Oshawa’s Union Cemetery was located on the border of East Whitby and Whitby Township today the Town of Whitby and the City of Oshawa. Described in 1875 as having “…large and handsomely laid out grounds … which will not only be a quiet and worthy resting place for the dead, but by the care bestowed upon it, be a credit to the living…”, Union Cemetery has a history spanning more than 175 years. 86 more words
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This photo was taken toward the back of the Union Cemetery near Phillipsburg, Laclede County, Missouri. My McMenus great grandparents and three of their children are buried here, along with my great great grandparents Joseph and Sarah Selvidge McMenus and other McMenus relations. 353 more words
BROCKTON (CBS) – It was no Halloween hoax.
Some grave robbers actually went to the Union Cemetery in Brockton and stole the heavy brass doors off five mausoleums Wednesday night. 228 more words
His full name was about as long and storied as his career: Philippe Regis Denis de Keredern de Trobriand. He was a Baron, a novelist, a painter, a gardener, a member of the Garde Lafayette (Fifty-fifth New York), a hero of Gettysburg, and summertime resident of Bayport. 98 more words