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Armstrong--- Geo. Albert-son of H’w & Lucy Armstrong
of Sarah N. wife of Prince Baker died Aug. 6th, 1857 Aged 44 years
---Also Sarah N. died Aug. 15th, 1830 Aged 8 mo.
---Also Mary C. died Aug. 15th, 1840 Aged 6 mo.
Edward Bowden 1913
---1845 Mary E. Craig 1922
---1849 Adelia Craig 1922
---wife of James Bowden
Bowden---Letitia ,wife of James Bowden-Oct. 4th, 1865-34 years
Rankin---James Rankine-June 7th,1854-31 years
---James, June 10, 1851
S.,Age 16 months, D:20 Sept. 1836
Brockway---Ira*, age 11 days, D.28 April 1822
Brockway---Lovina*, Age 6 months, D:17 Sept.,1844
---children of Artemus and Hannah Goss Brockway(info from Joan McLeod)
Brockway---Lavinia, dau of Rueben and Lavinia Brockway
Brockway---In memory of George W. died 9th Nov. 1862-Aged 14 years & 7 months
---Also Augusta died 11th. Dec.1848-Aged 7 mos.
---Children of Silas and Julia Brockway
Brockway---In memory of David S. son of William and Jane Brockway died
---Aged 8 mos
Brockway---Sacred to the
memory of Lavinia, wife of Rueben Brockway who died
Brockway, Rueben--Oct. 29, 1774-
Hortence Buchanan- 1912-2012
Campbell---Daniel--died 7 Sept. 1908
---Jessie---died 24 Sept. 1908
memory of Donald Campbell a native of Pershire,
Scotland died Nov. 13th,1864-Aged 66 years
---Ann Campbell wife of Donald Campbell died Nov. 4th, 1884-Aged 78 years
---Duncan-died 1854-Aged 26 years
---Peter-died Dec. 28, 1877-Aged 28 years
---William-died May 13, 1872-Aged 22 years This monument is laying on its back on the ground.
Craig---Edith M. 1892-1936 wife of Charles S. 1892-1981
84th. Regt., Royal Highland Emigrants, Pvt., 1833
Craig---Sarah*(Smith), Mrs. John, 1826
---Hugh Davis died
---Children of Alfred and Elizabeth Davis
---Twas babes like us
---Whom Thou didst bless
---Dear Lord and honoured much
---Forbid Thou not
--- Were His kind words
---My Kingdom is of such.
memory of Eliza who died
---Philander ___25, 1838-Aged 2 years, 4 months
---Children of Daniel and Pamelia Gillmor
Gillmor---Arthur Stillman Gillmor
---Sarah Maude Beach Sept. 28, 1888-Jan. 29,1964
---Sarah H. Maxwell 1899-1979
Goss---Thorot Goss 1823-1906
Goss---Jane Goss 1827-1923
Lee---Arthur F. Lee 1894-1982
---Helen B. Justason 1909-1996[Nov 3]
Lee---In memory of
Susan Lee Died
Lord W. John-b.?-d. 1878
memory of Mary E. wife of John McGowan who died
---This monument is tilted back.
McKay------1843 Thomas 1920
---1848 Pricilla 1935
---1877 Mary 1932
---1865 George 1939
---1912 Kenneth 1939
---1838 Eurick 1917
---1871 Gillmor, Nancy 1932
--- Maude died aged 68
---1882 P. Waverly 1907
---1878 Thirza B. 1912
---In loving memory of her beloved husband George Murdoch died
Nichols Died Jan. 21, 1858-Aged 35 years & 2 months
---His wife Elizabeth Nichols Died July 7, 1911-Aged 85 yrs. & 7 mos.
--- “We shall sleep but not forever
---There will be a glorious dawn
---We shall meet to part no never
---On the resurrection morn.”
Pratt---In memory of James
Pratt who died June 19th, 1844-Aged 81 years
---Also, Ann, his wife who died March 14th, 1826-Aged 55 years
Rankin---James*, Age 31, D:
Mother, thou art gone to rest
We will not weep for thee
For thou art whare oft on earth
Thy spirit longed to be
Thow He slay me yet will I trust Him
White---Andrew*, Age 28
White Mary A [Mrs. David]-ae 33-d.
