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Miscellaneous Cemetery Records

Avondale & Avonbank - Perth Co

Beechwood - Forest, Lambton Co

 

Part 1: Avondale & Avonbank Cemeteries

Downie twp., Perth Co., Ontario

a very partial transcription of these two cemeteries, with a few notes from death & marriage registrations added.

from transcriptions available from the Toronto Reference Library, published by the Perth Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society

 

Part 1 Avondale Cemetery, Stratford Ontario

 

Section G,

Row 2, stone 1

James JOHNSON, 12 Aug 1849 - 2 Aug 1910

his wife, Mary Ann GRIEVE, 9 Aug 1853 - 21 July 1936

Sarah JOHNSON, 8 April 1875 - 15 Oct 1875

infant son, born & died 20 Oct 1893

James Gordon, 24 June 1895 - 25 Aug 1895

infant children of James & Mary Ann

 

Section M,

Row 2, stone 20

Jane, w/o John MURRAY, who died 11 May 1884 at age 45

John MURRAY d. 10 Oct 1897 at age 64

Thomas B. MURRAY 1882 - 1937, his wife Ethel B. WORDEN 1887 - 1967

Maggie MURRAY, w/o John E. COULTHARD, d. 21 July 1896 at age 28 yrs + 1 month + 5 days

Jannet Grieve w/o James SMITH & d/o John & Jane MURRAY, d/ 27 May 1893 at age 27 yrs + 11 months + 15 days

 

Section O,

Row 3, stone 9

Rachel CAIRNS, w/o William WELSH, d. 1 Aug 1916 at age 81

William WELSH, d. 1 Nov 1922 at age 81 yrs

Walter GRIEVE 1865 - 1941, his wife Elizabeth A. WELSH, 1875 - 1960

Charles WHITE 1869 - 1946, his wife Mary S. WELSH 1873 - 1956

[death reg 27149-16 Rachel WALSH died 1 Aug 1916 at age 81 yrs, of stomach cancer, senility & uremia. Born in Scotland, d/o James CAIRNS & Elizabeth ANDERSON. Married. Died at 55 Daly Ave in Stratford. Informant was William WELSH, of 55 Daly Ave. ]

[marr reg 14973-22, Walter GRIEVE married Annie WELSH on 16 Dec 1922 at London Ont. Walter was s/o Adam Grieve & Jane Anderson; Annie was d/o Wm Welsh & Rachel Cairns]

 

Section Q,

Row 26, stone 11

Henry G. GRIEVE, 1879 - 1946, h/o Elizabeth W. ENTNER, 1896 - 1971

 


2. Avonbank Presbyterian Cemetery,

Lot 21, Concession 10

Downie twp., Perth Co., Ontario

 

Section 1

Row 1

#5 John SCOTT d. 12 March 1882 age 79, n/o Roxburghshire

 

#10 Thomas HILL 1793 - 1866

his wife Elizabeth NEWTON 1799 - 1872

 

#12 Jane Douglas YEMEN, w/o Peter HILTS b. 18 March 1827, d. 29 Jan 1917

their dau Margaret Jane, b. 3 Oct 1857, d. 18 April 1879

[death reg # 25361-17 Jane Douglas HILTS died 29 Jan 1917 at age 87 yrs, of senility & apoplexy. Born in Brooklyn NY, d/o Peter YEMEN & Margaret FYFE. Widow. Died at A2 Britannia St. in Stratford. Informant was Clara HAMILTON of 2 Britannia St. in Stratford. ]

 

#13 Peter HILTS, d. 2 July 1863, age 39 yrs + 7 months

 

#17 James MUIR d. 16 Sept 1906, age 85

his wife Isabella BARRIE d. 4 Aug 1862, age 39, n/o Dalhousie

Jane STEVENS, mother of James MUIR died 6 Sept 1868 age 77

 

#20

William, eldest s/o Andrew & Margaret ELLIOT, d. 29 Oct 1878 at age 21 yrs + 3 months + 3 days

 

Row 2

#1 Alexander DETWEILER 1836 - 187

his wife Elizabeth PARKER 1838 - 1917

their children Bertha 1869 - 1869, Christopher 1863 - 1876

 

#16 John MUIR, d. 23 Oct 1898 age 86 yrs + 7 months

his wife, Annie, d. 28 May 1903 at age 85

their son James died 7 Aug 1930 age 76

 

#22 Agnes MacLACHLAN, w/o John GIBSON, 1842 - 1902

John GIBSON, 1841 - 1914

 

