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Bethany
United Church Cemetery
Petites

The following transcriptions are from the headstones
located in front of the Bethany United Church in Petites.

Transcribed on June 25, 2000, by Paul, Edith and Megan Willette.

 

 

In memory of Maria Jane wife of Robert Stagg. Born: August 18, 1848
Died: December 23, 1880

Sacred to the memory of William James beloved son of Martin &
Elizabeth Morgan, who departed this life 1887 June, 1

In memory of Ruben Forsey Buffett. A native of Grand Bank Illegible
first part of date illegible 1867

In memory of Minnie adopted child of Capt. William & Amelia Bonnell,
died: 27 December 18?? aged 8 yrs.

In memory of William Charles Butt died June 10, 1861 aged 2 months 17 days-
also Clara Jane died October 11, 1869 aged 11 months 8 days- also Ced?lla
Jane died October 22, 1870 aged 6 months.

In memory of William Elsworth who died December 15,1874, aged 5 yrs -
also his brother George Elsworth who died August 6, 1872, aged 4 yrs.

In memory of George James Elsworth who died September 6, 1886, aged 50 yrs. -
also his loving wife Christiana Elsworth who died September 25, 1892,
aged 52 yrs. On the side of this monument is the following. In memory
of Sarah Selina Elsworth who died January 31, 1892, aged 19 yrs.
Erected by Ernest George Elsworth who died in Los Angeles, California on
November 28. 1916, aged 40 yrs.

In memory of Mary beloved wife of Saul Bonnell who departed this life
June 2, 1885, aged 64 yrs 5 months. Verse

Sacred to the memory of Saul Bonnell who died at North Sydney,
Cape Breton March 11, 1894, aged 83 yrs. Verse

Sacred to the memory of Amelia. The beloved wife of Saul Bonnell
who departed this life May 8, 1858, aged 35 yrs. 6 months. Verse

The following 3 headstones are located behind the
Bethany United Church in Petites.

Sacred to the memory of John Mauger who was drowned on the 5th May, 1865,
aged 31 yrs. and 8 months.

In memory of Elizabeth Parsons who died November 2, 1854, aged 41 yrs.

Sacred to the memory of Charles the beloved husband of Elizabeth White. "No Date"

The following headstone is located on a point, on the righthand side
of Petites Harbour as you are entering it.

Newman: Robert A. 1897- 1971 Gladys 1904 -

To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die
Lead kindly light lead thou me on

The following is a single headstone on the way to the
new graveyard in Petites.

In loving memory of William Courtney, died January 27, 1900, aged 46 yrs. -
also Martha Courtney, died June 21, 1927, aged 69 yrs. 10 months.

The following is a single headstone laying on the ground outside of a
fenced grave site on the way to the new graveyard.

471-073-908 Glen D. Turnbull Canadian Forces 18 April 1986 Aged 24

New Cemetary in Petites

In loving memory of Charles Francis 1910 - 1979

Strickland, Ruby Marie 1938 - 1982 Verse

Walter Ronald Smith 1924 - 1987 Peace Perfect Peace

In loving memory of Edgar James Collins beloved husband of Mary M. Collins
who died February 22, 1947, aged 33 yrs. 8 months. Verse

In loving memory of Beatrice A. Hann born March 19, 1896, died
December 2, 1977, beloved wife of Phillip Voutier. Leaving to
mourn 6 sons, 3 daughters. Dear mother you are not forgotten though
on earth you are no more, still in memory you are with us
as you always were before.

Esther E. Strickland 1897 - 1983, she died as she lived, trusting in God

In loving memory of our father Fred Strickland died August 23, 1978,
aged 77 yrs. 8 months. Erected by Max, Elsie, Ruby & Shirley

In loving memory of wife and mother Mrs. Fannie Strickland
died July 15, 1971, aged 70 yrs. 8 months.

Arthur J. Bennett September 9, 1917 - May 30, 1994 Rest in Peace

Harold Bennett September 14, 1912 - June 10, 1961 Rest in Peace

Winnifred Florence Bennett 1888 - 1959 Rest in Peace

Albert Bennett 1920 - 1997 Rest in Peace

In memory of Ronnie R. Mercure born August 9, 1973, died May 15, 1990
To live in the hearts we love, is not to die.
Loved by mother, sisters and brothers.

