Old Eden Cemetery
Bayham Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
ELGIN COUNTY BRANCH, O.G.S.
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1. White marble, Clasped hands.
Mary/ wife of/ Isaac B. WHITE/ Died/ Jan 14, 1863/ Ae. 52 yrs/ A faithful friend, a companion dear/ A tender mother lieth here/ Great is the loss that we sustain/ And hope in Heaven to meet again/ J. W. Smyth/ London
2. White marble, willow motif:
In/ memory of/ Chloe/ wife of/ Thomas C. VINCENT/ who died/ Jan. 10, 1878/ aged 78 years
3. White marble, willow motif:
In/memory of/Thomas C. VINCENT/who died/Feb. 18th 1871/aged/80 ys 11 mos.
3.1 White granite ground stone:
Thomas C. VINCENT/ 1790-1871/ his wife/ Chloe/ 1801-1878
4. Grey marble obelisk, urn missing, four feet:
(West) : Robt. A. CUCHMAN/ died/ May 25, 1881/ aged/ 81 y’s 1 mo./ & 23 days/ Maria/ wife of the above/ died May 30, 1848/ aged/ 43 ys. & 27 ds/ CUCHMAN
(South): Sarah/ wife of/ Robt. A. CUCHMAN/ died/ April 17, 1854/ aged/ 30 y’s 3 mos/ & 10 days/ Also Infant dau. of/ Robt. A. & Sarah/ CUCHMAN.
(North): Hutchinson & Miller Aylmer
5. White marble, willow motif, broken stone, part buried:
In memory of/ Joseph HOLMES/ died Aug 10 1867/ aged/ 42 yrs 5 m 16 d./ I know thou hast gone to the/ home of thy rest/ Then why should my soul be so sad/ I know thou hast gone, where the/ weary are blest/ And the mourner looks up and is glad
6. White marble, willow motif, part buried:
In/ memory of/ William E./ son of Egbert and Emmda/ NIMS/ who died/ Mar. 31, 1881/ aged 19 yrs 6 ms/ & 15 days (Verse illegible)
7. White marble, dove motif, part buried:
In memory of/ Clara FORD/ died Jan. 6, 1861/ Ae. 4 yrs 6 ms/ Eva/ died Feb. 2, 1861/ Ae. 3 yrs/ Ida/ died Jan. 29, 1861/ Ae. 1 yr.
8. White marble, pointing finger, floral motif:
In memory of/ Elizabeth/ wife of Sidney WEBB/ died/ Sep. 8, 1860/Ae 40 yrs. A faithful friend & companion dear/ A tender wife lieth here/ Great is the loss that we sustain/ And hope in Heaven to meet again.
9. White marble:
Sacred/ to the memory of/ Jethro WOOD/ who departed this life/ in the 23 year/of his age
10. White marble, willow motif, floral motif:
In/memory of/Robert WILSON/died/Nov. 15, 1869/Ae. 58 yrs/11 mos/ & 1 day.
11. White marble:
In memory of/ Julia A./ daug. of Isaac & Margt./ PLEWIS/ died Dec. 3, 1861/ Ae. 8 yrs 5ms & 1 d./ Fanny/ died Aug. 18, 1858 Ae. 1 ys & 2 ms/ Isaac/ died Sep. 15, 1858 Ae 1 mo 8 d/ Elizabeth/ died Aug. 11, 1847 Ae. 11 d./ These lovely buds so young and fair called hence by early doom/ Just came to show how sweet a flower in Paradise could bloom
12. White marble, willow motif: (Part buried)
In memory of/William GILLMER/who died/Jan. 23, 1877/aged 77 yrs/ & 25 ds.
13. Broken stone in the ground.
14. White marble, pointing finger:
In/ memory of/ Robert KIDD/ who died/ January 1863/ aged 74 years
15. White marble:
Farewell/ In memory of/ Nancy/ wife of Robert KIDD/ who died/ Jan. 31, 1886/ aged 83 years/ Jesus has called the mother home/ Her flesh lies mouldering in the tomb/ God grant her offspring may be blest/ And meet her in eternal rest
16. White marble, willow motif:
In memory of/ Margaret/ Dau of Jacob & Rachel CHAPMAN/ died Jan. 3, 1862/ Ae. 7 yrs 4 ms/ & 8 ds.
