Estherville Cemetery

Estherville Cemetery

Bayham Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada

55000 Glen Erie Line, Vienna, Bayham, ON

Gravestone Inscriptions and Burials without Monuments

Originally transcribed: Summer 1983

Summer Canada Employment Project

Re-transcribed by James McCallum: August 1994

Indexed: Max Doan, Proofread: Marg Daugharty

Revised and formatted for the Internet and Mobile Devices 20 August 2017 by Bruce C. Johnson Jr.

Latest Revision 27 August 2014 by CarolVanHarn

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1. Grey marble.

Bertie our loved one/ in/ memory of/ Bertie/ son of/John & Frankie/ DAVIDSON/ died Aug. 26, 1890/ Age 10 ms. 23 ds./ Our darling Bertie hath/ gone before to greet us on/ the other blissful shore. Mitchell Aylmer

2. Grey marble.

James A. DEAN/ died April 5/ 1917/ in his 81st year/ [rest broken off]

3. White marble, floral motif, pointing finger.

James E./ Third son of/ James & Ellen/ DEAN/ died/ June 18, 1882/ aged 18 y’rs/ 2 m’s & 7 d’s/ Life is a span – a fleeting hour/ How soon the vapor flies/ Man is a tender transient flower/ That e’en in blooming dies. T. R. Atkinson, Simcoe

4. White marble.

Hannah/ dau. of Dennis & Mary/ DOWLIN/ died/ Jan. 1, 1841/ aged 20 years.

5. White marble.

Dennis DOWLIN/ died/ Jan. 2, 1839/ aged 63 years.

6. White marble, floral motif, lamb.

In/ memory of/ Henry/ son of Henry & Jane/ CUMMINS/ died Nov. 12, 1861/ AE  9 ys & 7ms./ Ah, now my spirit faints/ To reach the land above/ The bright inheritance of saints/ Jerusalem above. J. W. Smith, London

7. White marble, floral motif.

Maryett/ daughter of/ David C. & Catharine/ COLLINS/ died Jan. 5, 1848/aged 15 years.

8. White marble, willow.

Catharine/ wife of/ David C. COLLINS/ died/ April 24, 1841/ AE 26 ys. 8 ms.

9. White marble, floral motif, hand holding open book.

Rev. XIV, 13/ In memory of/ John CHESTERMAN/ who died/Oct. 19, 1878/ aged/ 58 years 8 mos./ & 13 days/ A light from our house-hold gone/ A voice we loved is still’d/ A place is vacant at our hearth/ Which never can be filled/ G. Miller Co. Tillsonburg

10. White marble, floral motif, anchors.

(right) Trust in hope/ In/ memory/ of/Stephen COHOON/ died/ Jan. 11, 1852/ AE 60 yrs. /(left) Trust in hope/ In/ memory/ of/ Margaret/ wife of/ S. COHOON/ died/ Sep. 17, 1867/ AE 62 yrs./ Peaceful at last their duties done/ Their hopes were bright their souls serene/ Calmly they met life’s setting sun/ And triumph in the closing scene. /J. W. Smyth, London

11. White marble, single willow, broken.

Martha Ann/ the beloved wife of/ John CASCADDEN/ and daughter of/ Rev. J. MERRILL/ departed this life/ Oct. 1, 1845/ AE 24 y’s 4 mo’s 16 ds.

12. White marble, single willow, broken.

Capt. W. F. COLLINGS/ died/ March 23, 1856/ aged 65 years

13. White marble, single willow, broken.

Francis M./ daughter of/ Seth & Francis J./ COOK/ died/Nov. 12, 1855/ aged 2 y’rs/ 2 m. & 28 d.

14. White marble, lamb, pointing finger, broken.

In memory of/ Minnie/ dau. of/ Robert & Rosetta/ CAREW/ died/ May 4, 1872/ AE 3 y’s 4 m’s/ & 21 d’s. [verse illegible]

15. White marble, finger with chain link on end, broken.

Lydia/ beloved wife of/ Jacob BALL/ died/ Nov. 27, 1877/ aged 55 y’rs/ 4 mo’s & 21 days/ Jesus has called the mother home/ Her flesh is mouldering in the tomb/ God grant her offspring may be blest/ And meet her in eternal rest. T. R. Atkinson, Simcoe.

16. White marble, clasped hands, broken.

She’s at rest/ Elizabeth/ beloved wife of/ Stephen BURGER/ died/Sept. ……..[illegible]

17. White marble, lamb, pointing finger, broken.

Gone but not forgotten/ In memory of/ Ethel Bell/ ……. & Stephen/ BURGER/ died April, 1872

18. White marble, broken.

William C./ son of/ Stephen & Elizabeth BURGER/ died/ June 29, 1851/ AE 17 y’rs, 8 mo. & 11 d’s

19. White marble, broken.

Nelson/ son of Stephen &/ Elizabeth BURGER/ died/ Aug. 27, 1849/AE 22 y’rs & 9 d’s

20. White marble, dove.

In/ memory of/ Matilda J./ dau. of Abraham & Ann/ BARNHART/ died/July 16, 1867/ AE 1 mo. & 21 d.

21. White marble headstone, obelisk and double willow motif.

In/ memory of/ Thos. BROWN/ died 8th Oct./1864/ aged 46 yrs./ 8 months/ I leave the world without a tear/ Save for the friends I hold so dear/ To heal their sorrows, Lord descend/ And to the friendless prove a friend.

22. White marble headstone, willow and flower motif.

In/ memory of/ Polly L./ wife of/ Sylvester BALCOM/ died/ Nov. 24, 1866/ AE 64 yrs. J. W. Smyth, London

23. White marble headstone, willow.

In memory of/ Hannah/ wife of John BACKHOUSE/ and daughter of A. HAINS/ who died Sept. 10, 1850/ aged 80 years.

24. White marble headstone, broken.

In memory of/ Robert Burns/ son of John & Esther /ALLAN/ died/ Aug. 16, 1860/ AE 11 ms. 26 d.

25. White marble, lamb, broken.

Wellington/ son of Alexander B. & Marilla/ BACKHOUSE/ died/ Dec. 13, 1881/ aged/ 5 yrs. & 13 dys/ Weep not; he is not dead, but sleepeth.

26. White marble, clasped hands, willow, obelisk, oak leaves, acorns motif, arrows, broken.

May we meet again in Heaven/ In memory of/ Sam’l ARNOLD Senr./ died/ Jan. 13, 1868/ AE 84 yrs 6 ms/ & 23 ds/ The voice at midnight came/ He started to hear.

27. White marble clasped hands, arrows, acorns, oak leaves, broken.

In memory of/ Phoebe Ann ARNOLD/ died/ Feb 29, 1884/ AE 72 yrs. 2 ms./ & 17 ds./

28. White marble headstone with no motifs, broken.

Marcus HARRISON/ who was born/ June 23, 1806/ died/Aug. 30, 1827/ AE 21 yrs. 2 mo./ & 9 ds.  [NOTE:  interred Old Edison Cemetery; stone moved to Estherville Cemetery CVH & AC April 2008]

29. White marble headstone, willow.

In/memory of/ John HAINS/ who died/ Feb. 18, 1856/ Aged 48 ys 10 ms.

30. White marble, willow motif.

In memory of/ Anne/daughter of/ Alexander HAINS/ who died Sept. 20, 1850/ aged 85 years

31. White marble headstone, single willow.

In/ memory of/ Caleb HAINS/ who died/ Sept. 13, 1828/ aged 62 y’s/ 4 mo’s

[NOTE:  interred Old EdisonCemetery; stone moved to Estherville Cemetery CVH & AC April 2008]

32. White marble, clasped hands, single willow and obelisk motif.

In memory of/ Sarah/ wife of/ Caleb HAINES/ died/ June 29, 1868/ AE 96 y’s/ She died that spirit calm & high/ Sustained her through the dreadful hour/ She died as those alone can die/ Whom faith in God has …… with power. Teale, St. Thomas.

