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BRODIE FAMILY CEMETERY
LOT 7 6TH Concession LOCHIEL

This private family cemetery is on a farm owned by an ALLARIE east of Brodie on the 5th concession road on the north half of lot 7. This cemetery is not visible from the either road. From the Brodie Corner road it is 6.5/10 of a km north & 4.5/10 of km east at the south east corner of the bush. This cemetery has An iron fence Around it. The gate is on the north side. It is full of brush & weeds with 1 main stone & 4 foot stones to the south. [C. 1990 AWF]







SHAPE OF CEMETERY. X is where the gate is & the mains stone is about 3-4 feet just inside the gate. On the gate is the name BRODIE.



The inscription reads as follows;

1-- East side
John Brodie
died
Nov. 3, 1856
ae. 89 yrs.
also his wife Isabella Stevenson
died Sep. 5, 1858
ae. 97 yrs. Natives of Scotland.
BRODIE
North Side
Isabella McDonald died Dec. 19, 1885
ae. 74 yrs.
Native of Scotland.
West side
Elizabeth Laura died
Dec. 17, 1893
ae. 42 yrs. James M. B. died Nov. 11, 1863
ae. 14 yrs. Alex'r McDonald
died May 1, 1838 ae. 4 mos.
Children of A. & Isabella Brodie.

There are 5 foot stones south of the main stone inscribed all with only initials as follows, from north to south;

1 - A. B., 2 - J. M. B., 3 - 1. MC.D., 4 - J. B., 5 - E.L.B.

NOTES FROM EDNA MACMILLAN, 1980

1 - has Dec. 13 1886. Has space left for her husband Andrew, nothing ever added.
David youngest son of Andrew who died by misadventure was interred here with the other members of the family.
Other 'relatives are buried in the cemetery adjoining the Reformed Presbyterian Church including the remains of 'Yankee Jim", who is mentioned by Ralph Connor in the Man From Glengarry.

No plaque erected by Centennial Committee, Declined by members of R. P. Church at Brodie. Reason Brodie plaque sufficient.



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