17. White marble, willow motif:
In/ memory of/ Lyda/ dau. of Henry B. & Phebe A./ HOWAY/ died/ Mar. 25, 1866/ AE.16 ys 4 ms/ 24 ds. J.M. Smyth
18. White marble, willow motif:
In memory of/ Abigail/ wife of/ William HOWEY/ died/ Apr. 16, 1861/ Ae. 39 ys 9 ms 13 d/ I know that my redeemer liveth. J.G. Taylor & Co. London
19. White marble; sleeping lamb & floral motif:
In/memory of/Catherine/ dau. of Henry B. & Phebe A./ HOWAY/ died/ Jan. 10, 1862/Ae. 3 ys & 27 ds.
20. White marble, sleeping lamb:
In memory of/ Mary/ daughter of/ Robert & Blaumey/ HOWEY/ died Jan. 30, 1855/ Ae 10 ms. & 5 ds.
21. White marble, floral motif:
Sacred/ to the memory of/ Lewis HOWEY/ who died/ May 25, 1840/ aged 3 yrs & 11 mo
22. White marble, urn, pointing finger:
Gone home/In memory of/ Almira/ wife of/ Samuel HOWEY/ died Aug. 7, 1851/ aged/28 ys 6 ms & 5 ds/Rebecca/ died Apr. 29, 1860/Ae 8 ms 11 ds
23. White marble, cross and crown motif:
Who bears my cross shall wear my crown/ Samuel HOWEY/ died Apr. 10, 1883/ aged/90 years
24. White marble:
Rebecca/wife of/S. HOWEY Sr./died Feb. 10, 1863/aged 65 yrs & 11 mos/Our mother/Samuel Howey/J. Mattheson Woodstock
[Rebecca dau. of Henry BUCHNER Jr.]
25. White marble, weeping willow motif:
In memory of/ Christiana/ wife of/ John OSTRANDER/ who died June 16, 1857/aged/81 yrs/ 10 ms 24 ds.
[Christianna dau. of Andrew COHOE]
26. White marble, clasped hands:
Sacred to the memory of/ Andrew OSTRANDER/ born 23 Feb. 1797/ died 14 Apr. 1874/aged 77 yrs/ 1 mon. 3 wks./ For we know that our earthly house of this tabernacle/were dissolved we have a building of God an house not/made with hands eternal in the heavens
27. White marble, two weeping willows, holding Holy Bible, broken, on ground, very weathered:
In memory of/Sarah OSTRANDER/died/May 29, 1883/aged 80 years/8 ms. 24 ds
28. White marble, clasped hands:
In/ memory of/ Marsena/ son of Andrew & Sarah/ OSTRANDER/ died/ July 26, 1861/Ae. 18 yrs 2 ms/ & 23 ds/ Weep not for me my parents dear/ I am not dead but sleeping here/ I was not your’s but God’s alone/ He loved me best and called me home
29. White marble:
James/ son of Andrew & Sarah/ OSTRANDER/ died May 19, 1836/ aged 3 yrs 8 mo/ & 20 ds
30. White marble:
Catherine/ daughter of/ Andrew & Sarah/ OSTRANDER/ died Oct. 8, 1821/ aged 8 ms & 28 d
31. White marble, willow motif:
In/ memory of James ROBERTSON/ who died/ May 24, 1856/ Ae. 29 years/ 7 mo & 2 days/ A faithful friend/ A companion dear/ A tender father lieth here/ Great is the loss that we sustain/ But hope in Heaven to meet again.
32. White marble:
In memory of/ Edith HOLMES/ wife of John OSTRANDER/ who died/ Feb. 22, 1846/ aged 19 ys 8 mo/ & 19 ds.
