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Woolwich Township

Bristow Pioneer Cemetery

Discovered by mobileworks
Created May 05 2015
Recent status Closed
Category Cemetery
City Woolwich Township, Ontario
Location # 11992

This cemetery, a.k.a. Early Presbyterian Cemetery, Pioneer Memorial Cemetery and Scotch Cemetery, is situated on the old lot 86, onced owned by the German Company Tract. On July 24th,1807 this company bought 45,195 acres from William Wallace and divided up in 350 acre lots. In 1834 Edward Bristow purchased land here from David Mussleman. Bristow Corners was the name of the town, here, until renamed Elmira, in 1853 and incorporated in 1923. Some family names here are Kenning, Sim, Bristow and Holham. Some of the headstones are unreadable now. The farm is now owned by Cleason Martin but the county now takes care of this cemetery.

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fiso Well done. This is "decay" in its most human form.

May 05 2015

Bumblebee This isn't the cemetery I gave you ;) haha

May 05 2015