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Bocabec Presbyterian Cemetery
Last Updated 17 Feb 2002

The following transcription was compiled and donated by the Charlotte County branch of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society. Thanks also to Marilyn Strout who arranged for the donation. Comments in [square brackets] were already part of the transcription. Pictures and comments in {curly brackets} were added by Craig Walsh.

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This cemetery is located on Route 127 part way up the hill near the Bocabec River Bridge.  The church existed from 1836 to 1968 when it burned.  Earliest stone reads 1846, an infant daughter of Robert and Sarah Purves.
 

Row 1 [Beginning at far right, reading toward the river from road in rows.]

FIANDER / Robert A. FIANDER / Nov. 16, 1856 - July 7, 1947 / his wife / Sophia M. / Jan. 13, 1856 - Oct. 30, 1936
{Picture by Craig Walsh.}

John ORR/ Sept. 27, 1814 - Nov. 15, 1890/ His wife Henrietta C. / July 29, 1836 - Aug. 15, 1899/ ORR
{Picture by Craig Walsh.}

Nicholas BROWNRIGG / born June 2, 1838 / died Sept.  24, 1909 / his wife Susan / born July 2, 1837 / died Oct.  21, 1903 / BROWNRIGG
 

Row 2

[surrounded by an ornate iron fence] / Jeremiah HANSON / 1809 - 1893 / Eliza A. HANSON / 1814 - 1901 / HANSON
[side] Wesley HANSON / 1850 - 1881 / Addie HANSON / 1853 - 1886
[side] Rufus OUTHOUSE / 1840 - 1902 / Agnes OUTHOUSE / 1843 - 1905

[group of 7]
In memory of / William / son of Andrew & / Agnes TAGGART / who died / March 7th, 1859 / AE. 31 years / [eulogy]
In memory of / Andrew TEGGERT / who died / Dec. 5th, 1860 / aged 74 years / A native of the / Town of Antrim
A.T.  [footstone]
In memory of / James TAGGART / who died / May 22, 1856 / AET. 26 / [eulogy]
J. T.  [footstone]
In memory of / Agnes TAGGART / died / Dec. 23, 1883 / aged 90 years / [eulogy]
A.T.  [footstone]

[group of 3]
Thomas ORR / died March 26, 1889 / aged 30 years / Martha / his wife / died May 8, 1901 / aged 69 years
[back] Mary J. ORR / died May 5, 1881 / aged 14 years & 6 mos. / Andrew ORR / died June 14, 1883 / aged 25 years / Joseph ORR / died June 8, 1886 / aged 14 years & 6 mos / James T. ORR / died Feb. 19, 1860 / aged 2 years / Children of / Thomas & Martha ORR
In memory of / James T. / son of Thomas / & Martha ORR / who died Feb. 19, 1860 / aged 2 years
J.T.O.  [footstone]
{Picture by Craig Walsh.}

[group of 3]
In memory of/ Henrietta E. died Aug. 17, 1862 age 15 yr 5m  13 days also/ Frederick A. / died Aug. 23, 1862 / Aged 5m, 18 days/ Children of John H.A. and Rosetta MCFARLAN

John H.A. McFARLAN / died / Oct. 21, 1887 / AE. 75 yrs. 6 ms. / his wife / Rosetta / died Sept. 14, 1886 / AE. 71 yrs. 3 ms.
H.E. McF.  [footstone]

[group of 2]
 James JOHNSTON / died / March 8, 1873 / aged 81 years / Ann, his wife / died / April 3, 1905 / aged 86 years
[side] David JOHNSTON / died / Feb.  22nd, 1876 / aged 20 years / George M. JOHNSTON / died / Dec. 22nd, 1896 / aged 37 years
[back] James JOHNSTON / died / May 29, 1920 / aged 72 years
[side] Isabella / died / June 11, 1905 / aged 67 years
G.M.J. [footstone]

[group of 2]
In memory of / George / ROBINSON / died April 6, 1863 / aged 89 years / born in Co.Down Ireland / Sergeant 5th Dragon / guards / served in Spain [for Britain]
G.R.  [footstone][Legion Flag -should be a Union Jack]
 

