Southwold Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Gravestone Inscriptions and
Burials without Monuments
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1. White marble slab with reclining lamb and sprays at the top – (repaired with iron strap and bolts and set in cement base covering verse.
Harriet _______Se (crack in stone) Sba/ daughter of/ Thomas & Maria/ WALLIS/ died Aug. 25, 1873/ aged 2 weeks/ of (rest illegible)
2. White marble slab with willow tree.
Julianna FICK/ died/ Sep. 29, 1857/ in the 62nd year/ of her age
3. White marble slab with willow tree.
Anthony FICK/ died/ Sept. 5, 1851/ in the 56 year/of his age/ Friend and physicians could not save/ this mortal body from the grave/ nor can the grave confine it here/ when Christ shall bid it to appear.
4. Large white slab – double stone (June 1998 stone had been repaired with iron strap and bolts; stone is in 2 pieces now; bottom section begins at dates Oct. 28, 1872 and Sept 22)Left side – clasped hands – In memory of/ Watson/ WRIDE/ who died/ Oct. 28th, 1872/ aged 53 yrs –
Right side – open book in right hand -In memory of/ Ellen/ wife of/ Watson WRIDE/ who died/ Sept. 22nd 1871/ aged 46 yrs / Dearest children- Farewell be perfect, be of/comfort, be of one mind, live in peace and the God of/love and peace shall be with you. 2 Cor. 3 XI
5. White sandstone with rose wreath design with ribbon inscribed “Our darling”
In/ memory of/ the infant son of/ Rev. S. H. & M. J. RICE/ fern spray/ born and died/ Aug. 25, 1881. / Suffer little children to come/unto me.
6. 6 pieces among trees and lilies of the valley; near #5:
Footstone – G.E.S.6.1 In/ memory/ of
Other side – M. B.6.2. White stone broken London/ D. J.
7. (some pieces missing June 10, 1998) -Broken stone – against trees –
In/ memory of/ Rachel/ wife of/ Jacob BERDAN/ died Feb. 4, 1869/ aged …
7.1 Broken stone
[(illegible June 10, 1998) Debo[ ] / mother of the/ [Rev.] R. C. PARSONS/ died/ July 1, 1888/ aged 84 yrs/ ____________ & 13 d’s (found)
(some missing June 10, 1998)7.2 (some missing June 10, 1998) Broken stone (part of #7)
[ J] acob/ BERDAN/ died/ ________________1879
8. White slab
Saml M. FASSETT/ in circle – born in Benninton Vt./ died/Nov. 3, 1834/ AE 49 ys & 29 d
[Inscription or transcription gives Benninton instead of Bennington Vermont]
9. White sandstone slab with a dove in a circle
In memory of/ Alma M./ dau of/ Edward & Mary A./ GILLIS/ died Apr. 25, 1887/ aged/ 2 mos & 4 dys / There is a bright region above/we long to reach its shores/to join with the dear ones we love/not lost but gone before.
10. Basket of flowers with stone surrounded by six posts
In/ memory of/ Martha G. ANDREWS/ who departed this life/ Dec. 20, 1867/ AE 29 yrs & 11 ms / Sister thou art gone to rest, thy toils and cares are o’er/and sorrow pain and suffering now,/shall ne’er distress thee more. J. W. Smyth
11. White flat stone with draped urn with torch on each side – six white stone posts surround plot
In/ memory of/ Mary/ wife of/ Rev. Richard ANDREWS/ Jan 26, 1855/ aged 45 yrs 11 m 15 ds (verse illegible June 10, 1998)
12. Weeping willow – stone surrounded by six posts
In memory of/ the Rev. Richard ANDREWS/ Baptist Minister/ who died/ May 30, 1849/ aged 55 years / He lived and died a Christian.
13.1 White plaque in cement with urn on top
In memory of/ Clara A. PAYNE/ Irene PAYNE/ Anne & Ruth SMITH
13.2 Flat gray marble
PAYNE / Sturgeon/ PAYNE/ 1868-1943/ Evylean/ RAPELJE/ 1876-1945
14. Large red granite
DOWN/ In loving memory of/ Sarah Ellen, wife of/ Robert DOWN /-/ Died Mar. 31, 1915/ in her 81st year/ Robert DOWN/ died Nov. 21, 1920/ in his 93rd year
Headstones – Mother – Father
15. Medium grey sandstone (has several cracks in stone)
At Rest/ Edward MILTON/ died Sept. 14, 1901/ aged 58 years/ Catherine, his wife/ died Mar. 10, 1907/ aged 60 years/ MILTON
Adam HITSMAN/ died Nov. 18, 1912/ aged 65 years/ HITSMAN
17. Weeping willow and clasped hands
Margaret/ beloved wife of the late/ Daniel HITSMAN/ died/Mar. 7, 1894/ aged 76 yrs/ 11 mo’s & 7 d’s / There is no death. What /seems so is transition/ this life of mortal breath/ is but a suburb of the life elusian/ whose portal we call death.
18. Hand holding a chain
In memory of/ Daniel HITSMAN/ died/ July 17, 1873/ AE 72 y’rs / Then shall the just return to the/ earth as it was, and/ the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. Hammill St. Thomas
19. Small white flat stone with rose at top
In memory of/ George/ son of/ Henry & Caroline/ STOBB/ who died/ Jany 16, 1884/ aged 11 y’s 6 m’s / Dearest child thou hast left us/ and thy loss we deeply feel/ tis the Lord who hath bereft/ us of the one we loved so well.
20. Red granite
SMALL with 6 petal flower on each side Floyd R. SMALL/ 1902-1953/ Lela, his wife/ 1903-1959
21. Red granite stone on ground
Left side – cross and rose – McMULLEN/ James McMULLEN/ 1864-1946/ wife Etta/ 1877-1956
22. Small grey sandstone
On top – Frances Gertrude
On face – HOSHAL/ died Dec. 6, 1914/ in her/ 3rd year
23. Pink granite
Mary Helen/ BERDAN/ 1864-1933
24. Red granite
BERDAN/ Mary Jane/ 1839-1911/ Nathaniel/ 1837-1926
25. Large red granite
James VOADEN/ died Oct. 4th, 1925/ aged 92 yrs 7 mos /-/ Charlotte VOADEN/ beloved wife/ died Feb. 22, 1883/ aged 52 yrs 11 mos/ VOADEN
26. White slab with clasped hands
In memory of/ Emily Jane/ wife of/ Leslie GILBERT/ died/ Aug. 5, 1882/ aged 27 years
27. Large white ornamental square stone (missing top)
North side – blank
East side -In/ memory of/ David GILBERT/ died/ June 2, 1882/ AE 59 y’s 5 m/ & 17 d’s / A faithful friend, a husband dear,/a tender parent lies here/ great is the loss we here sustain/but hope in heaven to meet again.
