Melinda Howard Stewart

November 7, 1816–November 24, 1853

Born at Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois; daughter of Jane Van Hooser and John Howard. Died in Salt Lake County, Utah Territory; buried at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 48, Melinda Stewart. “The Stewarts, Van Hoosers and Howards of Madison County, Illinois, 1809,” Stewart Kin Genealogy (, accessed May 2016). Vera A. Christensen, “Levi Stewart,” Special Collections and Manuscripts, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Oct. 2013), Melinda Howard KWV9-2G7 . 1850 U.S. census, Great Salt Lake, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, n.p., Malinda Stewart, NARA. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 13 (1853), Malinda Stuart; database and images, (, accessed Apr. 2016); citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Aug. 2013), memorial no. 17654838, Melinda Howard Stewart; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.