33. White marble:
In memory of/ An infant/ son of/ John & Emiline/ OSTRANDER/ who died/ Dec. 28, 1849/ aged 2 mo
34. White marble, clasped hands:
In/ memory of/ Margaret Ann/ wife of/ Charles/ OSTRANDER/ who died/ March 29, 1874/ aged 31 years/ 9 mos & 16 dys/ At rest
35. White marble:
Daniel CAMPBELL/died/ Feb. 13, 1861/ Ae. 27 y 6 m 11 d/ Also his wife/ Amy E./ died/ Sep 28 1858/ Ae. 21 y 8 m 24 d
36. White marble, two willows, obelisk motif, clasped hands, part buried:
Gone home/ In memory of/ Sarah E./ dau. of RP & Emma/ SCIDMORE/ died Apr 3, 1868/ Ae. 1 yr. 1 mo./ & 20 ds/ So fades the lovely blooming flow’r/ Frail smiling solace of an hour/ so soon our instant comforts fly/ And pleasures only bloom to die
37. White marble, rose motif:
James/ son of Jas & Christiana/ CHANDLER/ died/ Sep. 18, 1862/ Ae. 18 mos/ Give all the ____ that/ And cheer thy ____/ I’ll meet with thee ____/ Where heavenly ____
38. White marble, pointing finger, lamb motif:
Alvin B./ son of/ Rp & Emma/ SCIDMORE/ died May 8, 1881/ Ae 1 yr 6 mos & 21 ds/O death could thou not spare/This beauteous flower/why take him home/ at this untimely hour
39. White marble, lamb motif:
James H./ son of/ James & Sarah/ HARRIS/ died Oct. 14, 1856/ Ae. 5 mo’s 6 days/How short the race/ this child has run/ Cut down in all its bloom/ The course/ but yesterday begun/ was ended in the tomb.
40. White marble; willow motif:
Sarah/ wife of James HARRIS/ died Dec. 13, 1856/ Aged 20 years/ Friends nor physicians could not save/ Her mortal body from the grave/ Nor can the grave contain it here/ When Christ her saviour shall appear.
41. White marble, top broken off, part buried
In memory of/ James VINCENT/ who died/ Aug. 17, 1878/ aged/ 62 yrs/ 4 mos 25 dys/ (verse illegible)
42. White marble, floral motif:
Priscilla/ daughter of/ Lewis A. & Margaret/ VINCENT/ died Aug. 27, 1834/ aged 5 ys 2 mo/ & 19 ds
43. White marble, floral motif:
Mary/ daughter of/ Lewis A. & Margaret/ VINCENT/ died Aug. 16, 1834/ age 2 ys & 18 ds
44. White marble:
In memory of/ Lewis A. VINCENT/ who died/ August 19, 1839/ aged 48 years
45. White marble, broken, wreath, clasped hands:
Amey/ wife of Francis WILLIAMS/ died/ Aug. 11, 1873/ aged 67 yrs.
46. White marble, two weeping willows, dove and floral motif, monument inscribed, clasped hands, part buried:
In/ memory of/ Lewis N. PRICE/ died/ 2 Sept. 1871/ Ae. 34 yrs
47. Grey marble, sleeping lamb:
In memory of/ Ina/ dau. of Geo. & Sarah A./ HUBBARD/ died/ Dec 5, 1882/ aged/ 4 yrs & 8 mos.
48. White marble, dove motif:
Pauline/ dau. of/ George & Sarah J. HUBBARD/ died June 18, 1874/ __/ ____/ ____/ Kingdom of Heaven
49. White marble, hand holding roses:
Thy will be done/ Geo. WASHINGTON/ son of George and Jane/ HUBBARD/ died/ 3rd Sept. 1865/ aged/ 1 year 4 mo 7 days/ We loved this tender little one/ And would have wished him stay/ But let our father’s will be done/ He shines in endless day.
