James Stewart was born in York, Pennsylvania and moved to Adams County Ohio in the early 1800's. He was married three times. We are derived from his second wife, Phebe Hinton Cox. He is listed as a sargeant in the war of 1812. He is also on a list of prisoners of the War of 1812. "U.S. Marshal's Returns of Enemy Aliens and Prisoners of War, 1812-15"