South side – In memory of/ Ada Ann/ wife of/ Francis PITTMAN/ died/ Jan. 25, 1879/ AE 18 y’s 8 m/ & 22 d’s [ Verse illegible in parts] -Parents and sister why those tears/ ______ nor (?) dull and lifeless clay/ could you see my present bliss/ Tears of joy would pass away.
West side – GILBERT -In/ memory of Julia/ dau. of/ David & Luthera/ GILBERT/ died/ Feb 2, 1869 / ae 3 y’s & 6 m. & 14 d’s / Oh weep not for the loved one/ _____ rudely ____ ___ / and _____ lower to _____ for earth/ ____ _____ into Heaven
28. Small white slab with willow tree on top
In memory of Harriet S./ daughter of/ David & Luthera GILBERT/ who died Jan. 27, 1856/ aged 6 mos
29. Small white slab with willow tree on top
William H./ son of David & Luthera GILBERT JNR/ died June 16, 1854/ aged 2 yrs & 20 d’s
30. Small white slab with willow tree on top
Rowland – son of/ David & Luthera GILBERT Jun’r/ died June 1, 1854/ aged 5 yrs, 10 m’s & 4 d’s
31. Large red granite stone
East side – Thomas P. MERRILL/ 1824-1894 /-/ Sarah A. HOLDEN/ his wife/ 1822-1914/ Sarah Ann/ their dau/ 1858-1883/ MERRILL
West Side -M/ Fenner A. MERRILL/ 1855-1940/ his wife/ Cora S. ATWELL/ 1866-1947
32. White sandstone slab (stone now illegible June 10, 1998)
Rachel/ dau of Phineas & Catherine/ DRAKE/ d Mar. 26, 1846/ AE 2 yrs 1 m 22 ds [verse illegible June 10, 1998]
Anson Phineas/ son of/ Phineas & Catherine/ DRAKE/ d Mar. 19, 1846/ AE 4 yrs 1 m 12 ds [verse illegible June 10, 1998]
34. White sandstone slab over reclining lamb
In memory of/ Ida/ daughter of/ Wm. & Mary Ann/ SMITH/ died/March 17, 1872/ AE 3 y’s 4 m/ & 8 d / Poor child her days on earth were few/she passed away like morning dew.
35. White slab -GONE TO REST with clasped hands and vine on each side
In a circle – In/ memory of/ Joseph SMITH/ who died/ Jan. 9, 1870/ aged 28 y’rs/ & 10 m / Then shall dust return to the earth/as it was and the spirit shall return/ unto God who gave it
36. White slab with willow tree and flower and vine on each side
In/ memory of/ Mary/ wife of/ Gerritt SMITH/ died/ June 12, 1868/ AE 63 yrs, 1 mo/ 22 ds
37. White slab with willow tree at top and flowers and leaves on each side
In/ memory of/ Garret SMITH/ died/May 23, 1871/ AE 65 yrs
38. Grey granite on two tiered base with round ball at top
South side – blank all three sides
East side – willow tree -Mathias/ SMITH/ died/ Dec. 30, 1901/ in his 57 year
39. Grey marble square pillar with church top and urn on top – on two tiered base with rose spray on each side; square posts on each side of plot
East side – Isaac GILBERT/ born 1816/ died/ 1859 /-/ Catherine/ wife of/ Isaac GILBERT/ born 1820/ died 1844
North side – on base – GILBERT
South side – Elizabeth/ wife of/ Isaac GILBERT/ born 1823/ died 1888 /There are no partings/ in heaven
40. Broken stone; square posts on each side of plot
In memory of/ Sarah Elsie GILBERT/ who died/ Oct. 22, 1871/ AE 23 y’s 2 m’s/ & 24 d’s ( Inscription illegible)
Footstone and four corner markers
41. Ribbon with roses over hand of God and man
In memory of/ Phoebe Maria/ dautr of Isaac & Elizth/ GILBERT/ died/ Feb. 24, 1873/ AE 16 y’s 5 m’s/ & 9 d’s
Footstone and 4 corner markers
42. Lamb drawing/design on stone slab; stone is barely legible June 10, 1998
In/ memory of/ George W./ son of Henry & Hannah/ BRANTON/ died/ Dec. 29, 1862/ AE 1 yr 1 mo/ & 12 ds / This lovely bud so young & fair/called forth by early doom/just came to show how _____ a flower/in Paradise could bloom. /J. W. Smyth-London
In/ memory of/ Alfred Martin/ son of/ Henry & Hannah/ BRANTON/ died May 22, 1866/ AE 1 y’r 10 ms & 11 ds / He has gone to heaven before us/ and turns and waves his hand/ pointing to glories o’er us/ in the happy spirit land.
Maggie/ dau of/ J. & S. BRANTON/ died/ Feb. 15, 188(7)?/ aged /8 m’s & 17 d’s
In memory of / William Johnston/ who died/ Jan. 1, 1864/ aged 2 months/ & 17 days/ son of/ Robert & Hannah/ BRANTON / Gone to a better land
46. Broken stone with rose
In/ memory of/ William Edgar/ who died/ Oct. 1, 1865/ aged 9 months/ & 3 days/ son of/ Robert & Hannah/ BRANTON / He shall gather his lamb/in his arms.
47. Clasped hands in a floral wreath
Hannah/ beloved wife of / Robert BRANTON/ who/ died/ Oct. 25, 1872/ in the 42nd year/ of her age/ OUR MOTHER / In the silent grave we love thee/ till the morn when Christ appears.
2 corner markers – R B North: HB in centre at foot
48. Hand holding bible
In/ memory of/ Robert BRANTON/ who died/ May 29, 1874/ in the 67th year/ of his age/ OUR FATHER / Mark the perfect man and behold the/upright, for the end of that man is peace.
Corner marker R B in centre at foot of #48
49. Top – Jennie
Front –BRANTON LAING/ 1867-1880
50. Marker in ground
Sarah KYLE/ 1971
51. Marker in ground
Wm. KYLE/ 1951
52. White sandstone slab
In/ memory of/ Henry/ son of/ Rosanah & Jared/ ELLWOOD/ died/ Sept. 17, 1857/ aged 5 y’rs/ 4 m’s (illegible June 10, 1998) & 1 d / Suffer little children to come/ unto me for such is the/ kingdom of heaven.
