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St Peter's RC Cemetery, Huron County , ON

Street Address: 73334 Bluewater Hwy
Community: St Joseph
Township: Hay Township (LRE, Lot 4)
Locality: Huron County
Municipality: Bluewater
Province: ON
GPS: 43.437121,-81.701889

Church / Denomination: St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

Registered to* R.C.E.C. of Diocese of London.

In 1856, ten acres on the southwest corner of Lot 4, LRE, was registered to the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation, Toronto. This cemetery was turned over to the Diocese of London in 1904. Located behind St. Peter's Church. Due to breakage or the deterioration caused by the passage of time many of the early tombstones in the cemetery have been lost. Some of the early stones were formed into the memorial cairn. The earlies date on these is of ...Gett, wife of Samuel Boyle, who died November 30, 1856.

The iron crosses found in the old section of St. Peter's RC Cemetery, were used as headstones, with the name of the deceaded inscribed on a metal nameplate. These iron crosses were fashioned by Joseph Ducharme, who learned the blacksmith trade in Zurich ON and Blake,ON. Joseph Ducharme set up his own forge at Drysdale and in 1886 he married Marie Geoffrey. Joseph and Marie had 15 children. Joseph made all his own tools with the exception of his anvil and blower. Hay Township Highlights 1846-1996. pg. 384

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    This index represents ALL visible headstones still in existence at the time this cemetery was visited

