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UPPER ISLAND COVE
Bexley Hill
Cemetery

Harbour Grace District
Newfoundland

View of Cemetery View of Cemetery

NOTES ON CEMETERY:
Closed: Nov 6, 1949
They had an older graveyard than this one but headstones were removed and distroyed. No names were recorded at the time.
The Church in Upper Island Cove was under construction by 1816.
Clergy were stationed in Upper Island Cove at least by 1862. Reords from 1861 to 1879/1882 have been lost. Earlier records were the responsibilty of the Harbour Grace Parish.

Pauline Barrett

SURNAME GIVEN DATE OF BIRTH DATE OF DEATH AGE SPOUSE INSCRIPTION
ADAMS Bertha 1934 1936      
             
ADAMS Capt Esau F. Dec 29, 1889 (?) April 6, 1954     Master Mariner
             
ADAMS Claude George March 5, 1948 May 24, 1948     Parents: George & Olga Adams
JANES Edward Jan 1909 March 1909     Parents: George & Maude Janes
             
ADAMS Emma 1875 1953      
             
ADAMS Jean 1932 1945      
             
ADAMS John   Jan 1920 73    
             
ADAMS John W 1871 1937      
             
ADAMS Phoebe   May 29, 1931      
             
ADAMS Rosella Oct 30, 1912 Aug 29, 1995 82    
             
BARRETT Frances May   Feb 14, 1907 4 Months    
BARRETT Anna Mary   April 14, 1907 4 Years    
BARRETT William H   Oct 27, 1910 2 Years    
BARRETT Evelyn Alice Mary   Sept 22, 1920 18 Months    
             
BARRETT William Henry   Dec 29th 1945 75 Years
9 Months
Mary Ann  
             
BRADBURY James   July 27th 1917 74    
             
CLARKE Cecily Jane   April 16, 1964 86 Years
3 Months
   
CLARKE David   April 15, 1948 73 Years
5 Months
   
             
CLARKE David 1894 1929      
             
CLARKE Delilah   May 27th 1949 32 Years
9 Months
David  
             
CLARKE Priscella   Dec 15th 1952 88    
             
CLARKE Robert   Sept 5th 1936 37 Priscilla  
             
COOMBS A.   9th Feb 1943 23   C/JX 185988 A. B. H.M.S. Avalon
             
COOMBS Alexander   April 13th 1948 (?) 32   Died of wounds received on Acive Service in North Africa
             
COOMBS Alfred   April 1st 1914 24   Sir Knight
Drowned in the ill fated Southern Cross which was lost at the ice fields.
Erected by the Black Knights of Ireland No. 458, Bay Roberts
             
COOMBS Alfreda Nov 24, 1887 Aug 30, 1982      
             
COOMBS Ethel 1934 1936      
             
COOMBS John Le Moine   Aug 2, 1916 17   Beloved Son of John & Matilda Coombs
             
COOMBS John   Nov 7th 1939 62 Mary Alice  
             
COOMBS John   Dec 24th 1943 75    
             
COOMBS John   Aug 2, 19?? 17   Beloved son of John & Matilda Coombs
             
COOMBS Josiah   Nov 11, 1915 44   Acidentally killed
             
COOMBS Louise   April 1937 39 Norman  
             
COOMBS Selena   July 4th 1937 40 Years
6 Months
Henry  
             
COOMBS Whitney   May 30th 1937 34    
             
CRANE John   June 17th 1894 46   Drowned on the SS Rose
CRANE John Charles   April 1st 1914 21 Years
8 Months
  Who was lost on the SS Southern Cross
CRANE William   Dec 6th 1905 6 Months    
             
CRANE William   May 8, 1970 81    
CRANE Margaret   Sept 24, 1924 84    
             
DROVER Amelia   Sept 22nd 1936 54 George   
             
DROVER Elizabeth   Sept 15th 1891 76    
             
DROVER Elizabeth (Hussey)   Nov 22, 1912 20    
             
DROVER Gordon Maxwell   June 2nd 1946 7   Daarling Child of Eldred and Emma Drover
             
