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St Bridgets Roman Catholic Church

St Bridgets is the only Roman Catholic Church on the Peninsula. The church and its accompanying cemetery are located on Route 845 along the Kennebecasis Bay in Chapel Grove. Many of the original grave markers were wooden crosses which have disappeared; some have been replaced.

Stone #

Surname

Inscription

1

McCann

Low stone. Some depressions in the ground.

2

McCann

Michael McCann /1853-1929

3

McCloskey

Flat stone

Patrick McCloskey /1824-1906 /Mary S. His wife /1830-1917 /Ellen, Their Daughter /1853 – 1899

4

Walton

Rose C. /Died Oct 11, 1947 /wife of /Leo M. Walton /Died Aug 24 1962 / At Rest / WALTON

5

Foot-stone

Father May belong with #1 or #4

6

Lynch

In Memory of /William Lynch /died /Feb. 22, 1897 /Aged 67 years. /Dearest Father has left us / Left us yes for ever more / But we hope to meet our loved one /On that bright and happy shore. Stanton Bros.

7

Mahaney

In Memory of /Mary, /Wife of John Mahaney /died /Mar. 15, 1895, /Aged 68 years. /Remember me as you pass by /As you are now, so once was I /As I am now you soon will be /Prepare for death and follow me.

Stanton Bros.

8

Foot-stone

M. .M. Belongs with #7

9

Collins

Lying flat

COLLINS /John 1902 Bridget 1914 /Charles 1904 Frank 1919

10

Bradley

Broken off base

Mother /Sarah J. /wife of /James Bradley /Died June 4, 1895 /Aged 58 years

11

Hickey

1874 John J. 1941 /his wife /1878 M. Elizabeth 1958 /Son /1908 J. Edward 1992

Flat stone by #11: HICKEY /John J. Hickey / his wife /Elizabeth M

12

Dunn

Bernard Dunn /And Family Flat marker stone.

13

Etchingham

Large monument – 2 feet square, cross on top, old

East Face: Sacred /to the memory of /Mary /Etchingham / Died March 1849 /Aged 72 Years /Also her Husband /died 24th Sept, 1852 /Aged 75 Years / Native of the /County of Wexford /Ireland [no husband name]

South Face: In Memory of /Bridget /Etchingham /departed this life Dec 1st /1854 /Aged 31 Years

West Face: Also /Charles Burk /Aged 3 Years 3 Months

North Face: In Memory of /Charles /Etchingham /departed this life /April 22nd 1841 /Aged 39 Years /Also /his son /Arthur /departed this life Sept. 19th /1845 Aged 20 Years

Flat broken stone south of, unreadable except for:

HIS ~~~~/Departed ~~~ / ~~d 37 Years / verse follows

14

Reardon

Ernest W. Reardon /1888-1918 /Katherine A. Reardon /1890-1932 /Ernest Ronald /Rest in Peace / REARDON

15

Martin

Marker only; low to the ground.

16

Shirey

Tall, 4-sided, 20" square, fancy top

East Face: In Memory of /Daniel Shirey /died Oct 27, 1871. /Aged 64 years /Also His Wife /Margaret /died Dec. 12, 1862 /Aged 39 years. / SHIREY

South Face: In Memory of /Nicholas /died April 18, 1857 /Aged 4 weeks /Charles /died Nov. 18, 1859. /Aged 1 year & 8 mo’s /Mary /died Dec. 3, 1862 /Aged 3 days /Children of Daniel and /Margaret Shirey

North Face: In Memory of /Michael /son of Daniel and /Margaret Shirey /died March 10, 1888 /Aged 34 years

17

O'Riley

Obelisk

To /The Memory of /Patrick O'Reiley /Died May 28, 1838 /Aged 59 Years /A Native of Co. Meath /Ireland /also /His Wife /Hannorah /Died Dec 26, 1868 /aged 92 years.