Row 3

[group of 2]
 This inscription / is intended to aid / in perpetuating / the memory of / Maria GAWLER / Daughter of the late / Rev. John CASSILIS M.A. / she was; then {Should be "when". CW} she died / 24 years of age
M.G.G.  [footstone]
{Picture by Craig Walsh.}

[goup of 6]
Thomas WALLACE / died / Nov.  7, 1887 / AE. 72 yrs. / WALLACE
[side] Children / Lang P. / died Apr. 19, 1884 / AE. 20 yrs. / James R. / died Mar. 4, 1888 / AE. 27 yrs. / Jeffory J. / died Mar. 24, 1888 / AE. 22 yrs. /
Laing P. WALLACE / died / Apr. 19, 1884 / AE. 20 yr. 5 mos. & / 7 dys. / [eulogy]
L.P.  [footstone]
J.R.  [footstone]
J.J.  [footstone]
Father [footstone]

[group of 4]
[Part of stone missing] J. McCULLOUGH / died March 24, 1874 AE. 50 yrs. / Also their daughter / Ann J. / died Jan. 4th, 1874 / AE. 18 yrs.
N.McC. / A.J. McC.  [footstone]
In memory of / W.M. McCOLLOUGH/ died Oct. 2, 1856 / Aged 52 year / Co. Down, Ireland
W. McC.  [footstone]

[group of 3]
 In memory of Jane / wife of / Samuel GETTY / died May 6th, 1874 / AE. 43 yrs. / [eulogy]
J.G.  [footstone]
In memory of / Samuel GETTY / died April 2, 1871 / Aged 72 years / Native of Co. Antrim / Ireland
 
 

[group of 4]
In memory of / James SHEARER / A native of the County / Antrim. Ireland / who died / 14 April 1850 / aged 75 years / [eulogy]
In memory of / Elizabeth SHEARER / died Janu. 11, 1864 / aged 82 years
E.S.  [footstone]
J.S.  [footstone]

[group of 4]
In memory of / Ann / wife of the late / Robert BELL / died Dec. 23rd / 1869 / aged 76 years
Sacred / to the memory of / Robert BELL / died Jan. 23, 1866 / aged 65 years / John / son of Robert & / Ann BELL
A.B.  [footstone]
R.B. / J.B.  [footstone]

[group of 2]
In memory of / Elizabeth / third daughter of Daniel and Jane HENRY / died Sept 21, 1873 / aged 24 years / [eulogy]
E.H.[footstone]

[group of 4]
Martha A. / dau. of Martin & Martha WATSON / died / Mar.  9 / 1852 / Aged 4 year 4 mo
Catherine / dau. of / James & Martha ORR / died / May 6, 1852 / AE.  22 yrs.
C.O.  [footstone]
E.M. [footstone]

[group of 2]
Sacred / to the memory of / John W. WILLIAMS / who departed this life / April 15, 1851 / also his [.........]
J.M.W.  [footstone]

CARRICK / In memory of / Racheal / born in Castine, Me. / 1764 - 1851 / wife of Charles CARRICK
[back] Their children James / Elizabeth / 1807 - 1857 / John ORR / 1793 - 1849 / his wife / Mary CARRICK

[group of 2]
In memory of / Rachael / wife of Charles CARRICK / Deceased a Native of / Castine, Maine / who died Jan. 27, 1851 / aged 87 years
John ORR / died / Aug. 27, 1849

3255667 Private / Hazen H. THOMAS / N.B. Regt C.E.F. / 2nd June 1918 / born 18th Aug.  1897 / [legion cross and flag]

MERCHANT / Solomon / 1835 - 1918 / his wife / Elizabeth A. Brownrigg / 1860 - 1930

Samuel ERSKINE / died / Jan. 6,1903 / aged 63 yrs. 6 mos. / Ann his wife / died Jan. 17, 1911 / aged 71 yrs. / ERSKINE
[side] Herbert M. / 1865 - 1940
[back] Samuel H. ERSKINE / born Aug. 25, 1872 / died Aug. 25, 1945 / aged 73 yrs.
[side] Willie ERSKINE / died / Nov. 12, 1886 / aged 22 yrs. / Fred / died / Sept. 26, 1908 / aged 27 yrs.

