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MACLEOD FAMILY CEMETERY

ISLAND POINT, BOULARDERIE, VICTORIA COUNTY, NS

1935


This account of those buried in the MacLeod Family Cemeterey was originally written in 1935 by Lena A. MacAulay from information she obtained from her Aunt Hannah shortly before she died. It was given in May 1979 to Mabel MacDonald Fraser from the records of J. Fraser MacAulay. Additional notes were added by Mrs. Fraser. The account was made available by R. Fraser in 1997.

The cemetery is located on south side of Island Point just west of the gravel bar with barrasois pond behind it. In September of 1999, this small graveyard was cleaned by community volunteers, and the existing inscriptions were transcribed by R. Fraser.

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John MacLeod, Son of Robert, Son of John, Son of Donald, Son of John,
 Son of Alexander, Son of Norman all millers in Assynt, Scotland.
 
 Robert MacLeod and Margaret McKay his wife came from Scotland in
 1836, settled at St. Anns, his daughters Katie and Joan and (6) sons namely
 John, Duncan, Alex, Hugh, William and Angus.
 
 John settled at Island Point, Boularderie; Hugh at Kincardine, Ontario;
 William and Angus went to sea; William was drowned; Angus settled in
 Baltinon (sic); Duncan at Englishtown.
 Angus' daughter Alverda visited in Cape Breton at Island Point.
 
 Robert MacLeod is buried at Island Point.  His wife buried at S. Gut St. Anns.
 John MacLeod and his wife buried at Island Point and his two infant
 children.
 John MacLeod Jr. has one boy buried at Island Pt.
 Notes of Mabel MacDonald Fraser
 ["John MacLeod Jr bought Island Pt in 1840"]
 ["John MacLeod Jr Emma Ross' father"]
 
 John MacLeod and his wife Christy Kennedy
 FAMILY WERE:
 John & Margaret born in Scotland
 Duncan born & buried at Sydney Mines the second body buried in that cemetery
 Jane born at Island Pt. Buried at Leitches Creek
 Agnes born at Island Pt. Buried at Malagawatch
 Annie born at Island Pt. Buried at North Sydney
 Dolly born at Island Pt. Buried at Little Narrows
 Hannah born at Island Pt buried at Whycocmagh
 Robert born at Island Pt buried at Montana
 Jessie buried at Saskatoon
 George buried at Santiago (sic) Calif.
 One infant girl buried at Island Point
 One infant boy buried at Island Point
 Thirteen in all
 
 This account I got from Aunt Hannah shortly before she died.
 
 1935       Lena A. MacAulay

INSCRIPTIONS

Christ is my hope In loving remembrance of John McLeod native of Assynt Sutherlandshire Scotland Died at Island Point 24 July 1886 aged 80 yrs [stone by D Hutchison] In loving memory of Christy Kennedy, beloved wife of John McLeod Born at Badenoch Scotland Died 27 July 1902 aged 85 yrs [stone by J D Steele N Syd]


 

Contributed by R. Fraser

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