CAPE BRETON COUNTIES GENWEB

ESTMERE CEMETERY
ROUTE 223

Estmere Cemetery

Victoria County

Headstone Listings as of August 1998

This cemetery is south of Little Narrows on Route 223.

The inscriptions were transcribed by George Newbury, georgehn@eastlink.ca They are arranged in rows separated by asterisks (***) and include the following surnames: CAMPBELL, GILLIS, GRESS, HALL, KENNEDY, MacDONALD, MacLEAN, MacLEOD, MacMILLAN, McDONALD, MATHESON, MORRISON, ROSS, RUSSELL and WRIGHT.

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MacLEOD    Norman John                    1895 - 1971

            his wife Catherine GILLIS     1902 - 1985





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MacDONALD Murdock Angus 1919 - 1947 MacDONALD Charles Roderick Jan 31, 1879 - Feb 22, 1945 Father his wife Sadie Belle Nov 4, 1895 - Jun 5, 1989 Mother MacDONALD Gordon Charles Feb 15, 1914 - Nov 19, 1991

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CAMPBELL Sarah 1836 - 1931 wife of Malcolm MacDONALD dau Katherine 1873 - 1930 wife of Hugh D. MacDONALD Catherine Mar 1871 - Feb 8, 1951 wife of Archibald Apr 8, 1860 - Mar 1, 1955 MacDONALD Frank 1870 - 1919 his wife Ella GRESS 1877 - 1937 MORRISON Donald d Jun 15, 1896 77 yrs his wife Margaret d Sep 27, 1878 52 yrs MacDONALD John H. 1899 - 1935 his wife Joan MacLEOD 1907 - 1935 Florence 1903 - 1935

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MacDONALD Donald 1828 - 1904 his wife Kate KENNEDY 1820 - 1922 son John H. 1864 - 1908 MacDONALD Maggie d Mar 29, 1879 20 yrs MacDONALD John H. 1864 - 1908 MacDONALD Donald Oct 26, 1908 - Apr 20, 1909 also inf son children of Archie K. & Catherine MATHESON Norman 1864 - 1919 his wife Katie Bell 1874 - 1960 FAMILY Anna 1903 - 1973 Angus 1913 - 1981 John 1909 - 1983 Fred A. 1899 - 1919 Jessie M. 1917 - 1917 Katherine 1908 - 1932 Malcolm 1902 - 1934 A.D. 1904 - 1941 MATHESON Angus J. 1913 - 1978 Pte Canadian Army RUSSELL David 1842 - 1932 Father Christy KENNEDY 1862 - 1946 Mother KENNEDY Margaret CAMPBELL d Mar 12, 1912 75 yrs wife of Donald Archd. J. d Nov 27, 1911 36 yrs, at Black River, Jamica, B.W.I. Master Mariner

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ROSS Malcolm Albert d Apr 5, 1926 24 yrs ? base only, top missing MacLEOD Roderwick 1844 - 1935 his wife Catherine MacLEAN 1861 - 1938 children Sadie Bell 1883 - 1883 John Alex 1893 - 1898 MacLEOD Donald L. 1884 - 1948 MacDONALD Malcolm 1832 - 1917 dau Mary Effie 1883 - 1913 KENNEDY Charles Sandy d Mar 23, 1922 16 mos son of William J. & Sadie RUSSELL Grace 1892 - 1962 Mother Alton 1871 - 1963 Father WRIGHT Henry 1908 - 1979 his wife Evelyn L. 1915 - 1983

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MacLEAN Mary Ann Feb 20, 1876 - Dec 16, 1941 Robert Jul 25, 1901 - Jun 3, 1995 MacMILLAN Robert Gordon Apr ?? 1922 - May 17, 1944 Killed In Action his wife Greta Mae MacLEAN Feb 27, 1921 - Mar 14, 1943 also inf dau McDONALD Angus d Dec 21, 1903 65 yrs McDONALD Donald b. in Lewis, Scotland, came to this country in 1828 d Feb 11, 1891 88 yrs his wife Effie MORRISON Emigrated from Lewis, with her parents in 1828 d Jun 26, 1887 77 yrs McDONALD Charles d Dec 21, 1912 72 yrs his wife Flora CAMPBELL 1844 - 1918 MacDONALD Charles J. 1876 - 1946 MacDONALD Neil H. 1882 - 1947 his wife Dalena C. MATHESON 1890 - 1982 MacDONALD Charles Campbell 1924 F/S W.O.A.C. Missing During Operational Flight - Apr 5, 1945

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MacDONALD Angus Norman 1875 - 1943 Father his wife Mary Julia HALL 1882 - 1913 Mother

This is an addendum to Estmere Cemetery, transcribed by George Newbury:



 The Morning Chronicle

  Halifax Nova Scotia

  Saturday  June 6, 1903



page 12      BOAT CAPSIZED BY A SQUALL



Two young fishermen drowned at Wreck Cove, Victoria Co., C.B.



At noon, yesterday, Dan K. McLeod 20 years of Wreck Cove, and

Charles Campbell 16 years of Estmere, lost their lives  They

left in Robertson's smack to overhaul lobster nets and when

about half mile from the shore were struck by a heavy squall

and upset. Their boat was picked up later by fishermen, and

as of last night their bodies have not been recovered.

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Created 16 August 1998