50. White marble, fern motif:
George/ son of/ Rodney & Maranda/HUBBARD/died/ Sept. 30, 1854/Ae 4 ys 11 ms 4 ds/Nipped in the bud to/blossom in Heaven
51. White marble obelisk, fifteen feet – 6 cornerposts and fence behind stone – (1994 – no fence):
(West): Martin HUBBARD/ Born/ Oct. 10/1800/ died Nov. 18, 1855/ Maria/ his wife/ Born Jan. 11, 1803/ Died Nov. 17, 1869/ Precious in the sight of the/ Lord is the death of his/ saints. Ps. 116, 15. Hurd, Hamilton
52. White marble, double willow and obelisk motif:
In memory of/ Asa OSTRANDER/ died 17th April/ 1865/ aged 62 years/ Jesus has called the father home/ His flesh lies mouldering in the tomb/ God grant his offspring may be blest/ And meet him in eternal rest
53. White marble, floral motif:
Sacred/ to the memory of/ George OSTRANDER/ who departed this life/ Oct. 7, 1846/ aged 2 years 5 mos./ & 10 days
54. White marble, willow motif:
Phebe/ wife of Elijah GRAY/ Died/ Oct. 11, 1856/ Ae. 23 yrs 3 mo 7 d/ Blessed are the dead which die/ in the Lord … (remaining verse illegible) Murd & Roberts Hamilton
55. White marble, in ground:
In memory of/ Infant/ son of/ C.P. & Emma/ SCIDMORE/ died/ Jan. 17, 1877/ aged 14 days/ (verse illegible)
56. White marble, floral motif:
MARKENS/ died/ Jan. 2, 1881/ aged/ 11 ms 4 ds/ son of/ Joseph & Margeary/ KIDD/ We loved this tender little one/ And would have wished him/ Stay/ But let the will of Him be/ done He shines in endless day.
57. White marble, willow motif:
In memory of/ Margaret/ daughter of/ Wm. & Abigail HOWEY/ died/ June 8, 1860/ Ae. 11m 26d J.W. Smyth/London (1994 – missing)
58. White marble, floral motif, broken stone:
Rodney HUBBARD/ died June 14, 1862/ aged 40 yrs 7m/ & 24 days. A faithful friend a husband dear/ A tender parent lieth here. Great is the loss that we sustain/But hope in Heaven to meet again. D. J. McComb & Rice/ Hamilton
59. White marble, floral motif, willow motif:
In/ memory of/ Thos.(?) STRINGER/ died/ July 15, 1868/ Ae. 27 yrs 11 ms/ & 15 ds/ Travellers as you …. (broken and remaining stone is missing).
60. White marble, floral motif:
Sarah/ dau. of /Egbert & Emmda/ NIMS/ died/ Oct. 7, 1863/ aged 13 years/ (verse illegible)
61. White marble, fallen in ground, hand holding book, two weeping willows:
In/ memory of/ William MCGREGOR/ died/ June 8, 1871/ Ae. 65 yrs/ A faithful friend a companion dear/ A tender parent lieth here/ Great is the loss that we here sustain/ But hope in Heaven to meet again
62. White marble, weeping willow motif & monument, broken, fallen in ground:
Amy/ Wife of James BUCHNER/ died/ Mar. 20/ 1894/ aged 91 years/ 2 mos. 26 d’ys/ Delhi Marble Works.
[d/o John & Christiana Ostrander]
63. White marble, clasped hands, weeping willow motif, broken and fallen in ground, rose motif:
In memory of/ Christianna/ wife of James CHANDLER/ died Jan. 9, 1872/ Ae. 33 ys/ We miss her welcome footsteps/ And her eye of love so light/ and her smile of warm affection/ Hath faded from our sight.
64. White marble, rose motif, fallen in ground:
In/ memory of/ Andrew(?) COWAN/ died/ Aug. _8, 1878/ aged/ 89 yrs 5 mo/ Gone but not forgotten
65. White marble, fallen in ground, angel motif:
In memory of/ David/ son of / James & Christianna/ CHANDLER/ died/ Feb. 6, 1869/ Ae. 1 yr. 4 mos 11 ds/ How like the dew drop shrined/ Within a crystal stone/ Thou art safe in Heaven my dove/ The everlasting one.
66. White marble, broken and fallen in ground, rose motif:
In/ memory of/ George ABENER/ son of/ James & Sarah/ DAUGHERTY/ who died/ Oct. 20, 1877/ aged 4 years/ & 9 months/ ____/ We hope to meet thee/ when the day of life is fled/ Then in Heaven with joy to meet thee/ Where no farewell tear is shed.
67. White marble, broken and fallen in ground, weeping willow motif:
In memory/ of/ John OSTRANDER/ who died/ Sept. 4, 1851/ aged 87 years 11 mo. ___ / (broken).
