CAPE BRETON COUNTIES GENWEB

Grand River Presbyterian Cemetery

Grand River, Richmond County, NS

Information from headstones recorded by Nancy MacDonnell kattz@auracom.com, June 1996. Not a complete listing; there are many more headstones here. Any corrections or additions welcomed!

Please note these are names and dates gathered while working on my own genealogies--local historical societies or church records may have more completed works, different and/or additional information on the family surnames.

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x MacKenzie, Roderick

his wife Margaret Shaw

also their children:

Sarah, Annie, Aunt Katherine, Frank, Colin, Katherine, Norman S. & Mary J.



x _____? 

d. 2 Apr. 1874, 30 yrs.,

spouse of Archibald Finlayson



x MacKay, Alexander John

1854-1932



x McKenzie, Donald's wife Mary

d. April 1882, 57 yrs., 

and daughter Mary Ann

d. 30 ___? 1880, 32 yrs.



x McKenzie, Roderick

died 18 Sept. 1894, 84 yrs., 

Native of Applecross, Ross-shire, Scotland

his wife-Annie McKay

d. 3 Feb. 1887, 60 yrs.



x son Kenneth McKenzie

d. 12 Nov. 1872, 21 yrs.



x McKenzie, Maggie N.

d. 16 Jan. 1890, 38 yrs, 3 mos.

died at New Haven, Conn.



x McKenzie, D.A.

d. 16 May 1892, 31 yrs.

died at Augusta Ga---? 



x McKenzie, Murdock R.

d. 19 May 1895, 38 yrs.



x McKay, John

d. 16 June 1884, 65 yrs.

son, Kenneth

lost Grand Banks, 14 Sept. 1870, 22 yrs.

daughter, Mary Jane

d. 26 Nov. 1896, 7 yrs.,

also an infant 2 months of age.



x Grants



x Falkners



x Mathesons



x MacKay, Bessie

born Grand River 7  Aug. 1856

died 8 Oct. 1945

wife of Kenneth P. MacKay

1845-1948

daughter, Tena Jane MacKay

1894-1990



x MacKillop Finlayson

Mary Jane

15 Feb. 1863-5 Apr. 1933

wife of Eben Finlayson

3 June 1849- 3 June 1917



x MacAulay, Christy

Lockalsh, Ross-shire

1808-1901

came over on brig "Pollas" 28 Aug. 1821,

wife of Duncan Finlayson, d. 1875, 75 yrs.



x Finlayson, John

1844-1929

wife, Christina MacLeod

1856- 1911

son, Donald K.

1888-1950



x Finlayson, Donald

1833- 1888

wife, Ann B. Murchison

1839-1919



x Finlayson, Duncan K.

1877-1952



x Finlayson, Duncan M.

1889-1955

Tena Jessie

1885-1982



x Finlayson, Alex

1876- 1931

Jan Finlayson Stewart

1872-1930



x Finlayson, Murdock D.

1879-1940



x Finlayson, Clement

1867-1956



x Finlayson, Christina

1883-1970



x Matheson, Rory

Lockalsh, Ross-shire

1812-1841

Matheson, John

Lockalsh, Ross-shire

1787-1860

Matheson, Elizabeth

Scotland

1789-1872

Mom- Mary

died 1813

Father- Angus Matheson

died 1867

from Lock Carron, Scotland

brother- John 1853

sister- Catherine 1847



x Matheson, Alex

Lochalsh, Ross-shire

died 1854, 45 yrs.

Matheson, Duncan

Lochalsh, Ross-shire

died Expirit  1853, 35 yrs.

Matheson, Joseph

born aboard the brig "Jack Nicholson" in to 

Bay Maurice, Ross-shire, Scotland.

July 1821- Jan. 1822.



x Matheson, Alex

Lockalsh, Scotland

died 1894, 75 yrs.

Matheson, John

Lockalsh, Scotland

Matheson, Dan D.

1862- 1933

Matheson,  Rod William

drowned 1899, 34 yrs.

