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Rep. Charles Manly Stedman

Rep. Charles Manly Stedman

Male 1841 - 1930  (89 years)

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  • Name Charles Manly Stedman 
    Prefix Rep. 
    Alt. Birth 19 Jan 1841  Pittsboro, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 29 Jan 1841  Pittsboro, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    1850 Census 23 Aug 1850 
    • Lower Regiment, Chatham Co., NC, p. 464, w/Nathan A. Steadman, age 9, b. NC, as Charles Steadman
    1860 Census 6 Aug 1860 
    • Fayetteville PO - Fayetteville, Cumberland Co., NC, p. 512, w/Nathan Steadman, age 19, b. NC, as Charles Steadman
    Occupation Jun 1870 
    Lawyer 
    1870 Census 5 Aug 1870 
    • Wilmington, New Hanover Co., NC, p. 453, as Charles M. Steadman, age 28, b. NC
    1880 Census 1880 
    • Wilmington, New Hanover Co., NC
    Died 20 Sep 1930  Mount Alto Hospital - Washington, ____, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 Sep 1930  Cross Creek Cemetery - Fayetteville, Cumberland Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • References:

      1.  "Marriages of Chatham County, NC, 1772-1868", compiled by Brent H. Holcomb, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc., 1987, Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, Pittsboro, NC

      2.  Jordan's " NC Troops" says Charles resided in Cumberland County at time of enlistment.

      3.  Oates' History of Fayetteville says he was born in Pittsboro, which places his origins in Chatham.

      4.  MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR CONGRESSMAN CHARLES MANLY STEDMAN

      There is available a complete program for this event and a picture of Charles Stedman.

      "Biography" from this program:

      "Charles Manly Stedman was born in Pittsboro, Chatham County, NC January 29, 1841; moved with his parents to  Fayetteville, NC in 1853; attended the Pittsboro Academy and the Donaldson Academy at Fayetteville; was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1861; during the Civil War served as a private in the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry Company, First NC Regiment, and later as major in the Forty-fourth NC Regiment; served with Lee's army during the entire war and was wounded three times; returned to Chatham County and taught school one year; studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1865, and commenced practice in Wilmington, NC in 1867; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Cincinnati in 1880 which nominated Winfield S. Hancock of PA, for President, and William H. English of Indiana, for Vice President; Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina 1884-1888; moved to Greensboro, NC in 1898; president of the North Carolina Bar Association in 1900 and 1910; director of the North Carolina Railroad in 1909 and 1910; during which time he served as president; trustee of the University of North Carolina 1899-1915; director of Guilford Battle Ground Co.
      1898-1917; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and to the nine succeeding Congresses, and served from March 4, 1911, until his  death; was not a candidate for renomination; died at Mount Alto (Veteran's) Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 23, 1930; interment in Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, NC.

      5.   "The University of North Carolina Alumni History 1775-1924". AB Degree, 1861; AM Degree, 1866.
      Congressional Biography:

      STEDMAN, Charles Manly, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Pittsboro, Chatham County, N.C., January 29, 1841; moved with his parents to Fayetteville, N.C., in 1853; attended Pittsboro Academy and Donaldson Academy at Fayetteville; was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1861; during the Civil War served as a private in the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry Company, First North Carolina Regiment, and later as major in the Forty-fourth North Carolina Regiment; returned to Chatham County and taught school at Pittsboro one year; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1865 and commenced practice in Wilmington, N.C., in 1867; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1880; Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina 1884-1888; unsuccessful candidate for nomination as Governor in 1888 and again in 1903; moved to Asheville, N.C., in 1891, to Greensboro, N.C., in 1898, and continued the practice of law; president of the North Carolina Bar Association in 1900 and 1901; director of the North Carolina Railroad in 1909 and 1910, during which time he served as president; trustee of the University of North Carolina 1899-1915; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1911, until his death in Washington, D.C., September 23, 1930; interment in Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, N.C.
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      In the "Dictionary of North Carolina Biography," edited by William S. Powell (copyright 1994, University of North Carolina Press), in the collection of the Presbyterian Church (USA) Department of History (Montreat) (Call No.: CT/252/.D5), at page 431 of Volume 5, we find a biography of Charles Manley Steadman which reads as follows:

      "Stedman, Charles Manly (29 Jan. 1841 - 23 Sept. 1930), Confederate officer, lawyer, and congressman, was born in Pittsboro, the son of Nathan A. and Euphania W. Stedman. His father, a merchant, served in the state legislature and as state controller."
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      1870 - Wilmington PO - Wilmington, New Hanover Co., NC, p. 453 - 5 Aug 1870
      Steadman, Charles M.   28 M W   Lawyer  2500 1000   NC  Citizen
      ---, Catherine                 24 F W   Keeping House           "
      ---, Joshua W.                 2 M W                                   "
      Weight, Lucy W.           19 F W    No Occupation          "
      ---, Emma                     14 F W    going to School         " School
      ---, Bruce                      12 M W       "                          "     School

      1880
      Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Chas. M. STEDMAN   Self   M   Male   W   39   NC   Lawyer   NC   VA
      Kate D. STEDMAN   Wife   M   Female   W   40   NC   Keeps House   NC NC
      Josh. W. STEDMAN   Son   S   Male   W   13   NC   At School   NC   NC
      Kate Wright STEDMAN   Dau   S   Female   W   7   NC   At School   NC NC
      Emma WRIGHT   SisterL      Female   W   26   NC   At School   NC   NC
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      Source Information:
        Census Place Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina
        NA Film Number   T9-0974
        Page Number   99A
    Person ID I23291  Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families of the New World
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2009 

    Father Nathan A. Stedman,   b. 12 Feb 1806, ____, ____, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1887  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Euphania W. "Eliza" White,   b. 31 Dec 1818, ____, ____, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1896  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1836  ____, Richmond Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, VA, WV 1728-1850
      Spouse:  Euphania W. White
      Marriage Date:  Jan 12, 1836
      Location:  Richmond City Co., Virginia
      Source:  County Court Records at Richmond, VA
    Family ID F8791  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine "Kate" Defosset Wright,   b. Abt 1846, ____, ____, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 8 Jan 1866  Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church - Pittsboro, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joshua W. Stedman,   b. Abt 1867, ____, ____, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     2. Kate Wright Stedman,   b. Abt 1873, ____, ____, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F8792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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