Abraham Henry Clark, born 19 May 1807, was the eldest son of Samuel Clark and his wife Abigail Jewett. He was born on the farm at Keswick Ridge and became a house builder in Fredericton and was one of the best.
James A. Campbell was born in Kirkcudbrightshire. He married Christianna Mitchell of Scotch Lake, NB, and the couple raised six children on a farm in Kingsclear. One son, John Alexander Campbell, was elected to the Legislative Assembly and did much to promote agricultural development in the province.
In Lot #67, measuring 13 x 14 feet, surrounded by a cast iron ornamental fence, are five graves of the Cameron family. Lot #68 contains the graves of Thomas Rutter, cabinetmaker, and his wife, Martha, daughter of Nathaniel and Martha (Agnew) Cameron.
Atherton’s hotel, the Brayley House, offered the Travelling Public of the 1860s “superior accommodations, and a table affording all the luxuries of the season” at a convenient location for “concert and other troupes, being opposite the Exhibition Hall” on Queen Street, Fredericton.
Edward Yardy, born 1814, came to Fredericton from Ireland with his parents, Mary and William, in 1821. A “veteran printer,” he worked at newspapers in Saint John, then entered the office of the King’s Printer in 1837 and was foreman of the Royal Gazette for many years. His son and at least two of his daughters removed to Boston, Massachusetts.
John C. Williams, a carpenter, is buried here with Eliza, his mother. In 1871, the widow Eliza Williams and her children, John, Henry, Emma, and Fanny, shared a house with the family of her son-in-law, John Robinson.
Leonard Weeks was in the hardware business on York Street. He built and lived in what later became the rectory of the Parish Church, and “departed this life February 16, 1882, aged 62 years,” six years before his wife, Margaret Anne Chaney.
The goal of this project is to share online the legacy of Isabel Louise Hill (1901-1996), librarian and author of numerous books on the United Empire Loyalists and other founding families of central New Brunswick, Canada.
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