Alexander McGREGOR / May 28, 1879 - Oct. 24, 1918

Frank E. COSTER {Should be FOSTER. CW} / Private / 15 Res. Battn / CEI / 15 Jan.1986 / Age 92
 

Row 4

[group of 2]
In memory of / Mary / died 26th, Sept. 1858 / aged 6 yrs. & 7 mo. / John / died 29th, Sept. 1858 / aged 4 yrs. & 8 mo. / Children of John and Margaret McCARROLL
M.McC. / J.McC.  [footstone]

[group of 3]
In memory of / John D. / died Aug. 5, 1875 / AE. 5 yrs. 3 mo. / son of James & / Annie E. BELL
In memory of / James D. BELL / died July 1st / 1871 / aged 32 yrs.
J.D.B.  [footstone]

In memory of / James LINTON / died / Feb. 15, 1874 / AE. 80 yrs. / Elizabeth / his wife / died / Mar. 26, 1878 / AE. 90 yrs.

[group of 2]
In memory of / John / son of James & / Agnes LINTON / who died / July 25, 1859 / aged 11 years
In memory of / James LINTON / died / Jan. 31, 1903 / aged 86 yrs. / Agnes LINTON / died / March 20, 1906 / aged 82 yrs. / LINTON
[side] W.T. LINTON / died / Jan. 20, 1906 / aged 43 yrs
[back] Mary J. SIMPSON / died / July 26, 1896 / aged 36 yrs.
[side] John / died / July 25, 1859 / aged 11 yrs.

[ group of 5]
Elizabeth CUNNING / died Feb. 16, 1889 / aged 83 years
McMILLAN / Martha McMILLAN / died March 12, 1876 / aged 92 years / Elizabeth CUNNING / died Feb. 16, 1889 / aged 83 years
M.MM.  [footstone]
J. MM [footstone]
Erected by / Mary STEWART KERR / as a tribute of filial regard / to the memory of / a beloved and affectionate mother / Martha McMILLAN who departed this life/ April 12, 1876/ Aged 92 years.

[group of 2]
Margaret McCLELLAN / wife of / John MURPHY / died / Oct.  22, 1873 / [rest of stone on ground]
M.Mc.M.  [footstone]
 

Row 5

Katherine M. McCULLOUGH / born May 29, 1854 / died Jan. 3, 1908 / Hattie S. McCULLOUGH / born July 7, 1889 / died Dec. 13, 1904 / Rob McCULLOUGH / 1845 - 1922 / McCULLOUGH

[group of 5]
In memory of / Elizabeth / wife of / Robert GLASS / died / 1st, Sep. 1859 / Aged 67 years
In memory / of / Robert GLASS / who died March 30, 1878 / aged 85 years
E.G.  [footstone]
Martha / wife of / James GLASS / died / Jan. 23, 1850 / AE. 28
M.G.  [footstone]

[group of 5][surrounded by an ornate iron fence]
McMILLAN / In memory of / James McMILLAN / died Mch. 27th, 1882 / age 64 years / and his wife / Matilda / died Mch. 18th, 1901 / age 68 yrs
[side] James McMILLAN / 1870 - 1921 / his wife / Emma D. / 1866 - 1948
J.McM.  [footstone]
In memory of / Andrew / died 19th, Sept.  1859 / aged 6 yrs. & 3 mo. / Joseph / died 23rd, Sept. / aged 2 years & 8 mos. / John / died 7th, April 1869 / aged 3 months / John / died 1st, Feb.  1852 / aged 1 month / Children of John & Eliza McMILLAN
A.McM.  (footsone)
J.McM.  [footstone]

Robert PURVES / died / Aug. 6, 1859 / AE. 55 ys. / A native of Berwick upon Tweed, Scotland / His wife / Sarah Jane / born / July 11, 1812 / died / Oct. 7, 1899 / Erected by Robert L. PURVES & brothers
[side] Sarah Ellen / died / July 16, 1866 / AE. 26 yrs. / Agnes / died / July 27, 1859 / AE. 15 yrs. / Emily Mariah / died / July 14, 1859 / Infant daughter / died / April 16, 1846 / Children of Robert & Sarah PURVES

