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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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    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

    WALAS, Doreen Mary (Dodd)   1929 - 2009
    WALKER, Archibald Dyer   1897 - 1963
    WALKER, David Edward   1962 - 1969
    WALKER, Donald   1925 - 1989
    WALKER, Dorothy H.   1921 - 2012
    WALKER, Elsie Pearl (Vanwicklin)   1898 - 1981
    WALKER, Eva Alice   1898 - 1959
    WALKER, Helen (Farrow)   1900 - 1964
    WALKER, James David   1941 - 2014
    WALKER, Ross   1899 - 1976
    WALTERS, Alixe E. (Card)   1891 - 1981
    WALTERS, Nina Florena   1889 - 1895
    WALTERS, Raymond C.   1894 - 1971
    WARREN, Marjorie Alice   1921 - 1993
    WEBB, Carrie Louise   1875 - 1948
    WEBB, Dorothy (Rice)   1925 - 1996
    WEBB, Keith   1920 - 1972
    WEBSTER, Carrie M.   1861 - 1938
    WEEKS, Armson R.   1902 - 1981
    WEEKS, Claude   1888 - 1931
    WEEKS, Huldah (Simmons)   1904 - 1982
    WEEKS, Randall   1853 - 1907
    WELLS, Edna   1904 - 2003
    WELTON, Isaac   spouse
    WELTON, Rebecca   ? - 1854 (age: 35?)
    WERYHA, Stefan   1904 - 1982
    WESTROPE, C. Donald "Don"   1931 - 2000
    WESTROPE, Dorothy O.   1925 - 2009
    WESTROPE, Emma I. (Marshall)   1924 - 1984
    WESTROPE, G. Wayne   1946 - 1972
    WESTROPE, George W.   1921 - 2010
    WESTROPE, John   1885 - 1952
    WESTROPE, Laura Mae   1915 - 2002
    WESTROPE, Myrtle I.   1917 - 2009
    WESTROPE, Olive (Charante)   1894 - 1967
    WESTROPE, Pamela Marie   1967 - 1985
    WHALEY, Alfred   1884 - 1952
    WHALEY, David Cecil   1951 - 1970
    WHALEY, Earl   1917 - 1999
    WHALEY, Evelyn (Gummer)   1920 - 2001
    WHALEY, F. Fern (Matthews)   1919 - 1992
    WHALEY, F. Gary   1943 - 1994
    WHALEY, Grant D.   1914 - 1994
    WHALEY, Nellie (Peters)   1894 - 1980
    WHALEY, William Peter   1952 - 1953
    WHITE, Essie E.   1884 - 1954
    WHITE, George S.   1874 - 1963
    WHITE, H.J. "Jack"   1913 - 1985
    WHITE, Mary G.   1925 - 2017
    WHITE, Saphfronia A.P.   1905 - 1985
    WHITE, Velma H. (Davies)   1916 - 2001
    WICKS, Charlotte   1867 - 1953
    WIER, Lorna Grace (Rath Freeland)   1929 - 2002
    WILCE, Fanny   1856 - 1942
    WILES, Norma G.   1915 - 2000
    WILKIE, Mary Walker   1915 - 1990
    WILLCOX, Pauline W.   1932 - 1994
    WILLIAMS, Georgina W.   1898 - 1959
    WILLIAMS, Henry Cecil "Cy"   1910 - 2004
    WILLIAMS, Mary Walker (Wilkie)   1915 - 1990
    WILLIAMS, Nettie   1882 - 1971
    WILLIS, George   1906 - 1995
    WILSON, A. Amanda   ? - 1966
    WIMBLES, Janet Mable   1841 - 1909 (age: 68)
    WINIA, Patricia   1931 - 2012
    WINTER, Susannah   1870 - 1948
    WOODS, John Roy   1969 - 1994
    WORKMAN, Jabez Roy   1878 - 1934
    WORKMAN, Lettie   parent
    WORKMAN, Ross T.   infant
    WORKMAN, Roy   parent
    WRIGHT, Anna A. (Mutton)   1925 - 2008
    WRIGHT, Elizabeth (Barker)   1838 - 1907
    WRIGHT, Elwood S.   1922 - 2002
    WRIGHT, Hazel Jean   1905 - 1991
    WRIGHT, John   1836 - 1911
    WRIGHT, Marion J. (McDonald)   1864 - 1933
    WRIGHT, Nellie Elizabeth   1896 - 1990
    WRIGHT, Nellie M.   1870 - 1890
    WRIGHT, Ross S.   1897 - 1963
    WRIGHT, Violet H. (Nichols)   1896 - 1986
    WRIGHT, W.B.   1868 - 1937

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