Garrison Pioneer Cemetery.Chairperson chairperson Chairman The head of an academic department. See 'Chair.', Cf Chief. , Charles (Chuck) Ross UE wishes to announce the restoration and preservation of Garrison Pioneer Cemetery as a "Special Project" for Kawartha Branch.
For years the Loyalist loyalist
American colonist loyal to Britain in the American Revolution. About one-third of American colonists were loyalists, including officeholders who served the British crown, large landholders, wealthy merchants, Anglican clergy and their parishioners, and Quakers. burial grounds Burial Ground
potter’s field; burial place for strangers. [N. T.: Matthew 27:6–10, Acts 1:18–19]
where Tam O’Shanter saw witches dancing among opened coffins. [Br. Lit. located at Lot 3, Concession 3, Tyendinaga Township, Hastings County, containing one hundred and two known burials (Ross, Cole, Robinson, Sherman, and Hagerman), was called Blessington Cemetery due to the proximity of four comers called Blessington. The discovery of the original survey "Plan of Garrison Cemetery," with the authentic statement, "This Plan is correct and is prepared under the provisions of the Registry Act by P.L. Surveyors, Belleville, Dec. 3rd, 1886," prompted a request to councillors of Tyendinaga Township for a name change. With the assistance of Ian Reilly UE, President of Seventh Town Historical Society, correspondence was sent to the Township Office dated 30 October 2006, requesting the cemetery be officially recognized as the "Garrison Pioneer Cemetery." The township responded quickly and, on 20 December 2006, advised that the cemetery name was officially changed and registered with the Ontario Ministry of Government Services, Registrar of Cemeteries.
Through support of the current unpaid caretaker, Carl Hagerman, as well as friends and family, a work detail has cleared much of the underbrush making the site more presentable pre·sent·a·ble
1. That can be given, displayed, or offered: presentable gifts; presentable attire.
2. Fit for introduction to others: presentable relatives. . As a result, six previously unknown grave sites were discovered. There is much work still to be accomplished regarding the repair, preservation of grave markers and the erection erection /erec·tion/ (e-rek´shun) the condition of being rigid and elevated, as erectile tissue when filled with blood.
1. of a suitable sign. Remember, these people were Canadian pioneers and should be treated with dignity and not neglect.
The committee is now in the process of submitting forms for grants and raising funds for this worthwhile Kawartha Branch Project. Those wishing to make a contribution in support may do so by forwarding their donation to Dominion dominion, power to rule, or that which is subject to rule. Before 1949 the term was used officially to describe the self-governing countries of the Commonwealth of Nations—e.g., Canada, Australia, or India. Office for tax receipt purposes, indicating the donation is for the Garrison Pioneer Cemetery project.
Note: See Loyalist Gazette, Issue 2, December 1984, page 27: "The Official Opening of the Loyalist Parkway by Her Majesty MAJESTY. Properly speaking, this term can be applied only to God, for it signifies that which surpasses all things in grandeur and superiority. But it is used to kings and emperors, as a title of honor. It sometimes means power, as when we say, the majesty of the people. See, Wolff, Sec. 998. the Queen."
Details for the creation of the Loyalist Parkway can be found at this web site: http ://www.pec.on.ca/lpa/parkway.htm.
Photographs of the Loyalist Parkway can be seen at this Bay of Quinte The Bay of Quinte is on the northern shore of Lake Ontario.
Located about 200 kilometers east of Toronto and 400 west of Montreal, the Bay of Quinte is a long, thin bay in the shape of a letter "Z". web site: http://travel.webshots.com/album/ 328080678wvlayI.
On-going details of the Garrison Cemetery project may be found at this web site: http://www.uelac.org/Loyalist-Projects/Garrison-Cemetery.php.
For additional details please contact Charles(Chuck) G. J. Ross UE, cgross_ue"at"cogeco.ca, 705-742-6316.
By Charles (Chuck) G.J. Ross UE, Kawartha Branch