33. Black granite raised top stone.

Charles HAGGBLOM/ 1855-1926

34. White marble, dove with leaves, broken.

Our darling/ Sarah J./ died Sep. 15, 1878/ AE 4 m’s 6 d’s/ daughter of/Peter & Jane/ HAGGBLOM/ This lovely bud so young and fair/ Called home by early doom/ Just come to show how sweet a/f lower To paradise could bloom.

35. White marble, dove, broken.

Albert/ son of Edwd & Catharine/ GRIFFIN/ died/ Oct. 22, 1854/ AE 8 mos./ & 15 ds.

36. White marble headstone, rose, broken.

In memory of/ Sarah A./ daughter of/ John & Mary J./ GRIFFIN /died/April 10, 1862/ AE 6 y. & 16 d’s

37. White marble headstone, flower motif, broken.

Sarah Jane/ daughter of/ Edward & Catharine/ GRIFFIN/ died/Sept. 27, 1845/ AE 1 yr. & 7 mos.

38. White marble headstone, single willow, obelisk with urn motif.

In memory of/ George W./ son of/ Edward & Catherine/ GRIFFIN/ died Aug. 3rd, 1871/ Aged 24 yrs. 8 m. 7 d./ Farewell dear friends my troubles o’er/ My body here must rest/ My soul has entered in the vale./ With Christ I’m ever blest. J. L. Stewart

39. White marble, single willow, obelisk with urn motif.

In memory of/ John A./ son of Edward & Catharine/ GRIFFIN/ died Sept. 3rd, 1869/ Aged 20 yrs. 10 d./ We cannot tell who next may fall/ Beneath thy christening rod/ One must be first, but let us all/ Prepare to meet our God. T. McComb, Hamilton

40. White marble headstone, floral motif.

In memory of/ Charlotte/ wife of/ Edward GRIFFIN/ who died/ June 17, 1841/ AE 27 ys. & 5 ds.

41. Grey marble, floral motif.

In memory of/ Edward GRIFFIN/ who died/ May 27, 1886/ aged/78 years 8 mo’s/ & 7 days/ What though his aged form decay/ And moulder in the tomb/ His spirit lives in realms of day/ Enjoying endless bloom.

42. White marble headstone, bird motif.

George/ son of/ Moses & Marg’t/ GAMBELE/ died Feb. 13, 1882/ AE 8 ys. 10 ms. & 2 ds./ Our tears doth freely flow for…/ Our sad hearts ….your…../ But glorious immortality/ Is thine beyond the tomb.

43. White marble headstone.

Mary Ann/ daughter of/ Sam’l & Ann/ GARNSEY/ died May 8/ 1837/AE 2 y’s 11 m./& 18 d.

44. White marble headstone, floral motif, lamb.

In/ memory of/ John/ son of John & Mary Jane /FICK/ died/ Mar. 6, 1872 /AE 4 ys & 3 ms/ & 2 d’s/ We loved this tender little one/ And would have wished him stay/ But let our fathers will be done/ He shines in endless day.

45. White marble headstone, floral motif, willow.

In/ memory of/ Mary/ wife of John Williamson FERGUSON/ born Sep. 14, 1803/ died Aug. 10, 1867/ AE 64 yrs

46. White marble, willow.

In memory of/ Nancy EDISON/ who died/ April 20, 1856/ AE 81 y’rs 4 mo./ & 11 days/ A faithful friend a companion dear/ A tender parent lieth here/ Great is the loss that we sustain/ But hope in Heaven to meet again.

47. White marble headstone.

In memory of/ Samuel EDISON/ who died/ Feb. 10th, 1847/ aged 30 years.

48. White marble headstone, willow.

In memory of/ Margaret/ wife of/ Thomas EDISON/ who departed this life/ August 26, 1844/ Aged 68 years.

49. White marble headstone, willow.

In memory/ of/ Thomas EDISON/ who departed this life/ July 24th 1850/ in the 73rd year /of his age.

50. Grey marble.

Elizabeth/ EDISON /born 1823/ died 1900.

51. White marble headstone, lamb, broken.

David Andrews/ son of/ Robert & Rachel/ EAKINS/ died/ July 21, 1835/ AE 4 yrs 5 mos/ & 21 ds/ This lovely bud to us/ Awhile was given/ Transplanted now it/ Brightly blooms in Heaven.

52. Grey marble headstone, broken.

Our darling George/ George/ son of J. W. & Helen EAKINS/ died Jan. 3, 1897 /aged/ 4 yrs & 6 mos/ Sleep on, sweet babe, and take thy rest/ God called thee home. He thought it best.

53. White marble headstone.

Rachel/ wife of/ Robt EAKINS/ died/ March 9, 1888/i n her/ 76th year/Thy will be done.

54. White marble headstone, clasped hands, double willow, obelisk and birds motif. Gone but not forgotten/

In/ memory of/ Albert E./ son of Robt. & Rachel/ EAKINS/ died/ May 22, 1869/ AE 26 ys. 6 ms./ & 19 ds/ Not forgotten, not forever/ Through the stream is dark and wide/ He is becoming to me ever/ Where the glory faded never.

55. Broken stone.

Beloved wife of/ John DAVIDSON/ died/ Sept. 4, 1878/ aged 21 yrs/ 8 ms & 16 ds./ Just as the morning of her life/ Was opening into day/ The young and lovely spirit passed away/ From earth and grief away.

56. White granite, pointing finger, broken.

Gone home/ In memory of/ Sarah/ wife of/ Daniel DORRIEN/ died Sept. 15, 1869/ aged 73 yrs./ and a brother dear/ lieth here/ here sustain/ again.

57. Grey marble.

Lizzie/ Age 7 mos./ dau of/ Wm. & E. LIGHT

58. White marble headstone.

Abagail E./ daughter of/ Elizabeth C. & James/ MARR/ died 9th Jan./ 1854 /AE 6 yrs. 4 mos.

59. White marble headstone with wreath and bird motif.

Our Birdie/ In/ memory of/ Wallace E./ son of/ Wm. & Elizabeth/ LIGHT/ died 14 Dec. 1871/ AE 1 yr. 10 m. 8 d./ Weep not for me my parents dear/ I am not dead but sleeping here/I was not yours but God’s alone/ He loved me best and took me home. J. L. Stewart Ingersoll

60. White marble headstone, broken, with clasped hands and floral motif.

In/ memory of/ Eliza/ beloved wife of/ John LIGHT/ died Dec. 25, 1891/ aged 76 ys. 8 ms./ & 10 ds.

61. White marble headstone, clasped hands, wreath of flowers.

In memory of/ Emily A./ wife of W. F. LIGHT/ who died/ Oct. 2nd, 1873/ aged 29 yrs. 2 mo./ & 12 days.

62. Grey granite.

Edwin LAMBDEN/ died/ July 16, 1850/ AE 26 y’rs 2 mo./ & 20 d’s

63. White marble headstone, lamb, broken.

Gone so soon/ In/ memory of/ Hephzibah A./ dau. of Rich’d & Fanny/ KENT/ died/  July 7, 1869/ AE 6 ys 3 ms./ & 14 ds

64. White marble headstone, lamb.

In/ memory of/ John H./ son of Smith & Catharine/ JACOBS/ died Jan. 10, 1869/ AE 5 ys. & 6 ms./ J. W. Smyth, London

65. White marble headstone, anchor in water.

Gone but not forgotten/ Sacred/ to the memory of/ James JOHNSON/ died/Jan. 20, 1876/ Aged 46 y’rs/ A native of Norway.

66. White marble headstone, rose motif.

In/ memory of/ Oscar/ son of Charles & Elizabeth/ HOLLYWOOD/ died Aug. 25, 1872/ Aged 1 year/ & 20 days/ Beneath, we feel the spirit’s strife/ But while the inmost soul is riven/ Our dear and beauteous bud of life/ Receives immortal bloom in Heaven.

