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Salem Cemetery, Northumberland County, ON


Salem Cemetery
Street Address: County Rd 2 & Blyth Park Rd
Community: Colborne
Township: Cramahe Township (Concession 1, Lot 21)
Locality: Northumberland County
Municipality: Cramahe
Province: ON
GPS: 44.016587,-77.838575

Church / Denomination: Salem Methodist Church, opened 1861. Became Salem United Church in 1925.

Registered to Salem Cemetery Board. Decoration Sunday is the 3rd Sunday in June.

Established 1860 when Thomas Webb purchased two acres for $2 from David Buchan of University of Toronto. Descendants of Thomas Webb transferred the land to the Trustee of Salem Cemetery in 1909. Cemetery is separate from the church. Some burials date from the 1840s but may have been transfers from other cemeteries.

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    Photos courtesy of Lenna Broatch & Eileen Milley [2013, updated 2021], with thanks to Diane Dillon for her assistance. Additions from John L Hutchings
    Indexed by Susan Leitch, Sherri Pettit

    Special thanks to Murray Pletsch who first made these photos available on his Canadian Gravemarker Gallery.

    Section 1 is the only section not photographed.

    This index does NOT include every headstone in this cemetery

    DABUZINSKAS, Jonas Povilas   1913 - 1971
    DALE  
    DANCE, Albert J.   1890 - 1984
    DANCE, Clara G. (Fraser)   1898 - 1965
    DANCE, Elizabeth Frances   1887 - 1971
    DAVENPORT, Edith A.   1896 ?
    DAVIES, Velma H.   1916 - 2001
    DAVIS, Annie A.   1879 - 1972
    DAVIS, Arthur W.   1877 - 1939
    DAVIS, Flavia (Chatterson)   1849 - 1933
    DAVIS, G. Cecil   1910 - 1946
    DAVIS, George W.   spouse
    DAVIS, Gertrude (Sewell)   1910 - 2000
    DAVIS, Gordon James   1915 - 1959
    DAVIS, Hazel May (Jones)   1925 - 2007
    DAVIS, Helen May   1875 - 1955
    DAVIS, James B.   ? ?
    DAVIS, James Robert   1908 - 1978
    DAVIS, James W.   1853 - 1932
    DAVIS, Lillie B. (Forsythe)   1883 - 1950
    DAVIS, Marion Eula (Moore)   1913 - 1980
    DAVIS, Marjorie Irene   1904 - 1995
    DAVIS, Victor William   1917 - 1989
    DAVIS, W. Ann (Malcolmson)   1911 - 2001
    DAWE, Azariah   1897 - 1963
    DAWE, Elizabeth (Ledrew)   1897 - 1973
    DAYMAN, Helen Orpha   1909 - 1958
    DEAN, Joan (Royetta)   1945 - 2016
    DECKERT, Stephen Frank   1951 - 2001
    DeJONG, Jantje   1927 - 1984
    DeJONG, Johannes   1925 - 1989
    DEMPSEY, Melvin A.   1917 - 1985
    DENNY, Hazel I.   1922 - 2012
    DEVOUGE, Shirley A.   1952 - 2011
    DICKENS, Douglas Brian   1951 - 2012
    DICKENS, Guy Edward   1928 - 2004
    DINGMAN, Harold Benjamin "Benny"   1923 - 1998
    DODD, Doreen Mary   1929 - 2009
    DORLAND, J. R.   spouse
    DORLAND, Julia Ann   ? - 1869
    DOWN, Jane   1842 - 1931
    DOWSETT, Emma Harriett (Trenear)   1898 - 1964
    DOWSETT, William Harry   1890 - 1964
    DRINKWALTER, E. Marie   1905 - 1974
    DRINKWALTER, Emily E.   1867 - 1954
    DRINKWALTER, Ester (Kelley)   1840 - 1913 (age: 73)
    DRINKWALTER, James E.   1833 - 1908
    DRINKWALTER, Marcus L.   1878 - 1939
    DRINKWALTER, Martha J. (Gaffield)   1877 - 1962
    DRINKWALTER, Mary E.   ? - 1927 (age: 57?)
    DRINKWALTER, Naomi A.   ? - 1885? (age: 28)
    DUDLEY, Elwood D.   1899 - 1973
    DUDLEY, Jessie M. (McDonald)   1877 - 1942
    DUDLEY, Marion M. (Smyth)   1897 - 1975
    DUDLEY, Samuel D.   1875 - 1964
    DUFFIN, Elizabeth Ann   1938 - 1989
    DUFFY, Elizabeth   1926 - 1994
    DUNCAN, Estella G.   1871 - 1923
    DUNK, Godfrey Gerald   1923 - 2007
    DUNK, Jennifer L.   1977 - 1979
    DUNK, Margaret (Jamieson)   1893 - 1981
    DUNK, Sarah Ida Ethel (Loveless)   1931 - 2000
    DUNK, William Harold   1896 - 1972
    DUNNETT, Elma Maude (Mutton)   1890 - 1970
    DUNNETT, Gordon Ernest   1889 - 1973
    DUNNETT, Harriet A. (Jaques)   1863 - 1930
    DUNNETT, Wallace L.   1856 - 1938
    DUXBURY, Charlotte   1899 - 1992
    DUXBURY, Edith   1926 - 1976
    DUXBURY, Frank   1886 - 1957

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