68. White marble, broken and fallen in ground, wreath, holding book:
Benjamin WILLIAMS/ died/ Nov. 27, 18__/ aged/ 22 years/ and ___/ ___ unto me ___/ ___ hath the ____ by
69. White marble, broken and fallen in ground, dove motif:
In/ memory of/ Wm./ E./ STRINGER/ died/ 1863/ Ae. 6 ys & 2 ms/J. W. Smyth
70. White marble, broken and fallen in ground, willow motif:
In/ memory of/ Sarah/ wife of/ Martin BUCHNER/ died/ May 8, 1854/ Ae. 22 ys 6ms./ & 7 ds Abram/ son of James & Christianna/ CHANDLER/ died/ July 6, 1870
[Martin son of James Buchner]
71. White marble, broken:
In memory of/Naomi/dau. of Jas. & Christianna/CHANDLER/died Feb. 22/ 1861/ Ae. 10 ms/ (verse illegible)
72. White marble, willow motif:
In/ memory of/ James BUCHNER/ died/ Dec. 19, 1861/ Ae. 61 y/s/ His trials are past/ His work is done/ He fought the fight/ The victory’s won.
73. White marble, rose motif:
Simon/ son of/ James & Christianna/ CHANDLER/ died Feb. 24, 1866/ aged 6 mo’s/ A little time on earth/ he spent/ Till God for him/ his angel sent/
74. White marble, willow motif:
In/ memory of/ Charles E./ son of Charles & Sally BUCHNER/ who died/ Oct. 9, 1854/ aged 3 ms & 3 d/
75. White marble, dove with leaf motif:
Our little Julia/Julia A./dau of/ Archie & Isabelle/OSTRANDER/ died Jan 1, 1876/ Ae. 1 yr. 10ms. 8 ds.
76. White marble, broken:
WHITE/ died/ Feb. 2, 1875 (?)/ ….
77. White marble, lamb motif:
In/memory of/Clara M./dau. of Wm. & Lucinda/TREND/died/Feb. 25, 1859/ Ae. 8 ms & 9 ds/ Dearest babe we hope to meet thee/ When the day of life is fled/ Thee in Heaven with joy to greet thee/ Where no farewell is said.
78. White marble:
Wm. H. CARTY/died/ Apr. 10, 1854/Ae. 27 y’rs 4ms/ & 9 ds.
79. Grey marble, broken column, no urn:
(West): Mathew/CASWELL /died/ May 20, 1887/ aged/ 80 y’rs 1 ms/ & 28 ds.
(East): In/memory of/Margaret/CASWELL /who died/Nov. 14, 1881/Ae. 61 ys 5ms/& 5 ds/wife of/Mathew G. CASWELL /She was a tender mother here and in her life the load did fear. We trust our loss/will be her gain and that with / Christ she’s gone to reign/
(North): In/ memory of/ Diantha/ CASWELL / born/ Apr. 16, 1809/ died/ March 1852(?) wife of Mathew G. CASWELL
80. White marble, willow motif.
JAMES CASWELL born Mar. 10, 1763/died Sept. 20, 1846/ELIZABETH/wife of James CASWELL /born Aug. 11, 1771/died Sept. 25, 1825/JANE/wife of Reuben CASWELL /born Aug. 11, 1767/died Sept 20, 1824
81. White marble, willow motif:
In memory of/ Sarah Ann/CASWELL/ who died Sept. 29, 1855, Ae. 83 yrs/ 8 m & 19 ds
82. White marble, corner broken, double headed:
(Left): _____ 1860/ Ae. 69 ys 1 m/ & 5 d/
(Right): In memory of/ Eliz’th CASWELL/ died/ Feb. 25, 1861/ Ae. 63 yrs/ & 4 ms.
83. White marble, clasped hand, part buried:
William BROWN/died/May 30, 1879
84. White marble, lamb motif:
Cora M./ dau. of/ Mahlon G. & Mary L./ HUTCHINSON/ died Feb. 2, 1878/ aged 2 yrs 1 mo.
