OLD METHODIST CEMETERY Methodist Cemetery
GUYSBOROUGH, GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY

GPS Location: 45.389529, -61.501074

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Cemetery Layout Use this layout map to find a gravel.

This plan of the old Methodist Cemetery
was submitted to the Guysborough Historical Society
and the Wesley United Church
on August 16, 1993,
by Murray and Christopher Cook
of Cook's Cove, Guysborough Co. N.S.

It is part of a two year volunteer restoration project
of the old Methodist Cemetery in Guysborough
done by Murray and Christopher Cook.

Updated with pictures 2016 by B.D. Potter

Photo of Headstone: Picture, Obituary: Obituary, No Headstone Found: No Headstone Found.

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1. William Wesley Headstone
Infant son of Rev. William M. Carry
Died April 6, 1853
7 months


2. (a) William Headstone
second son of Capt. William Morrison and Elizabeth Morrison
Died February 7, 1871 aged 24 years William Morrison, Jr

(b) Capt. William Morrison
Died at sea, October 11, 1860
aged 51 years William Morrison, Sr
and also children Elizabeth Isabella
died August 17, 1843
aged 2 years and 4 months
John Archibald, died September 28, 1851
aged 7 years

c) Elizabeth
wife of Capt. William Morrison Elizabeth Morrison
died August 16, 1872
AE 53 years


3. Sacred
Memory of
Rebecca Headstone Headstone
wife of Robert C. Grant
who died July 16, 1846
aged 29 years


4. This stone is no longer legible
Crumbled into many pieces


5. Clarence Headstone Headstone
son of John and Sarah Scott
died October 21, 1859
AE 8 years


6. Elizabeth Eliot Headstone
eldest daughter of John and Sarah Scott
who died July 6, 1847
aged 8 months


7. In Memoriam
Johannis Campbell Headstone
AE TAT 94


8. James H. Headstone
son of Charles and Maria Bigsby
Died November 22, 1860
AE 1 year


9. In Memory of Moses Cook Headstone
who died December 30, 1860
aged 67 years


10. In memory of Eliza Cook Headstone
died February 13, 1884


11. (a) In loving memory of Catherine M. Jost Headstone Headstone
beloved wife of the Rev. Thomas Gaetz
died February 9, 1919
age 84 years
Interred at Red Deer Alberta

(b) In memory of John Jost Headstone
died July 12, 1883, aged 86 years
Also his wife Amelia
died April 18, 1870, aged 66 years

(c) Memory of Elias Cook and his beloved wife Annie Cook Headstone
who died aged 100 years
Also Ann M. Cook
beloved wife of Moses Cook
who died aged 99 years


12. (a) Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Lavinia T. Kirk Headstone Headstone
beloved daughter of Jonathan and Lavinia Hartley
died April 8, 1925, aged 25 years
Interred at Antigonish, N.S.

(b) In loving memory of Mary E. Jost Headstone
died December 28, 1898
aged 68 years


13. (a) John Dennis Headstone Headstone
1790 - 1863
His wife Elizabeth
1791 - 1859
of Biddeford England

(b) John W. C. Grant Headstone
1807 - 1890
His wife Anne Dennis
1815 - 1890
and son John Warran
1844 - 1925


14. Charles H. Headstone
Son of William and Letitia Hart
died February 14, 1842
AE 3 1/2 months


15. In memory of Eliza Headstone Headstone
consort of Francis Cook Esq.
who died January 3, 1850
aged 43 years


16. In memory of James R. Headstone Headstone
who died October 23, 1857
aged 17 years
and John F.
died February 8, 1858
aged 24 years
Sons of John and Amelia Jost


17. In memory of Jeremiah V. Jost Headstone
who died October 17, 1859
aged 8 years


18. In loving memory of Katie Hartley Headstone
who fell asleep Saturday, February 23, 1889
aged 18 years


19. Henry Marshall Jost Headstone Headstone
April 20, 1843 - August 25, 1929
(Note - This is the newest stone in the cemetery.)


20. In memory of John Hutcheson Headstone Headstone
who died February 14, 1891
aged 81 years
Sarah J. Scott
wife of John Hutcheson
died May 9, 1872, aged 53 years
Joseph Hart
died October 9, 1873, aged 15 years
Ruth Maria
died at Canso, October 24, 1847
aged 1 year
Matthew Hutcheson died aged 36 Headstone


21. In memory of Lemuel Joseph Headstone Headstone
son of George and Philo Scott
died June 17, 1866, aged 17 years


22. Sacred to the memory of Wentworth Taylor Headstone Headstone
died April 14, 1853, aged 66 years
In the hope of a glorius restoration through Jesus Christ.
This testimonial to his moral worth and public services is erected
by his brother magistrates and other inhabitants of the county of Guysborough


23. In Memoriam Headstone Headstone
Thomas A. Taylor
AE TAT 39


24. Ann Taylor Headstone Headstone
died January 9, 1911, aged 75 years
Her son Wentworth was lost at sea
1890, aged 26 years


