Chase-Jameson Cemetery
Brunswick, Maine

(Sometimes known as Bunganuc Cemetery)

Maine Old Cemetery records circa 1957 about this small family cemetery on private property show that "in 1929 this was known as Woodside Farm and before that as the Benjamin Chase Farm and the Elizabeth Campbell Farm. This cemetery is west of Bunganuc Creek about one mile on the south side of the road to Freeport in a grove of trees near the shore."

It has a total of 11 headstones. The cemetery has been in use since at least 1786. The last burial was in 1998.



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Chase-Jameson Cemetery Transcriptions

Below are transcriptions of headstones in Chase-Jameson Cemetery from the collection of Bernice Douglas and on-site recordings in 2001. Information within [] has been added by researchers.

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CAMPBELL

In Memory of Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell, wife of Daniel, departed this life February 16, 1786 in the 84th year of her age

CHASE

Benjamin Chase, d. May 8, 1802, age 85 y

Mrs. Catherine (Campbell) Chase, wife of Mr. Benjamin, d. Oct 9, 1815, age 75 y
"Her children shall call her blessed" [note: Biblical verse]

Susanna, dau., Benjamin, d. Aug 28, 1828

Elizabeth, dau. Benjamin, d. Mar 24, 1830, age 64 y

Samuel Chase, Esq., d. March 24, 1830, aet 56 yrs

Mary (Stanwood) his wife, d. February 23, 1830, aet 48 yrs

JAMESON

James Jameson, b. Saco, May 24, 1738, d. Sept 24, 1818

Eleanor Campbell, his wife, born in Saco, Aug 28, 1739, died June 7, 1819

HENSHAW

Alice Anita Stevens Henshaw, Beloved Wife of John Handy Henshaw, born February 17, 1912, Greenwich, Conn., Died March 3, 1983, Brunswick, Maine
"Her children arise up, and call her blessed, her husband also" [note: Biblical verse]

John Handy Henshaw, Loving Husband of Alice Anita Stevens Henshaw, Born August 7, 1909, Norwood, NJ, Died March 9, 1998, Brunswick, Maine
"Yea, here, as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so did God rejoice over them... For in this place they met with abundance of what they had sought." [note: Pilgrim's Progress]

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