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Upper Melbourne, Richmond County, Quebec
Contributed by Joan Cruickshank, Oct 25, 2006 [email@example.com]. Total records = 113.
Travelling south on Route 243 from Richmond, Quebec towards Upper Melbourne, Quebec, you will find this cemetery on the right side of the road, in Upper Melbourne.
In 1839 approximately two acres of land was purchased for the purpose of a church site and a burial ground. Church services were stopped in about 1876, but the cemetery still remains. It is totally surrounded by a fence and has steel gates that face the highway. It is maintained by the Melbourne United Church Cemetery Committee, and was in good order when I visited it this fall.
Due to age, there are many stones that are either partially, or completely, illegible, and there are several unmarked graves. Unfortunately, the original cemetery plans were either lost or destroyed, so it is not known who owns a great number of these old burial lots. The existing cemetery records show a few of the burials with no markers, so I have included them in my listing, and have identified them with an asterisk (*). You will also find a few missing dates in brackets.
I walked the cemetery in October, 2006, and transcribed from the stones to the best of my ability.- Joan Cruickshank
b. = born
d. = died
d/o = daughter of
h/o = husband of
s/o = son of
s/w = stone with
sss/w = shared surname stone with
w/o = wife of
Arbuckle, Charles G., b. 1889, d. 1967 "Son" sss/w John, & Fannie
Arbuckle, Fannie Armstrong, d. 17 Jun 1928, age 77 yrs "Mother" sss/w John, & Charles G.
Arbuckle, John, d. 31 Oct 1898, age 58 yrs "Father" sss/w Charles G., & Fannie
Armstrong, Andrew, b. 1836, d. 1913, s/w Mary his wife, & Mary B. his daughter
Armstrong, Charles Noble, dates illegible, s/w William, Selina, John Wesley, Fred Joseph, & William Henry
Armstrong, Eliza D. C., b. 1866, d. 1954
Armstrong, Father, b. 1836, d. 1918, sss/w Robert, Martha J., Mother, Grandmother, & Grandfather
Armstrong, Fred Joseph, d. 17 Jul 1878, age 2y 3m, s/w William, Selina, John Wesley, Charles Noble, & William Henry
Armstrong, Grandfather, b. 1792, d. 1881, sss/w Robert, Martha J., Mother, Father, & Grandmother
Armstrong, Grandmother, b. 1800, d. 1848, sss/w Robert, Martha J., Mother, Father, & Grandfather
Armstrong, James, b. 1801, d. 1876, s/w & h/o Margaret Irwin
Armstrong, James, d. 24 Dec 1878, age 31 yrs
Armstrong, John Wesley, d. 27 Jun 1871, age 1y 2m, s/w William, Selina, Fred Joseph, Charles Noble, & William Henry
Armstrong, Margaret Irwin, b. 1806, d. 1904, w/o & s/w James
Armstrong, Martha J., b. 1880, d. 1936, sss/w Robert, Mother, Father, Grandmother, & Grandfather
Armstrong, Mary B., b. 1880, d. 1881, d/o & s/w Andrew & Mary
Armstrong, Mary Dustin, b. 1837, d. 1895, s/w Andrew her husband, & Mary B. her daughter
Armstrong, Mother, b. 1841, d. 1927, sss/w Robert, Martha J., Father, Grandmother, & Grandfather
Armstrong, Robert, 1870 (only date) sss/w Martha J., Mother, Father, Grandmother, & Grandfather
Armstrong, Samia, b. 1842, d. 1927
Armstrong, Selina, dates illegible, s/w William, John Wesley, Fred Joseph, Charles Noble, & William Henry
Armstrong, William Henry, dates illegible, s/w William, Selina, John Wesley, Fred Joseph, & Charles Noble
Armstrong, William, dates illegible, s/w Selina, John Wesley, Fred Joseph, Charles Noble, & William Henry
Aubrey, George L., b. 1891, d. 1973, h/o & s/w Laura E. Smith
Aubrey, Laura E. Smith, b. 1879, d. 1961, w/o & s/w George L.