53. Small plaque (White bronze) rose drape
We Loved Her/ In memory of/ over resting lamb/ Edie/ daughter of/ George & Annie HICKS/ died Nov. 22,/ 1881/ age 4 years & 2 months/ Of Such Is the Kingdom Of/ Heaven
54. White sandstone square pillar with urn missing on double base
East side – Isabella A./ wife of/ Wm. GARD/ who died/ Jan. 16, 1881/ aged/ 56 y’s 6 m’s/ & 23 d’s
South side – Mary A./ wife of/ John GLENNIE/ who died/ July 5, 1865/ aged/ 84 y’s 3 m’s/ & 10 d’s
West side – Sarah A. /beloved dau of/ W. & Isabella A./ GARD/ who died/ Oct. 9, 1884/ aged 26 y’s/ & 6 mo’s
55. Hand holding Bible; June 10, 198: ( stone has diagonal break–repaired with metal brace down centre of front which obscures engraving)
In/ memory of/ David GILBERT/ who died/ March 16, 1871/ AE 77 yrs/ & 5 mos / Then shall the just return to the/earth as it was, and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. (verse illegible June 10, 1998)
56. Hand holding Bible
In/ memory of/ Elsie/ beloved wife of/ David GILBERT/ who died/ Oct. 25, 1879/ aged 84 y’s./ & 6 mos. / The winter of trouble is past/ the storms of affliction are o’er;/ her struggles are ended at last/ and sorrow and death are no more. T. J. Heard & Co./London
57. Grey granite on double base with BOUGHNER on upper base
West side – B with trailing vine on either side -Edmund BOUGHNER/ 1860-1947/ Sarah J. WEBB/ wife of/ Edmund BOUGHNER/ 1862-1942/ Ina M. BOUGHNER/ Feb. 8, 1888/ Mar. 13, 1975/
South side – Laney/ BOUGHNER/ born/ June 22,/ 1853/ died Jan./ 7, 1913/ At Rest
North-west side -Footstone Ina M.
East side – B with trailing vine on either side -In memory of/ Sidney BOUGHNER/ died July 22, 1891/ aged 80 years./ Sarah Ann, his wife/died May 12, 1880/aged 62 years./ Mary Jane./died Oct. 3, 1865./in her 10th year/ Edward H./ died Mar. 6, 1878./ in his 27th year.
Footstones: Laney; mother; ________; Edward.
58. Flat black granite stone
TRAVERS/ Jeannette S. wife of Lt. William A./1882 – 1939 1883-19_____
59. Red marble on grey marble base
P/O. Franklin L./ April 30, 1922/ missing in action/ March 11, 1944/ James E./ 1886-1956/ his wife/ Mary O. WOOLCOCK/ 1885-1970/ TRAVERS
60. White slab with angel beside open book surrounded by scroll
In/ memory of/ Mary Jane,/ beloved wife of/ Frederick LEMON/ died/ Dec. 18, 1868/ AE 27 yrs. 9 ms. [Religious verse illegible; June 10, 1998] first line illegible/ ____/ death, they were not divided./ [next line illegible] / /Teale & Wilkens/London
61. White slab with clasped hands and trailing flower
In/ memory of/ Fredck LEMON/ died/ Mar. 9, 1870/ AE 30 ys
62. Grey granite on single base
J. N. BOWLBY
62.1 Marker – Father – 1833-1889 (June 10, 1998 everything illegible)
63. Double white slab reset as bottom is missing with clasped hands with open Bible
Left side – In memory of/ Isaac/ BOWLBY/ died/ … / Right Side – In memory of/ Martha/ wife of/ Isaac BOWLBY/ died/ …
64. Small white slab (this stone found approximately 10 feet south of #58 TRAVERS on June 10, 1998)
William W./ son of/ John & Catherine BOWLBY/ died/ Aug. 2, 1959/ aged 2 ys. 11 m. & 5 ds.
65. Large slab with weeping willow on top amid scroll work
In memory of/ Phebe Ann/ wife of/ Isaac H. SMITH/ died/July 19, 1862/ AE 28 ys 1 m/& 3 ds / A faithful friend & companion ____ (three lines illegible)
66. White slab with willow tree
In memory of Lany/ wife of Wesley F. BOUGHNER/ who died Dec. 1, 1850/ aged 27 years 3 m’s & 21 d’s /My children dear ______ here/ a mother’s grave to see/ not long ago I dwelt with you/ but soon you’ll dwell with me.
67. Almost completely broken off – (Two people) May be part of Stone #7
Left side – Oct. 20, ______/aged/87 yrs & 9 m’s /Right side- 68 y’rs & 10 m’s
68. Willow at top
In memory of/ Grace/ wife of/ Wm. DOWN/ died/ May 17, 1865/ AE 40 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. H. A. Wilkens & Co. London
69. White sandstone pillar with urn on top missing – on triple base Church top base inscribed ARNOLD
East side – In memory of/ Esther/ wife of/ William ARNOLD/ died Jan. 3, 1883/ Aged 57 years/ & 6 mos / Weep not for me my children dear/ I am not dead but sleeping here/ I was not yours but God’s alone/ he loved me best and called me home.
South side – In memory of/ William ARNOLD/ died/ Jan. 3, 1883/ aged/ 71 years/ & 3 mos/ But is he dead? No, No, he lives/ his happy spirit flies/ to heaven above, and there receives/ the long expected prize.
70. Large sandstone slab with right hand with index finger pointing up
Henry/ son of/ Robert & Sarah/ DOWN/ died/Jan. 23, 1886/ aged/ 22 yrs 1 mo/ 14 days / Dearest brother thou has left me/ here thy loss we deeply feel/ but ‘tis God that hath bereft us/he can all our sorrows heal.
71. White sandstone slab with circular rose design – stone has been broken off at base and repaired with new cement base.
Our little/ Anna May/ daughter of/ Wm. & Mary/ MERRILL/ died Oct. 3, 1881, aged/ 3 mo’s & 12 dy’s
72. In/ memory of/ Ernest E./ son of/ Jonas & Sarah BARNES/ died/ Aug. 25, 1873/
AE 3 mo 20 d Hamil & Co. St. Thomas
(June 10, 1998: stone tipped)
73. Hand holding Bible
In memory of/ Sarah/ wife of/ Jonas BARNES/ died/ July 13, 1874/ AE 28 y’s This humble token of respect/ to thy loved memory we erect/ though mouldering here, thy body lies/ we trust to meet thee in the skies. Hammill St. Thomas
74. Weeping willow
In/ memory of/ Edwin/ son of/ Charles & Lucy/ GILBERT/ who died/ April 27, 1863/ aged 8 mo’s & 7 d / And he took them up in his/arms and blessed them.
75. Small white slab with willow tree
In memory of/ Elizabeth Ann/ daughter of/ Charles & Ann/ CLARK/ who died/ Mar. 8, 1849/ aged 2 yrs & 3 mos/ Sleep on sweet babe and take thy rest/ God called thee home when/ he thought it best.
