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Fitch Bay, Stanstead County, Quebec
Contributed by Leslie Nutbrown, Apr 23, 2007, last edited Apr 28, 2007 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 15.
In Fitch Bay take Taplin Street to the end and turn left on Bosquets Fleuris. Go up the hill and out of the woods into the opening. The cemetery is located in back of 80 Bosquets Fleuris Road which is on your left.
This abandoned cemetery is the final resting place of the area's earliest settlers. To get to the cemetery you will have to get permission to cross property owned presently by Xavier Kauffmann. The cemetery is behind his house and completely overgrown. The stones can be seen from the road if you look carefully. It is hoped that this old burial ground will be restored.
I walked and read this cemetery on Apr 23, 2007. This included all existing and legible tombstones.
- Leslie Nutbrown
Brown, Amos, d. 22 Feb 1855, age: 63y
Brown, Olive, d. 15 May 1848, age: 50y, wife of Amos
Clefard, Mary F., d. 29 Jul 1850, age: 28y, wife of Albert
Davis, Joanna, d. 3 Mar 1811, age: 47y, wife of Phineas
Davis, Phineas, d. 1 Jan 1828, age: 65y
Gustin, ?, d. 5 Jul 1824, son of Josiah & Esther
Heath, Sally, d. 8 Dec 1827, age: 46th yr, wife of Caleb
Lee, Polly, d. 18 Apr 1849, age: 57y, wife of Ede Lee
Lee, Sophronia, d. 5 Sep 1852, age: 21y 1m 15d
Richardson, Josiah, d. 10 Jul 1827, age: 49y
Rider, Ezra B., b. 10 Jun 1798, d. 1 Nov 1862
Rider, Fanny C., d. 17 Mar 1848
Shirtleff, Hiram, d. 12 Jan 1852, age: 16y 7m, son of Ichabod & Mahala
Shirtliff, Betsey, d. 9 Oct 1829, age: 69y, wife of Ichabod
Shirtliff, Ichabod, d. 9 Jun 1820, age: 56y
Deaths & Obituary Notices: Newspapers 1690-Present