Bannerman, Telford, d. 22 Nov 1913, age 35 yrs
Beliveau, Alvina St. Cyr, d. 9 Jan 1919, age 51 yrs, s/w Pierre, Pierre, & Josephine
Beliveau, Josephine, b. 1843, d. 1926, s/w Pierre, Alvina, & Pierre
Beliveau, Pierre, d. 28 Feb 1951, age 80 yrs, "Son" s/w Alvina, Pierre, & Josephine
Beliveau, Pierre, d. 6 Mar 1919, age 80 yrs, s/w Pierre, Alvina, & Josephine
Berryman, Bessie, d. 3 Feb 1890, age 1 yr, d/o J. J. & G. (not certain of year)
Bowers, Stella, illegible (d/o Dr. & Hannah)
Bray, Joseph, d. 1891, age 60 yrs *
Carr, Alice E. Smith, b. 1875, d. 1940, w/o & s/w S. S.
Carr, S. S., b. 1876, d. 1948, s/w & h/o Alice E. Smith
Carr, Walter C., b. 1903, d. 1986, s/o S. S. & Alice E.
Cull, Joseph, d. 14 Dec 1890, age 76 yrs, s/w Mary his wife, & Martha his daughter
Cull, Martha, d. 28 Apr 1865, age 18 yrs, d/o & s/w Joseph & Mary
Cull, Mary Pully, d. 10 Apr 1884, age 75 yrs, s/w Joseph her husband, & Martha her daughter
Doherty, John, illegible (d. 1881, age 82 yrs)
Dyson, William J. E., b. 1854, d. 1874, drowned in St. Francois River
Fontaine, Marion Husk, b. 1905, d. 1985
Fowler, Arthur Augustus, b. 6 Jun 1846, d. 7 Jun 1846, s/w William Lowell, & George Thomas, s/o Lowell J. & Sarah Ann
Fowler, Catherine Cramer, dates illegible, w/o William
Fowler, Eunice Page, d. 15 May 1842, age 66 yrs, w/o Jonathon
Fowler, George Thomas, b. 25 Feb 1848, d. 22 Jul 1855, s/w William Lowell, & Arthur Augustus, s/o Lowell J. & Sarah Ann
Fowler, Jonathon, illegible
Fowler, Lowell J., illegible
Fowler, Sarah A. Barstow, dates illegible, w/o Lowell J. (d. 1871, age 52 yrs)
Fowler, William Lowell, b. 3 May 1844, d. 9 Apr 1871, s/w Arthur Augustus, & George Thomas, s/o Lowell J. & Sarah Ann
Fowler, William, illegible
Gibson, George M., Esq., d. 1869
Gibson, Lucy (Heard), dates illegible, w/o George M., Esq. (d. 1869)
Husk, Benjamin, b. 1881, d. 1965, s/w Dorothy
Husk, Bruce Garfield, b. 1948, d. 1996
Husk, Clifford, b. 1908, d. 1963, s/w Dorothy
Husk, Dorothy, b. 1885, d. 1959, s/w Benjamin
Husk, Dorothy, b. 1914, d. 1999, s/w Clifford
Husk, Wilfred Ernest Guelph, b. 1910, d. 1988
Irwin, Andrew, d. 1868, age 60 yrs *
Irwin, Catherine, illegible
Irwin, Ellen Smith, d. 29 May 1890, age 78y 5m 23d, w/o Jared
Irwin, Jared, d. 25 Nov 1887, age 76y 6m 20d
Irwin, John, illegible
Irwin, Katie, no dates, d/o J. & E.
Jackson, Anna A., no dates, age 17 yrs, d/o & s/w John & Eliza
Jackson, Eliza Johnston, d. 2 Oct 1897, age 80 yrs, s/w John her husband, & Anna A. her daughter
Jackson, George, illegible
Jackson, John, d. 19 Nov 1883, age 76 yrs, s/w Eliza his wife, & Anna A. his daughter
Jackson, Martha, dates illegible, d/o John & E.
Jones, M. R., d. 1890 (a child) *
Killingbeck, Annie Gwen, b. 12 Apr 1889, d. 11 Feb 1967, s/w Winnifred Sophia & William Hastwell, Helen Emily, & Helen Hastwell
Killingbeck, Helen Emily, b. 30 Jan 1892, d. 11 Jan 1973, s/w Winnifred Sophia & William Hastwell, Annie Gwen, & Helen Hastwell
Killingbeck, Helen Hastwell, died in infancy, s/w Winnifred Sophia & William Hastwell, Annie Gwen, & Helen Emily
Killingbeck, William Hastwell, b. 18 Oct 1856, d. 16 Feb 1942, s/w Winnifred Sophia his wife, Annie Gwen, Helen Emily, & Helen Hastwell
Killingbeck, Winnifred Sophia Williams, b. 24 Jun 1864, d. 14 Sep 1934, s/w William Hastwell her husband, Annie Gwen, Helen Emily, & Helen Hastwell
Laurendeau, Mary Armstrong, b. 1829, d. 1900
Lynn, Alice Isabelle, d. 1886, age 3 yrs *
Lynn, Alice, dates illegible, w/o John (d. 1874, age 69 yrs)
Lynn, John, no dates *
McBarrie, George, d. 9 Sep 1882, age 24y 7d, s/o G. & A.
