Wesleyan Methodist Cemetery

Lot 13, Con. 9, Ramsay Twp. near Almonte.

Burials - 1827 - 1947

Wesleyan Methodist Burial Ground, 1827 - 1947, Lot 13 West Half., one acres, concession 9, Ramsay Township, Lanark County, Ontario.

Restoration made possible by New Horizon's grant to North Lanark Historical Society, in conjunction with Ramsay Township Council 1976-1977.

Directors - Jean Steel, Viola Reid, Annie Paterson, Marguerite VonTobel, Fritz VonTobel, Gladys Kellough, Howard Sadler, Beth Kirkland, Victor Kellough, Rev. Robert J. McCrea.

Reeve 1976-1977 - Ronald Robertson.

Township Clerk - Robert Brydges.

1842

Trustees of Burial Ground

The Rev. George Goodson

William Wallace                  Robert Teskey

James Rae                            M. L. Mansell.

Interred Here

Donor of Burial Ground - Robert Mansell, 1775-1847 

Founder of Almonte - Daniel Shipman, 1791-1853        

Founder of Appleton - John Teskey Sr., 1768-1854  

Son  - Joseph Teskey,1799-1866                                      

Son - John Teskey, 1808-1879                                          

Son - Albert Teskey, 1823-1897  

Margaret Scott, died May 20, 1858, aged 20 yrs.

James Scott, died Sep 17, 1867, aged 21 yrs.

John Scott, died July 5, 1892, aged 81 yrs.

Also his wife, Mary Patterson, died Aug 12, 1900, aged 82 Yrs.

David Aikenhead, died June 18, 1888, aged 67 yrs.

Janet McFarlane, wife of David Aikenhead, died April 27, 1880, aged 54 yrs.

Janet Aikenhead, died Mar 21, 1847.

Agnes Aikenhead, died Aug 29, 1866, aged 18 yrs.

In Memory of Jane Anderson Aikenhead, beloved wife of David S. McFarlane, died June 13, 1878, aged 25 yrs, 10 mos.

In Memory of Janet, daughter of David & Janet Aikenhead, died Mar 21, 1846, aged 1 yr, 6 ms.

In Memory of Janet, died May 24, 1864, aged 13 yrs, 10 ms.

Catherine Ellen, died Sep 17, 1861, aged 1 month.

Children of David & Janet Aikenhead.

Rebecca Metcalfe, wife of Allan McPhail, died May 25, 1907, aged 77 yrs.

Allan McPhail, died Oct 13, 1892, aged 69 yrs.

Robert Giles, died Sept 24, 1865, aged 6 mos & 13 days.

James Giles, son of Wm. Giles, born 1828, died 1906.

Sarah Ada, died Aug 20, 1867, aged 3 mos, 12 days.

Infant son, died July 22, 1872, aged 14 days.

Children of J. A. & Sarah Teskey.

In Memory of Wm. Wallace, Esq., who died Feb 13, 1860, aged 73 yrs.

Also his wife, Sarah (Porterfield), died May 23, 1863, aged 81 yrs.

In Memory of Jane (Wilson), wife of James Wallace, who died Aug 30, 1863, aged 51 yrs.

Also their son, Wilcott, aged 1 year.

In Memory of Ann Shaw, wife of John McLennen, died April 16, 1876, aged 94 yrs.

Erected by her daughter Mary McLennen.

In Memory of John McGlennen, who died Jan 22, 1860, aged 80 yrs.

In Memory of Samuel McLennen, died July 25, 1876, aged 64 yrs.

Erected by his sister Mary McLennen.

Left side

Isabella Proud, daughter of George & Ann Proud, died ?????, aged 23 yrs & 5 mos.

Right side

Anna Isabella Code, wife of Richard A. Proud, died Sept 19, 1890, aged 23 yrs.

 

In Memory of George Proud, died March 1, 1879, aged 47 yrs.

