Margaret SHARRAR married Robert STUART (born abt 1852 in Canada, son of John STUART and Elise BREMNER) in 1876 in Cedar Rapids, IA. John STUART was connected with Quaker Oats. This family resided in the Chicago area, in 1911 near the U. of Chicago, later in Lake Forest, Lake County, IL. Their son, R. Douglas Stuart served as ambassador to Canada in the 1950's.
Her parents are believed to be Sarah BOYD, born about 1829, Co. Tyrone, Ireland, married a Mr. SHARRAR and lived near Dixon, Lee County, IL in 1870 at the time of the marriage of Sarah's brother, William O. BOYD. Mr. SHARRAR may have been the D. C. Sharrar who is shown in the Lee County Illinois 1872 Plat Book. A D. C. Shearer is shown in the 1880 census in Cedar Rapids, IA as the brother-in-law of Margaret (BOYD) DOUGLAS, a sister of Sarah (BOYD) SHARRAR.