18

Gunn

Broken, lying flat

Sacred /to the memory of /Mary Ann /wife of ~~mes Gunn /died March 13, 1862 / ~~~~broken here

19

Gunn

Broken, lying flat

Sacred /to the memory of / Peter E. Gunn /died Sept. 28, 1862 /Aged 35 years. /May he rest in peace. /Also his son /William Henry /died Feb. ~~, 1862 / Aged /~~ 6 mo’s /~~~ Stone broken here

20

Nisbet

James S. Nisbet /1881-1965 /Mary McLean, wife /1899-1974 /grandson A. Michael 1966 / NISBET

21

Owens

Four-sided

East Face: In memory of /Margaret /wife of /Peter Gallagher /Died May 1, 1892 /Aged 69 Years /Bridget /wife of /Henry Pierce /Died Dec 6, 1896 /aged 67 years /May They Rest in Peace /Ellen Owens /Died Feb. 26, 1901 /Aged 68 Years /Erected by Ellen Owens / OWENS

South Face: Susan E /wife of /Neil Boice /Died Aug 7, 1869 /Aged 51 years /Thomas L. Owens /Died July 22, 1871 /Aged 25 years. /Daniel Owens /died Sept. 13, 1875 /Aged 29 years /Weep not, they are at rest. West Face: Anne Owens /Died Oct. 15, 1842 /Aged 26 Years /Katie Owens /Died Feb. 7, 1845 /Aged 19 Years /Mary /wife of /Robert Martin /Died April 18, 1862 /Aged 41 years /Beloved Ones Farewell

North Face: Thomas Owens /Died Oct 15, 1863 /Aged 83 Years /Also his wife /Bridget /Died March 27, 1863 /Aged 76 years /Patrick Owens /Died Nov 27, 1876 /Aged 62 years /Gone but not forgotten.

22

Reardon

Iron fence posts, 1 in. pipe

Sacred /to the Memory of /Daniel Reardon /Died May 12, 1875 /Aged 67 Years /May he rest in peace

23

Foot-stone

D. R. /Associated with #22

24

Keefe

John Keefe Not here now. A broken stone at this location has the stone-maker’s name John McGrath, Marsh Bridge, St. John, N.B.

25

Foot-stone

M. A. K. / Did not see this on Dec 17th, 1998 visit to cemetery.

26

Haslett

Mary L. /1870—1961 Flat stone

27

Rush

John Rush and family Stone marker

28

Elston

In memory of /Abraham Elston /died /5th Jan 1879 /Aged 74 years

S P Osgood

29

Elston

In memory of /Mary /Wife of /Abraham Elston /died /8th June, 1878 /Aged 68 years S P Osgood

30

Foot-stone

M. E. /Associated with #29

31

Foot-stone

A. E. /Associated with #28

32

McCann

In /loving memory of /Michael McCann /died /Feb. 6,1895 /Aged 67 /years /Requiescat in Pace / McCANN

33

McCann

In memory of /Elizabeth Sinnott /wife of /Michael McCann /died Dec. 11, 1878 /Aged 51 years /Also Margaret /Aged 3 yrs. and 3 mos. / Thomas P. ~~~ more writing but the stone is embedded in a concrete base which covers the writing.

34

McCann

Flat-lying stone

Nellie /dau of /John & Kate McCann /died Sept. 7, 1881 /Aged 5 yrs

35

McCann

East Face: Mary Ann, /died Dec. 26, 1847 /Aged 2 y’rs. /Thomas /died Feb. 9, 1876, /Aged 23 y’rs. /William /died May 17, 1888, /Aged 24 y’rs. /Children of Thomas & /Ann McCann

North Face: Thomas McCann /Died Aug. 19, 1872 /Aged 62 y’rs /Ann McCann /died /April 1902

36

foot-stone

E.M.C

37

McCann

In memory of /Ellen /wife of /Thomas McCann /who died /Feb 6th, 1857 /Aged 64 years. /May her soul rest in peace./Amen/ She was a native of /Co. Fermanagh, Ireland S P Osgood

38

Reardon

In memory of /Hannah /the beloved wife of /Michael Reardon /who died /June 2nd, 1865 /Aged 35 yrs. / Requiescat in Pace

39

Gunn

In memory of /William A. Gunn /who died /25th March 1860 /Aged 24 years. /May his soul rest in peace. /Brother thou art gone to rest /Thine is an early tomb /But Jesus summoned thee away /Thy savior called thee home.

