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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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    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.

    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


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