			Strickland
		Wife			Husband
		Mary			Norman
	    1914 - 1990			1921 - 
			Abide With Me 

Griffin, George Edward 1897 - 1965
Blanche Maria 1906 - 1981

Classie Lurina Tufts June 25 - December 7, 1962

Mauger In loving memory of Father John R. Mauger 1875 - 1959

Mauger In loving memory of Mother Esther Mauger 1885 - 1965

			Strickland
		Mother			Father
		Bessie			Josiah
        1900 - 1930		1894 - 1960

Unmarked grave, in the same fenced in area as the above headstone.

Unmarked grave, in the same fenced in area as the above headstone.

Unmarked grave, in the same fenced in area as the above headstone.

				Bond
		Philip		 	Amelia
		1876 - 1971		1879 - 1958 

Unmarked grave, except for a large piece of rock.

Erected by their children Stella and Harvey Mauger. In loving memory
of Elias Mauger born December 30, 1883, died October 6, 1926 and
Lydia Rebecca Tufts born March 14, 1884, died January 5, 1938.

In loving memory of Cyrus Mauger 1876 - 1954,
his wife Edith 1875 - 1971

In loving memory of John Henry Bennett died September 1, 1955,
aged 78 yrs. 6 months and Sarah Ann Bennett died June 27, 1968,
aged 83 yrs. 10 months.

Mother				Father
Maggie P. Bennett		Colin K. Bennett
1918 - 1986 			1913 - 1979
Gone but not forgotten		Gone but not forgotten


			Mauger
	Emma A.				Aaron F.
	1894 - 1978			1879 - 1970

In loving memory of Eldred Gosse who died October 4, 1941,
aged 78 yrs. Verse

In loving memory of Lavinia beloved wife odf Eldred Gosse who died
November 17, 1937, aged 76 yrs. 9 months - also grandchild Clara
beloved child of Robert & Jennie Gosse died January 18, 1937, aged 7 months.

Rest in Peace
Isaac Mauger
Born 1885 - Died 1960

Rest in Peace
Maud Mauger
Born August 19, 1897 - Died May 10, 1938

Mother, In memory of Sarah E. Collins born October 19, 1881
died December 1, 1970 Asleep in Peace

Mother					Father
In memory of				In memory of
Selina Strickland			Goodison Mauger
Died August 8, 1971		Died June 5, 1926
Aged 79 years				Aged 38 years

Erected by Garland and Leslie in loving memory of their father
John Bungay died July 2, 1921, aged 66 yrs.

In loving memory of Philip Voutier born February 6, 1884,
died November 19, 1975 wife Beatrice, 6 sons, 3 daughters.

In loving memory of our dear father Patrick J. Collins beloved
husband of Sarah Collins, died February 6, 1947, aged 59 yrs.

In loving memory of Edgar James Collins beloved husband of
Mary M. Collins, died February 22, 1947, aged 33 yrs. 8 months.

Unmarked grave

Unmarked grave

Wooden Cross Bertram C. Stagg 1901 - 1974

				Bennett
		George C.			Hazel M.
		October 14, 1915		April 14, 1925
		December 21, 1984		Blank

3 headstones enclosed by a wire fence
Sarah, George, John
Francis

In memory of John Tufts husband of Lydia Mauger, died September 18, 1953, 
aged 75 yrs. 10 months. Tufts In loving memory of Mother Father Hannah Jane George James B: January 29, 1894 B: January 14, 1891 D: July 14, 1973 July 28, 1972

James Lewis Jeffrey Francis July 2, 1922 - January 24, 1992

Percival Hann beloved husband & father born February 2, 1911,
died November 20, 1971 Verse

Unmarked grave

Chesley Louis Francis 1943 - 1989 Husband of May Strickland

Unmarked grave

 

 

Contributed by Paul, Edith and Megan Willette. (June 25, 2000)

Page Last Modified: Friday March 22, 2013 (Don Tate)

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