St. Mary Cemetery Port Hope Ontario has several burials listed which are not actually in that cemetery. Three cemeteries in Port Hope are in a row on Toronto Rd. (Union, St Mary's and St John's) but there is no division between them. I suspect that many of the transcriptions listed as in St. Mary's are actually in Port Hope Union. I know for sure that those of Martin Roach, Donald Rowden, Rita Willis Rowden, Robert Benson Rowden, S Cecil Rowden, Frederick Agar, Herbert Snell Annie Snell, David Snell and Samuel Snell are actually buried in Port Hope Union. Check cemsearch.ca for confirmation. None of these people were Catholics. What can be done to correct this listing? Thanks, Carol
Give support this information as well as the URL of the cemeteries in question. They should be able to sort this for you.
I found a listing from Billion graves website for a James Hanrahan burial in Wisner Cemetery in Wisner, Cuming, Nebraska. I could not confirm this listing and wrote a not to the person in charge if there is such a person buried there.
Here is their response.
I think billion graves is confused. They don't seem to realize that there are two cemeteries on the same property, both the Wisner public cemetery and the Saint Joseph's Catholic cemetery. The Wisner cemetery has 12 sections labeled BLOCKS. St. Joseph's cemetery has three sections on the far south and are labeled as SECTIONS. The St. Joseph sections do not say St. Joseph on them, but the locals know the difference.
I have a copy of the Wisner burial records up to 2013 and there are NO Hanrahan's listed at all. I do not have a copy of St. Joseph and don't know that much about theirs but do see that we have records for five Hanrahans there, Chris, John, Mary, Patrick & Terressa. There may be others, I don't know.
My best suggestion for you would to find contact for St. Joseph's Catholic church in Wisner as they would have records.
I should mention that you have not contacted the cemetery. This is a website where folks just as your self post photos of tombstones. Some go out to take photos of family members stones and end up taking 100 more, or doing the entire cemetery. We have no affiliation or contact with any cemetery.
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The URL for St Mary's Port Hope is https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Saint-Mary-Catholic-Cemetery/291234
The URL for Port Hope Union is not listed on billion graves.
The burials I have listed above can be found at http://www.cemsearch.ca which has them buried at Port Hope Union cemetery
This happens when borders are not placed around the cemeteries. When borders are placed pins will go to the correct location. However, if borders are not placed the pins will go to the nearest cemetery location on the map. I am not from the area, but have placed borders in all of the cemeteries in question. If I have gotten these borders wrong, will someone contact me in support? Thanks!
@John- The Wisner Cemetery and the St. Joseph's Cemetery borders are in place. I have recalculated the borders so that the pins should be in the correct location now.
@quirkc- I have placed borders where it looks like the cemeteries are. Can you verify these for me? or send me a map?