Emery Family Burial Ground
Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653

(updated 30 April 2011)

Location. On the grounds of Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory. UTM: 19T 0556475, 4920038; Lat./Long.: N 44°25′53.2″ x W 68°17′25.6″

Directions. From the intersection of Routes 3 and 102/198 at the north end of Mount Desert Island (just after you cross the bridge from Thompson Island), bear left on Route 3. In 4.24.3 miles, turn left onto Old Bar Harbor Road. The entrance to MDI Biological Labs is less than 0.1 miles on the left. Inquire at the office for permission to enter the grounds and for directions to the cemetery.


Notes: There is no discernible boundary to this cemetery.

Names and dates on gravestones and other markers: (complete as of 15 July 2013)
   J. Frances (EMERY; dau. of Benjamin EMERY and Elmira; wife of Chesnel [no stone]) - d. 16 April 1873 Æ 32 y., 10 m. (gravestone, footstone)
   Benjamin (husb. of Elmira) - b. 1808; d. 1883 (monument, monument side)
   Cedelia H. - b. 1868; d. 1875 (monument, monument side)
   Celia K. - b. 1853; d. 1866 (monument, monument side)
   Clarence S. - b. 1853; d. 1864 (monument, monument side)
   Clifford S. - b. 1855; d. 1877 (monument, monument side)
   Elmira (wife of Benjamin) - b. 1809; d. 1865 (monument, monument side)
   Everett - b. 1874; d. 1877 (monument, monument side)
   Fannie R. - b. 1872; d. 1875 (monument, monument side)
   “infant dau.” - d. 25 April 1858 Æ 2 m., 19 d. (monument, monument side)
   “infant son” - b. 1854; d. 1855 (monument, monument side)
   Ira L. - b. 1856; d. 1878 (monument, monument side)
   [J. Frances - see DESISLE]
   Josie - b. 1877; d. 1881 (monument, monument side)
   [Lydia H. - see WILCOMB]
   Charles A. - d. 5 March 1889 Æ 30 y. (lot, monument side, close-up of monument side, gravestone)
   Lydia H. (EMERY; dau. of Benjamin EMERY and Elmira; wife of Frederic [sic] [no stone]) - d. 23 April 1873 Æ 30 y., 5 m., 3 d. (gravestone, footstone)

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