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BOOK - Bearbrook Cemetery, Cumberland Township, Russell County, Ontario
Recorded by Evalyn Collins & Ken Collins in June 1980
Originally published by Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1980
This reprint published by Global Heritage Press, Ottawa, 2020

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This book includes transcriptions of the names and information engraved on all of the surviving gravestones in the Bearbrook Cemetery in Cumberland Township, Russell County, Ontario. The Bearbrook Cemetery adjoins Holy Trinity Anglican Church, the earliest Anglican identity In Russell County. Insofar as the transcription were recorded in the summer of 1980, this book's records of burual are all prior to 1981.

The cemetery records indicate that burials commenced as early as the 1850s. An analysis of the 276 tombstone inscriptions produces much interesting data with the earliest tombstone that surviveed at the time of transcription documenting burials in 1852.

The earliest birth recorded on a gravestone was in 1783

The majority of the Cumberland Township settlers came from Ireland. The inscriptions show that some 20 persons came from such counties as, Westmeath, Longford, Wexford, Fermanagh, Cavan, Armagh, Carlow, Tipperary and Down. A further two came from Wales and one each from England and Holland.

Contents include:
  • Introduction
  • Plot plan map of Bearbrook Cemetery
  • Transcriptions of memorial stones
  • Index to Memorial Stone Inscriptions (click here to browse the Index)
38 Pages
8.5 X 11"
Originally published by Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1980
Original 1980 ISBN (no record). Known as Publication No. 80-7
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Ottawa 2020
New ISBN 978-1-77240-167-7 (Coilbound edition)

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