Malahide Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Elgin County Branch, OGS
May 31, 1983
Summer Canada Project
Revised and formatted for the Internet 20 November 2002 by Carol Van Harn
Latest Revision 23 April 2012 by CarolVanHarn
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(South) – Erected to the / memory of / John M. MARKLE / who died / 2nd March 1865 / aged 74 years / A faithful friend a companion dear / a tender parent lieth here / [rest hidden by cement]
(West) – Hannah / wife of / John M. MARKLE / who died / Dec. 13, 1888 / aged 86 y’rs / As a mother affectionate / As a friend ever kind and true / [rest hidden by cement]
2. White marble rectangular stone; bird motif
(South) – In / memory of / Robert A. / son of / Malon & Hannah C. / CHUTE / died Mar. 10, 1873 / aged 4 y’rs 3 ms / & 12 days /
(North) – Dear parents tis lonely and sad / in the dark grave to lie / Jesus beckons me to him / I follow his call / Its only a little river after all /
3. Scroll resting on a pile of stones
In / memory of / Our Mother / Rachel / TAYLOR / who died / Nov. 11th, 1895 / aged 67 y’s 7 m’s /
This information was obtained from the records of the late Ida Louisa Haggan, who copied inscriptions from the tombstones in this cemetery at a much earlier date, possibly in the 1940’s. These burials may be found in other cemeteries but were apparently originally buried in this cemetery.
CHAPMAN, Rev. Francis, born Cornwall, died Port Stanley on Nov. 19, 1855, AE 36 yrs.
CHUTE, Robert A. C., son of Mahlon & Hannah, died March 10, 1873, AE 4 years, 3 months and 12 days
MARKLE, John, died March 2, 1865, AE 71 years
Hannah SHOWERS, wife of John MARKLE , died Dec. 12, 1887, AE 86 years
McCABE, John, died December 13, 1863
OAKES, Lucy PHILLIPS, wife of Chauncy, 1860 – 1901
[NOTE: Malahide Church records; Vital Statistic Registration – Lucy OKES, nee PHILLIPS, age 41 years, died October 30 1901; married Charles OAKES on November 6 1889; daughter of George & Mary PHILLIPS; buried November 1 1901 in Grovesend Cemetery.]
SAUNDERS, Robert, died January 2, 1875, AE 84 years
Elizabeth, wife of Robert [SAUNDERS], died 1877, AE 84 [?]
TAYLOR, Rachel, died November 11, 1895, AE 87 years, 7 months
WRONG, Gilbert Sr., died January 11, 1856, AE 63 years, 6 months.
Ann BRIDGEMAN, his wife, died Jan. 29, 1861 AE 64 years
Henry Murray, son of Gilbert [WRONG], died April 9, 1856, AE 26 yrs. 8 mos.
Milton, son of Gilbert [WRONG], died Oct. 22, 1855, AE 17 yrs. 7 mos.
Mary Emily, wife of Howard H. [WRONG], died Aug. 21, 1847, AE 23 yrs.
Elizabeth, wife of Robert DOUGLAS, born Sept. 8, 1824; died 1858
Burials without Monuments
Eliza BOBBETT, born 1858, died of paralysis, age 53; buried January 18, 1911 in Grovesend Methodist Cemetery, Rev. Charles MILES officiating. Ontario Death Registration indicates that she died 15 January 1911 age 52 years, 9 months and 1 day, born 14 April 1858 in England daughter of Wm. Henry BROWN and Hannah Alethea POOLEY. Burial information verified in the Parish register of Trinity Anglican Church, Aylmer located at the Huron Diocese Archives. She resided at Lot 21, Concession 2, Malahide. No grave stone exists for her.
Joanna Maria HAM, 69 years 3 mos, died 2 December 1910 at lot 22 Con 1; born September 26 1841 in Byworthy, Devonshire, England, daughter of William & Joanna Maria CHUBB; informant was Samuel Thomas HAM of Grovesend; buried December 5 1910 in Grovesend Cemetery. Malahide Church Records; Vital Statistic Registration – No monument found – JM & CVH November 2009