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Keith Private Cemetery

Cemetery located on Keith Homestead on Kennebecasis Island

Epitaphs on gravestones; completed June 1999

Located on the hill above the Jim Keith property on Kennebecasis Island. The island is located where the St. John River meets the Kennebecasis Bay at the lower end of the Kingston Peninsula, N.B. This cemetery is not associated with any church.

Stone #

Surname

Inscription

1.

Keith

In memory of /James M. Keith /Died Sept. 16, 1912 /Aged 60 Years /Mary E. Keith /died Feb. 10, 1943 /aged 80 years /Husband

2

Keith

William Keith /Died Nov. 21, 1901 /Aged 84 Years /also his wife /Elizabeth A. /Died May 18, 1904 /Aged 85 Years

3

Morow

Low profile

Uncle

4

Morow

Low profile

George /Aged 15 months

5

Woods

Geo. E. Woods /Died June 1875

6

Woods

Freely G. Woods /Died Sept. 1878

7

Woods

Florence B. Woods /Died /Nov. 1, 1883

 

Notes from oral conversation concerning this burial plot: [notes collected by students - GKTM]

* many more unmarked graves

* wooden cross markers were used as firewood by some hunters

* Jim McCormick a stone mason was to carve inscriptions

* #2 contains unmarked graves for 3 children

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