Sophia A. Kling1

F, b. 14 April 1818, d. 13 January 1904
     Sophia A. Kling was born on 14 April 1818 at Old Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.1,2 She was the daughter of Georg Adam Kling and Mary (?)3

     Sophia A. Kling married George Washington Stewart, son of James Stewart and Sarah Jane (?), on 20 June 1833 at Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA, at age 15.1 Sophia and George had six sons and two daughters. A daughter and a son died in Indiana before they migrated to Minnesota.
     Sophia A. Kling and George Washington Stewart were divorced on 16 December 1875 at Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA.4,5
     Sophia A. Kling died on 13 January 1904 at Rochester, MN, at age 85.2,6 She was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA.

Locations

Census19 September 1850Noble Township, Noble, Indiana, USA, with two stage drivers and an unrelated female7,1
Migration-To1855Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA, from Indiana8
Census1 June 1860Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA, with five boarders9
Census19 July 1870Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA10
Census1 May 1875Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA11
Census8 June 1880Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA, with four boarders and a servant12
Census1895ward 2, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA13
Census12 June 1900Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA, a John E. and Nellie Berg seem to be living in her household14

Children of Sophia A. Kling and George Washington Stewart

Reference IDs

00049.0
Unique ID=KLING-36800
Last Edited=29 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S353] Donald Dale, "Email: Dale, 2002 02 09, "Stewarts"," e-mail message from e-mail address (Fayetteville, PA) to Barbara Zanzig, 9 Feb 2002. Hereinafter cited as "Stewarts."
  2. [S396] Mrs. Geo Stewart Sr., Minnesota death certificate E-121-16, Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA. Hereinafter cited as Sophia Stewart Death Certificate.
  3. [S694] Donald Dale, "Email: Dale, 2004 12 28, "Kling Genealogy"," e-mail message from e-mail address (Smithfield, VA) to Barbara Zanzig, 28 Dec 2004. Hereinafter cited as "Kling Genealogy."
  4. [S693] Plaintiff Sophia Stewart v. Defendant George W. Stewart, Divorce decree, filed 16 Dec 1875, Minnesota District Court, 3rd Judicial District, Olmsted County, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA.
  5. [S567] 1880 US Census, Minnesota, Olmsted Co., Roll T9_628; Family History Film: 1254628, Ancestry.com, unknown repository address, Sophia Stewart.
  6. [S791] Olmsted County District Court, compiler, Olmsted County Death Records Index (1870-1984) (Salt Lake City, UT: Family History Library, FHL Film #2196327, 24 Apr 2000), Mrs. Geo. Stewart Sr., vol E, p. 121, line 16.
  7. [S573] 1850 US Census, Indiana, Noble Co., Noble Co., http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8054, Ancestry.com, unknown repository address, George W. Stewart, Noble Twp., Roll M432_162, p. 232 (463) (image 1/16), dwell. 6, fam. 6.
  8. [S375] Donald Dale, "Family Group Sheet(s), Don Dale" (Fayetteville, Pennsylvania). Checked 20170106

    Photocopy courtesy of Donald A. Dale, Fayetteville, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as "Don Dale Family Sheets."
  9. [S559] 1860 US Census, Minnesota, Olmsted Co., Roll M653_572, Ancestry.com, unknown repository address, Geo. W. Stewart.
  10. [S560] 1870 US Census MN, Olmsted, Minnesota, Olmsted Co., Roll M593_8, Ancestry.com, unknown repository address, George Stewart.
  11. [S1505] Unknown household, 2007 Minnesota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905, Minnesota, http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1058, Ancestry.com unknown repository address, Sophia Stewart, Rochester, p. 579 (Anc. image 31/66), dwelling 617.
  12. [S567] 1880 US Census, Minnesota, Olmsted Co., Roll T9_628; Family History Film: 1254628, Ancestry.com, unknown repository address, Sophia Stewart.
  13. [S965] 1895 MN State Census, V290_79, Ancestry.com, unknown repository address, Sopha Stewart, 2nd ward, Rochester; household 94, line 25, viewed 8 Sep 2015. Though she is listed as housekeeper to two merchants, she still seems to be keeping a boarding house.
  14. [S595] 1900 US Census, Minnesota, Olmsted Co., Roll T623_779, Heritage Quest, unknown repository address, Sophia Stewart.
  15. [S409] Unknown author, Probate record, with attached will, for Sophia A. (Cling) Stewart, 1904 (n.p.: n.pub., 18 Jan 1904). Hereinafter cited as Sophia Cling probate record.
  16. [S500] Larry Renslow, "Email: Renslow, 2002 02 07, "Geo W. Stewart Individual Detail Report"," e-mail message from e-mail address (Pleasanton, CA) to Barbara Zanzig, 7 Feb 2002. Hereinafter cited as "Geo W. Stewart Detail."