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The McDermid Cemetery



OGS #6489



1987


Martintown,
Charlottenburgh Twp.,
Glengarry County




The McDermid Cemetery Inscriptions was Published in Bridging the Gap Jan/Apr 1993 Vol. 6 #1





Located, 1.2 Km. West of Martintown on a small island at the edge of the River Aux Raisin in the forks of the main and north branches of the river, some two miles north west of the village on farmland owned and occupied by the John Mc Martin Family for much of the Twentieth Century.

There are members of three families buried in this, private cemetery. Four of the stones contain names of the family long known locally as the Hachelor or Hakler
Mc-Dermids. Included in this group are John McDermid, who died at 77 Years in 1864, his son Duncan who died in 1879 and Duncan's wife Janet (Mc Martin) who died in the year 1879. Also included in this group are William McDermid M.D., the latter a son of Duncan and Janet and finally Christy, an infant daughter of Malcolm Mc Dermid and Isabella Ross

The Hugh Mc Dermid, the native of Glen Lochay, Perthshire, Scotland, was a brother of John mentioned above

The Duncan Mc Dermid who died on May 13,1864 is thought to be a brother of Hugh and John Mc Dermid



Recorded by: Sylvia and Doug MacDermid August 1987






Marker #1

Sacred
To The Memory Of
Hugh Mc Diarmid
a native of Glenlochay
Perthshire Scotland
who departed this life
May 15,1846
aged 73 years

Be Ye Also Ready
Prepare To Meet Thy God
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In Memory Of
Marg't Me Dermid
died
March 2,1882

aged 88 y'rs 6 mo.
Native of Argyleshire, Scotland
This Parent Here Lies Underground
The Dearest Friend We Ever Found
But through The Lord's Unbounded Love
We Hope To Meet In Realms Above

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In Memory Of
John McDermid
A Native Of Breadalbane
Perthshire, North Britain
Died 11th Of August 1877
aged 86 years

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Gone But Not Forgotten
In Memory Of
Duncan Me Dermid
Native Of
Breadalbane, Perthshire
Scotland
Died May 13,1864
aged 77 years

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Alex McDermid
Died
Sept. 9. 1888
A.E. 75 Years
Catherine Munro
Wife of
A. Mc Dermid
Died
May 11,1875
A.E. 52 Y'rs

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Duncan Mc Dermid
Died
Nov. 17. 1879
A.E. 75 years
MCDERMID
Janet
Wife of
Duncan McDermid
Died
Dec. 19, 1894
A.E. 87 years

In Memory Of
Janet
Wife of
Dermid Mc Dermid
Died
January 13,1873
Aged 41 Years

She Was A Tender Mother Here
And In Her Life The Lord Did Rear
We Trust Our Loss Will Be Her Gain
And That With Christ She's Gone To Reign

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Dermid
McDermid
Died
June 9,1906
A.E. 86 yrs

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Mary J. A.
Daughter Of
Dermid And Janet
Mc Dermid
Died
April 27, 1873 Aged
3 months And 20 Days
Also
Jane Ann Died
April 23, 1871 aged
9 Months and 2 3 Days

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Marker #2

In Loving Remembrance Of
Catherine Me Lean
Wife of
Donald Campbell
Aged 54 years
Mother
Her Children Rise Up and Call Her Blessed

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Marker #3

McDermid
William McDermid M. D.
Oct. 9, 1845 - April 16,1901
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Marker #4

Christy
Daughter Of
Malcolm and Isabella Me Dermid
Died
May 30,1880
A.E. 2 Yrs & 11 Mos




End of known inscriptions.




INDEX FOR MCDERMID CEMETERY
NEAR MARTINTOWN, CHARLOTTENBURGH TWP., GLENGARRY CO.

Numbers refer to one of the four tombstone existing


CAMPBELL Catherine (McLean) 2
CAMPBELL Donald 2

McDERMID Alex 1
McDERMID Catherine (Munro) 1
McDERMID Christy 4
McDERMID Dermid 1
McDERMID Duncan 1
McDERMID Duncan 1
McDERMID Isabella 4
McDERMID Jane Ann 1
McDERMID Janet 1
McDERMID Janet 1
McDERMID John 1
McDERMID Malcolm 4
McDERMID Marg’t 1
McDERMID Mary J. A. 1
McDERMID William, M. D. 3

McDIARMID Hugh 1

McLEAN Catherine 2

MUNRO Catherine 1



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