85. White marble, lamb motif:
Our little lamb/ Ely/ Born/ Jan. 22, 1865/ died May 15, 1865/ son of/ Archibald & J./ LAMOND
86. White marble, angel and floral motif:
In/ memory of/ Ulysses/ son of/ Andrew & I./ CASWELL/ died/ Sept. 4, 1865/ Ae. 4 ms/ (verse illegible)
87. White marble, floral motif, broken on ground:
In/ memory of/ John/ son of/Orin & Helen/WESTERS/died Sept. 15, 1860/aged 3 years 2 ms/& 13 days/
88. Grey marble, floral motif:
Isabella/ beloved wife of/ John MORRISON/ died/ Oct. 11, 1882/ aged/ 64 years/ Jesus has called the mother home/ Her flesh lies mouldering in the tomb/ God grant her offspring may be blest/ and meet her in eternal rest.
89. White marble, dove motif:
Gone ahead/ In memory of/ Nancy Maria LEACH/ died/ 28th Sept’r 1870/ aged 5 years 12 days/ Sleep on thou loved one sleep/ Sleep till thy mother comes/ To join you in the joys above/ In heaven our happy home.
90. White marble, floral motif:
Mira Jane/ daughter of/ William & Mira/ CASWELL/ died Aug 3, 1866/ aged 2 yrs 8 m/ and 26 dys/ (verse illegible)
91. White marble, pointing finger, rose motif:
Gone so soon/ Edwin R. CRANDEALL/son of/Joseph P. & Rebecca/CRANDEALL/died Oct. 10, 1864/ aged/ 15 yrs 6 mos. 14 ds/Yet again we hope to greet thee/When the day of life is fled/Then in Heavean with joy to meet thee/Where no farewell tear is shed.
92. White marble, willow motif:
Sacred/ to the memory of/ Mariah/ wife of/ Nehemiah LEACH/ who departed this life/ Jan. 15, 1846/ aged 34 y’rs 4 mo/ & 27 ds/ Blessed are they that die in the Lord.
93. Weeping willow:
Sacred/ to the memory of/ Ethen CRANDALL/ born Feb. 4, 1775/in the county of Hoosick/ died Aug 11, 1850/ Ae. 75 yrs 6 mo & 7 d’s
94. White marble, sleeping lamb motif, part buried:
Charlotte/ dau. of/ Nehemiah & Nancy/ LEACH/ died Jan. 28, 1870/ aged/ 5 yrs 7 m & 4 d/ Where our darling’s gone before/ Gods For us life’s journey o’er/White winged dove with golden hair/We will strive to meet thee there.
95. White marble, two weeping willows, urn motif, part buried:
In memory of/ David H. LEACH/ died/ Aug. 11, 1859/ Ae. 48 yrs 4 ms/ & 7 ds/ Husband of Lucinda LEACH
96 Willow motif, part buried:
In memory of/ Zebulon LEACH/ who departed this life/ June 17, 1834/ Ae. 63 y’s 6 mos
97. White marble, weeping willow motif:
Sacred/ to the memory of/ Mary/ wife of/ James LEACH/ who departed this life/ Jan. 6, 1835/ aged 82 yrs 11 ms/ & 13 days
98. White marble, rose motif, part buried:
Mary M./ dau. of/ Malon & Mary/ WESTOVER/ died/ Feb. 14, 1869/ aged/ 1 month/ Sleep on dear child/ And take thy rest/ In Jesus arms forever blest
99. White marble, weeping willow motif:
Abraham HAVENS/ died/ Jan. 2, 1850/ In the 50 year of his age
100. White marble, broken at the top:
Rhoda Jane/wife of/Franklin GRAY/ died/ Dec. 23, 1868/ Ae. 24 ys/ 24 ds/ Far from this world of toil and strife/ She is present with the Lord/ The labours of her mortal life/ End in a large reward
101. White marble, willow motif:
Sacred/ to the memory of/ Marcus N. LEACH/ who departed this life/ Jan. 11, 1855/ Ae. 35 yrs 9 mos 20 ds/ Stranger behold as you pass by/ As you are now so once was I/ As I am now so you must be/ Prepare for death and follow me
102. White marble, floral motif:
In memory of Mercy Miranda/ dau. of David & Lucinda/ LEACH/ died Oct. 6th 1859/ Ae. 22 y’rs 7 m/ & 14 ds/ Dearest daughter thou has left us. / Here thy loss we deeply feel/ But tis Christ who has bereft us/ He can all our sorrows heal
103. White marble, top broken:
In memory of/ Patience/ Wife of David FIELDING/ & daughter of David and Lucinda LEACH/ born/ May 26, 1839/ died/ Mar. 19, 1868/ Thou are gone for the grave, oh yes thou hast left us./ For a brighter starry crown and a harp in thee/ Then why should mourn since tis God hath bereft us./ Why suffer and sigh in our bosoms to rise
104. White marble, clasped hands in wreath:
In memory of/ Laney/ wife of James LEACH
105. White marble, very weathered:
Wilbert/ son of/ ____ & _____ READ/ died/ Aug. 30, 1877?
