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Thompson Cemetery

(Ste-Famille de Newport)
New Mexico, Compton County, Quebec

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Location: Directions: From Cookshire take Route 212 to Island Brook. Watch for New Mexico Road on your right after you pass through the village. Take this winding gravel road for a couple of kilometers and you will see the small Catholic cemetery with a white cross on your left.

Notes: This is a rural area once known as New Mexico. This cemetery was used by both English and French residents. Catholic records refer to this cemetery as La Mission de la Ste-Famille de Newport. Note that there are several instances with variations in surname spellings for the same surname. There was a burial in 1994, but it appears to have been used mostly in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

We visited this cemetery in Jun of 2005, and we have transcribed from all existing and legible tombstones or markers.

Leslie & Susan Nutbrown  (
Total records = 33
Legend:s/w = shares w stone with one or more people

Boutin, Benoit, b. 1920, d. 1994
Boutin, Ernest, b. 1884, d. 1953
Boutin, Lucille Isabelle, b. 1890, d. 1968
Caughan, Thomas, b. 18 Mar 1846, d. 11 Nov 1925, s/w & husband of Mary Martin
Corrigan, John, d. no date
Corrigan, Patrick, d. no date
Donahie, Mary, d. 16 May 1888, age: 82yrs, wife of Thomas Goughan
Donahue, Hugh, b. 1866, d. 1935
Donahue, James, d. 13 Sep 1873, age: 16yrs, son of Edward & Catherine
Dougherty, Bridget, d. 11 Apr 1902, age: 78y 4m, wife of James Thompson
Flanagan, James, b. 1858, d. 1918, s/w & husband of Mary Nolan
Flanagan, Thomas George, d. 20 Jan 1909, age: 10y 7m
Flanagan, Willie Patrick, d. 5 May 1912, age: 26y 4m
Flannigan, William, b. 1848, d. 1895, s/w & husband of Annie Thompson
Gauchan, Catherine, b. 1842, d. 1923, s/w & wife of John McCarthy
Goughan, Thomas, d. 20 Jul 1894, age: 84yrs
Goulet, Rosilde, b. 1897, d. 1987, s/w & wife of Joseph Goupil
Goupil, George E., d. 18 Oct 1918, 3385112 Soldat Corps du Genie C. E. F.
Goupil, Joseph, b. 1886, d. 1946, s/w & husband of Rosilde Goulet
Laroche, Leo, d. no date
Martin, Catherine, d. 22 Jul 1897, age: 59y 5m 20d, wife of Edward Donahue
Martin, Mary J., b. 1844, d. 1935, s/w & wife of Thomas Caughan
McCarthy, John, d. 23 Jul 1911, age: 58y 1m, s/w & husband of Catherine Gauchan
McGrath, Mark, d. 20 Apr 1925, age: 85yrs
McHenry, John, b. 1854, d. 1902
McKenna, Mary A., d. 11 Sep 1918, age: 52yrs, wife of H. E. Donahue
Nolan, Mary Ann, b. 1864, d. 1936, s/w & wife of James Flanagan
Redmond, John, d. 6 Jun 1912, age: 61yrs
Redmond, Kenneth J., d. 22 Oct 1905, age: 3y 10m, son of Patrick G. & M.
Tardie, Loretta, b. 1917, d. 1927, sister of Donia
Thompson, Annie, b. 1848, d. 1922, s/w & wife of William Flannigan
Thompson, Henry, b. 1855, d. 1935, age: 79yrs
Thompson, Maggie, d. 28 Nov 1910, age: 69yrs, wife of George Statton