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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], with thanks to Diane Dillon for her assistance. Additions from John L Hutchings
    Indexed by 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

    PADGINTON, Ella   1864 - 1919
    PAKE, Emma A. (Smith)   1867 - 1950
    PAKE, John Elgin   1872 - 1945
    PALMATEER, Ethel V.   1914 - 1974
    PALMATEER, Kenneth C.   1918 - 1996
    PALMATEER, Marguerite E.   1920 - 1992
    PALMER, Benjamin   1893 - 1976
    PALMER, Dortha G. (Quaiff)   1901 ?
    PALMER, Franklin   1887 - 1954 (age: 67)
    PALMER, Harriett   1897 ?
    PALMER, Kevin J.L.   1963 - 1983
    PARISH, Effie   1902 - 1977
    PARISH, Mack   1894 - 1987
    PARKER, Clifford G.   1899 - 1976
    PARKER, Dorothy G. (Moore)   1900 - 1981
    PARKER, William F.   1931 - 1931
    PARSONS, Violet Elsie   1897 - 1990
    PATTON  
    PEACOCK, Rena M.   1894 - 1986
    PEACOCK, Ruth M.   1925 - 2005
    PEEBLES, Catherine (Keay)   1904 - 1984
    PEISTER, Myrtle Frances   1892 - 1972
    PENNINGTON, M. Grace   1921 - 2010
    PENNINGTON, Matthew   1880 - 1959
    PENNINGTON, Sarah Constance   1885 - 1961
    PENNINGTON, Verna May (Armstrong)   1887 - 1976
    PETERS, Augusta L.   1873 - 1915
    PETERS, Barbara Jean (Seeley)   1943 - 1998
    PETERS, James T.   1865 - 1929
    PETERS, Mary (Rowe)   1834 - 1916
    PETERS, Mary L.   1869 - 1903
    PETERS, Nellie   1894 - 1980
    PETERS, R. Benny   1926 - 2006
    PETERS, Ruth C. (MacPherson)   1925 - 1993
    PETERS, Victoria   1869 - 1935
    PETERS, William   1835 - 1897
    PETERSEN, Scott A.   1964 - 2004
    PETERSON, Charlotte   1824 - 1881 (age: 61)
    PETERSON, Fanny (Wilce)   1856 - 1942
    PETERSON, H. Wallace   1854 - 1941
    PETERSON, Viola F.   1916 - 2011
    PETERSON, W.M.   1816 - 1880 (age: 64)
    PETERSON, Wallace Stanley   1884 - 1963
    PETRONY, James D.   1933 - 1969
    PLEWS, Mattie Maud   1864 - 1956
    PLUMLEY, Helen   189? - 1971
    POLLOCK, Della   1869 - 1915
    POST, Dorothy Marie (Kemp)   1930 - 1980
    POST, Ernest Norman   1925 - 1981
    POST, Michael D.   1968 - 1972
    POTTS, Stella May   1880 - 1950
    PRICE, Robert Henry   1888 - 1979
    PRITCHARD, Nellie   1896 - 1984
    PUFFER, Susan Beatrice   1914 - 2001
    PURDY, Ann R. (McDonald)   1856 - 1936
    PURDY, David G.   1842 - 1907
    PURDY, Eleanor   1845 - 1915
    PURDY, Emma J. (Carr)   1844 - 1915
    PURDY, Francis Glenn   1909 - 1970
    PURDY, George E.   1857 - 1923
    PURDY, Harriet B. (Swain)   1885 - 1938
    PURDY, Howard K.   1918 - 1920
    PURDY, Ira F.   1867 - 1868
    PURDY, Ira F.   1880 - 1954
    PURDY, Mabel Florence   1911 - 1997
    PURDY, Margaret (Cooper)   1877 - 1916
    PURDY, Orton H.   1869 - 1934
    PURDY, William Allan   1941 - 1995

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