[group of 5]
In memory of / Matthew McCULLOUGH / died / Nov. 7, 1891 / AE. 68 yrs. / Also his wife / Sarah / died July 30, 1877 / AE. 55 yrs. / Natives Co. Antrim / Ireland
[side] Nancy / died Apr.  20, 1855 / AE. 1 yr. / Elizabeth / died May 4, 1875 / AE. 19 yrs. / Children of / Matthew & Sarah / McCULLOUGH
N.MC [footstone]
Charlie McCULLOUGH / 1870 - 1936
In memory of / Elizabeth / died May 4 1875 aged 19 years / Doug of / Matthew and Sarah   McCOLLOUGH
E.McC [footstone]
 

Row 6

[group of 2]
In memory of / Mary Jane / wife of / David McFARLAN / died / March 15 1862 / Aged 38 years
M..J. McF. [footstone]

JOHNSTON / Hillman 1881- 1962 / Eva M. 1884 -   / Stanley H. 1910 -   / Irven A. 1920 - 1972
[back] JOHNSTON / Edwin S. 1909 - 1909

[group of 2]
MITCHELL / Harold O. / 1881 - 1925 / D. Bernice / 1905 - 1921 / Etta J. / 1880 - 1971
[back] Harold M. / 1942 - 1943
Bernice [footstone]

[group of 5]
Erected by / Robert and Stewart KERR / in memory of / their beloved parents / John and Mary KERR / the former of whom / died Feb 9, 1846 / Aged 73 years / and the latter / died Feb. 9, 1861 / aged 86 years / Also their affectionate brother / Alexander / who died / March 10 1862 / Aged 49 years
[side] Mary STEWART / daughter of / James and Elizabeth KERR / died / July 14, 1848 / Aged 6 years / 9 mos / Jane KERR / died May 22 1870 / Aged 65 years / Also / an infant /  daughter of / Stewart and Mary KERR / Stewart / youngest son of / John and Mary KERR /  died Feb. 21, 1876 / aged 61 years
[back] John KERR / son of / Stewart and Mary KERR / born April 17, 1856 / died Feb. 26, 1937 / Martha M. KERR / daughter of / Stewart and Mary KERR / born Aug. 7, 1858 / died June 30, 1945
[side] Mary / beloved wife / of the late / Stewart KERR / born near Ballymena / Antrim Co. Ireland / May 17, 1823 / died April 14, 1920 / Aged 96 years /11 mos
J.K. [footstone]
M.K. [footstone]
Sacred / to the memory of / Mary Stewart / eldest daughter of /James KERR / who died / July 4, 1848 / Aged 6 years / 9 mos
M.S.K. [footstone]

Rhoda / daughter of / James and Julia C. TURNER / died June 14, 1853 / aged 1 year

[group of 2]
BOYD / William BOYD / died / April 16, 1874 / Aged 74 years / Ellen BOYD / died / Feb 9, 1899 / Aged 74 years / 6 mos
[side] George W. BOYD / died / Feb. 4, 1879 / Aged 21 years / Laura E. BOYD / died / June 1 1884 / Aged 20 years / 8 mos
Mary / wife of / William BOYD / died Mar. 17 1853 / Aged 52 years / also his daughter / Margaret / died / May 8 1866 / Aged 31 years

Marrie C. FRASER / born 1847 / died 1919

[Red sandstone leaning] In loving remembrance / of / Joseph McCULLOUGH / died Nov. 3 , 1888 / aged 73 / 8years
[side] Mary J. McCOLLOUGH / died Jan 11,1904 / Age 85 years and 6 mo
 

Row 7

McCOLLOUGH / In loving memory of / Rachel C. / May 3, 1869 - Aug. 9 1935
HOLT / 1900 Louise B. 1966 / 1880 Anne {Should be Annie. CW} M. 1973
{Picture by Craig Walsh.}
 

