Yes, there is a James Stuart buried in Block 6 of the Philipsburg cemetery. The headstone reads "Died April 22, 1912,
aged 67 yrs. 1 mo.
Native of Aberdeen, Scotland."
The Friday April 26, 1912 Philipsburg Mail published the following obituary:
"James Stuart storekeeper at the Bimetallic mill died at 12:30am on Monday April 22, after a brief illness of heart disease.
He was born at Dunkirk, Scotland, in March 1845 and came to the United States over 40 years ago. He came west when the Northern Pacific Railroad was being built through Montana and was employed at the construction of the Mullan tunnel. P. McGarvey of this city being his partner at that time. After the completion of the railroad, Mr. Stuart was freight agent at Drummond for several years, while E.I. Holland, now of Great Falls, was telegraph operator there. When the Bimetallic mill was being built in 1887 Mr. Stuart came to Philipsburg to accept the position of warehouse man and storekeeper at the mill which position he held until the time of his death.
He was a fixture at the Bimetallic and one of the oldest and most trusted employees of the company...He has no relatives in this country, but is survived by several brothers and other relatives in Scotland."
After services at the Presbyterian Church Mr. Stuart was interred in the Philipsburg cemetery. Pall bearers were: Dan Smith, Cyrus Morgan, Joseph Sorenson, M.E. Blonger, John B. Lucas and Merritt Robey.