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Lawrence Cemetery
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Lawrence Cemetery
Melbourne Ridge, Shefford County, Quebec

Contributed by Joan Cruickshank, Jul 07, 2007 [dean.cruickshank@sympatico.ca]. Total records = 19.

Out of Richmond, Quebec, take Route 243 South to Melbourne Ridge, Quebec. This cemetery is located about 2 miles south of Melbourne Ridge, on Route 243.

As the name states, this tiny cemetery is the resting place for the Lawrence family. There are only 15 stones in it, some of which are not too legible, but the cemetery is well maintained. The last burial there that I could see was in 1968, so I assume that it is no longer an active cemetery.

I walked this cemetery in June of 2007, and transcribed from the stones to the best of my ability.

- Joan Cruickshank

Legend:

b. = born
d. = died
d/o = daughter of
h/o = husband of
s/w = stone with
w/o = wife of

Chagnon, Edward Everett, b. 1874, d. 1931, h/o & s/w Carrie (Chagnon) Stalker
Lawrence, Cynthia, b. 1842, d. 1891
Lawrence, Hazen, b. 1787, d. 1868, s/w & h/o Sally Smith
Lawrence, Hazen, d. 21 Mar 1850, age 20y 11m
Lawrence, Helen, illegible
Lawrence, Humility Woodard, d. 4 Feb 1881, age 24y 8m 19d, age 24yrs, w/o Noah
Lawrence, Lucy A., d. 8 Jul 1852, d/o Noah & Humility
Lawrence, M. Lucinda, d. 2 Jul 1849, age 15y 9m 23d
Lawrence, Maria Wilkins, b. 1823, d. 1913, w/o & s/w Richmond
Lawrence, Mary, d. 10 Jul 1862, age 82 yrs, w/o Gordon
Lawrence, Richmond, d. 19 Sep 1867, age 48 yrs, s/w & h/o Maria Wilkins
Lawrence, Sally Smith, b. 1792, d. 1856, w/o & s/w Hazen
Lawrence, Walter, b. 12 Oct 1843, d. 9 Apr 1905
Lawrence, Wealthy Rice, b. 29 Sep 1826, d. 5 Oct 1902, age 76 yrs, w/o & s/w Wilder N.
Lawrence, Wilder N., b. 21 Apr 1832, d. 9 Oct 1914, age 82 yrs, s/w & h/o Wealthy Rice
McDonald, John, illegible
Shonyo, Samuel H., b. 1834, d. 1895
Stalker, Carrie Chagnon, b. 1877, d. 1966, w/o & s/w Edward Everett Chagnon
Taylor, Sarah R. Lawrence, d. 16 Jan 1896, age 41 yrs, w/o Dr. A. A.

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