***Please note that this is a duplicate. You can find the original cemetery listing under "Smith Family Farm". I have requested the two be merged.***
SMITH FARM CEMETERY (Alias Thede Family Cemetery)
Lot 24, Concession 14, Former Bruce Township, now part of Municipality of Kincardine, Bruce County Ontario
The following information courtesy of Bruce & Grey Branch Ontario Genealogical Society Box 66, Owen Sound Ontario N4K 5P1. Typed & Digitized by Korleen Halbert 2010
"Smith Farm Cemetery
Alias Thede Family Cemetery
Administrator Municipality of Kincardine
OGS Cemetery Number 3400
Provincial Site ID Number 5087, Bruce County, Concession 14, Lot 24
Civic address Bruce Rd 11 (Bruce/Saugeen Townline) Directions: On the south side of the road, west of Sideroad 28 & 29
Latitude N44° 20' 13.3" / Longitude W81° 21' 00.8"
There is one monument on the top of a knoll. The cemetery is fenced. It has been related to us that there were 13 people buried in this tiny cemetery situated high on the knoll, now unfenced and marked only by the tall dying poplar trees. Two people buried there were removed to Port Elgin Cemetery, one being Hector McArthur, the other a young girl (Lamont). Lot 25, Concession 14 was a Smith farm for many years, and a family burial plot was located here. Very little information is available; although it is believed that about thirteen people are buried in this spot, only two markers are recorded, showing the names of BOIE (Buie) 1874 and Smith. Four children of one family were buried in October, 1875.
Angus Boie d ____ 1874 aged 54 yr
William died Oct ? 1875 aged 11 yr 11 mo
Robert died Oct 18, 1875 aged 2 yr 1 mo
John T. died Oct 1, 1875 aged 11 yr 1 mo
Elizabeth died Oct 31, 1875 aged 4 yr - _ (stone broken)
Children of Wil - - - Smit- - -
[Probably William & Annie Smith, who lived very nearby & were related to the Boise]
In the 1867 Directory of Bruce, Angus Buie lived on Lot 25, Con 14. Another burial here with no stone was the infant child of a Black family who lived in a shack just up the sideroad from this cemetery. The other five are unknown at this time. The Scottish families who lived near the cemetery were all from the Isle of Islay – McArthur, Buie, Smith, etc"
- Added: 1 Nov 2017
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #2654605
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