25. Jane Taylor Headstone Headstone
died September 7, 1865
AE 74


26. In loving memory of William C. Scott Headstone Headstone
died September 27, 1883
aged 65 years
Also his wife Elizabeth Pyle
died December 8, 1887, aged 67 years


27. In memoriam of Charles Morgan Headstone Headstone
died July 23, 1871
aged 77 years


28. Sacred to the memory of
Margaret Simpson who died January 28, 1836
in the 27 year of her life


29. Annie Scott Headstone Headstone
1844 - 1891


30. Philo A. Headstone Headstone
wife of George Scott
died May 10, 1862
aged 45 years


31. (a) William S.
AE 3 years
Ruth A.
AE 6 months

(b) Ronald McGregor
died January 2, 1863
AE 67 years
His wife Elenor
died February 10, 1831
aged 35 years


32. Lee Hart Headstone
who departed this life on the 19th of December
1840, aged 62 years


33. In memory of Ithel
son of Charles and Ruth Myers
who died 17th of March, 1838
in the 23rd year of his life


34. Charlotte A. Newton
departed this life May 10, 1872
AE 71 years


35. In memory of Ruth Toby
wife of Joseph Toby
died May 9, 1850
aged 24 years


36. W. Francis Cook
died July 1, 1864
aged 43 years


37. Frances
wife of Thomas Penny
died February 18, 1867
aged 18 years


38. Charles H.
died April 24, 1873, aged 3 years
son of Alexander and Elanor Horton


39. In memory of Albert C.
son of Godfrey and Mary Hadley
died March 10, 1850
AE 21 years


40. In memory of James A. Hattie
1807 - 1889
His wife Mary A. Roberts
1812 - 1836
His second wife Sarah E. Hadley
1814 - 1879


41. In memory of Mary Ann
wife of Thomas W. Fergnson
Died February 13, 1871, aged 28 years
James A. Fergnuson, Esq.
wife Sarah Jane
died December 10, 1867 AE 54 years


42. In memory of Margaret E.
who died July 8, 1859, AE 5 years
Daughter of Alexander and Margaret Fergnson


43. In memory of Edward C. Aiken
died April 17, 1873
aged 29 years


44. In memory of Samuel Aikens Headstone
Born May 9, 1811
died March 18, 1831


45. (a) In memoriam Headstone
Joseph Hart Headstone
Born September 28, 1801
died January 30, 1890
Mrs. Joseph Hart
Born March 12, 1803
died February 18, 1883

(b) Rev. Joseph Hart Headstone
died March 19, 1880
aged 48 years
Abner Hart
born 1842 - died 1907

(c) Tyrus W. Hart Headstone
died April 4, 1833
aged 5 years
William Hart
died September 29, 1833, aged 3 years
Sarah Hart
died March 15, 1851, aged 12 years


46. This stone is broken into many pieces
therefore it is no longer legible
but the initials on the footstone are
D.F.
Possibly Ferguson


47. In memory of our mother
Lydia MacDonald
Born 1835, died 1919
Erected by her daughter Isabella


48. In memory of Elizabeth C.
Daughter of Daniel and Harriet Ehler
died April 19, 1859
AE 18 years
Also Esther
died July 19, 1854, AE 32 years


49. In memory of Mary Headstone
daughter of Humphrey and Jane Horton
died January 21, 1866, AE 18 years


50. In memory of Humphrey Horton Humphrey Horton headstone Headstone
died August 1, 1871
aged 75 years


51. In memory of Jane Jane Horton headstone Headstone
wife of the late Humphrey Horton
died Januray 24, 1883
aged 79 years


52. In memory of Iyzet Rebecca Headstone
daughter of James and Mary Narraway
who died October 1, 1831
aged 2 years and five months


53. Eliza Headstone
wife of Daniel Aikens
died October 20, 1865
aged 23 years


54. Erected in memory of Lucretia Headstone
wife of the Hon. W.O. Heffernan
died at Guysborough
June 9, 1875
aged 60 years
Also, Mary Ann
wife of the Hon. W.O. Heffernan
who died August 16, 1831, aged 33 years


55. Sacred to the memory of Headstone
Elizabeth C
AE 6 months
Edward I. - AE 3 years
E. Allison - AE 13 months
Children of Edward and Elizabeth Cunningham


56. Valentine Ryder Headstone
Who Died
Feb. 8, 1872
Age 53 Yrs.


57. Lydia M. Headstone
Wife of John Cross
died May 3, 1866
in her 26th year of her life


58. M. Cranswick
son of Murdoch Campbell
died February 26, 1862
AE 8 years
This stone is to stand beside the Ronald McGregor stone


59. Elias Cook
Born 1788
died 1870


In Memory of
William Farguson Headstone
Esqr died Oct. 2.
1860. AEt. 68. yrs

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