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Old Burying Ground Notable Graves

There are many notable graves where headstones have been identified in the Old Burying Ground. The information provided here is still a work in progress and will be completed over the next few months.

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Major-General Robert Ross

After a very distinguished career in the Napoleonic Wars, Major-General Robert Ross was given command of the British troops that were sent to America in 1814 after Napoleons default to relieve the military pressure on Canada in the War of 1812.

Mapping ID 2C
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Abner Stowell

The sandstone gravestone of Abner Stowell, who died when he was 35, was erected by his Masonic Lodge and is covered with the symbols of masonry.
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