Mrs. Stuart is Elizabeth (Boggs) Stuart, aged 46.B. 25 Feb. 1768 at Shrewsbury, N.J., eldest dau. of Dr. James Boggs and Mary (Morris) Boggs, Loyalists from New Jersey. M. 29 Dec. 1785 by Rev. Mr. Weeks, of Halifax, to John Stuart, Lieutenant in the 71st Regiment, later a Colonel (b. ca.1753 in Perthshire, Scotland). In 1801, John and Elizabeth purchased a 400 acre farm bounded on the east by the waters of Cole Harbour and on the north by the Cole Harbour Road. The farm is about two and a half miles east of Colin Grove. (D. at Halifax 26 May 1852. Her husband d. at Halifax 15 Jan. 1835.
See Gallery for larger view of present site of Stuart Farm.