NL GenWeb Headstone Inscriptions

South Coast Redion ~ Burgeo District

Petites - Bethany United Church Cemetery

The following transcriptions are from the headstones located in front of the Bethany United Church in Petites.

Headstone inscriptions were transcribed by PAUL, EDITH AND MEGAN WILLETTE, June 25, 2000. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.

In memory of Maria Jane wife of Robert Stagg. Born: August 18, 1848 Died: December 23, 1880

Sacred to the memory of William James beloved son of Martin & Elizabeth Morgan, who departed this life 1887 June, 1

In memory of Ruben Forsey Buffett. A native of Grand Bank Illegible first part of date illegible 1867

In memory of Minnie adopted child of Capt. William & Amelia Bonnell, died: 27 December 18?? aged 8 yrs.

In memory of William Charles Butt died June 10, 1861 aged 2 months 17 days- also Clara Jane died October 11, 1869 aged 11 months 8 days- also Ced?lla Jane died October 22, 1870 aged 6 months.

In memory of William Elsworth who died December 15,1874, aged 5 yrs - also his brother George Elsworth who died August 6, 1872, aged 4 yrs.

In memory of George James Elsworth who died September 6, 1886, aged 50 yrs. - also his loving wife Christiana Elsworth who died September 25, 1892, aged 52 yrs. On the side of this monument is the following. In memory of Sarah Selina Elsworth who died January 31, 1892, aged 19 yrs. Erected by Ernest George Elsworth who died in Los Angeles, California on November 28. 1916, aged 40 yrs.

In memory of Mary beloved wife of Saul Bonnell who departed this life June 2, 1885, aged 64 yrs 5 months. Verse

Sacred to the memory of Saul Bonnell who died at North Sydney, Cape Breton March 11, 1894, aged 83 yrs. Verse

Sacred to the memory of Amelia. The beloved wife of Saul Bonnell who departed this life May 8, 1858, aged 35 yrs. 6 months. Verse

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