76. Small white slab with willow tree – stone repaired with iron straps
In/ memory of/ Mariah Emeline/ daughter of/ Francis L. & Elizabeth/ WADE/ who died Sept. 5, 1848 [ 1849] /aged 9 yrs/ 5 mos & 10 dys [Verse illegible]
77. White slab
In/ memory of/ Mary BOWLBY/ died/June 25, 1867/ AE 76 yrs
78. White slab lying on ground (Stone has been repaired) (Partly buried- 1998)
In/ memory of/ James BOWLBY/ died/ Sept. 8, 1831/ AE 45 yrs
79. White slab with a B
Jacob/ son of Jas. & Mary/ BOWLBY/ died/ Mar. 9, 1828/ AE 3 yrs
80. Square sandstone
North side – In/ memory of/ Hannah/ wife of/ Chas. KNIGHT/ died/ Jan. 24, 1889/ aged/ 88 y’s 8 m’s/ & 15 days / Weep not for me my children dear/ have not died but sleep on here/ ______ not yours but God’s alone/ he thought it best and called me home. / KNIGHT
West side -In/ memory of/ Charles KNIGHT/ died/May 13, 1875/ aged/ 79 y’s & 4 m’s/ a native of the /United States
81. White slab with willow tree (broken off)
In memory of Catherine L./ beloved wife of/ Peter BOWLBY/ who died Aug. 27, 1847/ aged 31 yr’s
82. Dark grey granite with a pair of doves
WOOLNER /Left side – Cecil A./ 1906-1973 /Right side – Beatrice L./ 1906-1988 /Their daughter/ Baby Margaret 1934
83. Weeping willow
In memory of/ Adalphus/ son of/ Lehlan & Susanna/ BOUGHNER/ who died/ April 1, 1851/ aged 2 yrs/ 2 m & 18 d / Sleep on sweet baby/ and take thy rest/ God call’d thee home/ when he thought it best (almost illegible June 10, 1998)
84. Broken stone held by brace with hand pointing up and willow on each side.
In memory of/ Margaret/ dauth of Peter & Ruth/ BOUGHNER/ Feb. 12, 1867/ AE 11 yrs/ & 24 ds (illegible June 10, 1998)
85. Willow at top (fallen over June 10, 1998)
In memory of/ Edeth/ daughter of/ John & Edith/ BOUGHNER/ who died/ Jan. 21, 1859/ age 1 yr/ & 9 m/ also an infant daughter of the same aged 4 d’s
86. Black granite stone
John BOUGHNER/ born April 22, 1820/ died Aug. 14, 1870/ Edith BOUGHNER/ born May 12, 1821/ died Aug. 6, 1911/ Edgar BOUGHNER/ 1858-1942/ Louisa BOUGHNER/ 1854-1953/ BOUGHNER
87. Red granite stone with roses at top; now off base
BROOKS, Hugh/ 1821-1871/ beloved daughter/ Ellen/ age 11 years
88. Finger pointing up in floral wreath; fallen flat
In/ affectionate/ remembrance of/ Hugh BROOKS/( rest broken off)
Footstone to east – H.B.
89. Marker E D G A R
90. Open Bible over rosette
In memory of/ John LEESON/ died/ Jan. 19, 1895/ aged/7 7 years/ At Rest / The Lord is my shepherd I shall not _____ (the rest is in concrete)
In/ memory of/ John BOUGHNER/ who died/ Mar. 17, 1855/ aged 75 y’rs/ 2 m & 9 d / His motto, his God, his King, his country
92. Willow and monument at top
In memory of/ Samuel PYE/ died/ Mar. 17, 1874/ AE 59 y’rs (Verse – illegible June 10, 1998) Hark! Angels whisper me away/ my partner dear adieu;/in the realms of endless day/our love we will renew. Hammill St. Thomas
93. Base of broken white flat stone
94. Grey stone
South side – William/ BOWLBY/ born/ June 30, 1812/ died/ Jan. 21,1891
East side- Mary Ann/ BOWLBY/ born/ Aug. 10, 1810/ died/ July 30, 1895
95. Grey sandstone
East side – SMITH/ In memory of Joseph SMITH/ died/ Aug. 14, 1881/ aged 76 yrs & 8 mo’s / [verse illegible June 10, 1998] Farewell my wife and children all/ from you a father Christ doth call/ mourn not for me it is in vain/ to call me in your sight again.
South side – In memory of Sarah/ wife of Joseph SMITH/ died May 18, 1891/ aged 82 yr’s [verse illegible June 10, 1998] Jesus has called the mother home/ her flesh lies mouldering in the tomb/ God grant his offspring may be blest/ and meet her at eternal rest.
96. Tall red granite on grey sandstone base with SMITH
East side – In loving memory of Issac SMITH/ who died Dec. 9, 1895/ aged 65 yrs / God in his wisdom has/ recalled, the boon his/ love has given/ and though the body/ moulders here/ the soul is safe in heaven.South side – In loving memory of/ Annie WAIT/ wife of Issac SMITH/ died Nov. 21, 1912/ aged 72 yrs/ At Rest
[apparently inscribed or transcribed as Issac rather than Isaac]
97. Large red granite monument
North side – Elizabeth/ wife of/ Saml KNIGHT/ born Nov. 9, 1829/ died Jan. 19, 1901/ Fred KNIGHT/ 1886-1934/ his wife/ Ethel Maude/ 1884-1973/ KNIGHT
West side – Mariah/ died May 9, 1854/ aged 1 year 7 mo’s/ & 5 days/ Charles/ died Apr. 3, 1859/ aged 10 mo’s/ children of/ Saml & E. KNIGHT
South side – Wesley/ KNIGHT/ 1858-1932/ Amelia/ SMITH/ his wife/ 1864-1931
East side – Saml KNIGHT/ born Feb. 2, 1823/died Nov. 22, 1904/ Mary E./ KNIGHT/ born Nov. 11, 1866/ died Feb. 11, 1922/ In memory of/ Wm. E. KETTLEWELL/ 1853-1898/ Rose Ellen/ his wife/ 1855-1936
98. Small white slab, white corner post
In/ memory of/ Dan BOWLBY/ died/ June 8, 1851/ AE 60 yrs/ 6 ms 1 dy
99. Small white slab with willow tree
Theodore/ son of/ A. & J. BOWLBY/ died Mar. 26, 1856/ AE 1 yr 3 mos
Footstone – TB
100. Small white slab with willow tree
In/ memory of/ Ellen Melissa/ daughter of/ Alexander & Julia/ BOWLBY/ who died/ May 3, 1849/ AE 1 yr 3 ms 7 ds
Footstone – EMB
101. Small white slab with willow tree
In/ memory of/ Jacob/ son of/ Alexander & Julia/ BOWLBY/ who died/ Nov. 21, 1849, AE 5 yrs 8 ms 21 ds
Footstone – JB
102. Small white slab with willow tree (illegible June 10, 1998)
In/ memory of/ an infant/ dau of Alex. & Julia/ BOWLBY/ d July 5, 1850/ aged 1 day
103. Small white slab with willow tree on top (illegible June 10, 1998)
In/ memory of/ Emily/ dau of/ Alex & Julia/ BOWLBY/ who died/ April 16, 1857/ AE 1 day
104. Large white slab with obelisk and willow tree
In/ memory of/ Julia/ wife of/ Alexr BOWLBY/ died/ Apr. 23, 1858/ AE 33 yrs/ 6 mos & 7 d
105. Square sandstone pillar with church top and urn
South side – In/ memory of/ Alex. BOWLBY/ who died/ Oct. 29, 1881/ aged/ 65 y’rs 11 m’s/ & 5 days / A faithful friend and husband dear/ a tender parent lyeth here/ great is the loss we here sustain/ but hope in heaven to meet again.