    OVERHOLT, Philip E.   1940 - 2004
    OVERHOLT, Rose-Anne M. (Ducharme)   1939 - 2013
    PAPINEAU, Alphonse N.   1895 - 1918
    PAPINEAU, Dora J.   1905 - 1985
    PAPINEAU, Elizabeth   1858 - 1931
    PAPINEAU, Fred R.   1898 - 1969
    PAPINEAU, Joachim   1845 - 1926
    PAPINEAU, Michael Raben   1977 - 2002
    PARSONS, Ron   1948 - 2013
    PATTERSON, Marguerite S. "Jean" (Durand)   1916 - 2012
    PATTERSON, Wilfred G. "Bus"   1911 - 1999
    PERGEL, Charles   1924 - 1974
    PERGEL, Violet (Thomas)   1922 - 2013
    PETERS, Irene   1927 - 1987
    PILLANT, Mary Louise   1855 - 1931
    PLANTE, Annie   1884 - 1946
    PLANTE, Ovide   ? ? (age: 36)
    PLANTE, Valeda   1906 - 1986
    Q., L.   marker
    QUIGLEY, Mary   ? - 1907 (age: 68)
    QUIGLEY, Thomas   ? ?
    RAE, Blanche A. (Rau)   1907 - 1990
    RAE, John Ross   1902 - 1993
    RAU  
    RAU  
    RAU  
    RAU  
    RAU, Antony "Tony"   1925 - 2013
    RAU, Blanche A.   1907 - 1990
    RAU, Cecilia M. (La Porte)   1908 - 1986
    RAU, Charles R.   1910 - 1988
    RAU, Claude H.   1904 - 1976
    RAU, Dolores J. (Knapp)   1935 - 2013
    RAU, Esther S. (Duffy)   1917 - 2007
    RAU, Gordon A.   1905 - 1984
    RAU, H. Alvin   1911 - 1972
    RAU, Henry   1866 - 1933
    RAU, Irene M.   1914 - 2000
    RAU, John   ? - 1894 (age: 67)
    RAU, John Leo   1896 - 1977
    RAU, John Leo   1896 - 1977
    RAU, Joseph   1870 - 1931
    RAU, Madeline V. (Bedard)   1914 - 2001
    RAU, Marie Madeline   1930 - 1989
    RAU, Mary Ann   ? - 1914 (age: 83)
    RAU, Mary Jane (Etue)   1873 - 1965
    RAU, Matilda (Bedour)   1895 - 1979
    RAU, Matilda (Bedour)   1895 - 1979
    RAU, Pearl M. (Durand)   1908 - 1976
    RAU, Phoebe (Laporte)   1873 - 1953
    RAU, Theresa Anna   1929 - 2011
    REGIER, Anthony T.   1908 - 1989
    REGIER, Clement John   1928 - 2009
    REGIER, Hester L. (Mullin)   1916 - 1977
    REGIER, Lawrence P.   1908 - 1971
    REGIER, Lydia M.   1911 - 1991
    REGIER, Marcella   1924 - 2011
    REGIER, Rose Marie (Masse)   1934 - 2013
    ROCHE, Augustine J.   1900 - 1972
    ROCHE, Lillie M. (Durand)   1914 - 1984
    ROSE, Jodi Patrick   1973 - 2009
    ROSE, Thomas A.   1927 - 2002
    ROTH, Karl   1874 ?
    RUBY, Robert L.   1917 - 1989
    RUBY, Robert L.   1917 - 1989
    RUBY, Sharon M.   1944 - 2002
    RUBY, Verma M. (Sreenan)   1921 - 1973
    RUBY, Verna M. (Sreenan)   1921 - 1973
    SAUNDERS, Martha Winnifred (Etue)   1901 - 1990
    SAUNDERS, William   spouse
    SCHAMPINE, Joseph   ? - 1878
    SCHULTZ, Josephine M.   1926 - 2013
    SHEA, Mary (Fowler)   1796 - 1870
    SHEA, Robert   spouse
    SIEMON, Beulah   1921 - 2000
    SIEMON, Harold   1919 - 2000
    SIEMON, Thelma   1921 - 2002
    SOPHA, Dolph   1898 - 1978
    SOPHA, Priscilla (Ducharme)   1898 - 1970
    SPELMER, Geraldine (Geoffrey)   1917 - 2011
    SREENAN  
    SREENAN  
    SREENAN, Adena M. (Valliere)   1911 - 2002
    SREENAN, Alfred   1890 - 1951
    SREENAN, Alfred   1890 - 1951
    SREENAN, Alice W. (Wells)   1931 - 2007
    SREENAN, Anna   ? - 1904 (age: 76)
    SREENAN, Annie (Plante)   1884 - 1946
    SREENAN, Arthur   1878 - 1955
    SREENAN, Arthur   ? - 1906 (age: 65)
    SREENAN, Bernard   ? - 1897 (age: 73)
    SREENAN, Bridget   ? - 1883 (age: 88)
    SREENAN, Charles   spouse
    SREENAN, Charles   ? - 1877 (age: 86)
    SREENAN, Charles   1855 - 1918
    SREENAN, Charles J.   1923 - 2005
    SREENAN, Gerald D.   1908 - 1991
    SREENAN, Helen   1852 - 1940
    SREENAN, Kathleen Annie   1913 - 1999
    SREENAN, Margaret   child of
    SREENAN, Mary   1887 - 1971
    SREENAN, Mary   1887 - 1971
    SREENAN, Mary Louise (Pillant)   1855 - 1931
    SREENAN, Rachel   1857 - 1927
    SREENAN, Russell Charles   1907 - 1989
    SREENAN, Theresa L.   1912 - 1994
    SREENAN, Verna M.   1921 - 1973
    SREENAN, Verna M.   1921 - 1973
    SREENAN, Viola A.   1914 - 2004
    STANTON, Dolores M. (Denomme)   1939 - 2001
    STANTON, Joseph E.   1939 - 2002
    STARK, Donald  
    STEINBERG, Leona M. (Druar)   1925 - 2012
    STEINBERG, Lloyd G.   1926 - 2011
    STIEGLER, Maria   1931 - 1986
    SUMERACKI, Arthur A.   1916 - 1995
    SUMERACKI, Charlotte E. (Ostrenga)   1918 - 1995
    SWEENEY  
    TAYLOR, Marie H.   1926 - 1989
    THOMAS, Violet   1922 - 2013
    USHERWOOD, Leslie Philip   1932 - 1983
    VALLIERE, Adena M.   1911 - 2002
    VAN AAKEN, Catharina Maria (Appels)   1935 - 2010
    VAN AAKEN, Catharina Maria (Appels)   1935 - 2010
    VERHOEVEN, Augusta   1914 - 1991
    VERHOEVEN, Augusta   spouse
    VERMUNT, Francis Marinum   1952 - 1979
    VERMUNT, Joanna C. (Mathijssen)   1928 - 1989
    VERMUNT, Marinus C.   1927 - 2010
    WADDELL, Margaret G.   1918 - 2000
    WELLS, Alice W.   1931 - 2007
    WILD  
    WILD, Agnes   parent
    WILD, Agnes (O'Sullivan)   1874 - 1959
    WILD, Catherine   ? - 18?2 (age: 84?)
    WILD, Freda (Bickle)   1840 - 1922
    WILD, John P.   1917 - 1986
    WILD, Joseph   1825 - 1900 (age: 74)
    WILD, Louis A.   1914 - 2004
    WILD, P. Anne (Bedard)   1925 - 2013
    WILD, Peter J.   1962 - 2000
    WILD, Valentine   parent
    WILD, Valentine   1866 - 1929
    WILSHIRE, Joyce Marjorie   1920 - 2013
    WILSON, Jane   1858 - 1938
    WIMMER, Johann   1930 - 1990
    WOESTENBERG, Theresa A.M.   1917 - 2005
    WSZOLA  
    YORK, Margaret G. (Waddell)   1918 - 2000
    YORK, Reginald F.   1914 - 2007

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