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Forteau Anglican Cemetery
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Forteau Anglican Cemetery
Forteau, Labrador Straits, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

Lat: 51° 28' 00"N, Lon: 56° 58' 00"W

Submitted by Charles Gravel, Apr 27, 2006, last edited Jan 15, 2007 [charles_gravel@hotmail.com]. Total records = 109.

Forteau is located about 15 miles from the Quebec/Labrador line on 510 E Road.

The French name Forteau, can be translated as "strong waters" in English. It refers to the strong oceantides and currents prevalent in Forteau Bay. The village was established in 1774, with the arrival of the Jersey and English fishermen, who were Joseph Bird and William Buckle.

Nowadays, Forteau is the second most important community of the east coast of Labrador with about 500 peoples, a high school and a local Health Care Center.

Both the Anglican and United cemeteries are side by side in the middle of the village, between 510 E and the ocean. The entrance to the cemeteries is on the right side of the road about 200 feet before the Mountain Field Academy school.

I visited and read this cemetery in Jul of 2001. It includes all existing and legible stones and markers.

- Charles Gravel

Barney, (babyboy), d. 28 Jul 1958, s/o Barney, Wilfred & Mary
Barney, Bella, d. 26 Jul 1916, age: 51y, w/o Barney, Moses
Barney, Harriett F., b. 1922, d. 1923
Barney, Joseph, b. 1891, d. 1949
Barney, Mary Louise, b. 09 May 1894, d. 20 Apr 1979, age: 85y 19d, w/o Barney, William H.
Barney, Moses W., d. 3 Mar 1947, age: 84y
Barney, William H., d. 26 Nov 1958, age: 63y 11m, Royal Naval Reserve 1894-1958
Bell, Caroline, d. 29 Nov 1926, age: 18y, d/o Bell, Daniel & Emily
Bell, Clara M., d. 18 Mar 1935, age: 3y, d/o Bell, Herbert & Delilah
Bell, Delilah, b. 6 Aug 1908, d. 14 Feb 1991, age: 82y 6m 8d, w/o Bell, Herbert John
Bell, Emily, b. 1871, d. 1954
Bell, Herbert J., b. 22 Nov 1896, d. 5 Oct 1979, h/o Delilah
Bell, Robert, b. 1901, d. 1970
Bell, Violet F., d. 12 Apr 1940, age: 14m, d/o Bell, Herbert & Delilah
Buckle, Alfred, d. 25 Nov 1962, age: 82y, h/o Alfredia, his son Victor
Buckle, Annie Florence, b. 1909, d. 1987, w/o Buckle, Henry
Buckle, Bertha R., b. 29 Dec 1920, d. 31 Oct 1977, w/o Buckle, Samuel
Buckle, Edward J., d. 19 Jul 1969, age: 74y 7m, h/o Buckle, Virtue
Buckle, Elfrida, d. 5 Jul 1923, age: 33y, w/o Buckle, Alfred
Buckle, James, d. 20 May 1943, age: 80y, his children
Buckle, John F., b. 5 Jan 1902, d. 27 Nov 1998, h/o Mary Ann
Buckle, John L., b. 1897, d. 1988, h/o Maude
Buckle, Joseph W., d. 22 Mar 1926, age: 72y, h/o Selina
Buckle, Joseph, d. 9 Sep 1903, age: 83y 9m
Buckle, Malachi, b. 9 Apr 1914, d. Jul 1914
Buckle, Mary Ann, d. 25 Jul 1908, age: 84y, w/o Buckle, Joseph
Buckle, Mary Ann, d. 6 Aug 1953, age: 45y, w/o Buckle, John F.
Buckle, Rachel Maude, b. 10 Jun 1903, d. 18 Sep 1970, age: 67y 3m 8d, w/o Buckle, John L.
Buckle, Rheobe Alice, d. 2 Nov 1936, age: 69y, his children
Buckle, Selina, d. 10 Nov 1926, age: 70y, w/o Buckle, Joseph W.
Buckle, Susan, b. 1928, d. 1931
Buckle, Virtue, b. 7 Sep 1902, d. 31 Mar 2000
Cribb, Alexander, d. 17 Nov 1920, age: 47y, The Ladies swing circle church of England
Cribb, Edward, d. 06 Feb 1885, age: 47y, h/o Johana
Cribb, Elijah, d. 1 Jun 1916, age: 76y, h/o Margaret
Cribb, Elijah, d. 11 Jun 1929, age: 52y, h/o Cribb, M.A.
Cribb, Jocelyn, d. 30 Jun 1928, age: 16y, s/o Cribb, M.A.
Cribb, Johanna, d. 1 Aug 1908, age: 70y, broken tombstone
Cribb, Laura, d. 29 Nov 1927, age: 29y 8m, w/o Cribb, Alexander
Cribb, Margaret, d. 19 Apr 1887, age: 49y, w/o Cribb, Elijah
Cribb, William T., d. 24 Jun 1946, age: 75y
Dumaresq, Archibald J., d. 16 Aug 1959, age: 82y
Dumaresque, Christopher, no dates, no informations
