WEST RIDGE CEMETERY

WEST RIDGE CEMETERY
SKOWHEGAN, MAINE


West Ridge Cemetery, photo #1

Photos and Enumeration September 28, 2000 by Sonya Sharkey

Just north of Skowhegan, on Rt. 2, turn left onto Malbon Mill Road.  Go 6.7 miles, cemetery is on the right.

This is not a complete listing of the cemetery.

Philip Morrill died April 10, 1823 aged 73 years

"Hear what the voice from above proclaims for all the pious dead
sweet is the saviour of ____ names and soft their sleep in______
"

Phillip Morrill died June 15, 1908 AE 69 ys 6 ms 28 days
"At rest beyond the river"

Mary E. Perkins, wife of Phillip Morrill, died Dec 30, 1909 Ae 78 ys 3 ms 14 ds
"Her memory we cherish"

Hannah, wife of Phillip Morrill, died Apr 21, 1831 age 74 ys
"Far from this world of toil and strife, they are present with the Lord
the labors of our mortal life end in a large reward
"

Mabel Morrill February 14, 1863 February 9 1945

Arther K Morrill June 21 1860-nov 11 1935
" …..but it is God….as he can ….all our sorrows…."

Zuba, daughter of _____________

Joseph E, son of   (?)Captain Joseph and Eunice Morrison died March 15, 1834

Tamson F. daughter of Jonathan and Betsey McLure, died June 1834 age 12 ys 6 ms

Mary, wife of Ephriam Currier died June 12, 1813 Ae 21

Ephriam Currier died Dec. 18, 1865 Ae 90 ys. 11 ms.

Mary, wife of Ephriam Currier died Jan 17, 1845 Aet 74

Mary, wife of Patten Currier died ____

Patten Currier died April 4, 1899 Ae 95 ys 11 ms

Mary J. wife of Patten Currier died June 25, 1902 Ae 81 ys 11 ms
"At rest"

William H. Currier died Apr 6, 1883 Ae 48 ys 8 ms

Eph'm Currier Jr. died July 4, 1842 Aet 33

John M. Currier died Oct. 26, 1862 Ae 30 ys. 6 ms

Alfred E. Currier died Dec 14, 1914 Ae 63 ys
"I miss thee"

Fred M. Tufts Feb.12, 1869 Oct. 30, 1934

James Merrill died Nov 25, 1839 Ae 45
Abigail, his wife died March 5, 1870 Ae 81ys 23 ds
Cyrus, their son Ae 4 ys

Eleazer C. Merrill Sept. 1, 1833 July 5, 1911
"Gone but not forgotten"

Clara A, wife of Hiram A. Merrill died Nov. 16, 1911 Ae 76ys 6ms
"At home in Heaven"

Hiram A. Merrill died Sept. 1, 1883 Ae 52 ys 7 ms
"At rest"

Arthur F. Merrill died June 18, 1921 Ae 54 ys 3 ms
"Resting"

Isabell N wife of Authur F, Merrill July 31, 1868 Jan 6, 1946
"Resting"

Walter A. Campbell Sept. 24, 1892 Nov 13, 1917
"At rest"

Frances F. dau of Jona and Betsey McLure died March 17, 1858 Ae 29 ys 1 m 3 ds
"Frances, time with thee has ended,
thou all too soon from earth has fled,
ere the bloom of youth had left thee
thou art mingled with the dead
"

Mrs. Mary McLure died April 2, 1842 Aet 90 ys 8 ms

Judith A, wife of William Barker, dau of Jona and Betsey McLure, died March 28, 1858, Ae 34 ys 10 ms 26 ds
"The cares of earth have passed away,
my weary soul is at rest,
my spirit mingles with the just
and dwells among the blest
"

William Barker passed to higher life Jan 16, 1904 Ae 82 ys 5 ms

Mr. Jona McLure died March 18, 1813 Ae 71 ys 8 ms 15 ds

Sarah, wife of Jonathan McLure died March 31, 1846 Ae 70 ys 1 m

Another stone hidden by a tree   ______ McLure died Dec 12 1851 At 49 ys

(this one is with Jona and Sarah)
Moses Flanders died Jan 17, 1845 Aet 53

Thomas Flanders died Feb 11 1854 Ae 50
Baker and Emery Skowhegan (this must be stone masons?)

Sarah, wife of Thomas Flanders died Feb 25 1856 Ae 78 ys 8 ms
"Oh happy saints who dwell in light
and walk with Jesus clothed in white
safe landed on that peaceful shore
where Pilgrims meet to part no more
".

Thomas Flanders Jr died Aug 23, 1840 Ae 24 ys 6 ms
"Farewell dear husband peace____thy wife with tears ____ memory of _____"

Selina, wife of Thomas Flanders Jr died Oct 20, 1848 Ae 30 ys 9 ms

(inscription unreadable)

James, son of William and Betsey Flanders died June 16 1835 Aet 28 ys

Ephriam C Flanders died April 29, 1853 Aet 30

E. Otis, son of Ephriam and Sophia J. Flanders died Dec. 25, 1854 Ae 2 ys 3 ms
"Dearest Otis thou has left us here
thy loss we deeply feel
but tis God that will bereft us
He can all our sorrows heal
"

Daniel Flanders died May 30, 1858 Ae 49 ys 6 ms

Olive Ann, daughter of Daniel and Mahala J. Flanders died Nov. 13, 1853 Ae 11 ys 8 ms
"Happy soul thy days are ended
all thy mourning days below
go by angel guards all ended
to the sides of Jesus go
"

Willie B. son of AM and Mary E died Sept 22, 1851 Ae 13 ms
(inscription unreadable)

Jacob McLure died June 4, 1863 Ae 59 ys 3 ms

Selina, wife of Jacob McLure died Jan 26, 1849 Ae 40 ys 8 ms

Judith, wife of Jacob McLure died Nov 17, 1843 Ae 39 ys 9 ms 11 ds

Hannah, dau of Jacob and Juidth McLure died April 1, 1831 Ae 2 ys 2 ms 10 ds
"Hope whispers that a future day
will see our meeting yet
tis this deprives the parting hour
of half it's regret
"

John W. Morrill died March 29, 1870 Ae 52 ys
"Loved one thou are gone to rest"

John Morrill died July 13, 1867 Ae 82

Dolly, his wife died Sept. 26, 1868 Ae 79

Hannah, died May 19, 1835 Ae 14 ys 8 ms

Obed W. died Sept. 19, 1830 Ae 1 yr 3 ms
children of John and Dolly Morrill

Hannah, dau of John and Dolly Morrill died May 19, 1835 Age 14 ys 8 ms

Sophronia L. wife of RM Baker died Oct. 25, 1864 Ae 38 ys 3 ms 10 ds

West Ridge Cemetery, photo #2

Also: Fogg, Smith, Judkin, Russell, Kincad, Greeley, Davis, Dow, McDaniels, Dowd, Whitter, French, Holmes, White, Collins, Stanley, Folsom, Frost, Low, Emery, Perkins, Palmer, Wormley, Kelley, Magoon, Page, Adams, Baker

West Ridge Cemetery, photo #3



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