ZINC – YOUNG & RAFTER, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Falach-fead
N 44° 38.609 W 063° 35.128
20T E 453570 N 4943513
Quick Description: One of ten zinc headstones in Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia. This one is dedicated to Margaret YOUNG and Mary RAFTER
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Posted: 3/14/2012 3:08:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMDZV1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
A zinc tablet with a two tier base. The front and back contain symbols, epitaphs and dedications. The headstone is about 2 feet high.

Side 1:

GATHERED HOME

Symbol – Sheaf of Wheat

MARGARET
WIFE OF
CAPT. J.T. YOUNG
DIED JAN. 6, 1890.
AGED 77 YEARS.

REMEMBERED STILL.

YOUNG

Side 2:

Symbol – Hourglass

MARY
RAFTER,
MOTHER OF
MRS. J.T. YOUNG.
DIED IN 1872,
AGED 79 YEARS.

AT REST.

WHITE BRONZE CO.
ST. THOMAS, ONT.

Additional Research:

Camp Hil Cemetery:

In 1844 Camp Hill Cemetery on Robie Street in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Camp Hill Cemetery replaced the Old Burying Ground at Barrington Street and Spring Garden Road in 1844 although it was established a bit earlier in 1749. Originally run by private company, the cemetery is now owned and administered by the Halifax Regional Municipality
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