Dumaresque, Elizabeth L., d. 25 May 1965, age: 73y 9m 11d, w/o Dumaresque, Philip
Dumaresque, Lloyd, d. 30 Aug 1979, age: 58y, h/o Dumaresque, Lily B.
Dumaresque, Philip, d. 5 Dec 1950, age: 67y, h/o Dumaresque, Elizabeth
Flinn, Eliza, d. 21 Apr 1912, age: 78y, w/o Flinn, Philip
Flinn, Philip, d. 21 Jul 1895, age: 65y
Flynn, Alexander, b. 1903, d. 1984
Flynn, Bessie M., d. 21 Nov 1994, age: 78y, w/o Flynn, Raymond
Flynn, Debbie, b. 22 Aug 1960, d. 22 Nov 1984, his parents, brothers and sisters
Flynn, Edward E., b. 1889, d. 1972
Flynn, Eric, b. 16 Sep 1939, d. 31 Mar 1941, s/o Flynn, Stanley & Sarah
Flynn, George, d. 17 Nov 1955, age: 88y
Flynn, Gladys, b. 30 Jan 1943, d. 9 Jan 1964, Flynn, Clarus
Flynn, Harriet, d. 14 Mar 1916, age: 84y, w/o Flynn, Thomas
Flynn, Isabella, d. 10 Jul 1919, age: 37y, w/o Flynn, Philip
Flynn, John, b. 1900, d. 1987
Flynn, John, d. 9 Aug 1909, age: 33y, h/o Matilda
Flynn, Julia Ann, d. 23 Mar 1952, age: 79y, w/o Flynn, Thomas
Flynn, Leslie, b. 6 Sep 1916, d. 28 Jan 2000, h/o Violet
Flynn, Lucy, d. 26 Feb 1943, age: 64y, Flynn, George
Flynn, Maggie, d. 5 Dec 1912, age: 17y, d/o Flynn, William & Una
Flynn, Pearl C., b. 1909, d. 1998
Flynn, Philip, d. 15 Oct 1937, age: 65y, h/o Isabella
Flynn, Raymond L., d. 24 Jun 1976, age: 64y, h/o Bessie
Flynn, Stanley J., b. 10 Oct 1908, d. 24 Jan 1982
Flynn, Thomas, d. 20 Feb 1905, age: 80y 5m, h/o Harriet
Flynn, Thomas, d. 5 Jan 1943, age: 75y, h/o Julia
Flynn, Una, d. 11 Mar 1947, age: 80y, w/o Flynn, William
Flynn, Violet, b. 1919, d. 1974
Flynn, Wilfred, b. 1910, d. 1989, h/o Barney, Isabella
Flynn, William, d. 21 Oct 1935, age: 75y, h/o Una
Flynn, Willis, b. 1903, d. 1985, his son
Fowler, Susan, d. 30 May 1954, d/o Fowler, Hedley & Bessee
Hancock, Artemas, b. 14 Nov 1887, d. 27 Apr 1972, father and husband
Hancock, Blanche, b. 1902, d. 1989, w/o Hancock, Arthmeas
Hancock, Clyde F., b. Oct 1933, d. Jun 1979, his wife
Hancock, John, d. 27 Apr 1946, age: 73y, h/o Saulter, Elizabeth
Hancock, Mona M., d. 1960
Hart, Caroline, b. 1910, d. 1982, w/o Kelson
Hart, Kelson, b. 1899, d. 1992, h/o Caroline, married 03 Jan 1933
Hart, Victor P., d. 14 Apr 1907, age: 17y
Homan, James Grove, d. 3 Feb 1914, age: 85y, h/o Homan, Maria
James, Belinda, d. 29 Mar 1970, age: 60y 8m 20d, w/o James, Thomas F.
James, Georgina, d. 13 Dec 1923, age: 22y, w/o James, Thomas
James, Mary Alice, d. 8 Feb 1940, age: 70y, w/o James, William
James, Thomas F., d. 31 Aug 1966, age: 72y 21d, h/o James, Belinda A.
James, William A., d. 1 Oct 1930, age: 17m, s/o James, Thomas & Belinda
James, William, d. 13 Apr 1936, age: 70y, h/o Mary
Keats, Lillian, b. 1887, d. 1965
Letto, Elijah, d. 20 Apr 1877, age: 6y
Letto, Mary Ann, d. 04 Jul 1891, age: 55y
Roberts, Dorothy, b. 1924, d. 2000
Roberts, Edward, d. 2 Aug 1935, age: 12y, s/o Roberts, Esau & Victoria
Roberts, Esau, b. 09 Jan 1892, d. 15 Aug 1971, h/o Roberts, Victoria, Royal Navy Reserve 
Roberts, Reginald, b. 1922, d. 1992
Roberts, Victoria, d. 11 Apr 1963, age: 69y 11m, w/o Roberts, Esau
Saulter, Elizabeth, d. 23 Jun 1962, age: 77y, w/o Saulter, John
Saulter, Florence, b. 1921, d. 1940, his son William
Saulter, Greta M., b. 9 Apr 1950, d. 22 Mar 1994
Saulter, John, d. 12 Feb 1881, age: 41y, h/o Livenia
Saulter, Lavina, d. 4 Aug 1927, age: 82y, mother of Saulter, George
Saulter, Todd Daniel, b. 30 Mar 1970, d. 30 Oct 1998
Saulter, William John, b. 23 Feb 1919, d. 26 Feb 1995
Wellman, Alice, d. 31 May 1930, age: 25y, w/o Wellman, James
Wellman, Ian Robert, d. 30 Oct 1998
Wellman, James, d. 1969
Wellman, Philip Cec., d. 9 Jan 1964, age: 38y, h/o Wellman, Mabel, his wife and children
Flynn, Sheldon C., b. 19 Oct 1968, d. 15 Jun 1984, age: 15y 7m 27d, s/o Flynn, Clarence & Harriet

Misc:
3 wooden crosses, no inscriptions

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