1828–1903

March 30, 1828, Stradone, County Cavan, Ireland.

June 17, 1903, Toronto, Canada.

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Dewart was the son of James Dewart and Margaret Hartley, and husband of Dorothy Matilda Hunt.

He arrived in Canada around 1834. Ordained a Methodist minister in 1855, he edited the Methodist newspaper, the Toronto Christian Guardian (1869–94), and earned a DD degree from Victoria University, Toronto, in 1879. His works include:

  1. Father Supreme, by Whom We Live
  2. O Thou Who Hast in Every Age
  3. Out on Life’s Dark Heaving Ocean