From the Summary of Service issued by the U.S. Navy at the time of his death :

Commissioned a Lieutenant in the Dental Corps on 19 June 1943.

Assistant Dental Officer at N.T.S. Rhode Island from August 1943 to January 1944.

Assistant Dental Officer at Amphibious Base, Coronado CA from February 1944 to August 1944.

Assistant Dental Officer at Port Hueneme, CA from September 1944 to July 1945.

Dental Officer on board USS BOISE from August 1945 to April 1946.

Promoted to Lieutenant Commander on 3 October 1945.

Terminal leave from June to August 1946

Released from active duty from August 1946 to August 1947.

Dental Officer at Naval Supply Depot, Bayonne NJ from August 1947 to August 1951.

Dental Officer on board USS PITTSBURGH (CA-72) from September 1951 to October 1953. (Ship cruised in the Mediterranian and Indian oceans.)

Promoted to Commander on 1 May 1953.

Dental Officer and Prosthetic Officer at Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek VA from October 1953 to June 1957.

Promoted to Captain on 1 July 1955.

Assistant Dental Officer and Prosthetic Officer at Naval Support Activity, London, England from July 1957 to August 1959.

Senior Dental Officer and Prosthetic Officer at Marine Corps Station, Quantico VA from August 1959 to May 1963.

Senior Dental Officer and Prosthetic Officer at U.S. Naval Air Station, Lakehurst NJ from May 1963 to November 1966. (Until time of death.)

Entitled to wear the following medals:
- American Theater
- Victory Medal
- Occupation Medal (European)
- National Defense Service Medal (Second Award)
32)

Census (‎ 1910 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and siblings. 15)
Census (‎ 1920 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and siblings. 16)
Census (‎ 1930 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and siblings. 8)
Census (‎ 1940 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Dentist. Living with parents. 17)


Sources

1) source: Stewart, John Cassidy and Mary Craig (Totten) - Family Records Section of Bible
2) source: "A History of the Ambrose Family", page: XVIII
3) source: Obituary of John Cassidy Stewart
4) source: Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans' Court, Common Pleas Court, Armstrong Co., PA. Will and Estate Records of John C. Stewart.
5) source: Obituary of Mrs. Mary C. Stewart
6) source: Obituary of Laura Kerr (Ambrose) Stewart
7) source: 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 4, Sheet 86-D, Dwelling 73, Family 75, J. C. Stewart Family
8) source: 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 3-45, Sheet 3-B, Dwelling 72, Family 74, Leon Stewart Family
9) source: Certificate of Death for George Leon Stewart. File # 64780 , Register # 201
10) source: Obituaries of George Leon Totten Stewart
11) source: Gravestone, Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, PA
12) source: 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA, page: Page 107-A (Stamped), Dwelling 90, Family 93, John Stewart Family
13) source: 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp. (North Division), Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 3, Sheet 9-B, Dwelling 177, Family 177, John C. Stewart Family
14) source: Marriage License and Certificate of Laura Ambrose and George Stewart, page: Book 13, Page 37, Record 1901-06580
15) source: 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Rural Valley Borough, Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 42, Sheet 2-B, Dwelling 43, Family 46, George L. Stewart Family
16) source: 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Rural Valley Borough, Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 47, Sheet 4-B, Dwelling 82, Family 83, George L. Stewart Family
17) source: 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Rural Valley Borough, Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 3-63, Sheet 8-B, Household 165, George L. Stewart Family
18) source: Armstrong Co. Court House, Kittanning, PA, 1910. Intestacy Records of Joseph Ritner Ambrose., extra text: To: H. B. Henderson Esq., Register of wills and ex-officio Clerk of the Orphans' Court of the County of Amstrong, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In the matter of the administration of the Goods, Chattels, Rights and Cretdits of J. R. Ambrose, dec'd. The petition of S. E. Ambrose respectfully showeth that J. R. Ambrose was a resident of Armstrong County, State of Pennsylvania, and departed this life at his residence in Rural Valley Borough in the County of Armstrong and the State of Pennsylvania on the 16th day of January, A. D. 1910 and 3 o'clock a.m. That the said decedent left surviving the following named widow or husband, heirs and nex to kin, to-wit:
T. H. Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
B. F. Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
S. E. Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
G. W Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
Laura K. Stewart, daughter, Rural Valley
James G. Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
19) source: Obituary of Dr. Samuel Ellsworth Ambrose
20) source: Record of birth and death dates of immediate family.
21) source: Death Certificate of Laura Kerr Stewart
22) source: 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 4, Sheet 83-A, Dwelling 3, Family 3, J.R. Ambrose Family
23) source: 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp. (South Division), Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 2, Sheet 14-B, Dwelling 278, Family 289, Joseph R. Ambrose Famiy
24) source: Birth Record of Maxine Stewart, page: Register of Births, Vol. 2, Page 168
25) source: Certificate of Death, Maxine E. Stewart
26) source: 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule, New Kensington (Ward 6), Westmoreland Co. PA, page: ED 65-159, Sheet 1-A, Household 8, J.H. Williams Family
27) source: Obituary of Mabel S. Snyder
28) source: 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Rural Valley Borough, Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 3-63, Sheet 10-A, Household 196, J. Kirtland Snyder Family
29) source: Death Certificate #057413. Stewart, Craig Ambrose.
30) source: Obituary of George A. Freyermuth
31) source: Obituary of Capt. Craig Ambrose Stewart
32) source: Summary of Service, United States Navy, 30 November 1966

Citation for: Family Page
"Family Page: George Leon Totten Stewart & Laura Kerr Ambrose." HuMo-genealogy - A Rural Valley and Cowanshannock Family Tree (http://ruralvalleyhistory.com/family.php?tree_id=3&id=F83&main_person=I212 : accessed 18 June 2021) George Leon Totten Stewart #I212, born ‎ Oct 7, 1869 at Meredith, Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA


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