Matheson, Duncan

died 1885, 61 yrs

his wife Catherine

died 1920, 86 yrs.

Matheson, Duncan

1872-1961

Matheson, Donald Kenneth

1867-1944

Mary Ann Chisholm

1879-1961

Isabella

died 1881, 88 yrs

wife of Kenneth.



x MacRae, Christina

born in L'Ardoise Highlands 1877-1955

MacRae, Ann

1882-1954

MacRae, Mother- Mrs.Philip MacRae

1848-1948

MacRae, Jennie Bailey

1874- 1939

MacRae, Jack

died 1924, 39 yrs.



x MacLean, D.J.

1858-1941

MacLean, Ken

d. 1884, 37 yrs.

MacLean, Donald

died 73 yrs.

MacLean, Jessie

died 100 yrs, 9 months.

MacLean, John

Lost At Sea



x MacAulay, Jessie K.

1873-1926 

wife of  John 1879-1968



x MacGregor, Mary

1828-1925



x Gillis, Jessie

1871-1966

wife of Duncan John MacKenzie

d. 1912, 39 yrs.

Mary Ann

d. 1890, 28 yrs.

Angus

d. 1897, 69 yrs.



x MacRae, Philip

d. 1910, 75 yrs.

MacRae, Catherine

d. 1908, 67 yrs.

MacRae, Annie

drowned, 1886, 40 yrs.

MacRae, Colin

born Scotland, died Grand River

Wife- Flora MacRae, (No dates)



x Urquhart, Alexander

d. June 1837, 77 yrs.

Catherine Ann MacKenzie

d. 1846, 93 yrs.,

natives of Ross-shire Scotland

Alex, Jr.

1800-1877

his wife Mary

1804-1897



x Cameron- Children of Arch & Maggie

 Maggie, 12 yrs,

 Isabel, 8 yrs, drowned Grand River 17 Dec. 1898



x Cameron, John Hector

1879-1968

his wife, Mary Ann

1881-1965

Iian Cameron MacDonald

b. Brookline, Mass., died New York 1940-1966, 

Harvard Latin College, served with Asian Fleet Latin School 1958.



x MacCuspic, Kathleen (Bethune, Patterson), R.N.

wife of Murdock.



x Cameron, Alex

1877-1962

wife, Barbara

1890-1975

Brothers- Arch

1879-1974

sister- Margaret B.

1881- __. 

John

1920-1991

Catherine

1932- ____.

Alex

Nov. 1929- Sept. 1956

Joseph

1926-1927

Rod

1926-1929

Ken

1919-1941

Geo. Arch

1922-1943



x MacLeod, Angus

1865-1932

husband of Ellen Morrison



x MacKay, Duncan John

28 Dec. 1887- 31 July 1929

MacKay, Mary R.

20 Aug. 1897- 2 Dec. 1987

buried in Peabody, Mass.



x MacLellan, Kenneth

1826-1915

wife, Catherine MacKay

1837-1915

children: Donald, Rod, John & Mary (no dates)



x Kempt, Hector

d. 6 Sept. 1890, 76 yrs

his wife Mary Matheson

d. 16 July 1886, 72 yrs.



x Kempt, Murdock

d. 26 April 1881



x MacKay, Alexander

d. 11 June 1908, 62 yrs.



x Matheson, Frank

d. 30 March 1906, 67 yrs, 5 months.

his wife, Mary

d. 25 Feb. 1910, 72 yrs.

(side of headstone) Margaret J.

1879-1933

wife of R.C. Matheson

and Roderick Colin Matheson

1873-1952



x MacKay, Mary

d. 8 MAr. 1908, 23 yrs.

MacKay, Frank

1824- 1914

MacKay, wife Jessie MacLeod

1849-1937



x Matheson, Annie Mary

d. 29 Mar. 1935, 74 yrs

died at Dartmouth

wife of Alexander W. MacLean

Matheson, Alexander

1862-1867



x Matheson, Duncan

d. 5 July 1930, 73 yrs.

