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Magoon Point Cemetery
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Magoon Point Cemetery
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Magoon Point Cemetery
Stanstead County, Quebec

Contributed by Leslie Nutbrown, Apr 23, 2007, last edited Apr 28, 2007 [lnutbrown@videotron.ca]. Total records = 20.

From Georgeville take Magoon Point Road. Follow this road right to the end. Turn left onto Camber Road, and continue to Jones Road on your right. Stay on Jones Road for 2.2 km. You will see a wooden gate (see picture) on your left blocking a private road. The cemetery is down among a grove of trees in the middle of the field, adjacent to the private road. You will have to walk down across the field if there is nothing planted that you will disturb, or use the private road.

This cemetery is abandoned and there is no sign. There are mature trees and fallen trees and brush among the dozen or so headstones. The names of those listed as having no headstone came from the Stanstead Historical Society. I hope that this old burial ground will be restored one day in memory of those who lived and died in the area known as Magoon Point.

I walked and read this cemetery on Apr 23, 2007. This included all existing and legible tombstones.

- Leslie Nutbrown

Baxter, Electa, d. 24 Aug 1833, age: 61y, wife of John Magoon
Blake, Lectina, b. 1813, d. 1894, wife of Wilder Magoon, no stone
Carver, Betsey, d. 12 Jan 1886, age: 90y, wife of Israel Merrill, no stone
Chadwick, Sarah, d. 11 Jun 1867, wife of John Magoon
Eryou, Florance, d. 11 Jul 1891, age: 5m 15d, daughter of E. & B.
Evans, Olive, b. 1834, d. 1903, s/w & wife of George Magoon
Magoon, Charles, d. 21 Sep 1843, age: 22y 2m
Magoon, George, b. 1829, d. 1902, s/w & husband of Olive Evans
Magoon, Hazen, b. 8 Apr 1848, d. 21 Sep 1891, no stone
Magoon, John, d. 20 Mar 1843, age: 49y
Magoon, Jonathan, d. 27 Oct 1870, age: 84y 6m, no stone
Magoon, Mary Jane, d. 10 May 1857, age: 3y 3m 3d, daughter of George & Olive
Magoon, Prudence, d. 30 Sep 1836, age: 50y, wife of Jonathan
Magoon, Wilder, b. 1811, d. 1886, no stone
Merrill, Israel, d. 1853, no stone
Orcutt, Ophelia, b. 1847, d. 1927, wife of Hazen Magoon, no stone
Peasley, George, d. 14 Jul 18?1, age: 21y
Rediker, Hannah L. , d. 8 Jun 1907, age: 78y, wife of Prim Eryou
Rolleston, C. B., d. 9 Jan 1868, age: 57y
Smith, Alan, d. 21 Jul 1868, age: 40y, a native of Lewis, Scotland

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