Scoffin Burying Ground
Concession 7, Lot A
South Dorchester Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
(South Dorchester is now part of Malahide Twp.)
Transcribed by Lloyd & Norma Smith
Elgin County Branch OGS
Revised and formatted for the Internet and Mobile Devices 20 August 2017 by Bruce C. Johnson Jr.
Copyright by the Ontario Genealogical Society, Elgin County Branch 1999
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means – electronic, mechanical, photocopying, microform reproduction, recording, or otherwise – without prior permission of the publisher.
This burying ground contains only one large stone, a two- tiered grey granite with a limestone base.
At top of base is the surname SCOFFIN
First tier -South east – Jane / wife of / John SCOFFIN / died Sep. 17, 1893 / AE 67 yrs. 10 mos / & 11 days / John SCOFFIN / died / March 25, 1900 / AE 80 yrs 11 mos & 15 days
North east – John B. died July 7 / 1861 AE 5 ys 9 ms / Robert d. July 22, 1861 AE 3 ys 2 ms / sons of J. & J. SCOFFIN
Second tier – Safely anchored in / the Harbor of / Eternal Rest /There are eight headstones, Father and Mother, and six others unmarked