DROVER John H   Sept 7, 1918 49    
             
DROVER Joseph   Nov 19th 1866 71    
             
DROVER Joseph   March 10th 1903 68    
             
DROVER Llewelyn 1918 1`943      
             
DROVER Mary Louise 1917 1936     Daughter of Moses & Leah Drover
             
DROVER Mary Ann   April 19th 1883 26   Daughter of Thomas Drover
             
DROVER Mary Ann   May 15th 1940 79    
             
DROVER Moses   June 3rd 1949 69 Leah  
             
DROVER Patience L.   Jan 16th 1899 74 Years
6 months
Thomas  
             
DROVER Sarah Elizabeth Winifred   Oct 16th 1941 2 Yrs    
             
DROVER Susanna 1852 1922     Mother of Moses Drover
             
DROVER Thomas   July 4th 1877 85    
             
DROVER Walter   Feb 25. 1972 82    
DROVER Sarah   Sept 19, 1944 48    
             
GREELEY William G.   1936      
GREELEY George W   1941      
GREELEY Joyce 1938 1946      
GREELEY William 1869 1934     Grand Parent
GREELEY Catrherine 1868 1943     Grand Parent
             
HUSSEY James   Dec 1st 1886 65    
HUSSEY MIldred   May 27, 1868 62    
HUSSEY Albert   May 28, 1883 22    
             
HUSSEY Lloyd   March 21, 1931 2-1/2 Years    
             
HUSSEY Roselia   Oct 27, 1935 46    
HUSSEY Annie     16    
HUSSEY Audrey     6 Years    
HUSSEY Maggie     1 Year
6 Months
   
HUSSEY Joseph     6 Months    
             
HUSSEY Uriah   June 11th 1942 78    
HUSSEY Phoebe   Jan 21, 1948 84    
             
JANES Harrison   Nov 15, 1945 22   Beloved Children of John & Rose Janes
JANES Lizzie   June 2, 1943 33    
JANES Lucy   Dec 18, 1943 22    
             
JONES Elizabeth 1870 1962   Ernest   
             
JONES Ernest   March 31st 1934 66 Elizabeth   
             
JONES George   June 8th 1937 58 Dorcas   
             
JONES Isabelle   Feb 8th 1918 ??    
             
JONES John   Sept 5th 1934 74    
JONES Bertha   Nov 26th 1930 19   Also His Daughter
             
JONES Solomon   Dec 3rd 1938 87    
JONES Mary Ann   April 14th 1940 84    
             
LUNDRIGAN Alice   Dec 7th 1908 71 John  
             
LUNDRIGAN Elizabeth Oct 10, 1889 July 7, 1965      
             
LUNDRIGAN John   May 31, 1927 83    
LUNDRIGAN Elizabeth   Dec 18, 1929 82    
             
LUNDRIGAN Lizzie   Aug 7, 1918 29 John  
             
LUNDRIGAN Lizzie   May 13, ???? ?? William  
             
LUNDRIGAN Mark   Nov 29th 1935 51    
LUNDRIGAN Mabel   July 29th 1939 19   A Loving Daughter
             
LUNDRIGAN Sarah   May 5th 1920 43    
             
LUNDRIGAN Thomas   May 2, 1916 46    
             
LYNCH Levi   Jan 9, 1936 34    
             
LYNCH Rebecca (Becky) 1867 1944      
             
MERCER Adelaide * 1883 1973 90 Yrs George  
             
MERCER Adelaide * 1883 1923   George  
             
MERCER Belle M. * 1892 July 11, 1908 16   Beloved Children of Henry and Susannah MERCER
MERCER William Hy   Sept 25th 1913 18    
             
MERCER Elijah * 1851 Feb. 7, 1929 78 Yrs    
MERCER Mary * 1947 March 6, 1948 9 Months    
             
MERCER Elijah   Feb 7, 1929 78    
MERCER PTE. Nathan *   April 14, 1917 23   Died of Wounds in France
             
MERCER Eloil * January 5, 1818 1929 78 Yrs   ...and son
             
MERCER Eloil * Jan. 5, 1918 Feb. 17, 1928 10 Yrs [?]   [Could be same as one above]
             
MERCER Emma * 1918 Oct. 19, 1944 26 Yrs
4 Mos
Graham  
             
MERCER Emma *   Nov. 26, 1930 19 Yrs Graham  
             
MERCER Francis May *   Feb. 14, 1907 4 Months    
             
MERCER George * 1884 1945 61 Yrs Adelaide  
             
MERCER George * 1899 August 13, 1924 25 Yrs   Lance Corporal, son of Henry & Susannah
             
