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1928 June 13
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1928 June 13
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eng
Summary
Address, 13 June 1928, by Reverend Charles Edward Stewart (1884-1965) at Peterville Baptist Church, Powhatan County, Virginia at the unveiling of a marker for Samuel Watkins (1750-1795), a Revolutionary War soldier. Stewart reviews religious history in Virginia, and the history of Peterville Baptist Church when it was an Episcopalian Church during the 18th and 19th centuries as part of Southam Parish, in first Cumberland County, Virginia, then Powhatan County. He discusses some of the parish's ministers and also the arrival of the Huguenots into that part of what would become Powhatan County
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Charles Edward Stewart was born in Neosho, Missouri, 10 December 1884. He attended public schools in Claremont, Virginia, and the A&M College in Raleigh North Carolina. Stewart graduated from the Virginia Theological Seminary in 1922. He served as rector of the Genito and Leighton Parishes in Powhatan County, Virginia, from 1922 to 1930, and of Trinity and St. George Parishes in Accomack County from 1930 to 1938. Between 1938 and 1945, Stewart was rector of several southside parishes in Greensville and Brunswick Counties, Virginia. From 1945 to 1948, Stewart served as rector of Bristol Parish in Petersburg, Virginia, and from 1948 to 1956, Stewart was rector of Cumberland and Cornwall Parishes in Kenbridge, Lunenburg County, Virginia. Stewart married Eleanor May Swift 1 October 1907. He died 7 September 1965.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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7
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Burton, Clarence G., Mrs.
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000491708
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leaves.

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