Miller, Lavinia, d. 5 Mar 1866, age 22 yrs, youngest d/o Samuel & Susanna, s/w M.J., & S. & S. Miller, & Eliza A. Stewart
Miller, M. J., d. 27 May 1875, age 34 yrs, s/w Lavinia, & S. & S. Miller, & Eliza A. Stewart
Miller, S. Brownlow, d. 8 Apr 1882, age 70 yrs, s/w S. her husband, M. J., & Lavinia Miller, & Eliza A. Stewart
Miller, S., d. 20 Mar 1874, age 62 yrs, s/w S. his wife, M. J., & Lavinia Miller, & Eliza A. Stewart
Moore, Anna, illegible
Moore, Mary Ann, illegible
Nathan, Pauline Roberta Husk, b. 1921, d. 2000, w/o Percival V.
Owens, David E., b. 28 Apr 1887, d. 29 Apr 1923, s/w Sarah E., Lillian J., & Helena J. Owens, & Griffith, David, & Sinai Williams
Owens, Helena J., b. 13 Sep 1856, d. 24 Aug 1910, s/w David E., Sarah E., & Lillian J. Owens, & Griffith, David, & Sinai Williams
Owens, Lillian J., b. 20 Jan 1889, d. 26 Jun 1905, s/w David E., Sarah E., & Helena J. Owens, & Griffith, David, & Sinai Williams
Owens, Sarah E., b. 12 Feb 1886, d. 7 Dec 1902, s/w David E., Lillian J., & Helena J. Owens, & Griffith, David, & Sinai Williams
Penfold, Hannah, d. Jun 1876, age 70y 7m, w/o & s/w Capt. W. H.
Penfold, W. H., Capt., d. 16 Feb 1876, age 70y 8m, s/w & h/o Hannah
Robinson, Elizabeth Cull, b. 1850, d. 1927, w/o & s/w George
Robinson, George, d. 17 Apr 1884, age 31y 10m, s/w & h/o Elizabeth Cull
Smith, Amelia Jane Cull, d. 20 Dec 1915, age 71y 5m, w/o & s/w Walter
Smith, Clara McManis, b. 1878, d. 1961, w/o Fred
Smith, Walter, b. 19 Oct 1843, d. 3 Jun 1923, s/w & h/o Amelia Jane Cull
Stewart, Eliza A. Miller, d. 5 Feb 1895, age 59 yrs, w/o Robert, s/w M. J., Lavinia, & S. & S. Miller
Swetland, George H., b. 1868, d. 1929, s/w & h/o Martha A. Smith
Swetland, Martha A. Smith, b. 1867, d. 1946, w/o & s/w George H.
Ward, ??, d. Mar 1879, age 26 yrs, w/o Moses
Ward, Agnes M., b. 1877, d. 1895, s/w Moses & Ellenier
Ward, Ellenier Gummer, b.1858, d.1939, s/w Moses her husband, & Agnes M.
Ward, Lanord M., b. 1891, d. 1916
Ward, Moses, b 1846, d. 1899, s/w Ellenier his wife, & Agnes M.
Wier, Jane Cardel, d. 15 Apr 1917, age 85 yrs, w/o & s/w Joseph
Wier, Joseph, d. 10 Apr 1902, age 82y 10m, s/w & h/o Jane Cardel
Wilkins, Frank, b. 10 Nov 1914, India, d. 10 May 1971, h/o Pauline Husk
Williams, David, b. 1854, d. 27 Nov 1915, s/w Griffith, & Sinai Williams, & David E., Sarah E., Lillian J., & Helena J. Owens
Williams, Griffith, b. 1820, d. 2 Aug 1878, s/w David, & Sinai Williams, & David E., Sarah E., Lillian J., & Helena J. Owens
Williams, Sinai, b. 1821, d. 16 Feb 1905, s/w Griffith, & David Williams, & David E., Sarah E., Lillian J., & Helena J. Owens
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