Row 3

#1 Joan STEELE, w/o William ANDERSON, d/ 18 Sept 1892, age 37 yrs + 5 months + 24 days

Nellie STEVENSON d/o A & H. STEVENSON, d. 14 June 1877 age 3 months + 3 days

 

#6 Isabella, w/o Robert McINTOSH, d. 20 March 1889 at age 78 yrs

John McINTOSH, d. March 1859 at age 12 yrs, s/o Isabella & Robert

David died July 1853 age 6 months, s/o Isabella & Robert

Robert McINTOSH d. 1 May 1891 at age 78 yrs + 8 months

 

# 23 Mary, d/o William & Barbara ELLIOT, d. 8 Aug 1865 at age 7 yrs + 9 months

 

#24 Barbara, w/o William ELLIOT, d. 22 March 1860 at age 29 yrs + 6 months

 

Row 5

#10 Andrew ELLIOT 29 March 1864 - 16 March 1931

 

Row 6

#2 John ANDERSON 6 Oct 1831 - 6 Dec 1920,

his wife Margaret BROWN 1837 - 1924

Robert ANDERSON, his wife Jean CUMMING [no dates]

Walter GRIEVE [no dates]

William GRIEVE [no dates]

[death reg 29347-20, John ANDERSON died 6 Dec 1920 at age 89 yrs + 2 months, of myocarditis. Born in Lanark Co. on 6 Oct 1831, s/o Robert ANDERSON & Jane CUMMING (both b. Scotland). Married. Lived 72 yrs at place of death - St. Pauls, Downie twp. Informant was Robert ANDERSON, son, of 66 Hibernia St. in Stratford.]

 

#10

James ELLIOTT 1861 - 1946

 

#11 Children of James & Agnes ELLIOT

William, d 6 May 1871 age 9 yrs + 2 months + 24 days

Christena d. 3 Aug 1871 age 2 yrs + 6 months + 18 days

 

#12 Agnes OLIVER w/o James ELLIOT, d. 23 June 1900 at age 67, n/o Roxburghshire

James H. ELLIOT d. 21 Nov 1904 at age 82

 

#14

Jane OLIVER d. 1 Nov 1882 at age 73 yrs, n/o Roxburghshire Scotland

 

#15

Adam OLIVER d. 25 Feb 1883 at age 65 yrs + 8 months, n/o Roxburghshire

First settler in this community, 28 Oct 1845

 

#16

Marion ELLIOT, w/o Adam OLIVER, d./ 4 Aug 1893 at age 77 yrs + 2 months, n/o Dumfrieshire

 

Row 7

#14

Adam GRIEVE d. 20 July 1905 age 83, n/o Roxburghshire

his wife Jane ANDERSON d. 22 April 1908, age 80 yrs + 8 months

Ellen GRIEVE d. 27 July 1916 age 48 yrs + 11 months

[death reg 26708-16 - Ellen GRIEVE died 27 July 1916 at age 48 yrs + 11 months, of tumour of the breast of 5 yrs duration. Born in Downie twp., d/o Adam GRIEVE & Jane ANDERSON. Died at Avonton in Downie twp. Informant was Adam GRIEVE of St. Paul, Ont]

Adam GRIEVE d. 13 Feb 1929 age 65 yrs + 8 months

 

Row 8

#3

Robert FRASER, d. 21 Dec 1914 age 72

his wife Janet GILLIES d. 19 May 1888 age 38

his wife Adeline THOMPSON d. 10 July 1918 at age 56 yrs

 

#7 Catherine SCOTT, w/o Robert MUIR, d. 5 Dec 1884 at age 43 yrs + 4 months + 16 days, n/o Roxburghshire

 

#19 John MUIR died 24 July 1896 at age 72 yrs, n/o Glasgow Scotland

 

#20 Ellen MUIR, w/o William McDAVID, d. 9 May 1893 age 73, n/o Glasgow

 

#21 Alexander MUIR, d. 11 Dec 1871 age 78 yrs + 8 months

 

Row 9

#1 Adam OLIVER 22 Nov 1848 - 9 July 1914

his wife Grace d. 30 Dec 1923 age 73

their dau Christena 12 Sept 1883 - 24 June 1893

 

#2

Sarah A. ANDERSON d. 10 May 1945 age 81 yrs

James ANDERSON d. 1 Jan 1899 age 82 yrs + 2 months + 22 days, n/o Dumfrieshire Scotland

his wife Helen RUSSELL d. 7 Feb 1891 age 71 yrs + 10 months + 7 days

 