40

Gunn

Sacred /to the /memory of /Michael Gunn /died /Sept. 4th, 1861 /Aged 74 years. /May he rest in peace.

41

McCarron

Flat marker stone only.

42

??

Annie M. and Daniel Can’t read the rest; needs cleaning.

43

Enning

John /Enning /~~ Dec. 27, 1879 ~~ ed [Aged?] 11 years / Requiescat in Pace. This is a sandstone, rather fancy, tombstone, but is eroded where the ~~’s are. The name may have been Denning or something else as there appears to have been a letter preceding the E.

44

McCann

Flat marker stone only.

45

McCarron

Flat marker stone only.

46

Morris

East Face: In memoriam /Michael Morris /born 1823, died July 18, 1901 /his wife /Margaret /born 1830, died June 1, 1906 / MORRIS

North Face: Also their sons /Edward /born 1859, /died Nov. 28, 1887 /Frederick A. /born 1876, /died Dec. 28, 1901

47

Collins

In memory of /Dennis Collins /died /July 13, 1882 /Aged 89 yrs

A Kinsella

48

foot-stone

D. C. Probably for #47

49

McLaughlin

In memory of Michael McLaughlin died Feb. 21, 1884 Aged 15 years Also his two brothers Bernard's Aged 1 and 3 years. No sign of this stone. Checked Bob Laver, he has no record of it.

50

Foley

J. Edward Foley /1887-1968

51

Griffith

Flat marker stone near hedge along main road.

52

Hodd

Wooden cross

Louis S. Hodd /1970-1979

53

Hodd

E. Brian Hodd /1951-1974 There is a white wooden cross similar to other Hodd crosses but no name. This could be for E. Brian Hodd. See #58

54

Hodd

Wooden cross

Michael D. Hodd /1948-1972

55

Leger

LEGER /1911 J. Oscar 1985 /His wife /1910 Mary M. 1973

56

Levesque

LEVESQUE / Norbert K. /1978-1979 /Fils de Robert & Ann

57

Walton

WALTON /1902 Mary A. Walton 1972 /1897 James Walton 1983

58

Michaelson

Ethel M. Michaelson /1927-1979 Marker was a white wooden cross similar to Hodd markers. It was lying against #53, just the cross-bar left. Is #53 Hodd or a new marker for Michaelson?

59

Roper

ROPER /In memory of /William Robert /1885-1981

60

Nisbet

Joseph Allan /Oct. 31, 1979 /Age 2˝ mos. /Son of Ernest and Joan /NISBET

61

Johnson

JOHNSON /Andrew Keith /Aug. 25, 1979 /Age 13 mos. /Son of Wayne and Carolyn

62

Bain

BAIN /William P. Bain /1918-1976

63

Baxter

BAXTER /1899 Florence M. 1975 /Wife of /1913 Sydney W.

64

Hickey

HICKEY /1913 Sarto J. 1974 /1916 Doris A. 1987 /1941 Mary A. 1971 /1953 Peter J. 1971

65

Barlow

BARLOW /Thomas E. Barlow /1904-1974 / Catherine (Hickey) Barlow died Dec. 12, 1998, buried Dec. 15, 1998

66

Hickey

HICKEY/Charles L. Hickey /Dec. 28, 1920 /Dec. 23, 1978

Flat stone, same plot: Baby /Thomas Richard /Hickey /July 14 – 25 /1991

67

Jollymore

1902 Elden E. 1981 /1914 Marie A.

68

Stack

Joseph H. 1938 - /Marjorie D. 1933 – 1981 /In Loving Memory

69

Boyce

BOYCE /Daughter /Catherine Jean Cathy /July 18, 1963 - Aug. 1, 1981

70

Mowbray

1903 /Fred Mowbray /1986 Wooden cross, dates on the vertical.

Old records had Frederick J. Perhaps a new cross?