Matheson, Maurice Wm. Abraham

1914-1944

Matheson, Jessie Ann

1889-1960

Father- died 14 June 1875, 51 yrs.

a sister, Rebecca

d. 25 Sept. 1911, 42 yrs.



x McKenzie, Rebecca

d. 3 April 1907, 72 yrs.

wife of Donald Matheson

son- Frank Matheson

d. 6 April 1907, 47 yrs.



x Matheson, John

d. 23 Aug. 1880, 70 yrs.

son- Roderick, 8 yrs.

wife- Mary

d. 10 July 1901, 76 yrs.



x MacKay, John

d. 22 May 1900, 43 yrs.

wife - Sarah

15 Nov. 1860- 20 Mar. 1931



x MacKay, Philip

d. 18 Jan. 1888, 74 yrs.

his wife- Flora

d. 10 Jan. 1892, 78 yrs.



x Matheson, Roderick

d. 1863, 70 yrs.

his wife- Flora, d. 1874, 66 yrs.

children: Christy

d. 1855, 27 yrs

William

d. 1862, 26 yrs.

John

d. 1884, 37 yrs.



x MacNab, Robert, Esq.

d. 28 Feb. 1866, 67 yrs.

wife- Mary

d. 27 Aug. 1879, 78 yrs.

daughter Charlotte

d. 24 Sept. 1878, 48 yrs

son- Charles

d. 4 Nov. 1860, 24 yrs.,

[ U "/" ?? ] wife 19 1862  __?



x Kempt, John

born Lockalsh, Ross-shire, Scotland

died St. Esprit, 8 Oct. 1862, 46 yrs.

wife- Catherine Ann Matheson

1827-1923

children:

Donald 1852-1932

Alexander 1854-1946

John 1856-1919

Joseph 1856-1927

Mary Ann 1860-1933

John Jo 1861-1918



x Nicherson, James E.

d. 1923, 3 months

son of James E. & Jennie



x MacKay Rod

d. 8 Mar 1916, 75 yrs.

wife- Margaret Matheson

children: Mary A.B., 1875-1883

John D. 1884-1888

and infant born 1877.



x McCuspic, Dan

d. 15 Jan. 1946, 84 yrs.



x Urquhart, Hector

1851-1922

sister- Mary U. Burton

1847-1891

Mary U. Cobb

1846- 1876

her daughter Mary

1872-1876.



x Matheson, Murdock J.

d. 23 Nov. 1926

(2 upside down here so maybe another number), 

10 yrs., 10 mo., 1 day.

son of Roderick & Sarah



x Urquhart, Jane

d. 9 June 1870, 72 yrs.,

wife of Alex. F. Merchinson,

native of Lochalsh, Ross-shire, Scotland



x Urquhart, Alex.

d. 25 April 1880, 83 yrs.



x Murchinson, Margaret

1824-1915

Murchinson, Alexander

1829- 1892

Murchinson, Donald

1833- 1902



x MacAulay, Angus

d. 10 July 1928, 92 yrs



x Ferguson, Catherine

 d. 26 Dec. 1883, 45 yrs.

wife of Angus McAulay



x Chisholm, Mary

d. 5 March 1932, 81 yrs.,

wife of Angus McAulay



x MacKay, Philip

 wife- Jane MacKenzie

son- John

daughter Florence

Kenneth 1880- 1900

John 1887-1909



x Matheson, Donald J.

Feb. 1871-14 Nov. 1954

wife, Minnie Sarah

1879-1960



x MacAulay, William

1888-1955



x MacLeod, John A.

1873-1963

wife Mary

1876-1961



x MacLeod Dan A.

1910-1977



x MacAulay, John A.

1925-1974

husband of Ester E.



x MacAulay, John L.

1886-1955



x MacAulay, Kenneth Angus

1873-1952

wife- Georgina Payne

1879-1962



x MacKay, George W.

