Seth Steward, Monson, ca. 1915


Seth Wyman Steward Jr. was born in Monson, May 4, 1844, the son of Seth W. and Eliza (Baker) Steward. He served in the Union Army and lived in Monson, Dorchester, Massachusetts; and Plainville, Connecticut, where he passed away July 10, 1934.

He is buried in Monson.

He was, in his own words, "a painter, decorator, and artist in oil." He also "hung paper and painted carriages." Steward's only formal training was from a Mr. Cameron, a California artist who spent his summers at Kineo.

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