67. White marble headstone.

John W./ son of Wm. & Eliz’th/ HOLLOWOOD/ died/Dec. 16, 1840/ AE 8 mo. 10 d’s

68. White marble, pointing finger.

Gone so soon/ George A./ son of/ G. W. & E. HOLLOWOOD/ died/Jan. 26, 1855/ AE 16 y’rs 6 mo’s/ & 13 days. Hurd – Hamilton

69. White marble headstone, broken.

To the/ memory of/ Sarah HOLLOWOOD/ who departed this life/ Feb. 18, 1855/ aged 86 y’rs/ & 10 m.

70. White marble headstone, pointing finger, broken.

George H. HOLLYWOOD/ died/ Nov. 25, 1872/ aged/ 28 years

71. White marble headstone.

Willis P./ son of S. S. & E. A./ HOLLYWOOD/ died/Aug. 15, 1849/ aged 10 yrs.

72. White marble headstone.

Adelia D./ daugh. of S. S. & E.A./ HOLLYWOOD/ died/ July 4, 1842/ aged 4 yrs.

73. White marble headstone, clasped hands.

Farewell/ C. J. HOLLYWOOD/ born/May 19, 1801/ died/July 23, 1878/ A native of/ St. Johns N. B./ 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. T. R. Atkinson, Simcoe.

74. White marble headstone, wreath motif.

Phoebe/ beloved/ wife of/ Joseph HOBBS/ died/ Feb. 16, 1917 /aged/ 84 years

75. White marble, floral motif, broken.

Elizabeth/ beloved/ wife of/ Joseph HOBBS/ died/ Oct. 11, 1895/ Aged 69 yrs./& 12 days

76. White marble, willow.

In memory of/ Francis HARRIS/ who died/ Sept. 25, 1847/ AE 59 y. 3 mo.

77. White marble headstone, person at grave.

In memory of/ Maria/ wife of/ John HAZEN/ who died/ Oct.30,1855/ AE 64 ys 8 ms/ & 5 da’s/ I have fought a good fight, I have finished/ my course. I have kept the faith/ Hence forth there is laid up for me a/ crown of righteousness which the Lord/ the righteous judge shall give…./ day…. to me only but unto all/ them also that love his appearing.

78. White marble headstone.

Wilfred E./ son of/ Silas & Jennie/ HIBBERD/ died/Nov. 2, 1900/Age 1 year/7 ms. 12 ds.

79. White marble headstone, willow, urn motif.

Thomas Bragbill/ son of Wm. & Sh. HARDY/ died at Simcoe/ Sept. 2, 1850/ AE 1 y.

80. White marble, willow and urn motif.

Mercy/ wife of/ Wm. HARDY/ died Feb. 23, 1837/ aged 21 yr. 9 mo./ and 11 days.

81. White marble headstone with double willow motif.

Elizabeth/ wife of/ William HURDLE/ died/ Nov. 22, 1855/ AE 71 y’rs. 11 ms./ & 11 ds./ A faithful friend a wife most dear/ A kind companion lieth here/ Great is the loss that we sustain/ But hope in Heaven to meet again.

82. White marble headstone with bird motif.

Josephine A./ daugh of/ Wm. & Jane HURDLE/ died Jan. 26, 1858/ Aged 1 mo. 18 ds./ Like springs first flowers/ she passed away/ Mid innocence and bloom/ To flourish in a brighter world/ Far far beyond the tomb.

83. White marble headstone with lamb and floral motif.

In/ memory of/ Helen A./ dauh. of Geo. & Mary J./ HAWKESWORTH/ died/ Nov. 3, 1866/ AE 5 ms. & 17 ds.

84. Grey marble.

Sarah/ HAWKESWORTH/ died/Apr. 1, 1876/ aged 83 y’rs/ & 6 mo’s

85. White marble headstone with willow motif.

Sacred/ to the memory of James S. HAWKSWORTH/ who was born/ June 15, 1796/ and died/ April 30, 1851

86. White marble headstone with double willow and open book in hand motif.

Thy will be done/ In memory of/ James Thomas H./ HANKINSON/ died/ November 26, 1875/ aged/ 79 yr’s. 5 mo’s/ & 19 ds./..[.broken off]…his wisdom has recalled/ ….cious boon his love had given/ …the casket moulders here/ …..is sparkling now in Heaven/ Cripps & Doggett/St. Thomas

87. White marble headstone with willow and floral motif.

We miss thee still/ In memory of/ Clarine/ wife of/ Thos. HANKINSON/ who died/ July 9, 1862/ AE 60 ys. 10 ms./ & 15 ds.

88. White marble headstone with floral motif.

She’s/ at/ rest/ Louisa/ beloved wife of/ John E. REED/ died Mar. 16, 1879/ Aged 62 yrs./ 8? mos. & 10 ds./ Take comfort Christians when your friends/ In Jesus fall asleep/ Their better being never ends/ Why then dejected sleep.

89. White marble headstone with lamb motif.

In memory of/ Charles I./ son of/ Charles & Phebe/ PELTON/ died/Dec. 12, 1860 / AE 9 ms. 16 ds./ also/ Clarince M. PELTON/ died Feb. 9, 1859/ Aged 3 ms. 9 ds./ Dear as they what justly dare/ He will not weep for them/ Our thought shall check the starting lair/ It is the voice of angels bids them away.

90. White marble headstone with floral motif.

In memory of/ Charles A. PELTON/ died/ Sep. 22, 1862/ AE 34 ys. 1 m. & 6 d. verse illegible.

91. White marble headstone.

In memory of/ David PATTEN/ born in/ Yarmouth Nova Scotia/ who departed this life/ February 27th, 1843/ aged 52 years.

92. White marble headstone with floral motif.

In/ memory of/ Grace/ dau. of/ George & Belinda/ RAYMOND/ died 15 Aug. 1870/ aged 7 mo. 5 ds./ O, it was hard for thee, mother/ Thy lovely babe to lay/ Forever from thy sight mother/ To moulder in the clay.

93. White marble headstone with floral motif, broken.

In memory/ of/ Dorcas PATTEN/ who departed this/ life June 4th, 1842/Aged 22 years

94. White marble headstone with hand holding open Bible (Daniel 12:10), three link chain symbol, broken.

Nearer my God to Thee/ In/ memory of/ Louisa/ wife of/ Vincent S. MILKS/ who died/ March 28, 1878/ aged 64 y’s 3 m’s & 16 d’s

95. White marble headstone, single willow motif.

In/ memory of/ Sarah E./ wife of/ William G. McNEIL/ who died/ May 28, 1856/ aged 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.

96. White marble headstone.

The/ children of/ Richard & Sarah/ McCURDY/ John Wheelock/ died/ May 13, 1837/ AE 3 yrs. 6 mo’s 9 da./ Stephen Hamilton/ died/ Mar. 4, 1843/ AE 2 y’rs 11 mo./ also /an infant/ child/ James Madison/ died/ Mar. 3, 1843/ AE 10 mo. 3 da./ Hiram Fellows/ died Dec. 20, 1854/ AE 1 yr. 9 mo. 15 da./ also/ an infant/ child

97. White marble headstone, pointing finger, broken.

There is rest in Heaven/ Sarah, wife of/ Richard McCURDY/ died/Feb. 25, 1854/ Aged 39 y’s 9 m./ 16 d’s/ Friends or physicians could not save/ This mortal body from the grave/ rest illegible

98. Grey granite headstone.

There is rest in Heaven/ Richard McCURDY/ died/J uly 14, 1888/ Aged 82 y’s 1 mo./ 22 d’s/ Behold a tender father’s gone/ A much loved partner’s fled/ He’s gone to his eternal home/ To number with the dead.