East side – In/ memory of/ Susannah/ wife of/ Alex BOWLBY/ died/ Sep. 7, 1898/ in the 76th year/ of her age
Footstone – AB
106. White sandstone slab with spray of daisies at the top
In/ memory of/ Hannah/ wife of/ John D. HUNT Sr./ who died/J uly 22, 1875/ AE 66 y’rs
107. Red granite stone on grey granite; and to north side has the northeast corner post that used to surround BOWLBY plot
BOWLBY/ Lucinda BOWLBY/ born Dec. 17, 1835/ died Sept. 9,1912/ Gone but not forgotten Lumley & Doan
108. Grey marble slab, 4 feet, verse in open Bible outline surrounded by roses and vines; Holy Bible; Blessed Are/ the Dead That/ Die in the Lord
In/ memory of/ Samuel BOWLBY/ who died/ Feb. 20, 1888/ aged/ 70 yrs 5 mos/ & 2 d’ys / The pains of death are past/ labor and sorrows are ceased/ and life’s long warfare closed at last/ his soul is found in peace.
109. White sandstone with open book with Holy Bible
In/ memory of/ Sarah/ wife of/ Samuel BOWLBY/ died/Oct. 18, 1868/ AE 45 y’s 10 m’s / Her toils are past, her work is done/ and _____ is fully blest (rest illegible)
Footstone – SB
110. Small white slab
Infants of S. & S. B. [BOWLBY]/ born and died/ Mar. 24, 1859 (now illegible–lichen covered)
111. Small white slab with willow tree (June 10, 1998 laying flat on ground; illegible– lichen covered)
In memory of/ Elisa S./ daughter of/ Samuel & Sarah/ BOWLBY/ d Apr. 23, 1858/ aged 7 yrs 9 mo
Footstone – EB
112. Small white slab with willow tree (flat on ground June 10, 1998)
In memory of/ Nathaniel/ son of/ Samuel & Sarah/ BOWLBY/ died/ June 27, 1851/ aged 6 yrs. & 9 days / [Verse illegible 1998] ____ boy who lived
Footstone – N.B.
113. Small white slab with willow tree
In/ memory of/ George/ son of/ Samuel & Sarah/ BOWLBY/ died/ Feb. 1, 1843/ aged 1 m /21 ds
Footstone – GB
SE corner stone from fence white pillar
114. Medium red granite with floral scroll on gray granite base
SMITH/ Charity BOWLBY/ Jan. 8, 1830 aged 29 yrs/ John S. SMITH/ May 2, 1877 Aged 47 yrs./ Elizabeth MILLEY/ his wife/ May 24, 1916, aged 75 yrs./ Eva M. their dau/ Jan. 9, 1883, aged 22 yrs/ Gone but not forgotten. Lumley & Doan (lying flat on ground in front of #121)
115. Small slab with willow tree (broken, had been repaired)
In/ memory of/ Francis A./ son of/ John S. & Abigail/ SMITH/ who died/ June 22, 1858/ aged 2 yrs/ 2m & 2 d [ verse illegible]
116. Small broken slab with willow tree (had been repaired)
In/ memory of/ George A./ son of John S. & / Abigail SMITH/ who died/June 2 1855/aged 5 yrs/7 mos 2 d’s [verse illegible]
117. Large white slab with hand in scroll, two willow trees at sides. Urn under name.
In memory of/ John S. SMITH/ died/Apr. 9, 1862/ AE 48 yrs./ & 5 ms. [Verse illegible.]
118. Large white slab with clasped hands at top in flowered wreath; rounded top
In Memory of/ John WAIT/ died/Dec. 14, 1897/a ged 83 years./ In death’s cold arms lies sleeping here/ A tender parent, a companion dear/ In love he lived, in peace he died/ His life was asked, but was denied.
119. Large white slab with basket of flowers; rounded top
In memory of/ Ann/ wife of/ John WAIT/ died/Nov. 12, 1883/ AE 70 y’s & 10 mo. / 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. S. Doggett:/St. Thomas
120. Large square red granite on high 3 layer concrete base
East side – Abraham BOUGHNER/ died/ Feb. 29, 1834/ aged 63 years/ also his wife/ Rachel,/ died Feb. 16th, 1900/ aged 78 years.
North side – Mary, dau of/ Abraham & Rachel/ BOUGHNER./ died/April 27th, 1854/ aged 3 years.
South side – BOUGHNER/ Doggett & Co.
121. White marble slab with weeping willow
Mary/ daughter of/ Abraham & Rachel/ BOUGHNER/ died Apr. 27, 1854/ aged 3 yrs & 28 d. / Weep not for me O parent dear/ I am not dead but sleeping here/ I was not yours but God’s alone/ he loved me best and took me home.
122. Sandstone with clasped hands surrounded by a large wreath of flowers
Farewell/ Elizabeth / wife of/ Charles HANNON/ died/ April 25, 1876/ AE 79 yrs. Blessed are the dead that/ die in the Lord. Hammill/ St. Thomas
123. Sandstone broken but held together with metal clasps – indented wreath
Charles HANNON / died/ July 12, 1861/ aged 72 years, 3 mo & 20 ds / To those who wrong the eternal throne/ lost are the tears we shed/ they are the living, they alone [the rest buried]
124. Small sandstone with lamb on top
In memory of/ Edith Ann/ daughter of/ Jacob & Mary Ann/ SMITH/ died Sep. 25, 1869/ AE. 5 mo’s.
125. Repaired white sandstone with large willow tree (repaired)
In/ memory of/ Rachel,/ beloved wife of/ Jacob SMITH/ who died/ May 7, 1856/ AE 38 years/ 11 mo & 24 d’s / Weep not my husband or children dear/ I am not dead but sleeping here/ I was not yours but God’s alone/ he loved me best and called me home.
