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A History of the

SOUTH RAWDON UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH

Compiled By Helen Haley

South Rawdon, Hants County, Nova Scotia

1987

This is a list of those interred in the cemeteries listed in this book, with the kind permission of Helen Haley. Thank you so much Helen.

NAMES ON TOMBSTONES IN BAPTIST CEMETERY, CENTRE RAWDON

  SURNAME GIVEN NAMES BORN DIED Age Added Notes
1. CASHMAN James   May 5, 1921 75 years  
2. ROBINSON James   May 12,1888 55 years  
3. MASON Robert   July 1, 1872 58 years  
    Isabell H.   Aug. 1, 1845 27 years  
    Eunice   Sept. 4, 1865 46 years  
4. MASON Frederick 1859 1951    
5. WILLIAMS Rowland   Oct. 20, 1886 26 years  
6. MASON Judson 1847 1927
7. MASON Edith Eliza   April 27, 1887 25 years wife of Judson
8. MASON Corey J.   Feb. 7, 1894 2 years 6 months s/o Judson & Minnie
9. MASON Archie   Oct 8, 1902 9 months s/o Judson & Minnie
10. MASON Eunice A.   May 23, 1923 23 years d/o Judson & Minnie
11. MASON Minnie 1862 1941   wife of Judson
12. CASEY William   June 27, 1888 82 years  
13. CASEY Michael   June 4, 1860 26 years  
    James   Feb. 5, 1854 19 years  
14 WHITEAR Hannah P.   July 27, 1880 77 years wife of William
15. WHITEAR William   Nov.16, 1866 65 years  
16 CASEY Benjamin   Dec. 30, 1836 60th year  
    Mary   May 6, 1854 74 years wife of Benjamin
17. TRESIZE John   May 7, 1839 78 years  