Row 12

#3

Elizabeth ELLIOT, w/o John ARMSTRONG, d. in Downie 5 Feb 1883 age 68 yrs + 8 months

 

#4

John ARMSTRONG died in Downie 27 Feb 1868 age 61 yrs

 

Section 2

Row 3

#7 Alexander D. McINTOSH 1870 - 1956

Annie Jean McINTOSH 1875 - 1963

John Muir McINTOSH 1867 - 1945, his wife Rhoda SOUL 1879 - 1959

Duncan McINTOSH d. 10 Jan 1907 age 71 yrs + 1 month, n/o Nairnshire

his wife Annie MUIR d. 29 Oct 1909 at 68 yrs + 11 months + 17 days

 

Row 9

#10 Letitia Ann GIBSON, w/o David MILLS, d. 9 April 1898, age 34 yrs + 28 days

Jessie Isabel MILLS, 1893 - 1984

Mary Anna WARD, w/o David MILLS, 1867 - 1957

John G., s/o David & Letitia MILLS, d. 1 April 1898 at age 17 days

 

Row 10

#2 Mary M. THOM, w/o Thomas ANDERSON, d. 26 April 1904 at age 35 yrs + 1 month

Thomas ANDERSON 7 Sept 1865 - 15 March 1934

 

#3 Edward BYERS d. 7 Oct 1917 age 65

his wife Jane GRIEVE d. 4 Sept 1923 age 62 yrs

[Jane Grieve BYERS, death reg # 19365-23: died 5 Sept 1923 at age 62 yrs + 2 months, of pernicious anemia. Born 28 May in Ontario, d/o Adam GRIEVE (b. Scotland) & Jane ANDERSON (b. Ont). Lived 2 months at place of death - 221 (or 231?) Bright St. in Sarnia. Buried in St. Marys. Informant was son, Adam BYERS of Sarnia.]

 

Section 3

Row 1

#4

George C. McINTOSH 1886 - 1967

his wife Matilda H. THOMPSON 1893 - 1982

 

Row 2

#1 Leslie A. GRIEVE 1897 - 1970

his wife Bessie I. SMITH 1903 - 1984

 

Row 3

#6

Alexander MILLER 1889 - 1944

his wife Jane Ann GRIEVE 1890 - 1976

 

Row 4

#9

John G. GRIEVE d. 23 May 1933 age 76 yrs,

his wife Mary MURRAY d. 23 June 1941 age 81 yrs

 

 


 

Part 2 - Beechwood cemetery, Forest

 

Bell, Alfred, b. 1849, d. 1936, h/o Joana Tobin

Bell, Cleveland D., b. 1886, d/ 1960, h/o Ida A. Dryer

Bell, Emma S., b. 1885, d. 1921, w/o Frank Dew

Bell, George, b. 1881, d. 1924

Bell, Ruth, b. 1877, d. 1926

Bell, Robert, b. 1889, d. 1941

Bell, Thomas A., d. 11 Jan 1910, age 60 yrs + 11 months, h/o Sarah Dew

Bell, Torrance J., b. 1889, d. 1974, h/o O. Amy Smith

Brand, Belle J., b. 1884, d. 1970

Burke, Janet, w/o Peter Addison, b. 1876, d. 1904

Capes, Henry, b. 1863, d. 1929

Capes, Louis H., b. 1896, d. 1896

Capes, William J., b. 1890, d. 1917

 

Chamberlain, Mary Ann, b. 1847, d. 1928

Corlett, Thomas E., b. 1866, d. 1935

Davidson, Jean, b. 1849, d. 1928, w/o William Dew

Dew, Alvah S., b. 1879, d/ 1956, h/o Mary E. E. Smith

Dew, Elizabeth, b. 1868, d/ 1953 (buried with William & Jean Dew)

Dew, Frank, b. 1886, d.. 1960, h/o Emma S. Bell

Dew, George C., b. 1880, d. 1963

Dew, John, d. 15 July 1963 in his 93rd yr, h/o Elizabeth A. Fawcett

Dew, Orabelle Ann, d. 3 March 1910 age 5 yrs, d/o John & Elizabeth

Dew, Ralph, b. 1926, d. 1956

Dew, Samuel J., h/o Maria E. Kemp, b. 1844, d. 1920

Dew, Sarah, d. 25 Jan 1935, age 89 yrs, w/o Thomas A. Bell

Dew, William, b. 1839, d/ 1928, h/o Jean Davidson

Dew, William, b. 1875, d/ 1936, h/o Belle J. Brand

Dew, L. Pearl, b. 1896, d/ 1935, w/o Andrew E. Smith

Dryer, Ida A., b. 1891, d/ 1969, w/o Cleveland D. Bell

Fawcett, Elizabeth A., d. 7 Sept 1956, age 85, w/o John Dew

Flagg, Peter Stanley, s/o A. & L., d. 3 Sept 1899 age 3 yrs + 1 month

 