106. White marble, willow motif:
In memory of/Eliza/wife of/Isaac B. LEACH/born Nov. 17, 1826/Ae. 26 y’rs & 4(?) mo.
107. White marble, clasped hands, weathered:
We miss thou still/ In memory of/ Henry/ son of William & _____ STILWELL?/ Died 26 Jan. 1869/ Ae. 18 y’rs 1 m/ & 1 dy/ His last words were as follows /Jesus reigns, Jesus reigns. Jesus my Lord and Saviour.
108. White marble, pointing finger, part buried:
In/ memory of/ Evalena/ dau. of/ Wilson & Ivey/ PHELPS/ died May 14, 1875/ aged 3 yrs/ 1 mo/ & 7 ds/ Gone to be an angel.
109. White marble, open book held by hand, two willows motif, part buried:
In memory of/ Clarissa/ wife of/ Elijah PHELPS/ who died/ Dec. 21, 1874/ aged 77 years
110. White marble, open book held by hand:
In memory of/ Elijah PHELPS/ died 14th Apr. 1865/ aged 68 years/ A faithful friend a husband dear/ A tender parent lieth here/ Great is the loss that we sustain/ But hope in Heaven to meet again.
111. White marble, willow motif, part buried:
William F./ son of/ Elijah & Clarissa/ PHELPS/ died May 3, 1849/ Ae. 16 ys 5 ms/ & 26 ds/ “Showest (?) not thyself to mourn/ for thou knowst not what a day/ may bring forth”
112. White marble:
In memory of/ Rebecca/ wife of/ David STILWELL/ who died/ July 26, 1836/ aged 42 yrs 5 mo/ & 2 ds/ A faithful friend a companion dear/ a tender mother lieth here/ Great is the loss that we sustain/ But hope in Heaven to meet again
113. White marble, two willows and dove motif, obelisk motif, clasped hands, part buried:
In memory of/ Albert M./ son of/ Henry & Elizabeth/ GOLDEN/ died Jan. 20, 1871/ Ae. 1 yr 2 ms 25 days/ Beautiful lovely he was but given a fair bud to earth to blossom in/ Heaven
114. White marble:
Mary/daugh of/Elias & Phebe/ RAWLEY/ died Jul. 3/ 1854/ Ae. 4 mos. 3 da’s
115. White marble: clasped hands in wreath:
In memory of/ Eliza/ wife of/ Homer LUNDY/ died 17 June 1874/ aged 34 yrs 11 dys
116. White marble, open book motif:
In memory of/ John M. LUNDY/ died/ June 10, 1872/ Ae. 71 yrs
117. Grey granite, broken:
Mother/ In memory of/ Catherine/ wife of/ John M. LUNDY/ died Dec. 17, 1886/ aged/ 77 years (broken)/ Alas! She has left us her spirit has fled/ Her spirit now slumbers along with the dead/ Her saviour has called her to Him she has gone/ Be ye also ready to follow her soon
118. White marble, floral motif:
Mary E./ dau of/ Henry & Margaret/ HULL/ died May 10, 1857/ Ae. 2 y’s 5 mo 6 ds/ (verse illegible)
119. White marble, willow monument motif, on ground:
Nathan GRAY/ died/ Mar. 17 1864/ aged 71 yrs/ & 11 days
120. White marble:
Eunice/ wife of/Nathan GRAY/ died/ Dec. 17th 1854/ aged 71 years
121. White marble, part buried:
Friend/ son of Nathan & Eunice/ GRAY / died Dec. 27, 1851/ Ae. 14 yrs 10 mo/ & 7 ds./ Friends nor physicians could not save/ This mortal body from the grave/ Nor can the grave confine it here/ When Christ shall bid it to appear.