NAMES ON TOMBSTONES IN OLD CEMETERY, SOUTH RAWDON

  SURNAME GIVEN NAMES BORN DIED AGE ADDED NOTES
1. AKER Carolyn M.   Aug. 25, 1899 28 yrs  
    Frances S.   May 14, 1926 76 yrs w/o Hugh L. Aker
2. NORTHOVER W. Henry   April 7, 1920 90 yrs  
3. NORTHOVER Mary A.   June 9, 1904 72 yrs w/o Henry
    Clementine   Sept. 18, 1886 19 yrs  
4. SANFORD Edward Leslie 1853 1906    
    Alida Rebecca 1856 1929    
5. MASON Mary   Mar. 21, 1900? (Stone broken)   w/o Nelson Mason
6. BRYMER James E.   (Stone broken)    
7. MASON Melissa   Nov 20, 1885 37 yrs w/o Alex Mason
8. LANTZ Alberta   Dec. 3, 1900 27 yrs w/o Silas B. Lantz
9. BURGESS Eunice E.   June 8, 1871 56 yrs w/o Philip Burgess
10. BURGESS Philip   Jan. 16, 1890 74 yrs.  
11. DIMOCK Ann   Mar. 31, 1852 67 yrs. w/o John Dimock
12. BURGESS John C.   Mar. 30, 1913 78 yrs 7 months  
13. BURGESS Eliza A.   June 9, 1888 46 yrs. w/o John C. Burgess
14. BURGESS Lucinda R.   July 26, 1867 35 yrs. w/o John C. Burgess
15. BURGESS Caleb   Aug. 5, 1853 70 yrs.  
    Sarah   Aug. 5, 1886 80 yrs. w/o Caleb
16. MCLEARN A. Alice   May 10, 1854   d/o John & Elizabeth McLearn
    H. Havelock   Feb. 19, 1860   s/o John & Elizabeth McLearn
17. MCLEARN Archie B.   April 3, 1882 2 yrs. s/o Rupert & Georgenia McLearn
18. MCLEARN George E.   Feb. 25, 1887 4 months s/o Edward & Bessie McLearn
19. BURGESS Sarah Rebecca   May 3, 1873 14 yrs.  
    Freddie H.   Jan. 30, 1873 6 months children of John & Lucinda Burgess
20. WELLNER Maria   Jan. 29, 1885 60 yrs. w/o James Wellner
21 WELNER James   March 18, 1891 70 yrs.  
22. MCLEARN Marion A.   Dec. 28, 1889 7 yrs. 10 months d/o Burpee & Amanda McLearn
23. DAVISON William   Nov. 19, 1855 68 yrs.  
24. DAVISON Mary   April 15, 1865 68 yrs. w/o William
25. WELNER Edna   April 15, 1876 15 yrs.  
    George   May 9, 1893 33 yrs.  
26. PHALEN Lucinda Rebecca   Mar. 15, 1873 19 yrs. d/o William & Sarah Phalen
27. PHALEN William H.   June 24, 1896 75 yrs.  
    Sarah     76 yrs. w/o William
    Ellen   Feb. 6, 1890 63 yrs. w/o Capt. James Phalen
28. CANAVAN Judson   May 3, 1900 51 yrs.  
    Mary E.   Mar. 23, 1915 57 yrs. w/o Judson
    Their sons:        
    Francis H.   July 10, 1889 12 yrs.  
    Vincent G.   April 12, 1900 5 yrs.  
    Sergt. F.M.   Oct. 12, 1917 30 yrs. Killed in action at Passchendaele
    James L.   Mar. 16, 1904 23 yrs.  
    Newton J.   May 28, 1918 29 yrs.  
29. KNOWLES Joshua   May 28, 1875 55 yrs.  
30. Stone Broken     July 5, 1876 88 yrs.  
    Jane, his wife   July 2, 1876 84 yrs.  
31. KNOWLES Susan Sept. 13, 1855 July 30, 1886 at Lynn, Mass.   w/o Thomas D. Knowles
32. Stone Broken No names visible        
33. DIMOCK Hannah H.   dates broken off    
34. DIMOCK George E. July 14, 1840 Nov. 8, 1880    
35. WIER Benjamin   Jan. 3, 1907 84 yrs.  
    Mary C.   Oct. 8, 1902 73 yrs. w/o Benjamin
    Oscar   Dec. 7, 1902 37 yrs.  
36. Stone Broken No names visible        
37. WIER Lalia   Mar. 22, 1895 38 yrs.  
38. WIER Fred B. 1868 1928    
39. WIER Annie E. 1861 1936    
40. KNOWLES Bessie B.   April 27, 1900 35 yrs. w/o Adolphus C. Knowles
41. MCLEARN Edward M.   Feb. 27, 1909 48 yrs.  
42. MCLEARN Welton R. 1892 1970   (I know dates to be 14 Oct. 1892 - 3 Oct. 1970)
    Alice R. Mason, his wife 1895 1983   (I know dates to be 28 Aug. 1895 - 11 Feb. 1983)
43. MCLEARN Laurence Richard 1933-      
    Donna F. Elliott 1945-     his wife
    Maurice Shane 1964 1979   their son
44. Foot marker stone Maurice        
45. MCLEARN Richard   Dec.31,1894 66 yrs.  
    Lois C. 1832 1914    
46. MCLEARN John   Mar. 15, 1899 76 yrs.  
    Elizabeth 1829 1915   his wife
    Amanda 1864 1941    
47. MCLEARN John Clyde Nov. 3, 1878 Sept. 17, 1914    
48. MCLEARN Rupert J. 1854 1939    
    Georgenia R. 1855 1944   his wife
49. WIER Fred A.   Dec. 5, 1907 24 yrs.  
50. DIMOCK William Burton   Mar. 27, 1878 42 yrs.  
    May Eaton   Sept. 24, 1895 43 yrs. his wife
51. WELNER W. John   Nov. 28, 1897 86 yrs.  
    F. Robert   June 23, 1893 22 yrs.  
52. MANNING Abram 1843 1924   Born in England
    Ellen, his wife 1839 1925   Born in Newport, N.S.
53. MASON Annie E. Barron 1900 1935   w/o Harold C. Mason
54. AKER Michael   May15, 1891 72 yrs.  
55. AKER Alice   Stone Broken   w/o Michael
56. CREED Roland H. 1848 1927    
    Mary S. 1851 1898   his wife
    Hattie A. 1859 1927   Second wife
57. STERNS Elizabeth   Oct. 24, 1860 53 yrs. 9 mos. Relict of the late Edwin Sterns and second daughter of the late John Wellner
58. MARIETTE Mrs. Peter   Jan. 9, 1899 87 yrs. Top of stone broken
59. MARIETTE Lalia Margaret   Aug. 3, 1898 21 yrs. d/o Albert & Elizabeth
60. MARIETTE Mabel Edith 1881 1962   U.S. Army Nursing Corps.
61. MARIETTE J. Albert   June 26, 1918 74 yrs.  
    Elizabeth A.   May 29, 1925 79 yrs. 6 mos. his wife
62. HALEY Annie Mae     18 mos. d/o Richard & L. Haley
63. MACQUARRIE Daniel 1840 1922    
    Lena 1888 1929    
64. MACQUARRIE Jennie   Aug. 25, 1889 15 mos. d/o Daniel & Martha J. MacQuarrie
65. MASON W. Henry 1848 1944    
66. MASON Clara     2 weeks Infant child of W.H. & Deborah Mason
    Bessie D.     11 mos.  
    William L.     26 days  
    Mable H.C.   Aug. 30 1915 11 yrs.  

These facts are not on the stones but are known to Helen Haley.

#30 - Stone broken - This is Thomas Knowles, s/o Jonathan & Mary Knowles. Jane, d/o James and Elizabeth McLearn. These can be verified by the registry of births & deaths in the South Rawdon Museum.

#29 - d/o Thomas & Jane Knowles.

#31 - d/o George & Elizabeth Creed. In Creed book.

