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Greenlay George Cemetery
Leeds, Megantic County, Quebec

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From Leeds Village take Route 269 south for about 3 miles. Watch for route 216 to  Inverness on your right, also known as the 11th Range. Stay on this road for about 2 km. The cemetery is located at the top of a hill on your left surrounded by a farm. You can park on the road or near the gate without blocking the farm access. 

This cemetery and the Plummer Cemetery are not far apart on the 11th range. It is referred to in church records as the George Church Cemetery. The  cemetery is mowed and cared for by the Greenlay George Cemetery Association. Work has been done to straighten and restore monuments in 2011.

There is plenty of room in this rather large plot of land but it appears it will never be filled since there are few English people living in the area today. It was used since the 1830s and the latest burial was in 2007 so it is still occasionally used. Mr. & Mrs. W. T. Harper made a listing of this cemetery in 1972.  There is a little stand with a book inside for vistors to record their names. It is also fenced off from the surrounding fields and it has a gate. For further information or to donate for the upkeep, please contact Goldwyn George at 819-563-5287. We photographed the monuments on July 9, 2015. Some information has been added from church records.

Leslie & Susan Nutbrown   []

Total records: 67

Last updated: May 16, 2017

Legend: CR = church record

Bremner, Christian; d. 28 Mar 1888, aged 91 yrs, widow of Duncan Fraser
Burns, Mary Jane; d. 21 Aug 1925 (unmarked grave), (CR)
Butler, Effie Beatrice; d. no date, aged 2m 13d
Butler, George Wendell; b. 1 Nov 1901, d. 22 Mar 1925
Butler, John Cox; d. no date, aged 2m 13d
Butler, Louise Catherine; d. no date, aged 2m 23d
Cochrane, James; d. 29 Mar 1884, aged 91y 9m, husband of Marian
Cochrane, Marian Lottie; d. 11 Dec 1870, aged 77y 11m, wife of James Cochrane
Cox, Eliza J., b. 15 Oct 1868, d. 23 Jun 1923, wife of David Walker
Cox, George; b. 1877, d. 1936, son of Thomas & Catherine
Cox, John; d. 13 Jul 1893, aged 53 yrs, husband of Caroline Scott
Cox, Robert; b. 1870, d. 1922, son of Thomas & Catherine
Cox, Robert; d. 22 Jul 1886, aged 75y 2m 11d, a native of Ireland, husband of Catherine McLean
Cox, Thomas; b. 1835, d. 1893, husband of Catherine LeMaistre
Cox, Willie; b. 1872, d. 1896, son of Thomas & Catherine
Cummings, Henry; b. 1864, d. 1927, husband of Ruth Lowry
Filgate, James; b. 1849, d. 1895
Filgate, Liza Jane; d. 12 Apr 1860, aged 2y 3m, daughter of Richard & Molly
Filgate, Richard; b. 1832, d. 1902, husband of Maria Hogg
Filgate, Richard; b. 1861, d. 1928
Franklin, Hannah George; b. 1851, d. 1900
Franklin, Mary; no dates, stone is broken
Fraser, William; d. 13 Mar 1859, aged 32 yrs
George, Benjamin F. Bennie; b. 1878, d. 1963, husband of Mary Fhey Thompson
George, Benjamin M., b. 1927, d. 1927, s/on of Fred & Clara
George, Charles W.; d. 24 May 1966, son of John & Mary (Filgate), (unmarked grave)
George, Clifford Lloyd; b. 1919, d. 1996,  husband of Alma White, father of Goldwyn
George, Fred F., b. 14 Jan 1876, d. 4 Feb 1925
George, John H., b. 2 Oct 1846, d. 25 Sep 1938
George, Thomas M., b. 2 Nov 1855, d. 29 Jan 1932
George, W. Fred; b. 1899, d. 1980, husband of Clara Mathers
George, William H., b. 22 Feb 1849, d. 19 Dec 1919
Greenlay, Donaldson; b. 22 Dec 1844 in Inverness, Quebec, d. 6 Aug 1917, husband of Mary Moore
Greenlay, George C., d. 8 Nov 1860
Greenlay, Nancy; d. 9 Dec 1862, aged 27 yrs,  wife of William
Hargrave, Eliza; b. May 1835, d. 21 Oct 1837
Hogg, Maria H., b. 18 Jun 1826, d. 19 Jan 1899, wife of Richard Filgate
Irwin, Mary; passed to spirit life 17 Nov 1899, aged 81 yrs, wife of John McIntyre
Jamieson, Margaret; d. 1848, aged 85 yrs, wife of Alexander Russell
LeMaistre, Catherine; b. 1842, d. 1920, wife of Thomas Cox
Lowry, John; b. 1832, d. 1911
Lowry, Mary Jane; d. 3 Apr 1884, aged 21y 9m, daughter of John & Margaret
Lowry, Ruth;  b.1864, d. 1958, wife of Henry Cummings
Lowry, Ruth; d. 11 Sep 1898, aged 46 yrs
Lowry, William; d. 11 Dec 1882, aged 64 yrs
Mackay, Barbara; d. 26 Mar 1892, aged 67 yrs, wife of William Lowry
Mathers, Clara; b. 1899, d. 1967, wife of W. Fred George
McCullough, Margaret; d. 11 Feb 1886, aged 46y 6m, wife of John Lowry
McIntyre, John; pased to spirit life 10 Apr 1883, aged 70yrs, husband of Mary Irwin
McKeage, Emily; d. 20 May 1921, wife of Charles George (unmarked grave), CR
McLean, Catherine;  d. 1 Nov 1879, aged 75 yrs, wife of Robert Cox
McStephen, Andrew; d. 10 Mar 1884, aged 81 yrs, a native of Scotland
Moore, Mary E., b. 26 Aug 1845, d. 1 Jun 1892, wife of Donaldson Greenlay
Royer, Charles; b. 20 Apr 1872, d. 19 Apr 1896, son of Francis & Emily. Drowned at Lysander
Royer, Francis; d. 3 Jul 1900, aged 72 yrs
Royer, John; b. 25 Oct 1875, d. 19 Apr 1896, son of Francis & Emily. Drowned at Lysander
Russell, Alexander; d. 1844, aged 86 yrs, husband of Margaret Jamieson
Scott, Caroline; b. 18 Sep 1828, d. 2 Jan 1916, wife of John Cox
Scott, Margaret; d. 6 Sep 1919 (unmarked grave), wife of James Colvin of St. Sylvester (CR)
Searle, Luez; d. 20 Apr 1880, agedd 67 yrs, wife of Andrew McStephen
Stewart, William John; d. 15 Apr 1947, aged 75 yrs, (unmarked grave)
Thompson, Mary E. Fahey; b. 1883, d. 1931, wife of Benjamin George
Walker, David Z., b. 10 Aug 1869, d. 14 Apr 1957, husband of Eliza J. Cox
Walker, Hazel; b. 26 Nov 1906, d. 15 Jul 1907
Walker, John Oscar; b. 1901, d. 1970
White, Alma Helena; b. 1921, d. 1982, wife of Clifford George, mother of Goldwyn
White, Verna Edith May; b. 14 Aug 1925, d. 20 Aug 2007, mother of Vernon