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  Grave Inventory Sheet

 
McLeese Plot: H-21W-62
Name: Date of Birth
DD/MM/YY
Date of Death
DD/MM/YY
McLaren, Mary
Woodside, Ann
  April 4, 1876
April 2, 1876
 
Direction Monument Faces: Materials:
3 Sandstone
Faces Inscribed:
3
Plot Type: Double Males:  
Condition: Good Females 2
 
Style of Monument/Gravesite:
Sandstone headstone with straight angled shoulders
 
Site Remarks:
Some cracks and tilt
 
Inscription:
East Face Headstone

SACRED
To the Memory of
MARY S. McLAREN.
Born in Renfrew Co. Ont.
The beloved Wife of
ROBERT McLEESE
Died 4th April. 1876
Aged 28 Years
ALSO ANN WOODSIDE,
Infant daughter
Of the above
Obit 2nd April 1876
I am the resurrection
and the life.
St. John XI.XXV.

 
Description and Condition:
Large sandstone headstone mounted on a sandstone base (84 x 31 x 11 cm high). The SW corner of base has flaked off. Headstone is 135 cm high x 58 cm W x 9 cm thick. Stone has horizontal break near base that has been repaired. Stone top shaped like a shingled house (maybe symbolic house of God). E face of stone has flower/leaf motif 4 on each side under roof (in relief). Center top E face has a broken rosebud and unbloomed carnation both broken coming from same stem plus 3 leaves of rosebud (holy trinity). Rosebud=child, unbloomed carnation=woman who never matured to old age. On either side of flower motif is trifoil pattern (holy trinity). Inscriptions below is incised letters are worn but still visible. Bottom East W side of stone has green mold, stone has no large chunks missing and appears is fairly good shape.

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