 

NAMES ON TOMBSTONES IN NEW CEMETERY, SOUTH RAWDON

Letters depict unmarked graves

  SURNAME GIVEN NAMES BIRTH DEATH AGE NOTES
1. MCCLARE Ruth H. 1910 1934    
2. MCCLARE Ernest D. 1867 1944    
    Ethel D. 1872 1946   his wife
    Ruth H. 1910 1933   their dau.
3. BLOIS Martha M. 1874 1944    
    James C. 1881 1967    
  WOOD Ethel 1883 1958    
4. MCLEARN Watson D. 1887 1939    
    Belle W. 1895 1968   his wife
A. MCLEARN Infant        
5. CANAVAN Charles Judson 1883 1937    
    M. Viola Turple 1895 1972   his wife
    son Sto. Lloyd Frederick 1919 1942   RCN, World War ll
    Infant grandson   1948    
B. LETRIARD          
6. BROWN Father, Gordon A. 1914 1984    
    Mother, Myrtle M. 1914-      
    dau. Ann Shirley 1936 1978   w/o Donald E. Desjardines
7. WARD Charles Joseph Dec.2,1947 Apr.2,1948   s/o Carl & Marie
8. HALEY Ida Mae 1894 1971   w/o Arthur Leslie
    Arthur Leslie 1896 1980    
9. DIMOCK Raymond 1883 1962    
    Nellie A. 1892 1976    
10. MASON DeWitt 1895 1966    
    Alice P. 1895 1967   his wife
11. PURDY H. Winnifred "Briton" 1880 1955   w/o Roy L.
    Roy L. 1889 1964    
12. MCCLARE Thomas Annis 1904 1974    
13. HEATH Dean 1961 1980    
14. JUDGE Earl Brandford 1931 1981    
15. POOLE Arthur L. 1897 1984    
    Stella P. 1897 1984   his wife
16. MARKS Pte. Samuel W.   July 26, 1978 79 yrs. Manchester Regiment
17. MCCLAIR John E. 1856 1932    
    Sarah Ann 1869 1962   his wife
18. MCCLARE Herbert A. 1897 1938    
    Izetta M. 1905 1938   his wife
    Jean M. 1935 1938   daughter
19. DIMOCK Harris R. 1917 1976    
    Helena 1923-      
    stillborn daughter   1955    
20. DODGE Avery Oliver 1904 1962    
21. JOHNSTON Percy L. 1915 1978    
    Madge E. Dunbar 1922-     his wife
C. MCCLARE Warren        
22 BLOIS John 1911 1969    
23. MCCLARE J. Horace 1895-      
    Alice V. Lyon 1897 1968   his wife
24. MCCLARE John Avery June 24, 1926 Dec. 13, 1926    
    Charles Gordon Feb. 12, 1928 Mar. 26, 1928    
25. BLOIS James H. 1915 1986    
    Jean E. (Fenerty) 1919 1979   his wife
26. BLOIS Russell J.   Oct. 19, 1957 2 weeks  
27. BLOIS James B. 1878 1962    
    Sarah L. 1886 1960   his wife
28. MASON Clara A. 1883 1963    
29. BURGESS Watson W. 1868 1960    
    Harriet L. 1870 1932    
    Emma M. 1870 1942    
30. BURGESS Clyde W. 1903 1957    
    Erna L. 1900 1987   his wife
D. COLLIER Infant        
31. BURGESS Walter Scott 1896 1982   Father
    Ealenor Lane   Feb. 15, 1925   Daughter
32. DAY Charles Douglas 1922 1964    
    Ceretha M. (Haley) 1926-     his wife
    Dianne Faye 1954 1972   their daughter
    Foot Markers:        
    Pte. C. Douglas Day 1920 1964   Pictou Highlanders, C.A.
    Dianne     18 yrs.  
33. SELLON Hubert S. Mar. 3, 1902 Sept. 19, 1968    
34. WELNER Herbert E. 1864 1937    
    Annie M. 1859 1939   his wife
35. CANAVAN Infant   1970    
36. BATES George R. 1911 1972    
E. KELLY Two infants        
F. DAVIS Infant        
37. MURPHY Ervin Walter Dec. 19, 1971 May 14, 1972   s/o Ivan & Eileen
38. BAXTER Craig Owen 1973 1985   son
    Bridget E. Sellon 1940-     Mother
    Eric Vernard 1930-     Father

These facts are known by Helen Haley, but not verified by any writings.

#4 - Belle W. - W. stands for Weldon

A. - Infant McLearn d/o Archie & Dorothy McLearn, stillborn 1961 Her name was Margaret.

#8 - Ida is d/o Leslie & Alida Sanford

Arthur is s/o Walter & Ceretha Haley.

#10 - Alice P. - P. stands for Pearl, which was the name she used.

#13 Heath, Dean s/o REv. William & June Heath

#24 - Both John A. and Charles G. are s/o Horace & Alice McClare.

#26 - Russell J. s/o James & Jean Blois.

#27 - Sarah L. - L. stands for Leile, which was the name she used.

#28 - d/o Judson & Elizabeth Mason.

D. - Collier s/o Neil & Norma Collier.

#32 - Foot marker date of birth is the correct one.

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