Elgin Pioneer Cemetery, Elgin, Pictou County, Nova Scotia
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Many thanks to Victoria Fraser for providing transcriptions of the following
gravestones in Pioneer Elgin Cemetery. The transcriptions are as they
appeared on each stone and may not include all those present.

First burial 1799
1.
John Ross native of Ross shire Scotland  emigrated to Pictou 1813  died Feb. 1856 age 95
 his wife Mary Smith born Strathspey Scotland emigrated to Pictou 1818 aged 76 years
 his daughter Christy Ross died Mar. 1830 age 17
 Peter Ross born Strathspey Scotland  emigrated to Pictou in 1813 was an elder in the Presbyterian
              Church for 52 years  died May 11, 1879  aged 81 years
 His wife Catherine McLean  died Aug. 11, 1876  age 80

2. John McKenzie  died Dec. 14, 1846  age 70
 his wife Mary died June 6, 1849  age 80
 natives of Sutherlandshire Scotland

3. Nancy McKenzie  died Apr. 30, 1855 age 60
 Annabell McKenzie  died Apr. 25, 1878 age 71
 Kenneth McKenzie died Oct. 15, 1894 age 94

4. Hugh Fraser native of Aird Inverness-shire  who emigrated to America
in 1801 and died 1846  aged 80 years
 His deportment through life was such as acquired the esteem
of all that knew him and endeared his
 Memory to a large circle of friends (?)

5. William Fraser Big Brook  died Nov. 9, 1839 age 42

6. Duncan McDonald Hopewell Pictou Co.  died July 28, 1887 age 81
 his wife Jessie McKay died Jan. 19, 1901 age 82
 Hugh S. McDonald died Dec. 12, 1876 age 38
 Margaret Murray wife of Duncan McDonald died Jan. 24, 1839 age 25

7. Margaret Murray wife of Duncan McDonald died Jan. 2, 1839 age 25

8. Alexander Chisholm died July 6, 1831 age 61
 his wife Margaret Falconer died June 23, 1864 age 79

9. John McKenzie native of Assiunt(?) Sutherland-shire N.B.  immigrated to America 1803
 died Jan. 1815 age 63

10. Donald Shaw  died Feb. 9, 1867 age 84
 his wife Catharine Chisholm died Apr. 20, 1874 age 84

11. Alexander McDonald  died March 13, 1874 age 47
 Alexander McDonald native of Nova Scotia born Mar. 31, 1785 died Nov. 2, 1866
 His wife Mary McIntosh  died June 20, 1829 age 43
 His daughter Mary died Nov. 13, 1865 age 42

12. Margaret Forbes wife of James Cameron died Jan. 15, 1878 age 25

13. Betsy  daughter of Margaret & James Cameron died Jan. 27, 1876 age 54

14. Donald Chisholm  died Feb. 26, 1842 aged about 100 years
 his wife Elizabeth died Jan. 20, 1859 age 89
 their 3 sons James age 4 months Hugh Oct. 26, 1820 age 22 Peter age 9 months


15. Issabella McKay spouse to Alex Chisholm died Aug. 8  ( couldn't read the rest)

16. Hugh A. McDonald born East River St. Mary's died Dec. 6, 1930 age 69
 his wife Sarah J. McLean died Mar. 4, 1898 age 34

17. William Dunbar  died Jan. 15, 1889 age 69
 his wife Jane McDonald died May 20, 1896 age 73

18. James Dunbar  Aug. 29, 1868 age 77

 

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