MERCER George *     62 Yrs, 9 Mos   [all that was left on the stone - Darlene]
MERCER Priscilla * 1869 Dec. 3, 1901 32 Yrs, 6 Mos    
             
MERCER Gladys   1936 3 Months   Baby of John & Gladys Mercer
             
MERCER Greta * July 15, 1913 Jan. 1, 1921 8 Yrs    
             
MERCER Greta * July 19, 1918 Feb. 17, 1929      
             
MERCER Henry * 1851 March 26, 1930 79 Yrs    
             
MERCER Henry   Feb 2, 1940 50 Mary  
             
MERCER Julia   1935 14   Daughter of Henry & Mary Mercer
             
MERCER Leander July 10, 1868 June 28, 1925 57 yrs Priscilla  
             
MERCER Mary   1934 2 Months   Baby of John & Gladys
             
MERCER Mary   March 6th 1948 9 Months   Darling Child of Joyce & Harold Mercer
             
MERCER Shirley March 15, 1947 Sept. 26, 1949 2 Yrs 6 months   Child of Mose & Evelyn
             
MERCER Susannah * 1862 Dec. 6, 1940 78    
             
MERCER William *  [Alexander] 1896 April 14, 1917 21 Yrs 5 Mos   P.T.E. Wm. MERCER, 1st NFLD Regiment
Son of Leander and Priscilla MERCER,
Born at Lynn, Mass., USA,
Killed in action at the battle of Monachy.
             
MERCER William * 1830 March 6, 1867 37 Yrs   [he was missionary of the S.P.G. at Upper Island Cove - note from Darlene]
             
MERCER William October 29, 1844 Dec. 2, 1922 78 Yrs    
             
MERCER Susannah * March 1, 1845 1922 77 Yrs    
             
MERCER William H. Y. * 1895 Sept. 25, 1913 18 Yrs   Son of Henry and Susannah MERCER
             
MUSSEY Lloyd   March 21, 1931 2 1/2 Yrs    
             
PARSONS Deborah   Nov 26, 1928 64 George  
PARSONS John R.   May 10. 1926 28   Son of Deborah & George Parsons
             
PARSONS Jonathan   Dec 31st 1940 66    
             
REID Albert Edward May 3rd 1882 Feb 4th 1939   Mary  
             
REID Frank Edward 1913 1932      
             
REID Irene   Sept 26th 1925 15 Years
1 Month
  Daughter of the Late Mary Reid
             
REID John   Feb 7th 1887 64    
             
REID Mary Jane   Jan 28th 1949 64 Albert  
             
SHARPE George Frederick 1899 1929     Able Seaman R. C. N. V. R. WW 1
             
SHARPE Mary   April 8th 1946 38 Years
9 Months
Thomas  
             
SHARPE Maude Oct 17 1921 Sept 7, 1941      
             
SHEPPARD Lenora   Jan 8th 1900 20 John  
             
WARREN (?) Alfred Charles J   ??? 23, 1889 40 (?)    
             
YOUNG Archibald   Nov 29, 1893 49    
             
YOUNG Eliza   Feb 17th 1917 24   Beloved Daughter of Albert & Elizabeth Young
             
YOUNG Flora Lillian   July 26th 1927 2 Months   Children of William & Susannah Young
YOUNG Alfreda   Dec 27th 1929 7 Years
8 Months
  Accidentally Drowned
             
YOUNG Emma   May 8th 1892 40    
YOUNG Archibalkd Stanley   May 16th 1892 6 Months   Also their Twin Sons
YOUNG Charles Warren   Aug 6th 1892 9 Months    
             
YOUNG Mary   June 2, 1900 16    
YOUNG John   April 6th 1900 ??    
YOUNG Eliza Jane (?)   Aug 4th 1924 (?)      
             
UNKNOWN #1 Unreadable   ?? 72    
             
UNKNOWN #2 Unreadable          
             
             

* Original Transcription of Mercer Family members by Janice Fralic-Brown (October 2001)
from information Contributed by Darlene Brazill
of Upper Island Cove

Additional Burials Contributed, Photographed and Copyrighted by Pauline Barrett (2016)

Page Last Modified: Thursday October 20, 2016 (Don Tate)

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