Muskoka District, Macaulay Township

Abandoned Pioneer Cemetery

Abandoned Pioneer Cemetery
Location East of Stoneleigh on old Highway 117. Lot 22 Concession 7
Status No longer in use
Oldest Known Interment 1883
Most Recent Interment 1935
Maps Macaulay Township
Directions From Bracebridge, drive north along Highway 11 to Highway 117 and turn east. Travel along Highway 117 for 4 kilometres. You will notice a side road that turns right. Follow the side road for about 2 kilometres and the cemetery will be on the left hand side. The side road eventually meets up with Highway 117 further up.
    • These Our Ancestors Were

      Disclaimer! The following interments was taken from the book, "These Our Ancestors Were" which was printed in 1974. There are several errors in the book and does not show any burials after 1974. The following listing is only as accurate as the printed book and has not been updated since 1974.

      Armstrong
      Francis Hugh Son of James and Jane Armstrong of Macaulay Township Died September 28th. 1893 Age 24 years. 11 months. 15 days
      Armstrong
      lane Owen Armstrong
      Born 1836
      Died 1916

      James Armstrong
      Born 1838
      Died 1913
      Huggins
      Maude E.
      Daughter of Enoch and Emma
      Huggins
      Died October 20th. 1888
      Age 13 years
      Jelly (see Richards)
      Beatrice Jelly
      Died July 7th, 1884
      Age 3 months

      Laura May Richards
      Died March 23rd. 1884
      Age 1 month
      Murdock
      Joseph Murdock
      Died July 5th, 1892
      Age 72 years

      Harriett
      Wile of Joseph Murdock
      Died Nosember 5th. 1896
      Age 73 years
      Piper
      Ella Jane
      Wile of Richard Piper
      Died March 28th. 1888
      Age 25 years, I month. 16 days
      Piper
      Olivia Ann
      Wife of George Piper
      Died July 10th, 1883
      Age 32 years. 9 months, 16 days

      Also her children:
      Charles Henry
      Age 3 months

      Buptie
      Age 9 months
      Porter (see Richards)
      Harriett E. Porter
      Wife of Henry Richards
      Died January 30th. 1905
      Age 40 years
      Porter
      Andrew T. Porter
      Native of Tyrone, ireland
      Died June 21st, 1885
      Age 71 years
      Richards (see Porter)
      Harriett E. Porter
      Wile of Henry Richards
      Died January 30th, 1905
      Age 40 years

      George A.
      Died November. 1890
      Age 6 years. 8 months

      Albert
      Died September 1891
      Age 9 years

      Agnes
      Died June 10th. 1893
      Age 6 months

      Children of H. and H. E. Richards
      Richards see Jelly)
      Beatrice Jelly
      Died July 7th. 1884 – 3 months

      Laura May Richards
      Died March 23rd. 1884—1 month
      Richards
      George ElI
      Died December 7th, 1886
      Age 9 months

      Children of Richard and Alice Richards
      Richards
      Thomas H. Richards
      Died December 9th, 1893
      Age 72 years

      Harriett
      Wife of Thomas H. Richards
      Died November 6th. 1896
      Age 73 years
      Shannon
      Ruth
      Wile of Robert Shannon
      Died August 30th. 1888
      Age 56 years
      Sloper
      Thomas Sloper
      Born May 28th. 1838
      Died March 8th. 1935

      Emma May
      Wile of Thomas Sloper
      Died November 26th. 1925
      Age 36 years
      Thomas
      Robert T. Thomas
      Died June 1st. 1885
      Age 12 days
    • Table

      Epitaphs were transcribed and photos were taken October 5, 2005

      Tombstone Title Name Names
      <a class="tombstone-image-link" href="galleryImg/image001.jpg" data-title="MCRAE &lt;br /&gt; DANIEL T. MCRAE &lt;br /&gt; JAN. 29&#44; 1935 &ndash; JULY 30&#44; 1997 &lt;br /&gt; BELOVED HUSBAND OF &lt;br /&gt; BLANCHE G. LATOUR &lt;br /&gt; MAY 25&#44; 1935 &lt;br /&gt; THEIR SON DANIEL A. &lt;br /&gt; MARCH 12&#44; 1962 &ndash; FEB. 26&#44; 1997" data-lightbox="tombstone-1"><img src="galleryThm/image001_thumb.jpg" width="180" height="120" alt="McRae" /></a> McRae DANIEL T. MCRAE<br />BLANCHE G. LATOUR<br />DANIEL A.
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    • Gallery

      Epitaphs were transcribed and photos were taken October 5, 2005


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