also known as the
also known as the
Sims – Martin Cemetery
Bayham Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Summer Canada Employment Project
Re-transcribed: Summer 1994
by James L. McCallum, Elgin County O.G.S.
Data Entry & Map: M. F. Doan
Proof Reading: Marg. Daugharty
Revised July 1995
Revised and formatted for the Internet and Mobile Devices 20 August 2017 by BCJ.
Latest revision 12 October 2007 by CarolVanHarn
Copyright by the Ontario Genealogical Society, Elgin County Branch 1999
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1. White marble.
Laura O./ dau. of / Timothy & Olevia / MARTIN/ died Nov. 25, 1832 / AE 2 y’rs, 11 mo./ & 16 d’s
2. White marble with single willow and a pointed finger motif.
Eli ABBOTT / died / Nov. 26, 1863 / AE 28 ys.
3. White marble.
In memory of / James CARRUTHERS / from Hamilton near Glasgow / Scotland/ who entered into rest/ 11 of July, 1854/ AE 28 y’rs/ I will raise him up the last day.
4. Black granite on white granite base; obelisk vault top & urn.
(S) Maxwell / CARRUTHERS / born 1832 / died 1855 / Native of Hamilton / Scotland / Johnnie / CARRUTHERS Jr. / born 1837 / died 1859 / Native of Glasgow / Scotland /
(W) John CARRUTHERS / born 1796 / died 1858 / Native of / Dumfries-shire / Scotland / Marion GALBRAITH / wife of the above / born 1803 / died 1881 / Native of / Ayrshire / Scotland / CARRUTHERS
5. White marble.
Elizabeth O. / dau of / E.T. & M / MARTIN / died / Jan. 25, 1850 / AE 1 y’r 2 mo / & 10 d’s
6. White marble.
Timothy H. / son of / E.T. & M / MARTIN / died /Aug. 21, 1852 /AE 8 mo. & 5 d’s
7. White marble with willow motif.
John / son of Tho’s & Margaret / MATTHEWS / who died / Aug. 7, 1849 / AE 2 y’s 9 mo / & 17 ds.
8. White marble with willow motif.
In memory of / Moses M. / son of / Thos. & Margaret / MATHEWS / died Aug. 12, 1852 / AE 7 y’s. 9 mo. / & 17 ds.
9. White marble.
In memory of / Amanda / wife of / Rev. Benj. DIGHTON / died Aug. 20, 1848 / AE 48 y’rs.
10. White marble.
Rev. Benj. DIGHTON / died / Aug. 6, 1846 / Aged 54 yrs. 1 m. / & 24 das.
11. White marble.
Olevia / beloved wife of / Revd. T. S. MARTIN / died Jan. 22, 1885 / aged 90 years / & 5 mos.
12. White marble.
Rev. Timothy S. MARTIN / died / June 24, 1841 / aged 47 y’rs & 3 mo.
13. White marble.
Elizabeth / wife of / John S. MARTIN / died / March 24, 1900 /aged 95 years 5 mos./ & 27 days / By Atkinson Co. Simcoe
14. White marble.
In Memory of / John S. MARTIN / who died / Dec. 21, 1846 / Aged 50 years & 4 months
15. White marble.
Frederick / son of / John S. & Elizabeth / MARTIN / died Dec. 5, 1841 / AE 5 ys. 9 ms. 19 ds.
16. White marble.
Solomon / son of / John S. & Elizabeth / MARTIN / died Jan. 17, 1832 / AE 5 ys. 1 mo. 29 d.
17. White marble.
Olivia / daughter of / J.S. & E. MARTIN / died August 6th / 1847 / AE 15 ys. 11 ms. & 4 ds.
18. White marble.
Elizabeth / wife of Henry KING / died / Sept. 12, 1849 / AE 19 y’rs. & 1 mo. / Also their infant son / David / born Sept. 8 & died / Oct. 15, 1849
19. White marble.
Patience / daughter of / Abel & Mary / MERRITT / died Nov. 5, 1843 / AE 11 mo’s/ Sleep on sweet babe / And take thy rest / God call’d thee home / When He thought best.
20. White marble.
Abel MERRITT / born / Jan. 6, 1795. died / Oct. 27, 1850 / AE 55 y’rs. 9 mo. / & 21 d’s.
21. White marble.
Chloe / wife of / Capt. Sam’l H. / ANDERSON / born Nov. 7, 1811 / died Mar. 3, 1850 / Blessed are the dead who / die in the Lord.
22. White marble with lamb motif, leaning against #23.
In memory of / Florence C. / dau. of / Daniel A. & Esther / MOSHER / died / Aug. 17, 1864 aged / 3 y’rs. & 1 mo.
23. White marble with willow motif.
In / memory of / William MOSHER / Who died / Oct. 7, 1853 / aged 22 y’rs / Stop blooming youth as you pass by / As you are now for once was I / As I am not so you will be / Prepare for death and follow me.
24. White marble with willow motif.
In / Memory of Daniel MOSHER / who died / May 25, 1851 / AE 65 y’rs 8 mo. / & 15 ds.
25. White granite.
Lewis / son of / ___ WILLIAMS / died / Mar. 30, 18__ / AE 6 y.
26. White granite.
James / son of / L & __ WILLIAMS / died ____ / AE ___ y.
