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Charles Bellinger Stewart

C.R. Stewart
Full Name: Charles Bellinger Tate Stewart
Birth date: February 6, 1806
Death date: July 28, 1885

Terms of Service

  • House, 14th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/13/1874 - 4/18/1876
  • House, 4th Legislature
    11/3/1851 - 11/7/1853
  • House, 1st Legislature
    2/16/1846 - 12/13/1847
(1) Montgomery, Montgomery County. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . . 1874.
(2) Danville, Montgomery County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) The marriage of C.B. Stewart and Julia Sheppard took place on March 11, 1836 at the home of Julia's father, W.W. Sheppard, who lived on land in the Lake Creek settlement that would later become the town of Montgomery in July of 1837, "The Marriage of Charles Bellinger Stewart, or, So, Mr. Stewart, Where Did You Go for Your Honeymoon?" Montgomery County, TXGenWeb Project .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, p. 176. Birth date 2/18/1806, death date 7/28/1885. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845 1942.
  • Biographical sketch, Dr. Charles Bellinger Stewart, p. 266. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Patriot Ancestor Album 1995.
  • STEWART, CHARLES BELLINGER TATE (1806-1885). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Delegate to Constitutional Convention, 1836. Journals of the Convention of the Free, Sovereign, and Independent People of Texas, in General Convention, Assembled. H.P.H. Gammel, The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897, Volume 1., The Gammel Book Company, 1898, pp. 821-904. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.
  • Delegate to Constitutional Convention, 1845. Journals of the Convention, assembled at the city of Austin on the Fourth of July, 1845, for the purpose of framing a constitution for the State of Texas, pp. 377-378. Austin: Miner & Cruger, printers to the Convention, 1845. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.
  • Stewart, Charles Bellinger Tate. Cenotaph. Texas State Cemetery .
  • "History of the Lake Creek Settlement . . . " by Kameron Searle. The Early History of Montgomery, Texas 2011.
  • Biographical sketch, included in list of doctors who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto, Ch. 5, Surgeons at San Jacinto, pp. 48, 58-59. The Medicine Man in Texas 1930.
  • Biographical sketches, marriage, obituaries, portrait, and text of Dr. Charles B. Stewart historical marker.
    "Charles B. Stewart: Signer of the Declaration of Independence," reprinted from The Men Who Made Texas Free, by Sam Houston Dixon, 1924, Texas Historical Publishing Company, Houston, pp. 239-241.
    "Dr. Charles B. Stewart: Statesman, Physician, Scientist, Scholar, Philosopher, and Patriot," reprinted from Houston Tribune Magazine Supplement, Vol. 1, No. 5. Birth date 2/18/1806.
    "The Marriage of Charles Bellinger Stewart," by Kameron K. Searle. Marriage to Julia Shepperd on 3/11/1836.
    "Montgomery County Texas Confirmed as the Birthplace of the Texas Lone Star Flag," which was designed by Dr. Charles B. Stewart of Montgomery County at the request of President Mirabeau B. Lamar.
    Montgomery County, TXGenWeb Project . Houston Tribune Lone Star Flag
  • Portrait and historical marker Marriage The Men Who Made Texas Free
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