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Bristow Pioneer Cemetery
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Bristow Pioneer Cemetery
Elmira, Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario

Contributed by Leslie Nutbrown, Oct 02, 2007 [lnutbrown@videotron.ca]. Total records = 20.

The Bristow Pioneer Cemetery is on the south side of highway 86 at the edge of town on the road from Saint Jacobs to Elmira.

This little cemetery is maintained by the Township of Woolwich. The stones have been arranged in two neat rows with one larger headstone to the side. It has been enclosed with a fence and gate. It was used from the mid 1850s to the mid 1870s. Some stones are difficult to read

Susan Nutbrown and I read this cemetery on Sep 24, 2007 and made a complete recording of all legible stones.

- Leslie Nutbrown

??, Christina, d. 31 Oct 1866, age: 5m, daughter of John
??, John, d. Feb 1867, a native of England
Bristow, Elizabeth, d. 7 ? 1859, daughter of John & Sarah
Bristow, Henry, d. 6 Oct 1862, son of John & Sarah
Bristow, Sarah, d. 25 Nov 1858, age: 52y 6m 25d, wife of John Bristow
Corb??, Janet, no dates
Gooden, ??, no dates, two children of Robert & Mary
Gooding, Alexander, no dates, son of Stephen & Frances
Gooding, Regina, no dates
Gooding, Robert, no dates, son of Stephen & Frances
Holtham, Elizabeth, d. 4 Jun 1881, age: 70y, wife of James Holtham
Holtham, James, d. 6 Sep 1875, age: 85y
Kenning, James, d. 17 Feb 1871, age: 56y 10d
Sim, James, d. 8 Oct 1858, age: 81y
Sim, Jane, d. 18 Aug 1862, age: 22y 1m, daughter of James & Margaret
Sim, Margaret, d. 28 Jun 1859, age: 79y, wife of James
Sim, Robert, d. 12 Aug 1871, age: 15y 1m 2d, son of James & Margaret
Thomas, Elizabeth, d. 20 Sep 1868, wife of George Howlett
Thomas, Euphemia H., b. 14 Oct 1862, d. 17 Jul 1863, daughter of John M. & Julia
Thomas, Robert, no dates

 

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