Marie Anna Waldron1

F, b. 15 May 1885, d. 3 December 1957
     Marie Anna Waldron was born on 15 May 1885 at Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USAB,G.2,1,3,4,5 She was the daughter of John Wesley Waldron and Wilhelmina S. Martins.2,4,5 Marie Anna Waldron was a tailor, furrier and homemaker. The 1900 census lists her as a milliner in 1900.2

     Marie Anna Waldron married Clarence Lee Stewart, son of George Washington Stewart Jr. and Charlotte Isabell Renslow, on 14 May 1903 at Rochester, MNB,G, at age 17.2,6
     Maria Ann Stewart died on 3 December 1957 at Rochester, MNB,G, at age 72.2,7,8 She was buried on 6 December 1957 at Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USAB,G.2

Belonged to the International Order of Foresters.2

"Grandma was a wonderful craftswoman and homemaker and housekeeper. In her later years she did antiques." Betty Stewart.9

"Once Grandma took me (us) to a park in Rochester and showed me a primitive cabin (didn't go inside) and she said that was where her family first lived in Rochester. Don't know if the cabin had been moved to the park or what but take it for what it's worth." -Betty Stewart at Rochester, MNB,G.9

Children of Marie Anna Waldron and Clarence Lee Stewart

Unique ID=WALDR-08030
Last Edited=12 Dec 2020


  1. [S419] John Waldron and Marie W. Stewart family list, Handwritten note, unknown date, Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Bothell, King, Washington, USA.
  2. [S59] Alma Stewart and Betty Stewart, Family File, Stewart, online n.p., Stewart Family File (Eugene, OR), 1999.
  3. [S779] Rochester, Minnesota, Olmsted County Birth Index 1870-1999 N-Z, 1870-1999 N-Z, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA, Maria Anna Waldron, book B, p.128, no. 29 (delayed registration). Hereinafter cited as Olmsted Birth Index 1870-1999.
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  7. [S466] Minnesota Dept. of Health, Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index, 1908-1959, online, 1908-1959 Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index (Minnesota), 1997, Maria Ann Stewart entry, CertID# 1957-MN-012937.
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  9. [S418] "Personal knowledge of Betty E H Stewart (née Betty Mae Stewart)", Interview with Betty Stewart (Monroe WA).
  10. [S365] "Frank Waldron Dies Suddenly at Great Lakes", Rochester Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minnesota, 1918.
  11. [S588] 1920 US Census MN, Olmsted 847, Olmsted Co., Minnesota, population schedule,, (, Clarence L. Stewart household, 101 8th Ave SE, ward 2 precinct 1, Rochester, ED 156, p. 12A (179A) (4487) (0359), dwelling 216, family 272; citing Roll T625_847.
  12. [S1605] "Minnesota, Wills and Probate Records, 1801-1925", Database and images, Operations, Inc.,, URL 2015, Olmsted County, Probate case files, 1855-1925, Minnie Waldron; Probate Case Files, No. 4291-4308, case no. 4297, images 477-572 (final disbursement image 559), accessed 1 Nov 2019, citing District and Probate Courts, Minnesota County.