Concession I, Lot 13, Mountain Township, Dundas County, Ontario by tfe97690

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									ST. PETER’S ANGLICAN CEMETERY, SOUTH MOUNTAIN, MOUNTAIN TOWNSHIP

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ST. PETER’S ANGLICAN CEM., S. MOUNTAIN, MOUNTAIN TWP., DUNDAS CO., ONT.

Concession I, Lot 13, Mountain Township, Dundas County, Ontario Canada. County Road 3,
East of the Village of South Mountain along side the South Nation River.

    This grave site underwent a major renovation funded by the Municipality and the rural
incentive works program to preserve the stones in October 1977. The tombstones were placed in
a semi-circle foundation of cement and the grounds were landscaped and cleaned up.

    The Cemetery was transcribed August 8th, 1979. April 16th, 2005 it was re-copied by Lynne
and Mahlon Cook. The fence is gone, and the ground is fairly level

    Earliest tombstone burial date: 1848, a child and a 84 year old man. The latest tombstone
burial date: 1942.

     Starting at the left or east side of the semi-circle and proceeding around to the west side. If
at the end of a date there is (N) means on the north side of the stone, etc.


STP 1        MELLON
Wm. Mellon                        d Oct 24, 1862 ae 54 yrs
Ann his wife                      d Apr 25, 1860 ae 42 yrs
  Our parents here …………
  The dearest friends …………………….
  But ……………. The Lords ………… …………..
  We hope to meet in realms above

STP 2          RIDLEY
James Ridley                                  b Jan. 20, 1855 – d Aug 24, 1892 (N)
Charles Ridley                                b Jan. 8, 1859 – d Feb. 13, 1859 (S)
Mary Adelia Ridley                            b Aug 6, 1862 – d Sep. 25, 1862 (W)
Robert Ridley                                 b Sep 24, 1863 – d Nov 22, 1863 (E)
   I am the resurrection and the life saith the Lord …………. (St. John 11 & 25)
[children of Wm. John Ridley & Agnes Lowery]

STP 3         BALDWIN
Silas A. W.                                    d 1 Mar 1877 ae 17 yrs 3 mo’s 7 ds
    Son of John and Henrietta Baldwin

STP 4          RIDLEY
Wm. J. Ridley                                  b Feb. 4, 1817 – d 26 Dec 1895
His wife Agnes Lowery                          d June 5, 1908 aged 85 ys
Our sister Margaret                            1864 – 1917
   I am the resurrection and the life saith the Lord …………….
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[Wm. John born London, England. Agnes born 29 Oct 1825 in 1901 census, d/o John Lowery &
Nancy. 13 children. Vitals – Wm. John born England, died 25 Dec 1895 = 78 yrs, school teacher,
division court. Agnes born Ireland, died 5 June 1908 = 87 yrs, widow]

STP 5         STORY
Ida May Story                                  d 15 Dec 1894 aged 26 years

STP 6          RUTLEDGE
Lettie Rutledge                                aged 20 years

STP 7         RIDLEY
Husband Wm. Harry Ridley                       d May 23, 1895 in his 43 y’r
  Tis hard to break the tender card
  When love has bound the heart
  Tis hard, so hard to speak the word
  “Must we forever part”
  Dearest loved one we have layed thee,
  In the peaceful graves embrace
  But thy memory will be cherished
  Till we see thy heavenly face.
[1124-83 (Brant Co): William Harry RIDLEY, 29, merchant, South Mountain, Goderich, s/o William
J. & Agnes, married Lillian L. ADAMS, 26, Ancaster, Paris, d/o William E. & Harriet, witn: James J.
DOYLE of Goderich & Jennie LAYCOCK of Paris, 6 June 1883 at Paris – Ontario Marriages. Vitals
– Wm. Henry born Twp. of Matilda, died 23 May 1895 = 42 yrs. A resident of Detroit, Michigan, was
down on a visit and died in Mountain]

STP 8       BOWEN
P. C. Bowen                                    d July 9, 1896 aged 58 yrs
[vitals – Peter Carman Bowen born Matilda Twp., died 9 July 1896 = 59 yrs, hotel keeper]

