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Strathroy Cemetery, Middlesex County , ON

Street Address: 585 Metcalfe Street West
Community: Strathroy
Township: Adelaide Township & Caradoc Township (Concession 5, Lot 21)
Locality: Middlesex County
Municipality: Strathroy-Caradoc
Province: ON
GPS: 42.945931,-81.637741

Registered to Township of Strathroy-Caradoc. Very early burial records have been lost (in the many town fires) so present day burial records only go back to 1878. From Ken Stephenson: While 1862 is the date quoted for the start of the cemetery you can find stones in the oldest section (section I) from at least the 1840s so it was being used as a burial ground before it officially became the town cemetery.

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    Photos courtesy of Ken Stephenson, Don Bogle, Rob Sterling, Cathy Boomer
    Indexed by Tom Thompson, Sherri Pettit

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    Some persons named in this index may not be interred in this cemetery. They are designated as spouse or parent on appropriate stones, and may not have their own birth and death recorded here (See our FAQ).

    Women, if maiden names are known, will appear under both their maiden and married names.

    When Strathroy Cemetery was first divided up in the 1860s a system of Survey / Lot & grave was used (you still find this in the burial records which go back to 1878). But when the O.G.S recorded all the monument inscriptions in 1983 they came up with their own way dividing the cemetery into Section / Row & Plot. This Section division was used when photographing the cemetery. Sections B, D, E, G, M & N have been photographed, the remaining sections have not.

    At the very back of Section B is a large stone that reads 'MIDDLESEX COUNTY HOME' and around it are 17 small (flat with the ground) stones for people who have died at this home and had not a family plot for burial.

    This index does NOT include every headstone in this cemetery

    JACKSON, Frank   ? ?
    JACKSON, Lucy A (Courtis)   1869 - 1914
    JADISCHKE, Helen (Slater)   1941 - 1971
    JAMES, Elizabeth (Potter)   1890 - 1975
    JAMES, Howard   1896 - 1916 (age: 20)
    JAMES, Howard Clinton   1913 - 1956
    JAMES, Margaret J (Gunness)   1915 - 2007
    JAMES, Thomas H., Cpl.   1892 - 1969
    JAMES, William   1867 - 1956
    JAMIESON, Eirene Clara   1901 - 1992
    JANSEN, Gerardus Martinus   1911 - 1991
    JANSEN, Jansje (Alders)   1914 - 1996
    JAY, Alma M (McFarlane)   1911 - 2009
    JAY, Charles Curtis   1854 - 1910 (age: 56)
    JAY, Christina (McNeil)   1853 - 1927 (age: 74)
    JAY, F William   1915 - 1987
    JAY, Fred W, Captain   1882 - 1916 (age: 34)
    JAY, H John D   1913 - 1969
    JAY, Hugh E   1887 - 1924 (age: 37)
    JAY, Mary E (Dale)   1895 - 1965 (age: 70)
    JEFFERSON, Elizabeth E   1896 - 1986
    JEFFERY, David   parent
    JEFFERY, Mary A   parent
    JEFFERY, Willie R   1860 - 1863 (age: 3)
    JENKINS, Emma   1875 - 1973
    JENKINS, Percy   ? ?
    JENKINS, Percy W, Sergeant   1880 - 1955 (age: 75)
    JERVIS  
    JERVIS, Edward   1857 - 1905
    JERVIS, Elizabeth (Purple)   1891 - 1976
    JERVIS, Ellen E (McNeil)   1907 - 2004
    JERVIS, Harold William   1905 - 1972
    JERVIS, James R   spouse
    JERVIS, James Richard   1886 - 1970
    JERVIS, Mary (Covey)   1861 - 1922
    JERVIS, Ruby A (Paterson)   1916 - 2011
    JERVIS, William J   spouse
    JERVIS, William James   1914 - 1989
    JOHNSON, Smith   1821 - 1919 (age: 98)
    JONES, Rosina   1899 - 1973
    JONGEJEUGD, Dirkje   1907 - 1994
    JUDD, Emma   1842 - 1919
    JURY, David   1825 - 1913 (age: 88)
    JURY, Frances E (Bolton)   1829 - 1916 (age: 87)

    Correct a name / Request a removal: Corrections & removal requests can be made using the form found on the name page. From the index above, locate the name in question, click on it, and fill out the form on that page.

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