Unmarked graves that were shown on a cemetery map drawn up by Norman Gillmor are listed here.
McLean Sr. Bert
McLean Sr. Robert
Sherwood Baby [Josephine/mother]
Sherwood Baby [Mary/mother]
Transcribed by Charlene Beney
*Addendum--6 August 1996--The following changes have been noted since the 1984 Listing; some are minor, some are due to better visibility of various stones, and many are from commemorative stones, new inscriptions, and new stones for burials which have occurred since that time. Reviewed and compiled by:
©Charlene Beney 2001
OBITUARY--Saint Croix Courier----
He was a member of the
Surviving are his wife, the former Helen Justason, five sons; Arthur E. of Saint John; Lawrence C. of Bonny River; Sheldon A. MLA for Charlotte Centre; Gary A. of Fredericton and Robert J. of Saint John; four daughters, ( Josephine ) Mrs. Alfred C. Barker of Bethel; ( Betty ) Mrs. Joseph Sampson of Bradley, Maine; ( Jeanette ) Mrs. Wilson Dobbins of Saint John; and ( Sharon ) Mrs. Brian Hoyt of Quispamsis. All were home to attend their fathers' funeral.
Also surviving are twenty-two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one nephew.
The Masonic service was held at the St. George Funeral Home on Sunday evening, conducted by the W. M. Robert E. Justason and P.M. John F. Fowler, chaplain of the order.
The funeral was held from the Funeral Home to the
During the service two solos were sung, " God will take care of you ", by Rev. M. Bunting and " How Great Thou Art" by Richard Small. Mrs. Harold Weir was the organist.
The pallbearers were Charles V. Davis, H. Allison Craig, Alfred W. Bowden, Allen R. McKay, Henry A. Hatt and James Oliver. Interment was in the cemetery, adjoining the church.
Among the many attending the funeral were 13 members of the New Brunswick Legislature; Douglas Young of Tracadie; Gerald C. Lavette and Helidore Cote of Madawaska; Bill Melenfant of Memramcook; John McKay of Miramichi; Frank Branch of Nepisiquit; Edouard Daigle of Grand Falls; Alan Graham of Kent County; Frank Kane of Chatham; Reg. MacDonald of Bay Du Vin; Paul Kenny of Bathurst; Alfred Roussell of Restigouche; and Jack Stevens, president of the New Brunswick Liberal Party. Many beautiful floral tributes were received and numerous donations were made to the various memorial funds.
MRS. S M
GILLMOR DIES IN HOSPITAL—Dated February 5,
1964—Second Falls—The death of Sarah Maud Gillmor,
wife of Arthur S Gillmor Sr.,
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Arthur Hill Gillmor, Bonny River; one daughter, Mrs. Donald Corning (Josephine) of Elmsville; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ernest Burgoyne (Rena) of Plaster Rock, Mrs. Earl Green (Jenny), Greenfield, Carleton County; three brothers, Stanley of Plaster Rock, Otty and Roland Beach of Coles Island; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was conducted by Rev. C A Hicks from the residence in
Interment was in
Pallbearers were Charles Craig, Berton Craig, Hollis Goss, George Matheson, Arthur Lee and Roy Hall.
Among the many floral tributes received were those from Christ Church, Elmsville; CPR Station Staff sections 1, 2, 3 Cantilever Lodge 184, BM of WE; Memorial donations to United Baptist Women’s Missions Union; the British and Foreign Bible Society from Pocologan; Memorial Hymn Books for the Second Falls United Baptist Church.
Those attending from out of town were relatives and friends from
DIES AT AGE 96—Dated 1964—The death of William Bowden, the oldest
resident of Bonny River, occurred Sunday, January 12, at his home after several
months illness. He was born at
In his younger years Mr. Bowden worked in
He was married in 1906 to Bessie A. Young of
He leaves to mourn two sons, Arnold A of Montreal, and Alfred W of St. Stephen, one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Edith) Davis at home, also three grandchildren and several cousins. One son Richard predeceased him at the age of six.