STP 9        HIGGINSON
Wm. Higginson                                  1815 – 1892
Wife Diana Hoover                              1820 – 1861
Wife Candace Acheson                           1833 – 1918
[Inkerman Meth. – Candacie Higginson born New Dublin, Ont., died 15 Apr 1918 = 85 yrs. Vitals –
Wm. born Ireland, died 7 Augt 1892 = 78 yrs. Candacie born to Daniel Atcheson & Ellen Bolton]

STP 10       HIGGINSON
Major Anthony Higginson                        no dates
His wife Abegail Courtney                      no dates
Thomas Higginson                               1801 – 1885
[Major Anthony died before 1852. 1871 census Abigail listed as died in Feb. age 88, born Ireland,
widow, old age]

STP 11         HIGGINSON                       (nothing else on the stone)

STP 12       HIGGINSON
Nancy Higginson                                1860 – 1886
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Carolyn Higginson                          1871 – 1892
[Nancy d/o Wm. Higginson & Diana Hoover. Carolyn d/o Wm. Higginson & Candace Acheson.
Caroline died 14 Feb 1892 = 21 yrs, single]

STP 13      MONTEITH
T. Edward Monteith                         d May 19, 1929 age 61 yrs
[Thomas Edward born Mountain 19 Sept 1867 to David Monteith & Ann Lynch (both born Ireland)
single - vitals]

STP 14        POWELL
William Powell                             d Dec 29, 1865 aged 66 yrs          (N)
Jane wife of Wm. Powell                    d Jan. 12, 1886 aged 74 yrs         (N)
Joseph                                     d Jan. 31, 1869 aged 35 yrs         (E)
James                                      d May 15, 1848 aged 7 mos           (E)
    Sons of Wm. & Jane Powell

STP 15        HIGGINSON
              In Memory Of
James H. Higginson                         1858 – 1937
His wife Martha Corrigan                   1859 – 1928
[Inkerman Meth. – Martha, Mrs James Higginson, born Mountain Twp, died 9 Mch 1928 = 69 yrs.
James s/o Wm. Higginson & Diana. Martha d/o Robert Corrigan & Margaret Johnston. Vitals –
James Harris Higginson, born Mountain to Wm. & Candace Atcheson, married 10th Apr 1883 to
Martha d/o Robert Corrigan & Margaret Johnston. Martha born 11 Dec 1859 to Robert Corrigan &
Margaret Johnston, died 9 Mch 1928 = 69 yrs 2 mos 27 days]

STP 16        BOLTON
Henry F. Bolton                      d Jan. 15, 1880 ae 49 y’rs 5 mos 23 ds (N)
              Erected by his wife
   In casting all the mortal ……………… (1st line)
   For they partake in heavenly rest (4th line)
              Erected by his wife
[Henry s/o Richard Bolton & Sarah]

STP 17         COOPER
Joseph Cooper                               d Feb 15, 1939 aged 84 yrs (N)
His wife Mary Jane Monteith                 d Mar 12, 1923 aged 79 yrs
Robert Cooper                               b July 20, 1888 – d Aug 27, 1942
    In loving remembrance of our dear ones
Eliza                                       d Feb 6, 1887 aged 7 yrs 8 mos & 16 dys (S)
Candace                                     d Jan 31, 1887 aged 6 yrs 3 mos
Kearney Joseph                              d Feb 15, 1883 aged 3 mos
    Children of Joseph & Mary J. Cooper
   These lovely buds so young and fair called home by early doom,
   Came to show how sweet these flowers in paradise would bloom.
   Ere sin could harm or sorrows fade, death came with friendly care
   The opening buds to heaven conveyed, and bade them blossom there.

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[Eliza born 21 May 1879. Mary Jane born 15 Augt 1844 Scotland to David Monteith & Eliza Gregory,
parents born Scotland – vitals]

STP 18       MONTEITH
Ann Lynch wife of David Monteith              1850 – 1917
 nd
[2 wife of David]

STP 19         MONTEITH
David Monteith                              b May 22, 1822 – d Aug 20, 1883
His wife Eliza                              d Oct. 21, 1855 ae 34 yrs
               Native of Co. Tryon, Ireland
George                                      b Aug 5, 1855 – d Oct 5, 1855
     Son of David & Eliza Monteith
[David, born Ireland. Eliza Gregory]

