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Paris Old Cemetery, Brant County, ON

Street Address: 45 Church St
Community: Paris
Township: Dumfries South Township (Range 6-16)
Locality: Brant County
Municipality: Brant
Province: ON
GPS: 43.18898,-80.383591


Registered to County of Brant. In 1831 two acres of land was donated by Hiram Capron, the founder of the town of Paris, for use as the first public cemetery in Paris. The town outgrew the cemetery by the 1870's and a new cemetery was established. Many of those buried in the cemetery were moved to the new cemetery so that families could be buried together. Hiram Capron, who was originally buried in this cemetery, was moved to St James Cemetery.

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    Photos courtesy of Alison Mitchell-Reid [2015] & Larry Legere [2015]
    Indexed by Alison Mitchell-Reid

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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.

    Special thanks to Murray Pletsch who had some of these photos previously available on his Canadian Gravemarker Gallery.

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

    CAIRNS, John A   1853 - 1854
    CARMICHAEL, John   1832 - 1860 (age: 28)
    CARY, Joseph   1785 - 1865 (age: 80)
    CAW, Agnes (McGuffie)   1802 - 1855 (age: 53)
    CAW, David, M.D.   ? - 1864 (age: 25)
    CAW, David, Rev.   spouse
    CHAMBERS, John   1771 - 1845 (age: 74)
    COLTORT, James   spouse
    COLTORT, Marrion Ramsay (McGhie)   ? - 187? (age: 35)
    CONKLIN, Cornelia   parent
    CONKLIN, Cornelia   parent
    CONKLIN, Elias   parent
    CONKLIN, Elias   parent
    CONKLIN, Elizabeth   memorial
    CONKLIN, Elizabeth   ? - 1872
    CONKLIN, Elizabeth (Lilly)   ? - 1873 (age: 31)
    CONKLIN, Elizabeth Lilly   1870 - 1870 (age: 6w)
    CONKLIN, Isabella (Davidson)   1810 - 1864 (age: 54)
    CONKLIN, James   ? - 1847 (age: 40)
    CONKLIN, James Davidson   ? - 1925 (age: 81)
    CONKLIN, John Elias   memorial
    CONKLIN, Mary   ? - 1873
    CURRIE, James   spouse
    CURRIE, Martha   1816 - 1874 (age: 58)

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