Sacred to the Memory of

George Hartwell               Louisa Hartwell

who died June 23, 1830             who died Oct 14, 1834

Aged 1 yr, 14 days.                  Aged 23 days.

Children of C. S. & E. M. Bellows.

In Memory of Eneas Albert, son of John E. & Charlotte Toshack, died Sept 25, 1859, aged 1 month, 10 days.

Willie John, son of Wm. F. and Sarah J. Anderson, died Nov 12, 1877, aged 7 mos, 27 days.

In Memory of John, son of Wm. & Barbara Neelin, died Jan 1, 1859, 4 yrs, 7 mos.

In Memory of Ann Hodgkiss, wife of Thomas Mason, who died June 30, 1871, aged 71 yrs.

In Memory of Mary Ann O'Connor, wife of Jas. M. Sutherland, died Jan 19, 1902, aged 77 yrs.

"At Rest"

Erected by her daughter.

In Memory of Isaac W., son of Edward and Rachel Mitcheson, who died Nov 1, 1847, aged 3 yrs & 8 mos.

Also Andrew, son of above (Edward & Rachel), died Jan 25, 1854, aged 11 years & 6 months.

Sacred to the Memory of Edward Mitchison, who died, Oct 8, 1856, aged 53 years & 9 months.

Sacred to the Memory of Alex Morris, who died Feb 7, 1829, aged 30 years.

Susannah M., his wife, died Dec 16, 1827, aged 25 years.

Susannah, their child, died Feb 7, 1828, aged 3 months.

In Memory of Elizabeth Tweedy, relict of the late John Tweedy, died May 13, 1892, aged 90 years.

In Memory of Susannah Mansell, beloved wife of James B. Tennant, who died April 26, 1876, aged 31 yrs.

Sacred to the Memory of Robert Mansell, who died Aug 5, 1847, aged 72 yrs.

Susannah, his wife died July 28, 1833, aged 56 yrs.

Both natives of England.

In Memory of Thomas Mansell, Native of Yorkshire, England, who died Nov 13, 1852, aged 75 years.

Sacred to the Memory of Esther Jane, wife of Allen Noxon, M.D., who died Mar 26, 1873, aged 32 yrs.

Also her son Albert Edward, who died Aug 4th, 1873, aged 4 mos & 9 days.

Erected by her Mother.

In Memory of Margaret Wall, wife of Wm. Riddell, who died Jan 21, 1850, aged 27 yrs.

Also their infant son, died Dec 24, 1847.

In Memory of Marion Bruce, wife of Wm. Riddell, who died Aug 9, 1861, aged 38 yrs.

Also their daughter, Christena, died July 7, 1861.

Mary Bruce, died Apr 25, 1871, aged 36 yrs.

In Memory of Mary, wife of James Hart, died ????, aged 78 yrs.

In Memory of James Hart, who died April 2, 1873, aged 80 yrs.

Native of Scotland.

"Our Home Is Above"

In Memory of Eliza Mariah, daughter of George & Catherine Bond, died Aug 27, 1863, aged 4 yrs & 7 mos.

Also George Infant Son.

In Memory of Mary (Drynan), wife of John A. Neil, died Mar 9, 1873, aged 21 yrs.

Also infant child, died Mar 11, 1873.

Geo. Doherty, died Jan ??, 1877, aged 34 yrs.

His son Alfred William, died Aug 15, 1871, aged 7 months, 25 days.

In Memory of Matilda, daughter of Launcelot & Meranda Routh, who died Dec 30, 1867, aged 21 yrs.

In Memory of Robt. Goodfellow, who died Oct 27, 1860, aged 63 yrs.

In Memory of Christopher Humphries, died Apr 19, 1895, aged 49 years.

In Memory of David Craig, died Feb 13, 1869, aged 33 yrs.

"At Rest"

In Memory of Elizabeth Foster, beloved wife of James Drynan, died Sept 9, 1910, aged 90 yrs.

In Memory of James Drynnan, died March 9, 1877, aged 68 years.

A Native of Ayrshire, Scotland.

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