CAPE BRETON COUNTIES GENWEB

Three Early North Sydney Burial Grounds

North Sydney, Cape Breton County, NS

These burial records were taken from the North Sydney Historical Society Museum cemetery data cards except where noted.

Recorded by Beverly Darby-Brown and Candace Boudreau, 1998.

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Baptist Cemetery

On the site of the 1st Baptist church in 1846 on land given by David Jackson ( 3rd generation ). Located in a pine grove on the corner of Seaview Drive and Jackson Drive. Some were re-interred at Lakeside.

Cemetery has no markers, the burial site is near the barn.




Jackson

William

1st grantee 1795

Also his wife



Jackson

Samuel

brother of William



Jackson

Robert

fell from boat and drowned in the harbour



Moore Burial Ground

1st Land Grant Seaview Drive, North Sydney Located on Lemoine property ( private property ). Left corner across the railway tracks.




Campbell

Duncan William

1st grantee to die in Upper North Sydney

1780 grant

Came with Adam Moore from Aberdeenshire Scotland





Moore

Adam

born 1765

died 1839

1st settler from Aberdeenshire Scotland

Wife Margaret Sparling



Moore

Anne Christie

born July 15 1846

died Nov 2 1850

Aged 4 years 2 months and 45 days

Monument is sandstone in poor condition

"Erected by Peter & Harriet B. Moore

In memory of their beloved daughter Anne Christie

This child of great hope met her death by her clothes catching fire.

Nov 2 1850 aged 4 yrs 2 mos

The angels beckon me away, Jesus bid me come"





Moore

Charles

born Dec 14 1844

died Jan 10 1845

aged 28 days

Monument is sandstone, poor condition

"Charles son of Peter & Harriet Moore

died Jan 10 1845 aged 28 days

Of such is the kingdom of heaven"



Moore

Harriet B.

wife of Peter

(no dates)



Moore

John Belcher

son of Peter

(no dates)



Moore

Peter

son of Adam

1st wife Jane Henry Musgrave

2nd wife Harriet B. (Gray)

Gardiner Maine



Union Cemetery

Union Church Sign

Site of Union Church - Presbyterian & Baptist, 1820. Half acre of land given by John & Mary Moffatt. Located on Seaview Drive, North Sydney, near McCormick's Esso Service Station.




Jackson

3rd generation Jacksons buried here as told by Sid Jackson

Along with three infants.



Moffatt

James

(no dates)



Moffatt

Hannah

born 1821 infant



Moffatt

John

born 1777

died around 1829



Moffatt

John Ross

born 1801 infant



Moffatt

Robert

born 1802 infant



Moffatt

Peter

born 1823 infant

There is one stone left at the Union Cemetery. The library notes only "Bartholomew Musgrave" on a reference card. Debbie MacKinnon and Candace Boudreau were able to get the following information from the stone. It has fallen, broken in half, and is barely legible.

musgrave.jpg




"Here lies the body of Bartholomew Musgrave

Who departed this life on the 8th day of October 1837

Aged 79 years and 9 mos

Cousin of Ann Musgrave

Who departed this life on the 19th? day of June 1833

Aged 71 years and 8 mos"



There is also a verse, which was impossible to read.





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Contributed by Beverly Darby-Brown, Candace Boudreau, and Debbie MacKinnon


Created 29 November 1998