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Waterville, Compton County, Quebec
Contributed by Leslie Nutbrown, May 08, 2008, last edited May 22,
Total records = 7.
From Main Street (rue Principale) in the town of Waterville, turn
east on Compton Road (Chemin de Compton). Take the first left on
Depot Street. Drive to the end of this road and park near the Waterville
TG Factory. You will have to walk along the railroad tracks east
in the direction of Compton in order to get to the cemetery. After
rounding the bend walk further and you will notice a field on your
left. I walked along the edge of the field parallel to the railroad
tracks. The cemetery is located on a little knoll in the woods to
the left of the railroad tracks near the bend in the river.
This abandoned cemetery has been here since at least
1831 and I suppose at one time there was a settlement and a road
but the burial ground itself is very close to the railroad tracks.
There is a rough barbed wire fence surrounding the cemetery and
I noticed a fox den nearby. The cemetery stones feature Lambkin
and Learned familes who lived here long ago.
I visited and read this cemetery accompanied by Angela Nutbrown
& Arielle Ward on May 6, 2008.
- Leslie Nutbrown
??, Lory, no dates, wife of Henry ?
Barlow, Lydia, d. 14 Dec 1863, age: 51y 3m, wife of W.
Lambkin, Ellen A., d. 20 Nov 1861, age: 30y 3m, wife of
W. R. French
Lambkin, Lucia A., d. 30 Nov 1863, age: 19y 9m, daughter
of W. D. & Lydia
Lambkin, Willis O., d. 24 Sep 1869, age: 60y 8m
Learned, Henry, b. 1 Nov 1768, d. 13 Aug 1867, native of
Learned, Leander, b. 25 Oct 1800, d. 24 May 1831, (name
on stone spelled Larnard)
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