71

Chetley

CHETLEY /Russell B. /1906-1986 /Annie M. /1916- /Married Oct. 25, 1938

72

Higgins

HIGGINS /Donald J. Higgins /1932-1986

73

Fudge

FUDGE /In loving memory of /Ernest A. /May 18, 1916 - Dec 23, 1983 /Husband of /Johanna (Peters) /Feb. 4, 1923 – Dec. 24, 1995

74

Bonnevie

BONNEVIE /Suzanne M. 1905 - /Adelard J. /1902 - 1983

75

Buckley

BUCKLEY /William H. (Bill) /Feb. 16, 1906 – Mar. 11, 1982 /His wife /Frances M. O'Brien /Aug. 29, 1906 Sept. 12, 1985

76

Duguay

DUGUAY /Edward /(Ted) A. /1919 - 1990 /Donalda M. /Scarling) /1921 – 1996 /Married August 17, 1943

77

Clark

CLARK /Clarence J. /Sept 28,1914 - Sept. 4, 1987 /His wife /Florence M. (Fudge) /Feb. 25, 1914 - June 26, 1989

78

Vaughan

VAUGHAN /1936 Louis T. Vaughan 1987 /His wife /1941 Mary F. (Boyce) 1998

79

Walton

WALTON /Joseph A. Walton /Feb. 3, 1907 - Dec. 22, 1988 /His wife /V. Louisa (Sheldrick) /Dec. 4, 1909

80

Bonner

BONNER /Anne Bonner /1896 – 1987 /Her son /Gregory Bonner /1927 – 1987

81

Nisbet

NISBET /1928 John F. 1993 /His wife /---- Gertrude ---- /Infant twin daughters, 1968 /Patricia and Theresa /One Man Can Make a Difference.

82

Hodd

Till we meet again. /Louis Jon /Dec. 16, 1968 /June 19, 1994 / "BUKE"

83

Murray

MURRAY /Married Oct. 1, 1955 /Samuel Benjamin (Ben) /Apr. 27, 1932 – May 18, 1995 /Ann Marie Buckley /Oct 17, 1934 - /Say One Hail Mary

84

Lowery

LOWERY /Ryan M. /May 14/ 1997 Wooden Cross

85

Amirault

AMIRAULT /M. Charlene (Barlow) /1942 /Osgood A. /Amirault /1946 – 1995 /Married July 22, 1978

86

Jones

JONES /Hannah Marie /infant daughter of /Karen & Thane /Feb. 17 /1993 Feb. 18 /1993/ Forever in our hearts

87

O’Hearon

O’HEARON /J. A. (Andy) O’Hearon /May 18, 1937 - /Beloved wife /A. M. (Sally) McGuire /Nov. 19, 1938 – Sept. 12, 1997 /Always remembered by their loving children /Cathy, Billy, Susie and Anne Marie

88

Miller

MILLER /Ernest Samuel /Jun. 23, 1934 – July 9, 1997 /and wife /Margaret Susan /Nov. 18, 1933 /Ever Remembered – Ever Loved

89

Hansen

HANSEN /Raymond J. /July 10, 1923 – July 6, 1997 /Mary P. /Mar. 31, 1925 -

90

White

WHITE /1915 Leonard Owen White 1991 /his wife /1911 Winnifred Teresa O’Neill 1997

91

Foley

FOLEY /In loving memory of /1943 E. Frank 1994 /husband of /Carol Anne / Fare Thee Well, Love

92

Higgins

HIGGINS /Thomas J. Higgins /April 8, 1931 ~ Aug. 24, 1995

93

McGinn

McGINN /Francis X. J. /Dec. 8, 1911 /Jan. 20, 1996 /M. Hazel L. /Jan. 9, 1912 /Feb. 21, 1997 /Married Oct. 7, 1939

94

Gilliland

GILLILAND /Jesus have mercy /Leonard W. /May 22, 2913 – Dec. 16, 1994 /His wife /Margaret R. /Dec. 6, 1912

95

Gilliland

White wood cross: Marie /Gilliland/ June 1993

96

Haslett

HASLETT /Geraldine M. Quinlan /Gordon E. /Haslett /Sept. 21, 1934 /Jan. 9, 1994 /In God’s Holy Keeping

97

Furness

In Loving Memory of /Marie E. Deveau /July 13, 1937 – May 16, 1993 /Wife of /Charles G. Furness /Aug. 9, 1934

98

Mc----

There is a buried marker by hedge near Griffith, #51. Only Mc is visible.

 

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