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Firby Pioneer Cemetery

Located in: Elgin County
Location #10792
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Location Owner:mobileworks
Creation Date: 7/24/2014
Last Updated: 7/24/2014



Description

This cemetery was the burial ground for the Wesleyan Methodist at Benson's Chapel , one mile north. It was used as a cemetery as early as 1850 before a burial deed was issued. This property was sold to the trustee of the church , Thomas Firby of Windsor on July19, 1855 for 5 shillings[ about 60 cents]. This cemetery was abandoned and overgrown not too long ago but the community made the township aware of it, and the Cemetery Act and now it's taken care of...................................................Some unique headstones here are Wilfrid Anger with a damaged picture, hopefully by time but probably vandalism during the abandoned period. Some amazing script lost but, to only a few that stop here. One set of headstones are still in line after 150 years.



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Status: Closed
Category: Cemetery


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Firby Pioneer Cemetery
Created on:7/24/2014
Created by: mobileworks
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