99. White marble, lamb, pointing finger.

Sidney/ son of Lemuel & Anna/ McDERMAND/ died/ Nov. 20, 1864/ AE 1 yr. 2 ms/ & 11 ds./ Beautiful lovely/ He was but given/ A fair bud to earth/ To blossom in Heaven.J. W. Smyth, London

100. White marble.

Gone so soon/ Sarah Evangeline /daugh. of/ Charles & Rachel/ McDERMAND/ died 18 Aug. 1860 /aged 2 yrs. 3 m. 2 d./ She died before her infant son/ Had burned with wrong desire/ had ever spurned at Heaven’s control/ or ever quenched its sacred fire.

101. White marble headstone, lamb.

Gone home/ In memory of/ Ray/ son of/ James & Martha/ McDERMAND/ died 18 Dec. 1865/ Aged 8 mo. 25 ds./ A bud of earth, transplanted/ to the paradise of God.

102. White marble, pointing finger, flowers motif.

Gone home/ Evangeline/ dau. of/ Charles & Rachel/ McDERMAND/ died Sept. 12, 1857/ aged 1 yr. 1 mo. 27 d./ Weep not for me my parents dear/ I am not dead but sleeping here/ I was not yours but God’s alone/ He loved me best & call’ed me home.  Hurd & Roberts, Hamilton.

103. White marble, willow motif.

In memory of/ Nelson McDORMOND/ who was born March/3, 1799/ and died March/ 22, 1837.

104. White marble headstone, lamb, pointing finger.

Soon gone but not forgotten/ Charles M./ son of/ Charles & Rachel/ McDERMAND/ died Apr. 5, 1865/ AE 5 ys & 11 ms./ J. W. Smyth, London

105. White marble headstone, flower motif.

In/ memory of/ William N./ son of Joseph & Isabel/ McDERMAND/ died/Nov. 18, 1857/ AE 4 ms & 2 ds/ A treasure all the gems of earth/ were far too poor to pay/ I fondly deemed him all my own/ A boon to pay.

106. White marble headstone, flowers, clasped hands motif.

Hope to meet in Heaven/ In memory /of/ Wilson McDORMAN/ AE 30 ys. & 6 ms./ & Ellen/ his wife AE 27 ys. & 13 ds/ Who were both drowned/ off the Barque Araba/ June 17 1866 /verse illegible

(Note: Capt. Bently HASKINS aka Bentley HOSKINS and his brother David were drowned on Lake Erie when the barque/brig ARABIAN was shipwrecked on 17 July 1866. Also lost were Wilson McDERMOT / McDERMMOT / McDORMAN/ McDORMAND / McDERMAND and his wife, Ellen, the Cook – CW, May 2006)

107. White marble headstone, flower motif.

Gone home/ James/ son of/ William & Harriet/ MOORE/ died 1st May 1873/ Aged 10 yrs 8 mos/ & 25 days/ There is a land that is fairer than day/ And by faith we may see it afar/ For the father waits over the way/ To prepare us a dwelling place there/ in the sweet by and by./ We shall meet on that beautiful shore.

108. White marble headstone, lamb and curtain, broken.

Andy C./ son of Henry & Jennie/ MILLS/ died Sep. 3, 1903/ Age 11 ms.

109. White marble headstone, rose, broken.

In/ memory of/ Catharine/ daur. of Anton & Nancy/ MAULBERGER/ died July 14, 1863/ Ae 4 yrs

110. Grey marble.

In memory of/ Joseph/ son of the late/ Rev. Joseph/ MERRILL/ born Oct. 3, 1829/ died Aug. 23, 1876

111. White marble, lamb motif.

In memory of/ Adelia/ daughter of/ David & Jemima/ MERRELL/ died/ Aug. 4, 1854/ AE 3 ys. 2 m.

112. White marble headstone.

In memory of/ Huldah/ wife of/ James MERRILL/ who died/ April 2, 1842/ aged 35 years/ I will ransom them from the/ power of the grave /I will redeem them from death…/ T. Jones, Cleveland

113. White marble headstone.

Gone home/ In/ memory of/ Almira/ dau. of Jos’ph & Rosamond/ MERRILL/ died/ 113 Sep. 19, 1862/ AE 1 yr. & 11 ms./ So fades the lovely blooming flower/ Frail smiling solace of an hour/ So soon our transient comforts fly/ And pleasures only bloom to die. J. W. Smyth, London

114. White marble headstone, hand holding flowers motif, double willow.

In/ memory of/ Rebecca MERRILL/ died/ Nov. 29, 1865/ AE 74 yrs./ Precious in the sight of the Lord/ is the death of his saints./ J. W. Smyth

115. White marble headstone.

Rev. Joseph MERRILL/ departed this life/ Oct. 16th, 1842/ aged 58 years &/ 71 days. [sic]/ With Heavenly weapons I have fought/ The battle of the Lord/ Finished my course and kept the faith/ And wait the ……reward.

116. White marble headstone, single willow.

In memory of/ Jemima/ wife of/ David MERRILL/ who died Oct. 2nd / 1853/ AE 31 yrs. 8 m’s 2 d’s

117. White marble headstone, willow motif.

In/ memory of/ Margaret/ wife of the/ Rev’d John SAXTON/ who died/ June 4, 1855/ Aged 87 yrs/ 5 m. & 3 d.

118. White marble headstone, single willow motif.

In/ memory of/ Rev. John SAXTON/ died June 11 (?), 1847/ AE (80 or 89) yrs. [illegible in 1994]

119. White marble headstone, single willow motif.

In/ memory of/ William/ son of Elijah & Margaret/ SAXTON/ who died/Nov. 10, 1853/ Aged 20 yrs./ & 2 d.

120. White marble headstone, lamb motif.

In/ memory of/ James Burns /son of John H. & Emily A./ SAXTON/ died May 26, 1861/ AE 8 yrs. 7 ms. & 19 ds./ My son, my son, I leave you not/ alone my heart replied/ yours is a happy, happy lot/ But born on pinions like a dove/ Dwell with our Father God. /J. W. Smyth

121. Red granite, cross vault obelisk with urn.

(north) In memory of/ Susan Jane/ wife of James MARTIN/ died Oct. 26, 1864/ aged 23 yrs 10 ms & 6 ds/ William/ died Nov. 10, 1853/ aged 20 yrs & 2 ds/ son and daughter of/ Elijah & Margaret SAXTON/ Thy will be done.

(west) In memory of/ Margaret/ beloved wife of/ Elijah SAXTON/ died Oct. 10, 1890/ aged 77 yrs 3 ms 20 ds/ As a mother affectionate.

(south) In memory of/ Elijah SAXTON/ died Nov. 2, 1884/ aged 77 yrs 5 ms/ Blessed are the dead who die/ in the Lord.

(east) – In memory of/ Abigail/ died Sep. 6, 1845/ aged 9 yrs 8 ms & 10 ds/ MaryAnn/ died Oct. 23, 1845/ aged 8 yrs & 2 ds/ children of Elijah & Margaret/ SAXTON/ of such is the kingdom of Heaven.

122. Grey marble.

(south) In/ memory of/ Henrietta SAXTON/ died/June 1, 1861/ aged 14 years.

(east) In memory of/ Alexander SAXTON/ who died/ August 7, 1872/ aged 72 years/ Harriet/ relict of/ Alexander SAXTON/ died May 28, 1901/ In her 82nd year.

(north) In memory of/ Elizabeth/ beloved wife/ of/ A. SAXTON/ died/ February 12, 1842/ aged/ 39 years.

(west) In memory of/ Malon B./ son of/ A. & E. SAXTON/ died/ April 30, 1873/ Aged 33 years.

123. Red granite column.

(south) Clarrine/ wife of/ James MARR/ & dau. of Isaac & Elizabeth/ SAXTON/ died/ Apr. 12, 1850/ aged/2 3 y’rs & 10 mo’s/ James/son of/ Isaac & Elizabeth/ SAXTON/ died May 20, 1872/ aged/ 40 y’rs & 8 mo’s/ SAXTON.