1928-1983

husband of Frances K.



x MacKay, William Adam

d. 1 April 1992

son of Ross & Jemma



x McLean, Ruth Cathcart

1925-1958

wife of Rev. Neil J. McLean

McLean, David Neil

d. 1958



x Urquhart, Alexander Roderick

1879-1955

wife- Catherine Finlayson

1881-1970



x MacKenzie, Neil Gladstone

1900-1956



x Barthalomew, mother, Cory Mary

1906-1976

Barthalomew, Earl

d. 17 June 1956, 52 yrs.

Barthalomew, Shelly Ann

d. 1971

Barthalomew, Erline A. Miller

6 May 1940-26 Oct. 1981



x MacLellan, William Kenneth

1913-1980



x MacKay, John F.

1880-1957

wife - Isabella B.

1882-1974

Barbara H.

1916-1985



x Matheson, Donald John

Alexander's son

1 Aug. 1856- 7 Nov. 1939

wife, Catherine MacKay

28 Sept. 1861- Aug 1944



x Matheson, Dan Gordon

1896-1941



x MacKay, Angus Chester

1914-1961

MacKay, Duncan & John, brothers.

Merchison, Mrs. Annie, Aunt, of Scotland.

He served with the Cape Breton Highlanders, Europe, 1939-1945, wounded in Italy.



x MacKay, Duncan A.

1910-1966

husband of Mary D.



x MacKay Murchison J.

1912-1990

husband of Annie H. 



x MacLeod, William

1880-1955

wife- Martha Ann

1879-1964



x Matheson, Alexander John

1876-1959

Matheson, Murdock  Frank

1886- 1963



x MacBeth, Archibald M.

1890-1993



x Matheson, brother, Duncan M.

1920-1978

Matheson, sister, Mary Agnes

1917-1992



x Matheson, Frank Donald

1918-1981



x Matheson, Duncan Alexander

1900-1982



x Matheson, Donald George

1941-1993



x Matheson, George Richard

1914-1978



x Matheson, Duncan K.

1910-1976

his wife Dinah

1917-1979



x Matheson, Roderick N.

1891-1975

wife- Kathleen

1915-1979

children: Russel Martin

1946 1950, 

Kenneth A.

1939-1944, 

and infant Gordon Reid

1956-1956.



x Urquhart, Alexander

1838-1906

wife- Elizabeth Nicholson

1843-1943

John A.

1873-1876

Catherine

d. 1876, 2 months

Aunt Annie

1842-1931



x Matheson, Duncan J. 

1853-1910

wife- Margaret Ann Matheson 

1865-1945

son- Kenneth 

1890-1992



x McAulay, Donald 

1912 70 yrs.

wife- Mary 

1918, 73 yrs.

son- John William 

1891



x McDonald, John 

21 Jan. 1901

wife- Mary Ann        

19 July 1929



x Matheson, Hector

d. L'Ardoise 8 Dec. 1915, 84 yrs.

Mrs. Hector Matheson

b. Grand River 17 Mar. 1843

d. L'Ardoise 8 July 1927



x Matheson, Kenneth 

1833-1917

wife- Margaret MacMillan 

1840-1922

children:

Kenneth Jr. 

1880-1993

Mary Bell

1877-1893

Duncan

1875-1900



x Ross, James

b. Red Castle, Ross-shire, Scotland

d. 12 July 1877, 66 yrs.

and Jannt, a native of Inverness-shire, Scotland,

d. 4 Nov. 1893,

a relative of Rev. James Ross

Headstone erected by Grand River congregation for their Pastor.



x MacKenzie

1903 (small iron gate)



x McKay, Donald

Elder of L'Archeveous ?

1 Nov. 1820-13 Sept. 1911

George McKay

30 July 1823-10 Feb. 1912



x McKay, Duncan

1835-1912

wife- Ann Bella 

1847-1942

children:

Mary, 6 yrs.

Angus, 2 yrs.



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