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Ivan / Melville United Cemetery, Middlesex County , ON

Street Address: Hwy # 17, 24143 Nairn Road
Township: Lobo Township (Concession 8, Lot 12)
Locality: Middlesex County
Municipality: Middlesex Centre
Province: ON
GPS: 43.028773,-81.460952

Church / Denomination: Melville United Church, originally Presbyterian.

Registered to Ivan Cemetery Board. From The Heritage of Lobo: "On June 30, 1854, Walter Clendinin of Norfolk County bought the land for Ivan Cemetery Lot 12 Con 8 originally sold for taxes. It involved 30 acres along the east side of the lot, paralleling the Nairn Road and along the north side paralleling the 9th concession. It was then sold to John Brown later on September 18, 1855 John Brown sold the property to the Presbyterian Church." "On July 19, 1859 Mary Ann McQueen, daughter of John McQueen, was the first burial in Ivan Cemetery. The oldest tombstone in the cemetery is that of Archibald Johnson who died in 1821. However, he had originally been buried in the Johnson family cemetery on the 5th concession and later moved to Ivan when that cemetery was abandoned.".

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SOURCES / THANKS

  • Douglas Gammon
  • The Heritage of Lobo 1820-1990, published by Lobo Township Heritage Group, ISBN 0-9694460-0-4


    Photos courtesy of Alison Mitchell-Reid [2010]

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    This index represents ALL visible headstones still in existence at the time this cemetery was visited

    JANES, Mary Florence   1885 - 1980 (age: 95)
    JOHNSON, Alex L   1845 - 1879 (age: 34)
    JOHNSON, Archabald   1764 - 1821 (age: 57)
    JOHNSON, Archibald   1829 - 1849 (age: 20)
    JOHNSON, Bella   1849 - 1897 (age: 48)
    JOHNSON, Colin   1857 - 1918 (age: 61)
    JOHNSON, Donald   parent
    JOHNSON, Donald   1798 - 1877 (age: 79)
    JOHNSON, Donald   1841 - 1926 (age: 85)
    JOHNSON, Eliza   parent
    JOHNSON, Hugh   1880 - 1880
    JOHNSON, Hugh   1803 - 1883 (age: 80)
    JOHNSON, Hugh   parent
    JOHNSON, Isabella   parent
    JOHNSON, Isabella F   1850 - 1931 (age: 81)
    JOHNSON, Jimmie   1873 - 1881 (age: 7)
    JOHNSON, John L   parent
    JOHNSON, Julia   1810 - 1893 (age: 83)
    JOHNSON, Julia   1839 - 1871 (age: 32)
    JOHNSON, Julia   parent
    JOHNSON, Margarat   1880 - 1976 (age: 96)
    JOHNSON, Margaret   1773 - 1841 (age: 68)
    JOHNSON, Margaret   1832 - 1861 (age: 29)
    JOHNSON, Mary   parent
    JOHNSON, Mary   1835 - 1922 (age: 87)
    JOHNSON, Mary   1812 - 1909 (age: 97)
    JOHNSON, Mary (Lamont)   1808 - 1897 (age: 89)
    JOHNSON, Thomas   parent
    JOHNSON, Thomas   1843 - 1911 (age: 68)
    JOHNSTON, Barbara Bell   1843 - 1929 (age: 86)
    JOHNSTON, John J   1846 - 1929 (age: 83)
    JOHNSTON, Margaret   1873 - 1940 (age: 67)

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