(west) Enos/ son of Isaac H. & Elizabeth/ SAXTON/ died/ Oct. 22, 1830/ aged 1 y’r & 7 mo’s/ John/ son of/ Isaac & Elizabeth/ SAXTON/ died/ June 15, 1845/ aged  11 y’rs & 6 mo’s.

(north) Isaac H. SAXTON/ died/ May 31, 1881/ aged/ 78 yrs. & 8 mo’s.

(east) Elizabeth/ wife of/ Isaac H. SAXTON/ died/ July 3, 1857 /aged 54 y’rs & 9 m’s

124. White marble headstone, broken.

Peter WEAVER/ born/ Oct. 26, 1785/ died/Aug. 20, 1836.

125. White marble headstone, broken.

Catharine/ wife of/ Peter WEAVER/ died/ Mar. 14, 1872/ AE 96 ys. & 7 ms./ I die in Jesus and am blest/ And rest from all my care. J. R. Hughes

126. White marble headstone.

In memory of/ James/ son of/ Thos. E. & Tamer/ WEAVER/ died/ July 7, 1847/ AE 1 yr. 2 mos./ & 13 ds.

127. White marble headstone, willow motif, broken.

In/ memory of/ John H./ son of Thomas/ & Tamor/ WEAVER/ who died/ Oct. 11, 1855/ aged 3 yrs. & 7 ms.

128. Grey marble headstone, floral motif.

In/ memory of Tho’s E. WEAVER/ who died/March 27, 1877/ aged/6 6 y’rs 10 mo’s/ & 13 days/ A light from our household is gone/ A voice we loved is stil’d/ A place is vacant at our hearth/ Which never can be filled. Hutchinson, Aylmer

129. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ Aaron WEAVER/ who was born April/ 25, 1833/ and died Sept. 1st/ 1843

130. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ Elizabeth WEAVER/ who was born Feb’y/ 24, 1742/ and died March 4/th/ 1845

131. Grey granite column with urn.

(south) Mary J./ wife of/ Adonigh WEAVER/ died/ Apr. 10, 1907/ in her 76/th/ year.

(east) In memory of/ Adonigh/ WEAVER/ who died/ Aug. 8, 1890/ aged/ 78 years/  & 8 days

(north) In memory of/ Peter WEAVER/ also/ Catharine/his wife

132. Concrete stone.

(South) In/ memory of/ Phoebe/ wife of/ Jacob WEAVER/ died Feb. 11, 1884/ aged 88 ys/ 9 ms & 11/ ds/ At rest/ The Lord is my shepherd./ In memory of/ Jacob/ WEAVER/ died Jan. 19, 1870/ aged 74 ys/ 11 ms. & 12/ ds/The Lord is my shepherd/ father/ and/ mother/ WEAVER.

(north) In/ memory of/ Aaron/ WEAVER/ born/ April 25, 1833/ died/ Sept. 1st/ 1843/ Huldah/ dau. of/ Jacob & Phoebe/ WEAVER/ May 24, 1833/ Mar. 11/ 1921/ Gone but not forgotten.

133. Red granite headstone.

(south) HOLLYWOOD/ George W. HOLLYWOOD/ 1811-1902/ Eliza D. his wife/ 1815- 1867.

(north) James HOLLYWOOD/ 1848-1871. Atkinson Co. Simcoe

134. White marble obelisk, broken.

(south) Samuel/ son of/ Amos & Mary/ HOLLYWOOD/ died/ Dec. 19, 1867/ 18 yrs & 3 ms./Gone so soon

(west) Amos HOLLYWOOD/ died/ Aug. 15, 1854/ aged/ 49 yrs & 4 ms./ He’s at rest/ Mary/ beloved wife of/ Amos HOLLYWOOD/ died/Jan. 18, 1877/ aged/ 66 yrs & 6 ms./ Thy will be done.

135. Cement stone, peaked top obelisk.

(north) In/ memory of/ Sarah Jane wife of/ A. J. HOLLYWOOD/ died/April 24, 1904/ in her 83 year

(south) In/ memory of/ A. J. HOLLYWOOD/ who died Nov. 4, 1898/ aged 75 yrs 10 ms./ Gone home.

136. Grey marble headstone.

Cora May/ dau. of/ Jas & Mary PAYNE/ died Sep. 16, 1889/ aged/ 1 year & 9 days/ Dearest child thou hast left us/ And thy loss we deeply feel/ Tis the Lord that hath bereft us/ of the one we loved so well.

137. White marble headstone, pointing finger.

There is rest/ Eliza A. RUSSELL/ died/Oct. 25, 1872/ aged 62 yrs 8 ms/ & 26 days

138. White marble headstone, willow motif.

In/ memory of/ Elizabeth/ wife of James RUSSEll/ died Dec. 9, 1862/ AE 90 yrs. 4 ms./& 5 ds./ Here lies three sisters thee, are gone to rest/ with their heads reposed on Jesus’ breast / We know that they are free from sorrow and pain/ We hope to meet in Heaven again.

139. White marble headstone, flowers in hand, double willow, broken.

In/ memory of Sarah L./ dau. of James & Louisa/ REDDING/ died Apr. 19, 1870/ AE 15 yrs 1 mo./ Weep not for me my parents dear/ I am not dead but sleeping here/ I was not yours but God’s alone/ He loved me best and took me home.  /Stewart Ingersoll

140. White marble headstone, broken.

In/ memory of/ Capt. John Nelson REDDING/ who/ was drowned/ Dec’r 3, 1855/ aged 42 yrs/ 13 ds/ There is a calm for those who weep/ A rest for weary ………/

141. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ Jas. A. WHITE/ died/ Feb 9, 1863/ aged 53 yrs. 11 mos. 12 dys/ Mary J. WHITE/ died/ Dec. 18, 1893/ Aged/ 80 yrs. 2 mos. 24 dys.

142. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ Charles J./ son of/ James & Mary J./ WHITE/ died Sept. 21, 1869/ AE  25 yrs./ 2 mo’s & 22 dys./ Farewell dear friends my troubles o’er/ My body here must rest/ My soul has entered in the vale/ with Christ I’m ever blest.

143. White marble, obelisk motif, two willows, pointing finger

In/ memory of/ Waldo C./ son of Jas. & Mary J./ WHITE/ died Mar. 19, 1850/ AE 3 ys. 9 ms. 13 ds./ James S./ son of the same died/ Mar. 19, 1850, AE 10 ms./ Beautiful, lovely; they were but given/ fair buds to earth, to blossom in Heaven.

144. White marble headstone, single willow.

In/ memory of/ Mary Eliza/ dau. of Chas. R. & Mary/ WARD/ died Jan.11, 1867/ AE 6 y’s. 10 ms./ & 27 d’ys. J. W. Smyth/ London

145. White marble headstone, single willow, leaf motif.

In/ memory of/ George F./ son of Marquis & Emma/ WILLIAMS/ died/Mar. 20, 1863/ AE 3 ys 3 ms &/ 17dys

146. Red granite column, vault top.

(north) In/ memory of/ Elizabeth/ wife of/ George H. BACKHOUSE/ born/ in Digby County, N. S./ May 9th, 1809/ died/ in Elgin County/ April 17th, 1888.

(west) In/ memory of/ Rev. George H. BACKHOUSE/ born/ in Norfolk/County/ April 11th, 1813/ died/ in Elgin County/ Nov. 10, 1897. Atkinson, Simcoe

147. Grey granite headstone, vault top.

(south) M.

(north) M/ He giveth his beloved sleep/ Adoniram Judson/ McCONNELL/ 1852 1907.

148. White marble block with missing urn.

(west) Charity McCONNELL/ born/ Mar. 31, 1825/ In Nova Scotia/ died Sept. 16, 1891/ aged 66 y’s & 6 m’s/ When the last trump of God/ shall sound that wakes the/ nation’s underground I will /be found among the bless/ ed. Clothed in God’s eternal/ righteousness

(north) Richard H. McCONNELL/ died/ June 24, 1856/ aged 36 y’rs/ We cannot tell who next may fall/ beneath they chastening rod/ One must be first or may we all/ Prepare to meet our God.

