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VanVolkenburgh, Michael Henry

Male 1835 - 1926  (90 years)


 

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Map of VV locations in the community once known as Polmont, south of Havelock, Seymour Twp., Northumberland Co.

Shows property of Michael VV (1835-1926)at Con XII Lot 5, in relation to church, schools and cemeteries. Map notations by descendant Wayne VanVolkenburg.


Owner of originalWayne VanVolkenburg
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Linked toRichmond, Martha; Scriver, Eliza Ann; VanVolkenburg, Amelia Jane Jennie; VanVolkenburg, Cinderella; VanVolkenburg, David; VanVolkenburg, George Sherman; VanVolkenburg, Margaret Maggie Letitia; VanVolkenburg, Mary Ann; VanVolkenburgh, Almeda; VanVolkenburgh, Arthur Wellington; VanVolkenburgh, Dorothy Ann; VanVolkenburgh, Hannah Jane; VanVolkenburgh, Jessie May; VanVolkenburgh, Margaret; VanVolkenburgh, Mariah Louisa; VanVolkenburgh, Michael Henry; VanVolkenburgh, Nathan; VanVolkenburgh, Phylander; VanVolkenburgh, Sarah Eliza

Polmont Cemetery, Trent Hills, Seymour Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada

Notes: POLMONT CEMETERY, Seymour Twp., Northumberland Co.

See also: Centre Cemetery across the street.

In Memory of
Mariah Vanvolkenburgh
Beloved wife of
Martin Hardy
Died Feb. 22, 1876
Aged 27 Yrs & 10 M.

Hannah J. Quackenbush
Died
May 25, 1871
Aged 32 yrs 6 Mo. & 5 D.

Notes from submitter Wayne VanVolkenburg:

The following is a map and some information about the location of the Polmont Cemetery, early schools and the Methodist church in the area of Michael's house. Michael was also the first postmaster in the area. The Polmont Cemetery is across the road from the Michael VanV property, but in from Hwy. 30 and about 75 meters. There are several graves sites that are not marked, including, I believe, my Gr. grandmother. I can't prove this but it was the only cemetery available in the area at the time. Her husband, Nathan, is buried at Rockdale Cemetery, N.E. of Havelock. Nathan's two Van V. sisters are buried at Polmont. (Mariah Hardy & Hanah Jane Quackenbush). The following information was from a booklet that was done for 1967 centennial by a high school student, available at the Campbellford Library:

Polmont Cemetery

Earliest dates on tombstones in this cemetery record burials in the early 1870's.

Names recorded there are as follows, Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Scriver, Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Quackenbush, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Isiac, Ira Lawson. Mariah VanVolkenbug, wife of Martin Hardy was the earliest date found and was 1870.

This cemetery is found on the 13th Concession across the corner from the farm of Mr. Morden MacMillan. (Nelson Wood in 1878)


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