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Holderville Cemetery

Located down a lane across the brook from Holderville House. The culvert is out so one cannot drive to it. The last person to be buried there was Vara (Lyon) Holder Smith in 1974. Stones were once removed to fix up cemetery, so locations may not be correct.

Stone #

Surname

Inscription

1

Henderson

HENDERSON /E. Grace Crawford /1893-1937 /Wife of B. Thurlow Henderson /1889-1971

2

Holder

Flat-lying stone

In /Memory of /Lucretia /Wife of /Samuel Holder /died April 6, 1861 /aged 67 years /and *** months. /There we shall meet again /When all our toils are o’er /And death and grief and pain /And parting are no more /We shall with all our brethren /And grasp thee on the flaming star.

Foot-stone: L.H. Samuel buried here but not marked.

3

Holder

HOLDER /Abram B. Holder /1817-1911 /Elmina E. /Wife of Abram B. Holder /1818-1908

4

Holder

Flat-lying stone, broken

In /memory of /Charlotte /Beloved Wife of /Howard H. Holder /died Augt 26, 1868 /Aged 36 years /and 6 months. / H. H. Holder /died Apr. 15, 1881 /Aged 52 yrs. /Arrayed in glorious grace /Shall these vile bodies shine /And every shape and every face /Be Heavenly and Divine. /

Foot-stone: C. H.

5

Holder

Robert P. Holder /died Feb. 6, 1901 /Aged 27 yrs /His mother /Margaret A. /1853 – 1929

6

Holder

Arthur M. /1880 – 1936 /His wife /Vara L. /1890 – 1974 /Children /Sarah 1915 /Horace 1919 / HOLDER

7

Holder

HOLDER /Charles W. Holder /born 1849 died 1927 /His wife Isabella /1840 – 1938 /Sarah Lamb Holder /1874 – 1953 /Leslie C. Holder /1888 – 1957 / Asleep in Jesus

8

Lyon

Flat-lying stone

To Rest / Mary L. /wife of /R. E. Lyon /died /Dec 14th, 1873(8) /Aged 33 years /Also, their daughter /Bertha /died /April 15, 1874 /Aged 4 months /Gone but not forgotten

9

Field-stone

At least two are vertically embedded in concrete. Others are flat lying.

10

Williams

In memory of /Joshua B Williams /died /Jan 2, 1898 /Aged 6? years /Stone broken here, two line verse. / Charles H. Elston /died Apr. 17, 1902 / Aged 63 yrs

11

Pitt

In memory of /David L. Pitt /died April 14 , 1877 /Aged 56 yrs /Edwin J. /Aged 25 yrs /Abram W. /Aged 21 years /Lost at Sea June 1873 / Catherine H. Pitt /1819 – 1909 /Foot-stone: D.L.P /E.J.P. /A.W.P.

12

Middleton

MIDDLETON /J. Thomas /Louisa B. /Herbert E. /Elmer L. /Clarence J.

13

Middleton

In loving memory of /David Middleton /1836 – 1915 /his wife M. Prudence /1830 – 1921 /Their son D. Henry /1870 – 1879 /Untill the day breaks and /the shadows flee away. / Erected by their daughter Mina

14

Middleton

Mina Middleton /1868 - 1935

15

Orem

Mrs Elizabeth Orem (??) /died June 15 1821/illegible verse A rough field-store with chiselled inscription, quite faint.

16

Elston

Flat-lying stone

Gone Home /In memory of /Emily J. /daughter of /Charles H. & Maria Elston /born 10th Dec. 1888 died 1892 These dates may be incorrect as the stone is broken at this point and parts are crumbled and missing.

 

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