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Jacobs Family Methodist Cemetery
Bay de Verde District
(Complete as of 2005)
|Jacobs||David Garland||March 3, 1919||49 yrs 10 mos||
|Veteran of WWII|
|Jacobs||Harold Germain||April 19, 1917||17 yrs 6 mos||
|Died in Douai, France|
|[stone toppled & shattered]|
|Jacobs||James N.||July 12TH 1900||21 yrs||
|Jacobs||John T.||April 20TH 1936||59 yrs||
|Jacobs||Joseph||August 13th 1858||85 yrs||
|Jacobs||Joseph||Mar. 30 1920||84 yrs||
|Sarah||Oct. 1, 1914||83 yrs||
|Jacobs||Samuel Wesley .||Nov. 21ST 1905||26 yrs||
|son of George & Ann, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Glace Bay, C.B.|
|[several grave markers like these are scattered throughout the cemetery]|
Transcription by Robert Halfyard (~1980)
and from photos taken by Don tate (2005)
People Reported to be Buried in this Cemetery
(but headstones not confirmed or visible) as follows:
(Anyone with additional information, please contact us.)
|JACOBS||Evelyn Julia||1863||David Garland|
|JACOBS||Emily Jane||Aug 19, 1854||May 04, 1879|
|JACOBS||George Aspey||Oct 1848||October 27, 1932|
|RYAN||Elizabeth||Jul 05, 1818||Jan 11, 1897||James|
|JACOBS||James Spracklin||Sep 29, 1844||Nov 1876|
|JACOBS||John||1830||August 9, 1909||Lousia|
|JACOBS||Louisa||Dec 06, 1842||Dec 1892||John|
|JACOBS||John||Dec 22, 1860||Oct 1878|
|JACOBS||Joseph||Jul 22, 1861||Jul 1881|
|JACOBS||Joseph Francis||Oct 31, 1846||Apr 1866|
|JACOBS||Josiah Andrew||1825||February 23, 1905|
|JACOBS||Sarah Perry||Nov 10, 1886||May 1892|
CEMETERY NOTES (per Matt Mullaly)
The individuals above are buried in this private Jacobs Family Cemetery, located on the old highway on the southside of Northern Bay, near the Northern Bay Sands Park.
The Jacobs family of Northern Bay were Methodist and consequently appear in Methodist/United records for the neighboring communities of Ochre Pit Cove, Western Bay and Blackhead, as well as Northern Bay. They wern't particularly wealthy, but, for whatever reason, they had their own little private cemetery close to where they lived in Northern Bay.
I'm guessing that it was probably established prior to the Methodist/United church and cemetery there. However, the other Protestants there at the time were buried in cemeteries in nearby communities. Interesting........
Reported Burials Contributed by Matt Mullaly March 2005
Page Revised by Craig Peterman (Friday March 22, 2013)
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