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South Shore Genealogical Society



People Buried under St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg


Due to a number of requests following the fire on November 1, 2001 which destroyed St. John's Anglican Church, here is the listing held by the SSGS of the people buried beneath the church as recorded in the South Shore Cemetery Inscription volumes (scroll down for names). Original compiler not known. Wording on the plaque courtesy Jean Tavanee.

Plaque
photograph taken by and courtesy of Jean Tavanaee

A MEMORIAL
TO THOSE PEOPLE KNOWN TO BE BURIED
BENEATH THIS CHURCH


Name
Age
Date Buried



Mrs. Ann Phillips285 November 1761
The Rev. Jean Baptiste Moreau5915 February 1770
Charles Patrick Pernette1712 June 1772
The Hon. Sebastien Zouberbuhler633 February 1773
The Rev. Paulus Bryzelius6013 April 1773
Miss Frederica Francisca Jessen1625 November 1773
Jane Creighton24 December 1774
Patrick Sebastien Rudolf1229 December 1775
Catherina Izelin68 January 1776
John Frederick MasonInf.10 January 1776
William Daniel De La Roche11 October 1776
Mrs. Francisca Barbara Jessen852 January 1807
Dutlief Christopher Jessen8412 August 1814
The Rev. Thomas Shreve6224 August 1816
Miss Margaret Cheyne7211 January 1821
Francis Joseph Rudolf6216 April 1823
John Creighton601 June 1826

REST ETERNAL GRANT UNTO THEM, O LORD
AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM
PRESENTED TO ST. JOHN'S CHURCH BY ALEXANDER AND ----- GREEN
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THEIR SISTER
ADA BLANCHE GREEN
BORN JANUARY 2, 19-- - DIED NOVEMBER 23, 1966
19--



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News Updates

Photographs of the church before, during and after the fire:

November 1, 2001 - The Burning
November 2, 2001 - The Aftermath
The interior after the burning - November 2001
The interior clean up progress - December 7, 2001 and December 28, 2001
The exterior encapsulation progress - January 16, 2002, January 23 - 27, 2002, January 31, 2002, February 7 - 15, 2002 and February 23 - March 2, 2002
Non-structural elements
The restoration of the altar
The exterior before
The interior before
The interior Christmas 1991
"Simon Birch" 1997


Canadian Heritage Minister, Sheila Copps, commits financial assistance at parish hall meeting November 16, 2001
Photograph of Solomon Morash, master builder in charge of the 1892 changes
A Short History of St. John's Anglican Church
People buried under the Church 1761 - 1826
Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia Historical and Architectural Survey and relevant Links
The Commemoration of St. John's Anglican Church as a National Historic Site October 11, 1998
Interesting Facts & Figures about St. John's



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