126. White sandstone slab (repaired with iron straps and bolts) in cement base with willow tree at top
In/ memory of/ Jacob SMITH/ who died/ Aug. 10, 1878/ aged 64 y’s/ 2 m’s & 13 d’s J.R. Hughes – St. Thomas
127. Grey sandstone slab (repaired with iron straps and bolts)
In/ memory of/ Mary Ann SMITH/ who died/ Nov. 4, 1886./ Aged/ 56 y’rs. 2 mo’s./ & 20 days. / In death’s cold arms lies sleeping/ here, a tender parent, and companion/ dear. In love she lived, in peace she/ died. Her life was asked but was/ denied. Hutchison Bros. – Aylmer
128. 7 ft. red granite monument with urn on top – two tiered base Pillar broken to south with “A”
North side – A/ In/ memory of/ George AXFORD Jr./ who died/ May 15, 1898/ aged 48 years/ 2 m’s 15 d’s
East side – In/ memory of/ Josephine/ GILBERT/ wife of/ George AXFORD Jr./ who died/ Jan. 7, 1927/ aged/ 67 years/ 2 m’s 6 d’s
On base – AXFORD
South side – In/ memory of/ George/ AXFORD/ who died/ July 21, 1899;/ aged/ 85 years /-/ also Mary, his wife/ died/ June 30, 1898/ aged 88 y’rs
Footstone – 6 ft southeast – Josephine
129. White sandstone (stone found 1 foot south of #128)
Clarence Geo./ died July 12, 1887/ aged/ 2 yrs & 6 mos /-/ son of/ Geo. & Josephine/ AXFORD / Too good for earth/ God called him home.
130. Granite stone with urn shaped indents in side (stone found 2 feet south of #128)
Pearl/ daughter of/ George & Josephine/ AXFORD/ died Jan. 23, 1879/ AE 3 mos & 27 d’s
131. Red granite on cement base
Ann AXFORD/ wife of/ Wm. VICARY/ died Jan. 20, 1894/ aged 45 years
Footstone to southwest, 2 feet
132. Red granite on cement base
West side – Erastus SMITH/ 1886-1907/ Ettie SMITH/ 1896-1896
East side – scroll -Warren SMITH/ 1852-1932/ his wife/ Sarah Jane VAIL/ 1859-1941/ SMITH
Footstones – 5 ft. east – Erastus – Ettie (getting overgrown by grass)
133. Sandstone with willow tree and floral design
In/ memory of/ Moses ABBOTT/ died/ Feb. 4, 1866/ AE 48 ys & 4 m/ also/ Robt McMICHAEL/ died/ Sep. 24, 1866/AE 71 yrs / [Verse illegible June 10, 1998] Here still an d peaceful is _____/ when life’s vain tumults pastd/ the appointed home by heaven/ receives us all at last.
134. Sandstone on cement base
In/ memory of/ Jane E./ wife of/ James HANNAN/ died/Feb. 28, 1871/aged 37 y’s & 6m/ also/ Ruth E./ their daughter/ died/ Feb. 5, 1862/ aged 7 y’s & 2 m / Then shall the dust return to/ the earth as it was and the/ spirit shall return unto God/ who gave it.
135. Sandstone on small cement base with cherub head in circle
Eliza D./ dau of/ O. L. & E. E./ HANNAN/ died/ Aug. 10, 1885/ aged/ 9 months 10 dys / Lord she was thine and not my own/ Thou hast not done me wrong/ I thank thee for the precious boon/ afforded me so long.
136. Sandstone with arch at top with metal piece; presumably to hold another piece on top; clasped hands in floral wreath
In/ memory of/ Henry STRINGER/ who died/ Nov. 15, 1883/ aged 88 years / Behold a tender father’s gone/ a much loved partner’s fled/ he’s gone to his eternal home,/ to number with the dead. Hutchison & Miller – Aylmer
137. Red granite
John CUTHBERTSON/ born/ Belford, England, 1815/ accidentally killed 1854/ Oxonian/ first postmaster/ Talbotville/ erected 1945 by his grandson/ Robert W. THOM.
138. Sandstone – double headed with clasped hands in centre
Left side – Weeping willow In/ memory of/ John HURDLE/ died/ Aug. 26, 1872 /Right side – Weeping willow In/ memory of/ Jane HURDLE/ died/ Mar. 31, 1865
139. Sandstone with “Farewell” above clasped hands
John HURDLE/ died Mar. 17, 1873/ aged 52 yrs/ also/ William/ son of John and Jane HURDLE/ died Aug. 14, 1866/ aged 15 yrs 6 mos/ also their dau/ Merina/ died Oct. 9, 1866/ aged 3 yrs 6 mos/ and their dau/ Arletta/ died Mar. 15, 1868/ aged 7 yrs 21 dys/ Gone but not forgotten
140. White slab with hand with finger pointing up
In memory/ Cynthia M./ wife of/ John H. HEMSTREET/ died/Mar. 6, 1862/ AE 24 y’s & 7 m’s / Even now I hear their footsteps.
[Dirt covered; now illegible- 1998]
141. Rose in circle
Our little/ Esther E./ died/ Nov. 1, 1861/ aged 2 yrs 2 m/& 26 d/ daughter of Frederick H. & ./ Sarah WADE.
142. Bronze coffin with headrest – hollow inside possibly for flowers
Joseph RISDON Sr./ born 1803/ passed away Sept. 8th, 1890/ a native of Devonshire/ England
In/ memory/ Sarah/ wife of/ Joseph RISDON/ who died/ May 11, 1855/ aged/ 19 yrs / I laid her in the hollow grave/ with hope in him who died. [illegible]
(Two blocks on either side of stone) (Different stone i.e. not solid block: 4 feet Northwest of RISDON: Small 1 1/2 inch by 6 inch piece marble in ground.)
144. Broken sandstone, hands clasped
She rests with Jesus [illegible]
145. Sandstone with weeping willow with floral design
In/ memory of/ Eliza Jane/ dau of/ Moses & Margaret/ GAMBLE/ died/ April 17, 1873/ AE 17 yrs & 8 m / Blessed are the dead which die/ in the Lord. Hammill & Co. – St. Thomas
146. 10 ft. tall grey marble with covered urn on top on two tiered cement base.