STP 20         BALDWIN
Father John Baldwin                           b Oct 10, 1807 – d Mar 11, 1891             (N)
Mother Henrietta Higginson                    b Oct 10, 1817 – d Feb 23, 1905
         Wife of John Baldwin
John W. Baldwin                               b May 8, 1850 – d Aug 12, 1898              (W)
Marie                                         1846 – 1919                                  (E)
Henrietta Baldwin                             1855 – 1922                                  (S)
         Wife of A. McLellan
[John s/o John Baldwin Sr. Henrietta born 8 Mar 1854. Marie born 9 Sept 1846. Henrietta d/o
Anthony Higginson & Abigail Courtney, married 6 July 1881 Alexander McLelland]

STP 21        BOLTON
Henry H. Bolton                               d Dec 21, 1888 aged 84 y’rs
[Henry born Cran, Wexford Co. Ireland to Hugh Bolton & Alice Sutherland. Established family
cemetery across the road from family farm. Wife Mary Welsh born 23 July 1807, died 20 Dec 1847, 11
children]

STP 22       MONTEITH
David Monteith                                1849 – 1937
             At Rest                          (stone by Stubbs & Gibson, Morrisburg & Wincheter)
[David s/o David Monteith & Eliza Gregory]

STP 23       BOWEN                            (stone in shape of a tree trunk)
Nelson Bowen                                  d July 21, 1900 ae 76 y’s                 (NE)
[Nelson born Mountain, hotel keeper, married – vitals]

STP 24         BAYLEE
               Erected in Memory Of
Mrs L. J. Baylee                              d Dec 26th 1887
    Beloved with of Rev C. O’Dell Baylee               Resurgam
  I am the resurrection and the life saith the Lord, he that believeth in me,
  Though he were dead, yet shall he live, and whosoever liveth and
  Believeth in me shall never die.                St. John X1 25.26
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[vitals – Lucy Jane Story born Ireland c 1847, died 20 Dec 1887 at South Plantagenet, school teacher
1831 Muskoka. C. Odell Baylee married 5 Mch 1889 Susan E. McGinness]

STP 25         DEZELL
Charles Dezell                                 d Jan. 5, 1902 age 84 yrs
His wife Nancy Bolton                          d Apr 12, 1865 age 39 yrs
John A.                                        d Apr 13, 1860 age 8 yrs
[Charles age 57, born Ireland, widower, farmer, s/o Alex Dezell & Jane Spears, married 24 Jany 1871
Kemptville Sarah Jane Seymour age 41, widow, born Ireland to Thomas Tweed & Sarah White - vitals]

STP 26         KEYS
John Keys                                      1830 – 1913
[vitals – John born 9 June 1830 to John Keys & Isabella Taylor, died 21 Feb 1913 South Mountain
age 82,8,12, farmer, widowed]

STP 27          PRICE
Robert J. Price                                1855 – 1921
Nancy C. Lennox his wife                       1864 – 1917
       Gone but not forgotten
[vitals – Robert John born 16 June 1856 Inkerman to George Price & Hannah Slater, married 27 Dec
1880 Nancy Catherine d/o Oliver Lennox & Julia Thager ?. Robert John died 14 Jany 1921 = 65 yr 7
mos]

STP 28      BOLTON
Mary Bolton                                    1823 – 1902                               (NE)
John Bolton                                    1832 – 1901
[Mary, wife of John. John s/o Richard Bolton & Sarah]
[This stone was listed as being in the English Cemetery]

STP 29       KAVANAUGH
Mary Dezell                                    d June 9, 1891 aged 36 yrs                    (E)
   Wife of P. Kavanaugh
[vitals – Mary d/o Charles Dezell (STP25) & Nancy, married 2 Jany 1880 Cardinal to Patrick s/o
Patrick Kavanaugh & Annie]

STP 30       PRICE
Robert Price                                   d Sept 20, 1848 aged 74 y’rs

STP 31         REID
Jane daughter of Robert & Ester Reid           d Mar 31 1871 ae 36 years                     (NE)
     A native of Co. Sligo, Ireland
And wife of Edward Reid
    A tender wife a mother dear
    A sincere friend liveth here
    In fear she lived, in hope she died
    Her life was asked but God denied.