(east) Gerturde E./ dau. of/ Richard H. & Charity/ McCONNELL/ died/May 20, 1879/ aged 25 y’rs/ Cease ye mourners, cease to languish/ o’er the grave of those you love/ Pain and death and night and anguish/ Enter not the world above.

149. Grey marble, vault top, missing urn.

(east) Graceli R./ dau. of Wm. H. & Susan/ HAMILTON/ died Oct. 4, 1861/ aged 6 mo’s & 15 d’s.

(north) In/ memory of/ Ellen/ wife of/ David McCONNELL/ Fell asleep in Jesus/Jan. 29, 1899/ in her 77th year.

(south) In/ memory of/ Rachel/ wife of/ David McCONNELL/ who died/ May 3, 1849/ aged 35 y’rs 1 mo. & 28 d’s/ Emiline/ dau. of the above/ died/ Sept. 29, 1849/ aged 7 years.

(west) In/memory of/ David McCONNELL/ who died/ Oct. 17, 1881/ aged/ 72 y’rs 11 mo’s/ & 1 day

150. White marble headstone.

In memory of/ Elizabeth/ wife of/ Israel WILLIAMS /who died/ Feb. 10, 1848/ aged  54 y’rs 11 mo./& 12 days/verse illegible

151. White marble, pointing finger.

There is rest in Heaven/ Ann Eliza/ wife of Edwin WALLINGTON/ died/ June 23, 1856/ aged 24 years/ An affectionate daughter, kind/ sister, loving wife and fond mother.

152. White marble, pointing finger.

“T”/ Lorena TRIBE /died/ Feb. 7, 1912/ in her/ 14th year

153. White marble headstone.

Mary Eliza/ infant daugh. of/ Edwin & Ann Eliza/ WALLINGTON/ died/Feb. 22, 1855/ aged 4 months

154. White marble headstone.

Elgin S. BURGAR/ died/May 22, 1900/ in his 51st year/ The last enemy that shall/ be destroyed is death/ BURGAR

155. Concrete stone.

Josephine H. BURGAR/ died/ Nov. 29, 1909/ aged 54 years/ wife of Elgin S./ BURGAR

156. White marble double-headed headstone, broken.

In/ memory of/ Bently HASKINS/ died/ June 18, 1866/ AE 29 ys. 1/ mo./ In memory of/ David/ ……../ June……….

Note: Capt. Bently HASKINS aka Bentley HOSKINS and his brother David were drowned on Lake Erie when the barque/brig ARABIAN was shipwrecked on 17 July 1866. Also lost were Wilson McDERMOT / McDERMMOT / McDORMAN / McDORMAND / McDERMAND  and his wife, Ellen, the Cook – CW May 2006)

157. White marble headstone, flowers and willow motif, broken

In/ memory of/……………

158. Red granite cross vault obelisk.

Alexander HAINES/ died/ Mar. 27, 1893/ aged/ 90 yrs 1 ms./ & 17 ds./ I shine in the light of God/ His likeness stamps my brow/Through the valley of death my feet have trod/ And I reign in glory now/ Frances/wife of the above/ died Feb. 22, 1905/ aged 89 yrs/ 4 ms. 26 ds.

159. Marble block.

(north) Benjamin HAINES/ born/Mar. 11, 1805/ died/ April 21, 1851.

(west – Susannah HAINES/ born/ Mar. 12, 1812/ died/ Feb. 13, 1883

(Note: See St. Thomas Times-Journal, Sat. Sept. 29, 2001, p. 55A for article and a photo of  the old original g. s. for Benjamin HAINES which was found in an upstairs apartment above The Wine Cellar (later renamed “Benjamin’s Pub”) on Talbot Street in St. Thomas, Ontario)

160. Grey granite cross vault obelisk.

Ruth MERRILL/ died/ Oct. 28, 1886/ in her/ 71st year.

161. Grey granite cross vault obelisk, floral motif.

(east) E. J. BUCHNER/ 1862-1914.

(north) Anneta/ wife of/ E. J. BUCHNER/ died/ July 10, 1893/ aged 27 y’rs 6 mo’s/ & 21 d’ys/ A loved one has gone from/ our circle/ on earth we will meet her/ no more/ She has gone to her home/ in Heaven/And all her afflictions/ are o’er

162. Grey marble obelisk.

(north) In/ memory of/ James MARTIN/ who died/ May 3, 1884/ aged/ 51 years/ & 11 d’ys.

163. Grey marble raised top. (Top) SAXTON.

(north) John H. SAXTON/ 1825-1906

164. Red granite cross vault obelisk, floral motif.

(north) William/ born/ Aug. 4, 1847/ died/Aug. 18, 1847/ Sarah Jane/ born/ June 8, 1850/ died/ Aug. 2, 1852/ children of/ Alex & Hannah/ SAXTON.

(east) Alexander SAXTON/ died/ Apr. 30, 1898/ in his/ 82nd year/ Hannah/wife of/ Alex SAXTON/ died/Jan. 2, 1892/ aged/73 y’rs/ & 11 mo’s

165. White marble headstone, willow motif.

In/memory of/ Mariah/wife of/ Zenos WILLIAMS/ died/Sep. 26, 1854/AE 44 ys/& 6ms.

166. White marble headstone.

In memory of/ James WILSON/ died/ Feb’y 24, 1871/ aged 93 years 2 mo./ Sarah/ wife of the above/ died/ June 16, 1837/ aged 56 yrs./ Kind angels! Watch their sleeping dust/ Till Jesus come to raise the just/ Then may they wake with sweet surprise/ And in their saviour’s image rise

167. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ Jane/wife of/ Wm. FRANCISCO/ who died/ Sep. 12, 1875/ aged 67 years/ T. Barncott, Tillsonburg

168. White marble headstone, floral motif.

Abigail/ daughter of/ Elijah & Margaret/ SAXTON/ died Sep. 6, 1845/AE 9 y. 8 m. 10 d.

169. White marble headstone, floral motif.

Mary Ann/ daughter of/ Elijah & Margaret/ SAXTON/ died Oct. 23, 1845/AE 8 y. & 2 d.

170. White marble headstone, floral motif, dove.

In/ memory of/ Eulalia/ dau. of James & Sara Eliza’th/ SAXTON /who died/ Apr. 10, 1861/ AE 5 yrs./ & 27 ds.

171. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ Sarah J./ daughter of/ Alex’r & Hannah/ SAXTON/ Aug. 20, 1852/ AE 2 y’s & 2 ms.

172. Red granite headstone.

In/ memory of/ Elsie EDISON/ died/ Aug. 22, 1885/ aged/77 y’rs 7 mo.

173. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ Mary Ann/ wife of/ James McDORMAND/ who died/ Mar. 13, 1857/ aged 23 years/ 9 mo. 4 days/ This lovely flower so young/ and fair/ Called home by early doom/ just came to show how sweet/ a flower/in paradise could bloom.

174. Red granite obelisk.

(south) In memory of/ Susannah/ wife of Enos EDISON/ who died/ Oct. 18, 1878/ AE 72 y’s & 4 m’s.

(west) In memory of/ Enos EDISON/ who died/ Mar. 22, 1855/ aged 56 y’rs/ 9 m’s & 28 d’s

175. Grey marble, three logs, open book, open gates, angel flying.

Holy Bible/ Thomas McDERMAND/ 1790-1879/ Margaret SNOW/ his wife/ buried at Petrolia Ont./ 1800-1889

176. White marble headstone, sleeping lamb, sculptured rose.

Louisa A. A./ dau. of/ Edw’d. H. & Lydia A./ GATES/ died/ Aug. 30, 1864/ AE 8 ys. 8 ms./ & 10 ds./ J. W. Smyth, London

177. White marble, urn.

(south) In memory of/ Deacon/ Sidney/ McDERMAND/ departed this life/ Jan. 15, 1879/ aged 77 yrs. 8 ms./ & 8 ds./ Blessed are the dead who/ die in the Lord

(east) In memory of/ Sarah/ wife of Sidney McDERMAND/ died/ Aug. 31, 1878/ AE  72 ys 8 ms./& 6 ds.