McK / In memory of / Thelma E. McKAY / born Sept. 11, 1899 / died November 2, 1918 / McKAY
[side] Charles D. McKAY / born Feb. 13, 1872 / died May 22, 1942 / his wife / Gertrude L. McKAY / born Aug 27, 1874 / died May 25, 1939

McCULLOUGH / Myrtle E. / 1898 - 1920 / Stanley D. / 1882 - 1965
 

McDOWELL / William McDOWELL / died Aug. 30, 1883 / Aged 51 years / Mary / his beloved wife / died Jan. 14, 1877 / aged 38 years / 9 months

[group of 5]
William REID  /1840 - 1921 /  REID
[back] James REID / died April 12, 1878 / aged 68 years / Nancy his wife / died Feb 11, 1868 - aged 54 years / Sarah J. / died June 22 1874 - aged 9 months 19 days / REID
Father [footstone]
Mother [footstone]
Sarah [footstone]
William [footstone]
 

Row 8

[group of 2]
James McCULLOUGH / born 1839 - died 1917 / Nancy McCULLOUGH / born 1836 - died 1933 / Babe 1872
[back] James McCULLOUGH / born 1796 - died 1878 / Jane McCULLOUGH / born 1806 - died 1872
J.McC [footstone

[group of 5]
McCULLOUGH / Charles 1870 - 1936  / Ethelinda 1877 - 1968 / Fay 1897 - 1899 / Bessie 1900 - 1923 / Priscilla 1907 - 1923 / Merwyn 1909 - 1927
Merwyn [footstone]
Priscilla [footstone]
Bessie [footstone]
Fay [footstone]

MITCHELL / Capt. L.B. MITCHELL / 1840 - 1891 / Mary Priscilla / 1840 - 1928 /
[back] Elizabeth MITCHELL /1887 - 1917 / Howard W. MITCHELL / 1878 - 1952
 

Row 9

[group of 4
Erected by / Rev. W. MILLEN / 1862 / in memory of / Mary / the beloved and / affectionate wife of / the Rev. William MILLEN / died Dec. 20, 1861, aged 41 years
[side] John Stewart / died Nov. 8, 1855 / aged 1 year & 11 months / George Whitefield / died Nov 1, 1857 / aged 4 months / Martha / died Sept. 26 1858 / aged 6 years and 2 months / children of the Rev W. & M. MILLEN
[side] Rev. W. MILLEN / died Jan. 29, 1888 / aged 67 years / his wife Agnes / died Aug 2, 1893 aged 59 years
Martha / daughter of the / Revd William & / Mary MILLEN / died 26th Sep 1858 / aged 6 yrs 2 mo / [eulogy]
John S./ infant son of / Rev. Wm. and Mary / MILLEN / died Nov. 8 1855 / aged 1 year 11 months
George Whitefield / infant son of / Rev. Wm. and Mary / MILLEN / died Nov 1, 1857 / aged 4 months 2 days

 In memory of / Jane, wife of / James McCULLOUGH / died Sept 26, 1872 / aged 66 years

In memory of / James REID / died April 12, 1878 / aged 69 years / Nancy / his wife, died / Feb. 11, 1868 / aged 54 years
 

Row 10

[lot defined by W on 4 cornerstones] WHITE / James E. / Dec 25, 1923 - Oct. 13, 1992 / his wife Barbera A. / Nov. 16, 1939 -          /

CUNNINGHAM / in loving memory of / John B. 1864 - 1862 / Minnie A. 1874 - 1966 / Lottie Marie 1900 - 1901 / Sadie Elviria 1902 - 1903 / Sophia Marion 1904 - 1917 /  Margaret CLARK 1913 - 1965
 

Row 11

[group of 3]
In Memoriam / Matilda E. HANSON / died Sept. 14,1888 / aged 36 years
[side] Charles E. HANSON / 1848 - 1922
My Wife [footstone]
M.E.H. [footstone]

In / memory of / Mary / beloved wife of / Samuel McKIBBIN / died / Dec. 15, 1889 / aged 65 years

McCULLOUGH / James A. / Jim / April 5, 1873 / Jan 24, 1936 / Agnes  J./ (CUNNINGHAM) / July 16, 1873 /  Nov. 24, 1914