North side – George/ 1874-1874/ Annie/ 1871-1874/ Ernest/ 1876-1885/ May/ 1881-1890
East side – Mary Jane/ wife of/ Robert WEBB/ died/Aug. 12, 1900/ aged/ 61 years
on base – WEBB
South side – Robert WEBB/ died/ Apr. 1, 1913/ aged 80 yrs 4 mos/ & 3 days
Footstones to west – 4 cement blank
(June 10, 1998: 3 footstones visible NW into tree “May” legible on one stone)
147. Broken stone on west side of #146 (stone not found June 10, 1998)
Left side – aged 84 yrs/ & 10 m’s
Right side – aged 76 yrs/ & 6 m’s [verse illegible except for “raise them up again”]
148. Red granite on cement base surrounded by planted lilies
Woodman of the World Memorial Sov. William G. SMITH/ died Jan. 15, 1914/ aged 63 years /-/ Amanda BRADT/ wife of the above/ died Dec. 22, 1911/ aged 63 years/ SMITH
Footstone to north-east – Wife (hidden- 1998)
149. Cement square stone with ball on top 5 ft high on cement base
West side – Edith/ dau of/ Chas. & Mary J./ McMILLEN/ died Aug. 1, 1899/ aged 20 y’s/ 1 month /- Not lost, blest/ though but/ gone before/ where we shall/ meet to part/ no more.
North side – Charles/ McMILLEN/ died/ Mar. 24, 1905/ aged 68 yrs/ McMILLEN
Footstone to east
150. Grey granite square 5 ft on two tier cement base
North side – Floral In memory of (on ribbon) /Jennie May/ beloved wife of/ Walter COLE/ who died/ May 15, 1896/ aged/ 19 yrs 9 mo’s/ & 17 days / We miss thy kind and willing hand/ thy fond and earnest care/ our home is dark without thee/ we miss thee everywhere.
On base – COLE
East side – In memory of (on ribbon)/ Walter/ COLE/ who died/ May 19, 1940/ in his/ 70th year
Footstone to east – Jennie
Footstone to west – Father – Mother (Both missing June 10, 1998)
151. Cement marker – Our Baby
152. White granite slab
In/ memory of/ Ethel/ infant dau of/ Wm. & Eliza/ WELLMAN/ died Dec. 6, 1890/ aged 5 yrs & 6 ms / This little one but tasted/ the cup of pain and woe/ and then away she hasted/ where joy increasing flow. (verse illegible June 10, 1998)
Footstone to east – E. W.
153. 5 1/2 ft. red granite on cement base with scroll at top with crown with cross, two stars and G
North side – Charles GILBERT/ died May 15th, 1906/ in his 73rd year/ Lucy his wife/ died Mar. 23rd, 1917/ in her 76th year
on base – GILBERT Dogget Co.
East side – C. Edgar GILBERT/ died Jan. 13th, 1905/ in his 41st year /-/ Ann LYLE/ his wife/ Nov. 10, 1863/ Jan. 10, 1948.
154. Red granite stone on two tiered cement base with covered urn at top.
South side – In/ memory of/ Eliza Jane/ wife of/ Richd MILLEY/ died/ Apr. 1, 1896/ aged 53 yrs/ Though thou art gone/ fond memory clings/ to thee.
West side – MILLEY
155. White granite on cement base
West side – He giveth his beloved sleep William BOWLBY/ died Feb. 5, 1929/ aged 80 yrs 2 months/ & 11 days BOWLBY
156. White granite on cement base
West side – He giveth his beloved sleep Margaret/ wife of/ William BOWLBY/ died Jan. 12, 1898/ aged 48 yrs & 4 days/ BOWLBY
157. White granite on cement base with sloped top
West side – On slope – Book with “Heaven Is/my Home
On face – At Rest over dove over open gate -William ACKFORD/ died/ Jan. 31, 1899/ aged 71 yrs / & 2 mo’s / In life be loved, in death lamented.
East side – At Rest / Emma ACKFORD/ died/ Sept. 14, 1915/ aged 81 yrs 6 mos (very faint June 10, 1998)
158. Red granite on cement base
On top – SMITH
On face – At Rest / Georgina, wife of/ Samuel SMITH/ died Mar. 30, 1904/ aged 47 y’rs
Footstone – Wife (displaced to North)
159. Small cement square with dove and tree trunk on top
East side – Ja’s E. VOADEN/ died/ Apr. 11, 1898/ aged 11 y’rs/ & 1 month
Footstone – 3 paces east – Jas. E.
160. Small cement stone
William A./ son of/ H. A. & S. M. HICKS/ died/Oct. 3, 1905/ aged 7 weeks & 3 days [very faint June 10, 1998]
161. Grey granite on cement base
Vesta Jane REMEY/ 1846 – 1905/ REMEY
162. White granite on cement base
Alonzo BOUGHNER/ died Oct. 2, 1922/ aged 66 years/BOUGHNER
163. Wooden cross on ground ( missing June 10, 1998)
Thomas POWLES/ born 1845/ died 1928
164. Wooden cross on ground ( missing June 10, 1998)
_____ POWLES(rest illegible)
165. 5 1/2 ft. sandstone on two tiered cement base with urn on top
North-west side -on base –FROUD Doggett Co.
North-east side – John FROUD/ died/ Aug. 3, 1908/ in his 83rd/ year/-/At Rest
South-east side – Mary A. ARNEY/ wife of/ John FROUD/ died/ Feb. 15, 1909 /in her 81st year/ -/ Gone but not forgotten.
166. Square sandstone on cement base with scroll design
Gordon E./ son of/ Geo. & Sarah/ AUCKLAND/ died Oct. 3, 1899/ in his 8th year. [very faint June 10, 1998]
167. Cement tree with book and vines and lilies
Left side – Family record/ Ralph/ DOWN /-/ A loved one has gone/ from our circle/ one without will/ _____ him no more/ he has gone to his/ home in heaven/ and all his _____/ _____ are gone.
Right side – Left side – Born/- /Oct. 13 /1859
Right side – Died/-/ June 13/ 1892
Footstone 3 ft east – tree stump – Ralph [missing June 10, 1998]
168. Square sandstone on cement base – ivy design – dove over open gate with steps with banner
Mary L. BOWLBY/ wife of/ A. HUNTLEY/ died/ Feb. 24th, 1898/ in her 25th year.
