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Old Methodist Cemetery
(on path from Cull's Is. to Rowsell's Is.)
Photo of this Cemetery
|Chippett||Alfred J. W.||Mar. 10th 1911||27 yrs 3 mo's||Maud E.|
|Chippett||Charity||Feb. 25th 1911||33 years 6 months||Nathaniel|
|Chippett||Dorcas||Aug. 20th 1928||79 Years||Noah||a dear mother|
|Chippett||Frederick||Oct. 23rd 1912||19 years 7 months||son of Noah & Dorcas|
|Chippett||Maude||Sept. 30th 1883||Sept. 11th 1964|
|Chippett||Nathaniel||Jan. 17th 1875||Dec. 22nd 1955||80 Years||son of Noah & Tabitha|
|Rowsell||Frances||May 14th, 1945||6? Years||Israel A.||[could be 68 or 69]|
|Rowsell||Mary Jane||Aug. 14th 1841||May 28th 1904||Mark||loving mother|
|Spencer||Mrs.||white wooden cross|
|Spencer||Mr.||white wooden cross|
|This cemetery was used by the residents of Rowsell’s Island. There was no suitable land on the Island
to bury their dead, so they brought them across by boat to the Cull’s Island for burial, hoisted them
up a cliff and carried them to a small cemetery about 1 mile from Leading Tickles.
When I was led to the site in 1990 by Mark Rowsell, an elderly resident
of Leading Tickles, the path was unmarked and the cemetery
was completely overgrown. There is no way I could
have found it without his help.
Transcribed by David Wells (June 25, 1990)
with additions by Craig Peterman (August 2010)
Page Revised by Craig Peterman (March 22, 2013)
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