27. White marble, painted grey with willow motif.
In / Memory of / Elizabeth L. SPORE / who died Oct. 2, 1874 / Aged 80 y’rs. / 4 mos. & 17 d. / Gone to another world to await the / resurrection of the just
28. White marble.
Eliza A. / wife of D. FEATHERS / Died / Aug. 20, 1842 / Aged 33 y’s 2 m. / 11 d’s / She sat at Jesus feet before / She sits at Jesus side on high.
29. White marble with willow motif.
In / Memory of / Robert McBRIDE / who died / Oct. 6, 1854 / aged 75 y’rs.
30. White marble.
John JARDINE / died / Oct. 5, 1845 / Aged 29 years / & 5 mo’s.
31. White marble.
Hannah / wife of / George PARKER / died / Oct. 3, 1849 / aged 63 years.
32. White marble with dove motif.
In / Memory of / Lewis R. / son of Jas. H. & Ann / COCHRAN / died May 8, 1864 / AE 16 ys.
33. White marble, clasped hands, willow & floral motifs.
Janet / wife of / Eli ABBOTT / died / Mar. 2, 1863 / AE 21 ys. 6 ms. & 16 ds.
34. White marble, double willow motif.
In / memory of / Alexander / son of Jacob & Mary / ROBINSON / Died / Aug. 18, 1859 / AE 13 yrs.
35. White marble with willow motif.
Elizabeth / wife of / James N. EWING / dau of John CLAUS / (of Clinton) / died / Aug. 1, 1842 / AE 50 yrs / We cannot tell who next may fall / Beneath thy chastening rod / –must be first but let us all / Prepare to meet our God.
36. White marble, book and angel motif.
Erected / 1881 / Elizabeth / wife of / Allen S. McDONALD / died May 17, 1855 / aged 45 y’rs. 5 mo’s / & 5 days / O rest mother thou has left us / Here thy loss we deeply feel / but tis God that hath bereft us / He can all our sorrows heal /- / In __ we hope to meet thee / When the day of Christ ____ / There again we ___ to meet ___ / Where no farewell tears are shed.
37. White marble, willow motif.
In memory of Mary / wife of / John ROBERTS / who died / Feb. 28, 1855 / AE 56 y’rs 4 ms.
38. White marble, willow motif.
In / Memory of / Mary Jane CARSON / who died / Jan. 17, 1856
… / ____ Wife of / Daniel MOSHER / died / Dec. 2, 1870 / AE 82 ys.
[NOTE: Lavina Ann BLACK was the wife of Daniel MOSHER – CM & CVH October 2007]
39. Concrete marker.
James MATTHEWS / died Oct. 9, 1865 / aged 63 yrs. 2 mo. / Also Ruth dau of / J. F. & Maria / MATTHEWS / died Oct 9, 1843 / aged 1 year 4 mos / Thou art singing sweetly singing / far above the vail of night / Where the angels hark are ringing / and the day is ever bright / For we love thee we can greet thee / Till god calls us home to greet thee / Where the day is ever bright / to join thee in that Heavenly land / No mor to take the parting hand.
40. White marble.
Edward EICHENBERG / died / June 11, 1848 / AE 26 ys. 6 ms. / & 9 d’s. /
41. White marble, willow motif.
Hannah / wife of / John EICHENBERG / died / Sept. 2nd, 1856 / AE 63 yrs. 6 mo. / & 15 ds. / The winter of trouble is past / The storms of afflication are o’er / Her struggles are ended at last / And sorrow and death are no more.
42. White marble with animal lying under a tree.
George Sherwood / son of / William and Mary / MEYER / born June 21, 1852 / died Jan’y 26, 1854 / Farewell my babe nor more I ___ / Thy form of light and ___ / All knew who gazed on thy sweet face / It was an angel’s dwelling place.
FS: Gardner S
43. White marble, willow motif.
Ann / wife of / Chas. KING / died / Apr. 29, 1864 / AE 64 yrs. / 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.
44. White marble, willow motif.
Julia / wife of / Jas. PERRETT / Died / Mar. 21, 1864 / AE 44 ys.
45. White marble, rectangular.
Magdalene /wife of / Geo. HOUSE / died / Oct 22, 1850 / AE 59 ys. 11 mo. & 22 ds.
46. White marble, rectangular.
George / son of / Geo. & M. HOUSE / Died / Nov. 24, 1853 / AE 22 yrs. 11 mo. / & 16 ds.
47. White marble, willow motif.
In / memory of / Infant daughter of / John & Elizth. / FEATHERSTON / Died / July 6, 1866 / AE 6 ms.
[Name may also have appeared as FEATHERSTONE]
48. White marble, floral motif.
Gone Home! / Rosanna / daugh of / James & Juliana / CAMERON / died 14 Oct. 1857 / Aged / 18 yrs. 4 mo. 14 d. / So fades the lovely blooming flower / Frail, smiling solace of an hour / So soon our transient comforts fly / And pleasure only blooms to die.
49. White marble, floral motif.
Dorman / son of / James & Sarah / PHILLIPS / died / Feb. 8, 1855 / AE 1 year 1 mo. / & 10 ds. / Nipped in the bud / to bloom in Heaven.
50. White marble, willow motif.
William / son of B. & I. SCHRAM / died / Aug. 16, 1850 / AE 10 yrs.
51. White marble, willow motif.
In memory of / John COCHRAN / who departed this life / April 2, 1848 / Aged 21 ys 3 mos. / Remember youth as you pass by / As you are now so once was I / As I am now, you soon must be / Prepare yourself to follow me.