Research for family Stuart........
ROBERT Stuart b./. in Scotland, buried in Dufftown at old Presbyterian Parish church yard. m. Christina Unknown Surname - b. near border line of Banffshire in Co. of Aberdeen about 5 or 6 mi. from Keith on a small farm named Hillside. Later taken into the Geddes Estate.
Son of Robert and Chrisina:
JOHN Stuart b. Bullbain, 3 mi from Tomintoul, Banffshire. Glenlivit Distillery is 4 or 5 mi. away. He moved to Dufftown when about 12 yrs. old. He walked from Dufftown to Aberdeen and back to secure sailing transportation from Aberdeen to Montreal. Emigrated to Canada in 1852. Resided in Embro, Oxford Co. Ontario, Canada. Worked for a farmer there. Moved to Ingersoll, Oxford Co, Ont. Canada. Started "John Stuart Flour And Feed Store North Star Mills". Moved to Cedar Rapids, IA, USA in 1873. (left business to unknown brother).
Son of John from Bullbain:
ROBERT Stuart b. 11/22/1852 (six mo. after parents imigrated). Moved with his father to Cedar Rapids, IA, USA in 1873. d. 1926. m. Margaret Douglas,daughter of Walter Douglas.
Robert and his father, John started the Quaker Oats Company in Cedar Rapids.
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