Cemeteries

Amish Mennonite Pioneer Cemetery 
Address:
985992 Perth-Oxford Road

This cemetery was opened before the east Zorra Mennonite Cemetery ca. 1840’s.

The stones have been moved to one end of the cemetery.
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East Zorra Baptist Cemetery 
Address:
924947 Cassel Sideroad

The earliest burial recorded was in 1853.
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East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery 
Address:
677044 16th Line

The congregation was established in the 1850’s. There is a church beside the cemetery.
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East Zorra Municipal (Brickyard) Cemetery 
Address:
656981 15th Line

The adjoining farm owners donated this cemetery in 1857. The only burials being made there now are from the People Care Centre in Tavistock when there are no relatives to claim the deceased.
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Grace United Cemetery 
Address:
42 William St. South, Tavistock

Associated with Grace United Church in Tavistock.
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Huntingford Anglican Cemetery 
Address:
595815 Hwy 59

The church (Christ Church) associated with the cemetery was built in 1839.
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Innerkip Cemetery 
Address:
Main/James St. Innerkip

It was transferred from a private family cemetery to the Innerkip Cemetery Company for use by the community in 1873.
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New Evangelical United Brethren Cemetery 
Address:
696556 17th Line

The New cemetery was opened when the old church burned down and a new one was built. There are some burials from Hebron United Church on the south side of the cemetery.
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Old Evangelical United Brethren Cemetery 
Address:
696854 17th Line

This cemetery was opened in 1858. In the 1940’s, slabs and markers were laid flat and enclosed with a fence.
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St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery 
Address:
965565 Maplewood Sideroad

Associated with St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, which was built in 1866. Burial records date to the 1850’s.
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St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran 
Address:
Roth St. Tavistock

A half-acre was made available for cemetery use at the Grand Trunk Railway tracks in 1882.
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Trinity Anglican Cemetery 
Address:
596682 Hwy 59

Consecrated at the same time as the church on June 14, 1861, however the first burial was in 1849.
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Vandecar Cemetery 
Address:
515887 11th Line

A pioneer cemetery, its earliest burial was in 1848. Many of the older tombstones have been placed in a central cairn.

On July 18, 2015 a War of 1812 Veterans' Plaque for Isaac Osborn was dedicated.  For more information about Private Isaac Osborn you can visit www.1812veterans.ca.

More information related to the dedication for Isaac Osborn can also be found in the Newsroom.

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House of Refuge Cemetery 
Address:
515137 11th Line

There are no stones in this cemetery, only a large Cross which has been erected with the names of people buried there. Many of the residents were claimed by family and buried at other cemeteries in the County.
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