[group of 3]
REID / Melvin James / 1910 - 1986
J. Howard REID / 1884 - 1922 / his wife / Florence L. BELL / 1887 - 1913
[back] John H. REID / 1871 - 1950
John Harris / REID / 1871 - 1950

HANSON / in memory of / Russell 1862 - 1912 / his wife / Grace 1858 - 1931
 

Row 12

[group of 2]
In memory of / Ann KAVEND / died Mar. 29, 1890 / aged 85 years / Relict of Capt. KAVEND / KAVEND
[side] Juliaetta T. / twin daughter of / Jas. and Rachel HOLT / died Aug. 29, 1886 / aged 4 years
[side] In loving memory of / James E. HOLT / 1849 - 1922 / and his wife / Rachel TAYLOR 1860 - 1941
[back] In memory of / Janet KAVEND / 1828 - 1923
A.K. [footstone]

BOYD / Martha Adilia / born / Sept. 22,1867 / died Oct. 2, 1888
[side] Alexander BOYD / 1838 - 1910 / Sarah BOYD 1836 - 1912

CRICHTON / James David / 1870 - 1934 / his wife / Annie CONNICK / 1869 - 1941
 

Row 13

GROOM / Harry R. 1863 - 1894 /  Max M. 1891 - 1964

PARKER / George / son of / G.H. & Elida A./ PARKER / 1900 - 1901

[group of 2]
Samuel TURNER / 1821 - 1895 / his wife /  Matilda / 1823 - 1898
[side] Elida A. / wife of / George H.
PARKER / 1863 - 1937 / Vernon F. TURNER / 1849 - 1906

Sacred / to the memory of / Joseph H. McCULLOUGH / died Dec. 19, 1900 / aged 24 years

Jennie GOWAN / wife of Fred GOWAN / 1875 - 1912
 

Row 14

John HERBISON / Aug. 5, 1825 -  Feb. 21, 1910 / Maria HERBISON / July 30, 1839 - Jan. 6, 1904

[group of 7]
CUNNINGHAM / Marie 1897 - 1899 / Cynthia 1870 - 1901 / W. Nelson 1870 - 1952 / Georgia 1879 - 1958
Georgia [footstone]
Nelson [footstone]
In loving memory / Wm. CUNNINGHAM / 1832 - 1923 / his wife / Elizabeth / 1840 - 1925 /  CUNNINGHAM
Father [footstone]
Mother [footstone]
Matthew [footstone]

Joshua HANSON / 1812 - 1907 / Elizabeth his wife / 1841 - 1909 / their sons / Charles Reginald / 1865 - 1908 / Spurgeon Garfield / 1882 - 1918
 

Row 15

JOHNSTON / John H. JOHNSTON  / 1857 - 1941 / Malinda A. JOHNSTON / 1855 - 1922
[back] Edward IRVING / 1842 -        / Jane IRVING / 1840-       /

[group of 2]
1865 Frank E. FOSTER 1903 / his wife / 1870 Jennie 1946 / 1907 Bessie Eva CHRISTEEN 1941 / 1921 Harold M. 1933 / FOSTER
Bessie [footstone]

McCULLOUGH / Carrie M. / 1871 - 1941 / Matthew E. / 1877 - 1951 / Robert L. 1889 - 1944
 

Row 16

Agnes M. ORR / 1883 {Should be 1863. CW} -1934 / Eliza ORR / 1868-1934 / Samuel ORR / 1867-1945 / ORR
{Picture by Craig Walsh. June 2001.}

[group of 4]
HOLT / Albert Edward / 1893 - 1966 / his wife / Reecie Caroline / 1911 - 1945 / Vance Melvin / 1941 - 1984
Allie
Reecie
Vance Melvin / HOLT  / 1941 - 1984

[group of 2]
McGILL / Lillian J. Feb. 1920 - Aug. 1935 / Mary J. Oct. 1912 - Oct. 1936 / Margarate Dec. 1889 - Mar. 1963 / James Aug. 1887 - Mar. 1969
Pte. John M. McGILL Jan. 1918 - 1990 / North Shore N.B. Regt C.A. Lest We Forget
 



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