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Nashwaak River Pictures with Stewart Family Connections

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Some Nashwaak River Pictures With Stewart Family Connections

These pictures from the Nashwaak River in New Brunswick are from a Stewart family collection.

 John Huston Stewart, 1837-1914

John was a son of Charles MacLeod Stewart and Elizabeth Maria Collings. He lived in Taymouth, New Brunswick and married Jane Murray in 1863.


Jane Murray, 1842-1913

Jane was a daughter of John Murray and Marjorie MacDonald. She lived in Taymouth, New Brunswick and married John Huston Stewart.


Elizabeth Arbo, 1848/49-1929

Elizabeth was a daughter of James Arbo and Elizabeth Ann Astles. She may have had ‘Arbeau’ roots, but she and her parents always spelled their name Arbo. She was from Blackville Parish of Northumberland County, New Brunswick, and married James Porter Jr., also of Blackville Parish. Her daughter Laura Jane married Frederick Roy Stewart of Taymouth, which is why she fits into this photograph collection.


Old Time School Transportation at Taymouth

This is a picture of the Tay Valley school bus was taken in around 1944.  When there were no longer enough children in Tay Valley to support a school, the students were driven to the Taymouth School each day to attend classes.  The late Arthur Gordon Stewart Sr. drove the children in a covered sleigh in the winter.


Georgiana Stewart, 1850-1905

Georgiana was a daughter of Daniel Benjamin Stewart and Elizabeth Ann Collins and married #1 Nicholas Schadt


Nicholas Schadt, 1835-1890

Nicholas was born in Prussia, and married Georgiana Stewart


Superior School at Stanley, New Brunswick

The ‘Old’ Stanley Superior School which was subsequently converted into a teachers’ residence with several apartments


The Old Methodist Church at Taymouth, New Brunswick


United Church and Old School at Taymouth

The United Church (left) and the former schoolhouse (right) at Taymouth, on the Tay River near where it flows into the Nashwaak River. The school was converted to a dwelling years ago and later seemed to be abandoned


The Old Monroe House, Taymouth, ca. 1917



Written by johnwood1946

May 2, 2012 at 9:16 AM

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  1. Hi looking for any info on school house next to United Church taymouth thanks Mike roussie


    October 2, 2017 at 6:33 PM

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