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Noyes-Knapp Cemetery
Bromptonville, Richmond County, Quebec

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Location: Lat: 45° 29' 45"N, Long: 71° 57' 05"W

From Sherbrooke take either Route 143 North or Autoroute 55 to Bromptonville. If using Route 55 Nord, take exit 60 to Bromptonville. At the stop sign turn left and cross over the highway. At the stop sign turn right on River Road (Chemin de la Rivière). Continue on this road for 4km. The cemetery is on your right. If using route 143 North, when you get to Bromptonville, turn left at the light (Laval Street) and continue to the end. At the stop, turn right on River Road and the cemetery is 4 miles on your right.

This is an old cemetery. It has burials dating to at least 1818 when the area was first settled. Many of the old stones are hard to read. The last burial seems to have been in 1905. The cemetery is in good shape, with a fence and gate and it is mowed and maintained but I do not know who is responsible for it. Bromptonville is now a borough of the city of Sherbrooke.

I last visited this cemetery in 2015 and photographed all legible tombstones.

Leslie Nutbrown   [

Total Records: 24 

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


Andrews, Elizabeth, b. 12 Aug 1825, d. 22 Dec 1905, wife of Charles Noyce
Andrews, James, d. 10 Jan 1882, age: 101yrs
Andrews, Jane, d. 19 Oct 1898, age: 66y 7m, wife of Rufus Titus
Ball, John G., d. 20 Dec 1886, age: 59yrs, s/w & husband of Johanna Spalding
Duffy, Elizabeth, d. 8 May 1872, age: 74yrs, wife of James Andrews
Gardner, Thomas, d. 2 Jul 1877, age: 20y 6m, son of Thomas & Mary
Homes, Caroline, no dates, wife of Thomas Knapp
Knapp, Clarinda, d. 15 Aug 1835, age: 8yrs, daughter of Thomas & Caroline
Knapp, Lynos, b. Jul 1796, d. 8 Jul 1848
Knapp, Mary Ann, d. 11 Nov 1859, age: 32yrs, daughter of Thomas & Caroline
Knapp, Thomas, d. 28 Jan 1860, age: 58y 6m
McMorine, Jane, d. 24 Apr 1902, age: in 85th yr, wife of William Main
Noyes, Charles, d. 8 Jun 1856, age: 49yrs
Noyes, Mary, d. 5 Apr 1866, age: 6y 7d, daughter of Charles & Elizabeth
Philips, Mary, d. 26 Nov 1863, wife of Thomas Gardner
Spalding, Johanna S., d. 29 Jan 1884, age: 82yrs, s/w & wife of John Ball
Stevens, Dorothy, no dates, wife of Thomas, stone hard to read
Stevens, Lemuel, d. 31 Jul 1818, age: 70y 6m
Stevens, Mary G., d. 19 Feb 1879, wife of T. B. Varney
Stevens, Thomas, b. 1786, d. 1865
Sutton, Jane, no dates
Titus, Clara Eleanor, d. 13 Jan 1888, age: 18y 4m 19d, wife of James E. Speakman
Varney, ?, no dates, son of Simon & Catharine
Varney, Joseph Henry, d. Mar 1872, son of T. B. & Mary