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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

    VALLEAU, L. Doreen   1937 - 1993
    VAN ALLEN, Mae   1900 - 1982
    VANDERGAAST, Patricia (Winia)   1931 - 2012
    VANGEILSWYK, Henry   1942 - 1980
    VanGEILSWYK, Nanda   1914 - 1973
    VanWICKLIN, David C.   1901 - 1959
    VanWICKLIN, Edward   1863 - 1937
    VanWICKLIN, Elsie Pearl   1898 - 1981
    VanWICKLIN, Gordon   1895 - 1979
    VanWICKLIN, L. Marguerite   1932 - 2007
    VanWICKLIN, Margaret A.   1914 ?
    VanWICKLIN, Mary Ann   1868 - 1931
    VanWICKLIN, Nellie G.   1896 - 1980
    VAUGHAN, Frank Albert Edward   1917 - 1971
    VAUGHAN, Marjorie Alice (Warren)   1921 - 1993
    VENTRESS, Amy   1847 - 1880 (age: 32)
    VENTRESS, Ann   1852 - 1938
    VENTRESS, Annie W.   1875 - 1887 (age: 11)
    VENTRESS, Bertha Ann (Smallfield)   1867 - 1939
    VENTRESS, E.A. Gwendolyn (Rolfe)   1909 - 2005
    VENTRESS, Florence   1910 - 2000
    VENTRESS, Frances   1856 - 1927
    VENTRESS, Frances (McCelland)   1833 - 1866
    VENTRESS, Frank   1882 - 1953
    VENTRESS, George   1858 - 1868
    VENTRESS, George Ezra   1902 - 1988
    VENTRESS, Isaiah Ezra   1861 - 1951
    VENTRESS, Mark T.   1832 - 1916
    VENTRESS, Mary Ann   1829 - 1864 (age: 35)
    VENTRESS, Maude A. (Fraser)   1881 - 1942
    VENTRESS, Myrtle   1894 - 1983
    VENTRESS, Spence   1839 - 1899 (age: 59)
    VENTRESS, Thomas   1845 - 1929
    VENTRESS, William   spouse
    VERITY, Elizabeth   1891 - 1980
    VERITY, Thomas   1890 - 1958
    VESELY, Kurt P.   1924 - 1980
    VOKES, Selena Matilda   1884 - 1971

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