Leonard Weeks and family


Sacred to the memory of Leonard Weeks who departed this life February 16, 1882, aged 62 years.

Sacred to the memory of Margaret Anne, wife of Leonard Weeks, who departed this life April 19, 1888, aged 57 years.

Chas. Wesley, son of Leonard and Margaret Weeks, died January 2nd, 1867, aged 20 years.

Little Ida

Sacred to the memory of John and Ida.

Leonard Weeks was in the hardware business on York Street. He built and lived in what later became the rectory of the Parish Church.

The Loyalist, Fredericton, NB, 23 November 1843:

m. 11th inst.,by Rev. Wm Hall, Leonard WEEKS / Miss Margaret Ann CHANEY, both of this place

The Daily Telegraph, Saint John, NB, 19 May 1876:

m. 17th inst., at residence of bride’s brother, Paradise Row (St. John) by Rev. Howard Sprague, A.M., assisted by Rev. C.B. Woodcock, Albert S. HAY of (St. John) city / Jennie R. WEEKS d/o Leonard WEEKS, Esq., Fredericton

Daily News, Saint John, NB, 17 April 1880:

d. Friday eve., 10th inst., Margaret Ann WEEKS w/o Leonard WEEKS, Fredericton, 57th year. The remains will be taken by Monday morn. train to Fredericton for interment, leaving her son’s residence Paradise Row, Portland (St. John) 7 o’clock. (Halifax, N.S. and Fredericton papers please copy)

The Daily Telegraph, Saint John, NB, 17 February 1882:

d. Portland (St. John) Thursday night, 16th inst., Leonard WEEKS, late of Fredericton, age 61. Funeral from his son’s residence Paradise Row, Saturday morn. 7 o’clock. Remains will be taken to Fredericton by 8 a.m. train.

William J. Weeks was married to Margaret C. Watson on 13 July 1839, and John Weeks "of Portland" was married to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. William Yardy, on 13 August 1835. They are probably brothers of Leonard Weeks who is buried here.

Robert Baxter and family


Lot #75. There are eight graves in this lot, 6 x 8 feet, situated between that of Robert Weeks and the monument in memory of the Reverend John Brownell. The lot was purchased in 1808 from Henry Chestnut. There is one fairly new stone, complete with engravings.

Robert Baxter.

Louisa D. Baxter,

Nancy Baxter,

Harriet L. Baxter,

Hedley V. Baxter.

Robert Baxter kept a candy store. Harriet Louisa, daughter of Robert Baxter, was born 20 January 1867[?] and baptised in the Methodist Church in Fredericton on 1 February 1873. Louisa D. Hovey, Mrs. Baxter, died 15 December 1919 at Nashua, New Hampshire. Her last surviving daughter, Laura, died 18 May 1937 and is buried there.

Lovell’s Directory 1871:

Baxter, Mrs. Louise, Queen, Fredericton, widow of Robert/Storekeeper

The 1881 census for Fredericton lists Louisa Baxter, Methodist, English, dress maker, aged 40 years, widow. In her household were John Baxter, 20, tanner; Robert, 19, store clerk; Hedley, 17; Laura, 15; Charles, 13; and Hattie, 11.

Gleaner, Fredericton, NB, 4 July 1890:

News was received in the city last night of the death of Hedley Baxter at Haverhill, Mass. to which place he moved from here some 4 or 5 years ago. Deceased was employed for a number of years at Neill’s hardware store. The remains will be brought here for interment.

Gleaner, Fredericton, NB, 7 July 1890:

The funeral of Hedley BAXTER, the particulars of whose sad death at Haverhill, Mass., were given in Saturday’s ‘Gleaner’, took place from N.B.R. station upon the arrival of the train Saturday afternoon. The remains were accompanied by the deceased’s two brothers, Charles Baxter and Robert Baxter and Mr. Blake, a companion of Hedley’s, who walked together behind the hearse. The interment took place in the old burial ground, Rev. Payson conducting an impressive service.