169. Grey sandstone with supported scroll
Viola HUNTLEY/ died/ Feb. 18, 1906/ aged/ 8 years/ scroll
170. Red granite on base with scroll
Neil McDERMOTT/ 1833-1891 /-/ his wife/ Margaret WALLS/ 1837-1909 /-/ William McDERMOTT/ 1857-1906 /-/ Edward McDERMOTT/ 1860-1937/-/ Walter McDERMOTT/ 1876-1945
Cornerstone – 1 1/2 ft. south – McD
Burials without Monuments
APPLEFORD – St Thomas Times Journal, 6 March 1924, Page 12, c1 – Died – Douglas Jamieson APPLEFORD, 4 days, Mar 4, infant son of Harley APPLEFORD. Funeral March 5 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH March 2006
ABBOTT – St Thomas Daily Times, 1 June 1918, Page 5, c3 – Died – Mrs Lucy ABBOTT, May 31, wife of John ABBOTT. Funeral June 3 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH January 2010
BARNES – St Thomas Evening Journal, 27 June 1906, Page 5, c3 – Died – Jonas BARNES, 66th year, June 26, father of Fred and Cora BARNES; brother of Edward BARNES. Funeral June 28 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH July 2008
BARNES – St Thomas Evening Journal, 21 October 1908, Page 5, c1 – Died – Mrs Catherine BARNES, nee FEIGHTNER, 54th year, Oct 21, daughter of Samuel FEIGHTNER; widow of Jonas BARNES; mother of Mrs C. EDEN; sister of Thomas, John and William H. FEIGHTNER, Mrs SHARP, Mrs DENNIS, Mrs SMITH, Miss Emma FEIGHTNER and Mrs Thomas KINDREE. Funeral October 23 from the home of Mrs Thomas Kindree, Hemlock St. to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH December 2007
BAXTER – St Thomas Times Journal, 11 January 1932, Page 6, c2 – Died – David BAXTER, 90 years, Jan 11 at his home in Talbotville; uncle of T. H. FRASER, great uncle of Allan FRASER and Mrs Harry SHIRLEY. Funeral January 13 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH April 2005
BLACKMAN – St Thomas Daily Times, 12 April 1911, Page 1, c2 – Died – John BLACKMAN, 78th year, Apr 12, father of Mrs Stephen WILLOWS, Mrs George BOUGHNER, Mrs John BOWRON, George, Thomas, Fred, Harry and Alfred BLACKMAN. Funeral April 14 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH February 2008
BOWLBY – St Thomas Evening Journal, 14 April 1909, Page 5, c4 – Died – Mrs Catharine BOWLBY, nee WEBB, 43 years, Apr 13, daughter of Robert WEBB; wife of William H. BOWLBY; sister of William and Edward WEBB, Mrs Edmund BOUGHNER, Mrs Charles YEANDLE and Mrs Fred PAGE. Funeral April 16 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH October 2007
BRADT – St Thomas Journal, 15 December 1911, Page 1, c3 – Died – Mack BRADT, 52 years, Dec 15, brother of Mrs W. C. SMITH and Mrs E. H. SWITZER. Funeral December 16 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH April 2008
CARR / CARD – St Thomas Daily Times, 24 February 1914, Page 5, c1 – Died – William CARR / CARD, 83 years, Feb 24, father of Charles Wesley, Mrs Charles HAZEN and Mrs John HEPBURN. Funeral Feb 27 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH January 2008
CLARKE – St Thomas Daily Times, 29 November 1907, Page 1, c6 – Died – James Russell CLARKE, 19 years, Nov 28, son of W. H. SMITH; brother of Mrs Fred PARNELL, Mrs George POWERS / POWLES, John, Gordon, George and Lemuel. Funeral November 30 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH May 2008
GILBERT – St Thomas Journal, 12 July 1909, Page 1, c7 – Died – Edward GILBERT, 44 years, July 11, son of David GILBERT; father of Earl GILBERT; brother of Leslie and George GILBERT, Mrs Ellen STRINGER, Mrs William ROGERS and Mrs Joseph MEADOWS. Funeral July 13 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH October 2007
GILBERT – St Thomas Times Journal, 2 November 1934, Page 7, c6 – Died – Mrs Priscilla GILBERT, nee SMITH, Nov 1; daughter of John & Elizabeth SMITH, nee MILLEY; widow of Edwin GILBERT; mother of Earl GILBERT; grandmother of Helen GILBERT; sister of John S. SMITH and Mrs W. E. LUMLEY. Funeral November 3 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH January 2011
HURDLE – St Thomas Daily Times, 10 December 1917, Page 5, c1 – Died – Miss Elizabeth HURDLE, 82 years, Dec 10 at the Thomas Williams Home. Burial in Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH January 2007. [Note: later announcement gives burial at McArthur Cemetery]
LUMLEY – St Thomas Times Journal, 28 January 1932, Page 3, c4 – Died – Ephraim LUMLEY, 84 years, Jan 28, son of Hans LUMLEY; widow of Mrs LUMLEY who died 9 years ago; father of William Edward LUMLEY, Harvey LUMLEY, Fred LUMLEY and Mrs Nellie May VANN. Funeral January 30 to the United Church Cemetery at Talbotville. No monument found – CVH April 2005 [NOTE: cemetery records indicate he is buried West Ave Cemetery, St Thomas – CVH & LC April 2008]
MILLEY – St Thomas Times Journal, 16 November 1925, Page 7, c2 – Died – Richard MILLEY, 86 years, Nov 15, brother of Mrs William SMITH, Mrs Amelia CRON and Miss Hepzibah MILLEY; grandfather of Mrs Ida . Funeral November 18 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH May 2006
PAYNE – St Thomas Journal, 21 January 1916, Page 10, c3 – Died – Frederick J. PAYNE, 87 years, Jan 20, father of C. J., George and Sturgeon PAYNE, Mrs W. St Thomas SMITH and Mrs T. W. BAKER. Funeral January 22 to Talbotville Cemetery. Photo. No monument found – CVH February 2007
PAYNE – St Thomas Times Journal – 4 February 1929 – Died – Mrs Sarah PAYNE, nee SHARON. Burial Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH April 2008
POWLES – St Thomas Evening Journal, 13 February 1908, Page 5, c2 – Died – Harold POWLES, 9 months, Feb 11, son of George POWLES. Funeral February 14 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH December 2007
ROGERSON – St Thomas Daily Times, 28 February 1912, Page 1, c4 – Died – Mrs William ROGERSON, nee GILBERT, daughter of David GILBERT; mother of William ROGERSON and Mrs B. HICKS; sister of George and Leslie GILBERT, Mrs Joseph MEADOWS and Mrs W. STRINGER. Burial Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH June 2007
ROSS – St Thomas Daily Times, 4 May 1899, Page 2, c2 – Died – Robert ROSS, 68 years, May 3, father of William, John, Alexander & Robert ROSS, Mrs R. CAMERON, Mrs H. BRAMBLE and Mrs F. KNICKERBOCKER. Funeral May 5 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – PT December 2006
SMITH – St Thomas Daily Times, 26 December 1912, Page 4, c3 – Died – Mrs Eliza J. SMITH, 79th year, Dec 25, widow of Squire SMITH; mother of Peter SMITH, Mrs G. OLIVER, Mrs SHAMBLEAU and Mrs WATERMAN. Funeral December 27 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH September 2008
SMITH – St Thomas Times Journal, 26 December 1941, Page 7, c2 – Died – G. Earl SMITH, 52 years, December 25, son of William & Amanda SMITH, nee BRADT; brother of Oliver SMITH, Mrs Barton BROWN. Funeral December 29 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH February 2004
STORR – St Thomas Journal, 26 October 1909, Page 5, c1 – Funeral – Harry Sylvester STORR, Oct 27 to Talbotville Cemetery. No monument found – CVH November 2009