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Light Cemetery, Elgin County, ON

Street Address: 55236 Light Line
Township: Bayham Township (Concession 4, Lot 14)
Locality: Elgin County
Municipality: Bayham
Province: ON
GPS: 42.694874,-80.793995


Registered to Municipality of Bayham. Decoration day is held on the fourth Sunday in August. This cemetery was part of George Light's original land grant as a Talbot settler. It was left for the Light family and all descendants. The oldest tombstone is George. He came from Downton, Wiltshire, England in 1836.

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    Photos courtesy of Kate Ford (kayt4d@amtelecom.net) [2009]
    Indexed by Kate Ford


  • 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.

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

    ?, Eileen   footstone
    ?, Stephen   infant
    BALL, Annie May   1908 - 1986
    BALL, Clara (Haney)   1886 - 1939
    BALL, June   1930 - 1930
    BALL, Lillie May   1884 - 1904 (age: 20)
    BALL, Wallace W.   1914 - 2006
    BALL, William   spouse
    BALL, William W.   1868 - 1949
    BEECROFT, Eva   1880 - 1945
    CHUTE, Enid F. (MacDonald)   1915 - 1991
    CHUTE, Wilfred S.   1907 - 1982
    GIBBONS, Alma M.   1903 - 1983
    GIBBONS, F. Lyndon   1926 - 2000
    GIBBONS, Kenneth M.   1931 - 2005
    GORDON, Norman J.   1920 - 1996
    GRASS, Clemma T. (Light)   1867 - 1940
    GRASS, James F.   1858 - 1947
    GRASS, Wallace   1860 - 1943
    HANEY, Clara   1886 - 1939
    HANEY, Isaac   1854 - 1933
    HANEY, Nehushta   1855 - 1931
    HERRON, Annie May (Ball)   1908 - 1986
    HERRON, E. Lloyd   1905 - 1986
    LAUR, Leona I. (Loomis)   1910 - 1995
    LAUR, Peter W.   1910 - 1989
    LIGHT, Alice M.   1914 - 1998
    LIGHT, Cecelia   1858 - 1927
    LIGHT, Clemma T.   1867 - 1940
    LIGHT, E.   parent
    LIGHT, Eliza   1819 - 1914 (age: 95)
    LIGHT, Eliza   1833 - 1931
    LIGHT, Ellen   1876 - 1959
    LIGHT, Eva (Beecroft)   1880 - 1945
    LIGHT, George   1827 - 1901 (age: 74)
    LIGHT, George   1783 - 1864 (age: 81)
    LIGHT, George O.   1862 - 1917 (age: 55)
    LIGHT, Henry   1824 - 1897 (age: 73)
    LIGHT, Henry   spouse
    LIGHT, J. W.   parent
    LIGHT, James   1818 - 1892 (age: 74)
    LIGHT, Joseph W.   1864 - 1939
    LIGHT, Lazarus   1830 - 1906
    LIGHT, Mary   1790 - 1871 (age: 81)
    LIGHT, Norman W.   1917 - 1974
    LIGHT, Rhoda Abby   1831 - 1920
    LIGHT, Samuel S. H.   1853 - 1922
    LIGHT, Sarah E.   1831 - 1915 (age: 84)
    LIGHT, William L.   ? - 1906 (age: 4m)
    LIGHT, Wilma K.   1916 - 1996
    LOOMIS, Leona I.   1910 - 1995
    MacDONALD, A. Louise   1898 - 1990
    MacDONALD, Arlo G. "Huck"   1923 - 2004
    MacDONALD, Enid F.   1915 - 1991
    MacDONALD, Flossie Adelia (Turrill)   1894 - 1925
    MacDONALD, H. Erie   1922 - 2009
    MacDONALD, Jack T.   1919 - 1969
    MacDONALD, John A.   1889 - 1958
    MacDONALD, Louise   dedication
    MacDONALD, Millie (Millard)   1907 - 2008 (age: 101)
    MacDONALD, Ralph L. "Bud"   1905 - 1985
    MacDONALD, Rena May   1888 - 1952
    MacDONALD, William   dedication
    MacDONALD, William H.   1896 - 1972
    McLACHLAN, Sharron M. A.   1942 - 2006
    MILES, C.   parent
    MILES, Cecelia (Light)   1858 - 1927
    MILES, Emanuel C.   1859 - 1944
    MILES, J.   parent
    MILES, Joseph C., Private   ? - 1916
    MILES, Joseph Carl   1898 - 1916 (age: 18)
    MILLARD, Millie   1907 - 2008 (age: 101)
    MURPHY, Annie   parent
    MURPHY, Edward   1856 - 1931
    MURPHY, Edward   parent
    MURPHY, Florence Edna   1902 - 1905 (age: 3)
    MURPHY, Mary Elizabeth   ? - 1895 (age: 1m)
    MURPHY, Thirza Anne   1863 - 1930
    PARTLO, Ruby   ? - 1917
    PARTLOW, Ida May   1878 - 1955
    PARTLOW, William J.   1876 - 1945
    RYCKMAN, Isaac M.   1866 - 1938
    SCHUSTER, John   1908 - 1977
    SEGHERS, Gwendolyn Georgina May (Wootton)   1921 - 1991
    SEGHERS, Jerry   1921 - 2000
    SMYTH, Olive L.   1876 - 1960
    STEVENS, F. Joseph "Joe"   1926 - 2007
    TOWNSEND, James   1828 - 1883
    TURRILL, Edgar   1861 - 1933
    TURRILL, Flossie Adelia   1894 - 1925
    TURRILL, Harriet "Hattie"   1860 - 1937
    WALE, Ruby (Partlo)   ? - 1917
    WEST, Alice M. (Light)   1914 - 1998
    WEST, George L.   1934 - 1994
    WEST, Merritt M.   1906 - 1988
    WEST, Norman R.   1936 - 2006
    WOOTTON, George S.   1897 - 1965
    WOOTTON, Gwendolyn Georgina May   1921 - 1991
    WOOTTON, Nora   1898 - 1983

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