FS: Husband

178. Grey granite cross vault obelisk.

In memory of/ William/ SNELLGROVE/ who died/ Jan. 19, 1890/ aged 42 years.

179. Grey marble headstone, lamb motif.

Mildred I./ dau. of/ W. F. & I. SMYTH/ died Nov. 13, 1921/ in her/5th year/Our darling

180. White marble headstone, willow motif.

Mary E./ daugh. of John & Martha/ SIBLEY/ died Nov. 11, 1858/ aged 23 yrs. /3 mo./ & 16 days/ Dearest sister thou has left us/ Here the loss we deeply feel/ But tis God that hath bereft us/ He can all our sorrow heal. Hurd & Roberts, Hamilton

181. White marble headstone, willow motif.

Louisa V./ daugh. of/ John & Martha/ SIBLEY/ died 21/st April, 1868/ aged 28 years/ 5 mo/ 4 days/ Yet again we hope to meet thee/ when the day of life is fled/ Then in Heaven with joy to …../ Where no farewell tear is shed.

182. White marble headstone, willow motif.

There is rest in Heaven/ Martha Ann/ SIBLEY/ wife of/ Nelson ROWE /died Oct. 11, 1854/ aged 26 y’s 10 m’s/ & 24 days. Hurd, Hamilton

183. White marble headstone, willow motif.

David SIBLEY/ died/ Sept. 7, 1850/ AE 76 y’rs 1 mo./ & 21 days. Hurd, Hamilton

184. White marble, floral motif.

Children of John & Martha SIBLEY/ David F./ died Sept. 4, 1831/ AE 1 year 9 days/ Cordelia/ died Sept. 8, 1849/ Ae 4 y’s 1 mo. 23 d’s

185. White marble.

In memory of/ Elizabeth/ wife of David/ SIBLEY who died/ July 7th A.D. 1841/ in the 73rd year of her age.

186. White marble headstone, floral motif, willow.

In/ memory of/ Isaac/ son of Abraham SMITH/ died/ Sep. 20, 1848/ AE 78 yrs. 5 ms./ & 1 d./ Afflictions sore long he bore/ Physicians were in vain/ But God did please to give him ease/ and/ release him from his pain.

187. White marble headstone, clasped hands, flowers.

In/ memory of/ Elihu SNELGROVE/ who died/ May 19, 1885/ aged 42 yrs & 1 mo./ But is he dead no no he lives!/ His happy spirit flies/ To Heaven above and thereto receives/ The long expected prize. Hutchinson & Miller, Aylmer

188. White marble headstone, double willow, obelisk, clasped hands, doves.

Gone but not forgotten/ In/ memory of/ Jacob SNELGROVE/ died/ Mar 8, 1871/ aged 59 yrs. & 2 ms. 12 ds.

189. White marble headstone.

Mary Ann/ wife of/ Wm. SHANNON/ died Dec. 18, 1836/ in the 17th year of/ her age.

190. White marble headstone.

Gove SMITH/ died/ July 23, 1854/ aged 29 yrs. 5 mos. & 1 dy.

191. Grey marble headstone, hand holding flowers.

Margaret STIRKS/ died/ Oct. 30, 1904/ in her 72nd year/ Blessed are the pure in heart/ For they shall see God.

192. White marble headstone, two willows and obelisks, double-headed, pointed finger.

In memory of/ Michael STARK/ died/ June 6, 1866/ AE 81 yrs./ In memory of/ Lovania/ died/ Mar. 14, 1853/ AE 67yrs

193. White marble double-headed stone, dove with leaves.

In/ memory of/ Augustin RAYNER died/ Sept. 17, 1846/ aged 75 yrs./ In/ memory of/ Prudence/ his wife/ died/ Sept. 19, 1847/ aged 71 yrs/I n labor and in love allied/ In death they here sleep side by side/ Resting in peace they aged twain/ Till Christ shall rise them up again. Erected by C. BENTLY/ T. McIntyre, St. Mary’s

194. Grey granite column.

(south) Our/ mother/ Elizabeth/ FICK/ died/ Feb. 24, 1889/ aged/70 years.

(east) In memory of/ Mabel Vera/ aged 4 mos./ Beautiful, lovely/ she was but given/ A fair bud on earth/ To blossom in Heaven.

195. Black granite headstone.

“F”/ John W. FICK/ 1842-1911

196. Five foot metal obelisk with flower designs and wreath.

(south) Arthur/ FICK/ died/ Sept. 21, 1887/ aged 14 yrs. 2 mo’s 21 dys./ How desolate our home/ bereft/ of thee/ FICK.

(north) At rest

197. Fourteen foot metal obelisk, draped and vault topped.

(south) father & mother/ Robert and Rachel/ EAKINS/ children David A., Susan, Rosamond, Ellen, John H., James N., Harriet, Albert/ EAKINS

(west) (Woman clinging to cross, cross and wreath) Albert/ son of/ Robert & Rachel EAKINS/ born/ Nov. 3, 1842/ died/ May 22, 1869/ 1884

(north) (Viking death barge and angel, sheaves) Robert EAKINS/ born/ April 18, 1793/ died/ April 22, 1881/ I would not live always so welcome the tomb/ There sweet be my rest till he bids me rise/ To hail him in triumph, descending the skies/ EAKINS.

(east) (Christ with children, flowers) David A./ son of/ Robert & Rachel EAKINS/ born/ Jan. 30, 1831/ died July 21, 1853/ 1884

198. White marble headstone, pointing finger.

In Heaven/ William H./ eldest son of/ James & Elizabeth/ WILKINS/ died/ Dec. 19, 1881/ aged 17 yrs/ verse illegible

199. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ James WATTS/ who was born Dec./ 15, 1822/ and died May 21/st/ 1843

200. White marble headstone, willow motif.

Sacred/ to the memory of/ James VAN AMBURGH/ who died/ Sept. 12, 1849/ aged  66 years 5/ months & 5 days.

201. White marble headstone, two willows and obelisk, clasped hands.

In/ memory of/ Phoebe/ wife of/ Jas. VAN AMBURGH/ died/ Nov. 14, 1868/ AE 80 yrs 11 ms/ & 26 ds. J. W. Smyth, London

202. White marble headstone, double headed, roses.

In/ memory of/ Gretia L./ his wife/ died/ Mar. 25, 1881/ AE 73 ys. In/ memory of/ Philo OLMSTED/ died/Feb. 8, 1854/ AE 48 ys./ Sacred for ever from busy life/ They sleep in this lone spot/ But oh amid earth’s joys/ They ne’er shall be forgot.

203. Grey marble double headed, two lambs. { CHARLES & HERB?)

Charles Herbert/ VISAW/ died/ Sept. 4, 1891/ aged/ 4 months/ [verse illegible]

204. White marble headstone, flowers.

Phebe Ann/ dau. of/ James & Sarah Ann/ TRASK/ died Oct. 28, 1850/ Ae 7 ys. 7 mths./ 7 ds.

205. White marble headstone, flower motif.

Wm. Henry/ son of/ James & Sarah Ann/ TRASK/ died Aug. 5, 1850/AE 6 mo. & 5 ds.

206. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ James TRASK/ born in Nova Scotia/ May 18, 1813/ died/Feb. 13, 1886/ Jesus I own thy sentence just./ All nature must decay/ I yield my body to the dust/ ……..