Forbes, Isabella, w/o David Stanley Garrett, d. 27 Sept 1902, age 31 yrs

Fotherby, Matthew A., b. 1861, d/ 1926, h/o Ida C. Judson

Garrett, Bridget, d/o W. & Margaret, d. 1 Oct 1905 age 4 yrs + 11 months

Garrett, David Stanley, d. 18 June 1940, age 30 yrs + 6 months, h/o Isabella Forbes

Garrett, Michael, died 25 Nov 1895, age 76 yrs

Hall, Irene, b. 6 Feb 1927, d. 7 Jan 1929

Hall, Trueman, b. 23 Jan 1914, d. 6 Oct. 1914

Hall, Stanley, 1916 stillborn

Iliff, Marion B., b. 1905, d. 1985

Judson, Ida C., b. 1867, d/ 1943

Kemp, Maria E., w/o Samuel J. Dew, b. 1852, d. 1935

Kemp, Florence b. 1854, d. 1960

Kerfoot, George Herbert d. 19 April 1896, age 1 yr + 5 months + 9 days, s/o John & Laura

Lynch, James, d. 19 Feb 1878 age 16 yrs + 11 months

Lynch, John, d. 21 Feb 1878 age 5 yrs + 5 months (buried with James Lynch)

Moulton, Marie L., b. 1917, d/ 1972, w/o Andrew E. Smith

Murphy, Lawrence, d. 10 Jan 1891 age 87 yrs

Nelson, Herman David, b. 1890, d. 1959, h/o Laura Wilcocks

Pettypiece, Wilfred L., b. 18 Feb 1891, d. 23 Dec 1891

Pettypiece, "mother", b. 1855, d. 1934

Pettypiece, Reinett, b. 5 Sept 1889, d. 15 March 1901

Pettypiece, W. Josephine, b. 31 July 1885, d. 9 Aug 1903

Pettypiece, Harley, b. 12 June 1884, d. 6 March 1905

Pettypiece, "father", b. 1855, d. 1944

Ryan, M.L., d. 5 April 1883 in his 56th yr

 

Sheridan, Bridget,, w/o James Sheridan, d. 8 Oct. 1873 age 59 yrs

Sheridan, Catherine, d/o James & Bridget, d. 3 Dec 1869, age 26 yrs

Smith, Andrew E., b. 1899, d.. 1976, h/o L. Pearl Dew & Marie Moulton

Smith, Mary E.E., b. 1885, d/ 1950, w/o Alvah S. Dew

Smith, O. Amy, b. 1891, d. 1976, w/o Torrance J. Bell

Tobin, Joana, w/o Alfred Bell, b. 1853, d. 1913

Wilcocks, Laura, b. 1889, d/ 1979, w/o Herman David Nelson

McLean, Charles, b. 1848, d. 1914, buried with Mary McLean

McLean, Mary, b. 1850, d. 1942, buried with Charles McLean

Rankin, George, b. 1828, d. 1914, h/o Mary Eliza Gamble

Gamble, Mary Eliza, b. 1830, d. 1926, w/o George Rankin

Chalk, Mary S., b. 1872, d. 1913, w/o R. J. Garrett

Garrett, Robert John, b. 1872, d. 1945

Garrett, Ivan James, b. 15 Aug 1907, d. 17 Jan 1944, killed in Italy

Thornicraft, Joseph b. 1854, d. 1941, h/o Alice Sherk

Sherk, Alice, b. 1860, d. 1938, w/o Joseph Thornicraft

Underhill, Daniel, d. 6 Dec 1839 age 94 yrs + 4 months [should be 1889?]

Underhill, Elizabeth, d. 12 Sept 1889 age 84 yrs + 8 months + 15 days

Sheridan, Thomas J., b. 1858, d. 1938

Sheridan, Isla E., b. 1901, d. 1946, buried with Thomas Sheridan

Hooper, Laura, w/o William Middleton, b. 1885, d. 1921

Middleton, Joseph George, inf s/o William & Laura, d. 1921