Fanny Augusta Ward


Fanny Augusta Ward, died February 13, 1866. "I know that my Redeemer liveth."

Footstone: “F.A.W.”

Lot #45 was jointly owned by the Robb and Ward families.

Fanny Augusta was born in 1835, a daughter of the Venerable Archdeacon Coster. She married Henry Ward, M.D., an Englishman thirteen years her senior. Dr. Ward was a surgeon with one of the regiments and the son of a physician, Edward Ward. Their son, Philip, was born about 1857 and a daughter, Christiana, in 1859. According to Cathedral records, Walter George Edward was baptised 7 February 1861, Arthur Charles on 4 July 1862, and Emma Mabel on 30 July 1863.

Dr. Ward was married, secondly, 7 July 1867, to Louisa Isabella, daughter of the Honourable John Ambrose Street, Attorney General of New Brunswick. Dr. Ward in 1871 had his office at the corner of St. John and Queen Streets.

Saint John Globe, Saint John, NB, 11 March 1893:

The death is announced at Bournemouth, England, Feb. 5, of Mrs. Louise L. Ward widow of Dr. Henry Ward. The lady was the d/o Hon. John Ambrose Street and is the second member of the family whose death is announced in the past few weeks. Dr. Ward was formerly in the Royal Navy. His first wife was a Miss Coster of Fredericton. He practiced for some time in Carleton (St. John) and afterwards removed to Fredericton and then went back to England.

James Walker Wallace


Lot #55. A plain iron rail surrounded the second lot from George Street, which appears to be vacant as there are no tombstones. Buried here, however, are James Walker Wallace (died 1890) with his wife Martha, and their unmarried daughters, Rachel and Annie.

James Wallace was a son of Robert Wallace and Mary Strachan, born on 17 May 1849 and baptised in the old Kirk. He altered Fredericton’s lighting from oil lamps to gas. A sister of James Wallace married Robert MacReadie, who later altered the gas fixtures for electricity. Another sister, Mary, the second wife of William Tufts, is buried here with her brother’s family and her parents.

See also The Old Burying Ground, Vol. III, p. 244.

Reverend William Stuart and Elizabeth Ramsay


"So He giveth his beloved sleep." In memory of Elizabeth C. Ramsay, wife of Rev. W. Stuart died Dec. 8, 1874 aged 32 years. Also Elizabeth Margaret, their infant daughter died April 30, 1875, aged six months and twenty-three days.

The Reverend William Stuart was a minister of the Free Kirk, which stood on Brunswick Street, Fredericton. His wife was a daughter of David Ramsay of Port Hill, Prince Edward Island.

Everett and Stewart, trustees of St. Paul’s Church


STEWART "I am the resurrection and the life". Thomas Stewart, born at Newton Stewart, Scotland, 23rd Nov. 1791, died 8th April 1870.

Elizabeth, his wife, died 21st Sept. 1862, aged 65 years.

Their children, Margaret, died 27th January, 1849, aged 21 years — James died 23rd January, 1852, aged 18 years — Charles, died at Havana 21st Aug., 1859, aged 25 years

Their grandchild, Thomas Stewart, infant son of Z.R. Everett and Helen T. Everett, died 12th Aug., 1863.

John K. Stewart, died in Montana, Oct. 28th, 1885.

W.R. Stewart, died at Nceumea, South Pacific, 1873.

When St. Paul’s Church was incorporated, Thomas Stewart and Thomas Everett were two of the first trustees. Thomas Stewart had several sons and one surviving daughter, Helen. She married Zebedee Ring Everett, a nephew of Thomas Everett and a grandson of Thomas Everett, Loyalist, who died in 1814. Zebedee R. Everett, a merchant, was an alderman in 1871. He was the paternal grandfather of the Misses Everett, Isabel, Bessie, and Winnie, sisters of the infant Thomas Everett buried here.