Stewart, Franklin, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Wayne County, Ga., Oct. 19, 1824. His conversion took place June 19, 1844, and he was licensed to preach Oct. 25, 1845. In 1846 he was received on trial into the Florida Conference, and in 1853 was appointed presiding, elder in St. Mary's District. He died July 8, 1855. See, Minutes of Annual Conferences of the A. E. Church, South, 1856, p. 637.