STP 32         PRICE                           (top of stone broken off)
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___________                                    d Dec 17, 1877 ae 72 yrs
___________                                    d Dec 16, 1877 ae 54 yrs
     To them we …………. a place is given
     Among the saints within christian heaven
[Vitals – George Price born Ireland, died 18 Dec 1877 ae 70 yrs, farmer]

STP 33         KAYS
Isabella daughter of Hugh and Jane Kays d Nov 11, 1853 ae 10 mo’s & 11 d’s
    Life unloose, ………………. …..th may the hands of time cant dissalow
    My love, compose ………llians of infant souls of the family above

STP 34          PRICE
    In Memory of
Edward Price                                  d Feb 9, 1852 aged 9 yrs
Also Jane                                     who died May 9, 1851 aged 5 yrs
    Children of Edward & Jane Price
   Faithful is He who called them

STP 35        PRICE                           (cemented into base)
Margaret wife of Robert Price                 d Nov 6, 1864 age 90 yrs




MICROFILM #1954631 – INKERMAN METHODIST CHURCH BURIALS

STP50 LUCY BOLTON - born Mountain 13 May 1828, died 20 May 1909, buried 22nd
Baldwin’s Bridge – [Lucy Proctor wife of ……………. Bolton who died before 1881]

STP51 SARAH BOLTON, nee Nesbit – born Ireland 20 Sep 1830, died 21 Mch 1917, buried
23rd Baldwins Bridge – [Sarah wife of Richard F. Bolton]
[vitals – Sarah born Co. Monahan, Ireland, died 21 Mch 1917 = 86,6,1 Conc. 2 lot 14 Mountain,
buried South Mountain Union cemetery, widow, Parents …… Nesbitt & …….. McLennan]

STP52 LOIS STORY, nee Hogoboam, born Hawkesbury 1 May 1827, died 19 Jul 1916
Toronto, buried 21st B. Bridge. [vitals – Lois died 19 July 1916 = 89 yrs Toronto, born Inkerman,
widowed, buried Inkerman]




Information from Clarence Cross Records, Ontario Marriages, Inkerman Methodist Church, and
vital statistics



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Monument Inscribers – Stubbs & Gibson, Morrisburg & Winchester




                                 ENGLISH CEMETERY

At Baldwin’s (formerly Boyd’s) Bridge, crossing the Nation River, about two miles east of the
Village of South Mountain, Mountain Township, Dundas County, Ontario.

    “In 1837 a large stone church (St. Peter’s Anglican) was built about two miles east
     of South Mountain. This church was surrounded by a burying ground, while hard
     by was the parsonage, with 25 acres of land attached. The church site was a donation
     from the John Baldwin, Sr.
     During Mackenzie’s (minister) time the old church had become greatly delapidated
     And was taken down”
     -- Story of Dundas, 1904, page 199 by J. Smyth Carter --

In the Bolton – Redmond book there is 10 monuments listed, and only 2 are listed in the above
cemetery.

Alice (wife of Hugh Bolton)                    2 May 1854 = 80 yrs

Sarah (wife of Richard Bolton)                 23 Apr 1872 = 77 yrs
[vitals – Sarah Bolton died 23 Apr 1872 = 77 yrs, single. Informant Henry Bolton]

Henry H. Bolton                                21 Dec 1888 = 84 yrs

Henry F. Bolton                                15 Jan. 1880 = 49, 6, 23
              Erected by his wife                                                      STP 16

Mary Bolton                                    1823 – 1902                             STP 28
John Bolton                                    1832 – 1901

Isabella Redmond                          18 Dec 1848 = 5, 6, 9
James Redmond                             18 Apr 1851 = 1 day
Robert Redmond                              1 July 1860 = 6, 6, 7
             Children of Robert and Isabella Redmond

William Downe                            28 Dec 1881 = 73 yrs
            Native of Dorsetshire, England


NOTES ON WILLIAM JOHN RIDLEY – STP 2
William John Ridley was born in London, England, in 1818. When about 21 years of age he came to
Canada, and subsequently settled in Mountain township, Dundas county. From that time until his death in
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1896. Mr. Ridley took a very active part in educational matters and was deeply interested in all issues
pertaining to the welfare of this county. He taught school for 20 years; was superintendent of schools for
some time, and for 42 years was clerk of the court for the township of Mountain. In religion he was a
member of the Church of England, and in politics a Conservative.          [Story of Dundas by J. Smyth
Carter, 1904, Page 438]




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