Leigh Starr Stewart Sr.
- Born: 26 Jul 1895, Norfolk City, Virginia
- Marriage: Louise Land circa 1917 in Virginia
- Died: 31 Jul 1977, Norfolk City, Virginia at age 82
- Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.
The WWI Draft Registration Card for Leigh Starr Stewart records his date of birth as July 26, 1895 in Norfolk, VA. He is an automobile mechanic for the Electric Company and supports his mother and one sister living at what looks to be 1219 Omohundro Avenue. He is medium height and slender build with gray eyes and light hair.
The 1920 Federal Census for Norfolk City, Virginia, District 91, page 41B records Leigh (24-VA) and his wife Louise (21-VA) Stewart in the rented home of his parents Joshua (55-VA) and Georgie (50-VA) Stewart at 1219 Omohundro Avenue. (The new highways, Princess Anne and Llewellyn Avenues, reclaimed this part of town) Also in the household are the daughter of Leigh and Louise, Edith L. (9/12) as are the other children of Joshua (Willie) and Georgie, Howard (22), Frank (20), and Virginia Stewart (9). Leigh is an Automobile Co. Electrician and Joshua is a Clerk at the Railroad. Howard is listed as the Owner of an Automobile Co. and Frank is an Electrician there.
The 1930 Federal Census for Norfolk City, Virginia, District 79, page 112A records Leigh (34 - VA) and his wife Louise (33 - VA) Stewart in the rented home of his parents J. Willie (60 - VA) and Georgia (60 - VA) Stewart at 3230 Omohundro Ave. Also in the household are the children of Leigh and Louise: Edith L. (10), Willie L. (7), and Dorothy (2 8/12) Stewart as is the daughter of Willie and Georgia: Virginia Stewart (19). Leigh is an Automobile Salesman and Willie is a Clerk at the Railroad.
The 1940 Federal Census for Norfolk City, Virginia, District 114-102, page 1280B, April 25, 1940 records Leigh S. (44 - VA) and his wife Louise L. (41 - VA) Stewart with their children Willie L. Stewart (17), Dorothy Stewart (12), Gene Stewart (8), Leigh Stewart (5), and Herbert Stewart (3) renting a home for $28 / month at 525 29th Street. Leigh is the Manager of a Parts Department for an Automobile Dealership and earns $1,800 working 52 weeks last year. Both Leigh and Louise have completed 1 year of high school.
The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for Alvah Charles Hagen dated April 27, 1942 lists Leigh Starr Stewart records his date of birth as July 26, 1895 in Norfolk, VA. He is living with his wife, Mrs. L. S. Stewart, at 3304 Viney Ridge Avenue in Norfolk, VA. He is working for J. I. Green, Master Auto Service Corp. at Colonial & 20th Street in Norfolk and his physical description is 5' 6 1/2", 138 lbs with gray eyes, gray hair and light complexion.
Leigh married Louise Land, daughter of James C. Land and Unknown, circa 1917 in Virginia. (Louise Land was born on 21 May 1898 in Virginia, died on 12 Nov 1986 in Norfolk City, Virginia and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA..)