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Eastern Townships Cemeteries > Stanstead County > Belknap Cemetery


Belknap Cemetery
Baldwin's Mills, Stanstead County, Quebec

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Location:  Lat: 45 00' 54"N, Long: 71 56' 19"W

From the town of Baldwin Mills, take Lyon Road (Ch Lyon) as far as it goes. You will pass Haskell Road and Goudreau Road. Lyon Road will end and there is a gate across the road. The road from here is an access road for the Pinnacle Hunting Club. At one time the road continued to the US border. You will either have to park here and walk the rest of the way into the woods, or find a member of the Baldwin or Belknap family who could open the gate and accompany you to the cemetery which is on the right side of the road about one mile from the gate.

The cemetery began in the 1830s and the last burial here was in 1901. There are a few field stones as well marking some graves. At one time there were farms and open land along either side of this road but now the area has grown up to mature woods. The cemetery is in a clearing and is maintained by members of the Belknap family.

I visited this cemetery with Jim & Osias Belknap on Oct 22, 2007 and made a complete recording of all tombstones.

Leslie Nutbrown   []
Records: 10

Legend: s/w= shares a stone with  one or more people


Belknap, Laban, b. 1839, d. 1901, s/w & brother of Mitchell
Belknap, Mitchell, d. 16 Apr 1880, age: 81y 2m 16d, son of Obadiah & Abigail; married 3 times & father of 18 children
Belknap, Mitchell, b. 1826, d. 1893, s/w & brother of Laban
Belknap, Nelson, d. 21 Jan 1860, age: 1y 9d, son of M. & S.
Belknap, Obadiah, b. 1774, d. 1834, said to be the first white child born in Lisbon, NH. Stone erected in 1972 by L.S. & E.B.Adams & Ella E. Barrett 3rd gr-grandchildren
Belknap, Sarah Converse, d. 17 Jan 1865, age: 49y 7m 11d, 3rd wife of Mitchel Belknap
Belknap, Walter Potter, d. 20 Oct 1877, age: 16y 1m 20d, son of Mitchel & Sarah
Lock, Abigail, d. 3 Apr 1861, age: 83y, wife of Obadiah Belknap & mother of Mitchel
Walter, Artimissia, d. 6 Nov 1850, age: 47y 7m
Wescott, Olive, d. 1 Jan 1855, wife of Wheeler Westcott