The largely attended funeral was held Wednesday, January 15th, at two o’clock with prayers at his home followed by service in the
Pallbearers were Lawrence Craig, Charles Craig, Allison Craig, Norman Gillmor, Irwin Golden, and Llewllyn Spinney.
There were many beautiful floral tributes as well as Gideon Bibles, Bible Society Memorials and donations for hymn books in the church.
Interment in the family lot in the
"Donated by Jill Justason"
PASSES AT HOME—Dated September 21, 1959—Bonny River—The community of
Mrs. Bowden was born
Mrs. Bowden was a member of the United Church of Canada and a charter member of the IODE in St. Stephen. In 1906 she married William Bowden of
Besides her husband, Mrs. Bowden is survived by two sons, Arnold A of Montreal and Alfred W of St. Stephen, and one daughter, Mrs. Charles Davis (Edith) of
The funeral, largely attended, was held last Wednesday afternoon after prayers at the home, in the
Pallbearers were Charles Craig, Milton McVicar, and H Allison Craig of
Burial was in the family lot in the cemetery adjoining the church.
Relatives and friends attended the funeral from
The large number of floral tributes received included those from Eastern Pulpwood Co. employees, Calais; officers and members of Granite Chapter No. 15, OES, St. George; past matrons of the Chapter and Mr. and Mrs. R D Caldwell Stewart, St. George.
"Donated by Jill Justason"
Telegraph Journal-Tues. Sept. 16th , 1974
GOSS-At the Fundy Hospital, Black’s Harbour, Sept. 14, 1974, Hollis A. Goss of Bonney River; survived by his wife, one daughter, three sons, one sister, 11 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Resting at the St. George Funeral Home where service will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. Interment in the Bonney River Cemetery.
Donated by Heather Waddingham
Saint Croix Courier-March 12, 1980
BONNY RIVER- Many relatives and friends were saddened to learn of the death of Charles Norman Craig, which occurred in the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, February 23, 1980, following a brief illness.
Mr. Craig was fifty-four years of age, and was the son of Charles Craig, Bonny River and the late Mrs. Edith (Smith) Craig, and had lived his complete life time in this community.
He was a member of the United Baptist Church of St. George; of the St. George Masonic Lodge no. 12, Free and Accepted Masons, and was a Past Patron of Granite Chapter no. 15, Order of Eastern Star.
At the time of his death he had been employed with the National Harbours Board, Saint John.
Surviving are his wife, the former (Beth) Elizabeth Howard, formerly of Rothesay; one brother Kevin W., his father, three brothers, Maurice O of Lake George, York County; Lewis E. of Windsor, N. S.,; and G. Berton of Bonny River; three sisters, (Hester) Mrs. Roy J. Hall Sr. and (Doris) Mrs. Lester D. Hall both of Bonny River; and (Helen) Mrs. Henry A. Hatt of L'Etang, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral was held from the St. George Funeral Home at St. George to the United Baptist Church, which was filled to capacity with relatives and friends, testifying to the esteem in which Norm was held by his family and friends. The service was conducted by the minister, Rev. J. Norman Baird. The hymns, "Lord I'm Coming Home", and "In the Garden" were sung by the choir of the church. Mrs. Charles V. Davis was the organist.
The pallbearers were Sheldon Lee, Charles V. Davis, Dennis Hanley, Gerald Bradley, Alison Craig, and Vance Holt.
Interment was in the Bonny River Cemetery.
The Memorial Services of the Masonic Order and the Eastern Star were held at the Funeral Home on the evening prior to the day of the funeral, with W. M. Earle L. Nickerson and John F. Fowler, Chaplain conducting the Eastern Star service assisted by W. P. Willard Anthony, and chaplain, Mrs. Stanley Johnson.
Beautiful floral tributes were received, and a number of Memorial donations made to Churches, the Boy Scout Association; and the Bible Society.
Attending the funeral from outside areas were those from Nova Scotia, Saint John, Fredericton, Hampton, St. Stephen, Harvey Station, St. Andrews and local communtities.
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