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(Formerly Bird Island Cove)

Methodist Cemetery
(Partial Listing)

Bonavista Bay District

A few years ago, I transcribed some of the headstones from the old Methodist Cemetery, Elliston (formerly Bird Island Cove - the name changed about 1903), Trinity Bay. Most of the graves are unmarked, many of the stones difficult to read: Selected entries:
FINN Elizabeth   Aug. 16, 1901 74 wife of William Flinn
CLOUTER Arthur   1868 11 years  
CLOUTER Maynard   died Aug. 4th 1887 1 yr, 4 mos  
HICKS Joseph   May 18, 1882 66 years  
HIUCKS Phebe   June 20 1875 4 years his daughter
HICKS Charlotte   9 June 1910 77 Erected by Aubrey Hicks In Memory of His Mother
COLE Richard   27th day of November 1856 60 years To the memory of Richard Cole, who departed this life the 27th day of November 1856
COLE Mary   17 May 1866 69 years. relict of the late Richard Cole who departed this life 17 May 1866
COLE Mary   May 7th 1864 31 years Errected by Richard Cole In Memory of His Mother Mary who died May 7th 1864
COLE Thomas   July 5th 186(8?) 39 years his Father
COLE Richard 1831 1889    
COLE Sarah Trask 1835 1908.   His Wife
CREW In Memory of the beloved children of Solomon & Mary Ann Crew
CREW Mary Ann   May 11 1876 21 years  
CREW James Robert   June 11 1866 6 yrs. who was drowned June 11 1866
CREW Solomon   Oct 21 1874 11 yrs.  
CREW Richard d. Feb 1st 1908   27 years. son of George & Adelaid Crew
CREW George   15 May 1907 20. son of Robert & Elizabeth Crew
CREW Sarah   23 July 1907 a12 yrs. dau. of Robert & Elizabeth Crew

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