122. White marble, weeping willow motif, floral motif:
In/memory of/Catharine/wife of/Francis BILOW/died Mar. 24 1864/Ae. 81 yrs
123. White marble, willow motif:
In memory of/ Andrew O. / son of Gilbert & Susan/ BAKER/ who died/ June 14 1853/ Ae. 20 yrs 14 ds/ Also Bebyann/ wife of/ Wm. BUCKLEY/ died Nov. 17 1851/ Ae. 21 yrs. 8 ms 10 d/ Weep not for me my parents dear/ I am not dead but sleeping here/ I was not yours but God’s alone/ He lov’d me best & took me home.
124. White marble, willow motif:
John MABEE/ died/ Nov. 22, 1856/ aged 66 years/ 8 mo 21 ds/ The winter of trouble is past/ The storms of affliction are o’er/ His struggles are ended at last/ And sorrow and death are no more/ Hurd & Roberts Hamilton
125. White marble, willow motif:
Mary MAYBEE/ died/ Oct. 17, 1861/ aged 70 yrs/ 7 ms & 9 ds/ A friend a companion dear/ A tender parent lieth here/ Great is the loss that we sustain/ But hope in Heaven to meet again.
126. White marble, clasped hands:
Farewell/ In/ memory of/ Elizabeth Ann/wife of/Henry GOLDEN/who died/June 2, 1874/aged 31 ys 5 ms/ & 17 ds.
127. White marble, lamb motif:
John R./ son of/ John & Laura MABEE/ died/ Feb. 2, 1855/ aged 12 ms/ & 19 days/ We loved him and he died/ Hurd Hamilton
128. White marble, willow motif:
Martin G. ROBINSON/ died/ June 2 1854/ aged 43 years/ 3 mo 14 ds/ Oh ye on whose cheeks/ the tears of pity stay draw near with pious/ reverence attend/ Here lies a loving husband’s/ dear remains/ A tender Father, and a/ generous friend.
129. White marble, dove motif:
Edward PERRY/ died/ June 27 1867/ Ae. 17 yrs 2 ms/ & 10 days/ Boast not thyself of to-/ morrow for thou knowest not/ what a day may bring forth.
130. White marble, willow and lamb motif:
In memory of/ George C./ son of/ Charles & Mary/ STRATTON/ died Aug. 20/ 1862/ Ae. 1 yr & 10 ms/ Sleep on sweet child/ And take thy rest/ God call’d thee home/ He thought it best.
Sandy Ridge Pet Cemetery
Owner Lloyd Cowan
About a 100 yards southwest of the the Old Eden Cemetery is the Sandy Ridge Pet Cemetery in Elgin County. While the interments are mainly dogs and cats (and some birds) there are actually 3 monuments to the pet owners themselves and cremation ashes for the pet owners in urns are or will be buried here.
1. THOMAS / Patricia / Mar. 17, 1930 / Apr. 14, 2002 / Anthony / Apr. 8, 1925 / Jan. 20, 2004 / In Memory of my dearest / Darling Patricia / Rest In Peace with our / Darling Tin Tin. Cuddle Her. / Tony and Patricia / Together forever. (color photo of Tony and Patricia)
Next to their monument is a similar monument for their pet poodle (photo) / Princess / Tin Tin / 1985 – 1999 / In Memory of Our / Beautiful Princess. You are / Our Darling. Missed Greatly. / You are Kissed & Cuddled / Everyday. We Shall Meet / Again at the Rainbow Bridge / Never again Separated. / Love you Darling / Mummy Daddy & Mike /
2. Patsy – 2 Monuments – one for her ashes when she dies with her birth date and one for her pet cat “Bambi”
3. This Tree dedicated in Memory / of our daughter / Jackie HEATHERINGTON / 1965 – 2004 / Resting in Lake of the Woods / Cemetery, Kenora, Ont. – The Cowan Family