207. White marble headstone, hands clasped.

Farewell/ In/ memory of/ Isaac H./ son of/ James & Elizabeth A./ TITUS/ died Mar. 27, 1869/ aged 16 yrs. 8 mo. 4 d’s./ Then parents dear, dry up them tears/ No longer linger o’er my grave/ In Heaven so dear there’s naught to tear/ I know that Jesus Christ can save./ J. Mc…./ Hamilton

208. White marble headstone.

Isaac James/ son of/ Edmund & Sarah/ TITUS/ died June 7, 1847/ AE 2 ys. 9 ms. 21 ds./ He was not ours but thine O God/ Thou hast not done us wrong/ We thank thee for the precious gift/ He was our only son.

209. White marble headstone.

In/ memory of/ Mary Eliza/ daughter of/ Lewis & Mary/ TITUS/ who was born Aug. 26, 1846/ and died March/ [rest broken off]

210. White marble headstone, hand holding rose, two willows.

In/memory of/ Sarah/ wife of/ Edmund TITUS/ died/ June 23, 1867/ aged/49 yrs. 3 ms. 21 ds/ She died that spirit calm and high/ Sustained her through the dreadful hour/ She died as those alone can die/ Whom faith in God has girt with power. Teak, London

211. White marble headstone, willow.

Lewis TITUS/ departed this life/ July 16th, 1853/ AE 34 years 2 months/ and 7 days

212. Marble headstone, willow motif, broken.

Alfonso/ son of/ Sidney &/ Ellen TIBBITS/ [rest broken off]

213. White marble headstone, pointing finger, flowers. In/memory of/

Isaac TITUS/ husband of/ Frances TITUS/ died/ Feb. 23, 1863/ Ae 67 ys. & 4 ms / The Lord is the light of my salvation/ Whom I shall fear; the Lord is the/ strength of my life of whom shall I be afraid. J. W. Smyth

214. Grey marble headstone.

William/ CHESTERMAN/ died/Oct. 16, 1913/ aged/ 67 years/ & 6 mos.

215. Concrete headstone.

Lewis W./ son of/ S. J. & Mary/ McCLELLAND/ died/ Aug. 22, 1913/ age 7 mo’s

216. Concrete headstone.

George M. SMITH/ died/ Jan. 23, 1905/ in his 73rd year.

217. White marble headstone.

Bertrem/ Lloyd/ son of/ Wm. H. & Ada/ SMYTH/ 1895-1911

218. White marble obelisk.

(north) In memory of/ Martha SIBLEY/ died Sept. 5, 1881/ age 77 yrs 6 ms 18 d/ John SIBLEY/ died Feb 23, 1886/ age/ 84 yrs. 4 ms. 3 d.

(east) In memory of/ Culver/ son of/ John & Martha/ SIBLEY /died 21 Apr. 1866/ aged 22 yrs. 1 mo. 10 d.

219. Grey marble obelisk with urn, floral motif.

(north) In/ memory of/ John Quincey/ ADAMS/ who died/ Oct. 27, 1882/ aged 52 ys  4 ms./ & 24 ds

(east) In/ memory of/ Ann/ beloved wife of/ David C. REES/ who died Apr. 10, 1864/ aged 70 years.

(west) In memory of/ Elizabeth/ wife of/ John Quincey ADAMS/ born/Feb. 5, 1836/ died/ Oct. 1, 1904.

(south) In memory of/ David C. REES/ who died/ Sep. 16, 1869/ AE 65 ys/ 4 ms 16 ds

220. Grey marble, floral motif.

Thy will be done/ Alfred H. TITUS/ died/ Jan. 4, 1901/ aged 38 years.

221. Grey marble cross vault obelisk.

(east) Jane Corbett DUNNE/ wife of/ Thomas DUNNE/ mother of Mrs. Wm. DEACON/ died Dec. 25, 1870/ AE 84 yrs & 6 ms./ Thomas Alonzo/ son of Wm. & M. A. DEACON died June 2, 1866/ AE 28 yrs & 8 ms/ verse illegible

(north) Albert B./ DEACON/ born/ Nov. 20, 1840/ died/ Nov. 20, 1898/ To live in hearts we/ leave behind is not to die.

(west) Martha Jane KENNARD/ beloved wife of Albert B. DEACON/ died/ Mar. 6, 1875/ aged 28 yrs/ I live, o lost one for the living/ who drew their earliest/ life from thee/ And … with/ glad thanks giving /I shall be free.

222. Grey marble, floral motif.

(east) Charles HAGGBLOM/ who died/ Aug. 7, 1925/ aged/70 y’rs/ Gone but not forgotten.

(north) In memory of Huldah Jane/ wife of/ Peter HAGGBLOM/ who died/ Sept. 16, 1900/ aged/ 40 yrs./ HAGGBOLM.

(west) Peter/ Augustus/ HAGGBLOM/ who died/ Aug. 10, 1915/ aged / 77 yrs.

APPENDIX

Originally buried in Old Edison Cemetery

IN MEMORY / OF / JAMES RUSSELL / who died Nov. 1st 1834 / in the 80th year of life. [AC & CVH October 2012]

Burials without Monuments

COIL, Nina, died May 1909 in Bayham.  Burial Jackson burying ground. No monument found – JM & CVH November 2009

HOLLOWOOD, John, age 90 years, died 7 August 1902 in Bayham.  Buried 9 August 1902 in Baptist Cemetery, Port Burwell.  No monument found – JM & CVH November 2009

(NOTE:  believed to be George William HOLLYWOOD, Stone # 133 – CVH February 2013)

FERO, Mary Jane, age 72 years, 31 May 1919, wife, Baptist.  Buried 2 June 1919.  No monument found – JM & CVH November 2009

McLEAN, Augusta Albina, daughter of David and Ellen McCONNELL, born 21 Dec 1853 (sic) died at Port Burwell, Elgin, Ontario, 21 Sep 1932. Daughter of John (sic – should be David) McCONNELL and Ellen CHUTE, widowed wife of Archibald McLEAN. Buried at Port Burwell Baptist Cemetery. Ontario Death Registration # 013505, 1932

MILLS, Donald, age 4 ms, died 16 February 1926, son of H. MILLS.  Buried 19 February 1926.  No monument found – JM & CVH November 2009

[Death registration – Donald Bruce MILLS, died 16 February 1926 in Port Burwell, age 4 ms 2 ds, born 14 October 1925 in Bayham, son of Henry MILLS & Jennie May WILLIAMS]

SMYTH, Ada Evelyne, 3 ms, died 24 June 1916, daughter of Floyd SMYTH.  Buried 25 June 1916.  No monument found – JM & CVH November 2009

[ Death registration – Ada Evelyn SMYTH, died 25 June 1916 in Port Burwell, age 3 ms 24 ds; born Port Burwell the daughter of William Floyd SMYTH & Irene FLEWELLING]

VISAW – St Thomas Times Journal, 27 August 1927, Page 15, c3 – Died – Mrs Lillian VISAW, nee PORTER, Aug 23, daughter of Mrs PORTER; widow of Charles VISAW, mother of Mrs James WILLIAMS; sister of Ezra and George PORTER, Mrs BROWNLEE, Mrs WILSON and Mrs ANLEE.  Funeral August 27 to Vienna Cemetery.  No monument found – CVH January 2006

WIER, Herbert, age 1 yr 5 ms, died 21 July 1899, Bayham, son of Alex W. WIER, Baptist.  Birth registration Joseph Herbert WEIR, born 10 March 1898 in Bayham, son of Alexander WEIR & Jane VAUGHAN.  Buried 22 July 1899.  No monument found – JM & CVH November 2009

WIER, Nellie, 1 ms, died 1 May 1902, Bayham, daughter of Alex WIER, Baptist, Port Burwell.  Death registration gives name as Nellie WEIR, died 1 May 1902 at Calton, age 1 ms, bn at Calton, informant Jennie WEIR.  Buried 2 May 1902.  No monument found – JM & CVH November 2009

WILLIAMS, infant son of Mr WILLIAMS died April 1909. [Could be William Harry WILLIAMS, born 8 October 1908 in Port Burwell, son of George & Mrs WILLIAMS, nee ARMSTRONG].  No monument found – JM & CVH November 2009