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Moon Family SuperintendentsMonument in Recognition of the
Dedicated Services that members of
the "MOON" Family gave to the
cemeteries of Kent Co., Chatham, Ont. Canada
Sketch of the house was the family
home of the Moon families while they raised
their children and tended to the Cemeteries.
This House sat where New M.L. Ward A-2
is now developed.
Superintendents & years they worked.
Charles R. Moon 1941 ~ 1960
George T. Moon 1960 ~ 1975
George H. Manninger
&
his wife
Mary Moon 1975 ~ 1992

Photo: Trish Nigh
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The Superintendants of the
Cemeteries
A stone monument to honour
the hard work done by the
Moon Families for their
community.

Photo: Trish Nigh
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Bishop Disney
Preached in Chatham, Ont.
Died in Baltimore, USA & is
buried in Chatham, Ont.
He was recruited to Chatham
by Bishop Willis Nazrey.
posted by: Trish
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Photo: B. WarwickPic # 1
John H Ferguson
Full view of Ferguson gravesite
Veteran of Fenian Raid and US Civil War
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Photo: B. WarwickPic # 2
John H Ferguson.
Veteran of Fenian Raid and US Civil War.
Mayor of Blenheim & Councilman of Kent.
Said to have been in the Honour Guard the
day General Lee surrendered
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Photo: B. WarwickPic # 3
John H Ferguson
Veteran of Fenian Raid & US Civil War.
Mayor of Blenheim & Councilman of Kent
Possibly in the Honour Guard the day
General Lee surrendered
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Mother Xavier
(Yvonne Le Bihan)
1814 ~ 1896
Foundress of the
Ursulines of the
Chatham Union
on May 9, 1860
*submitted: Nigh
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Photo: T. NighKINGSTON
T. M. S. ( TOMMY )
1900 ~ 1973
THIS TRULY WAS A GOOD MAN

**Tommy Kingston was instrumental
in the engineering and management
of the City of Chatham, Ont.
**was highly respected being a kind
and friendly man, he was greatly
missed in the community after
his passing.
***Kingston Park was named in his memory
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Photo: Trish NighMOON
MARY (MOON) MANNINGER
*Mary's grandparents and parents
had been caretakers of the Maple Leaf
& St. Anthony's Cemeteries, before her and
George Manninger her husband were hired on
to take over the caretaker's position. Mary & George
retired from the position in 1995, and upon retiring,
they left the "house in the cemetery" and took up
residence in the City of Chatham, Ont.
Mary's husband George Manninger is buried in
Ward J, New Maple section of the cemetery.
**Moon family grave sit
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Photo: Trish NighROBERTSON
DR. A.R. Robertson
a beloved husband & father
who died Sept. 11, 1864
Ae. 63 yrs.
*Old M.L. Ward G, beside Eberts crypt
**Doctor
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Photo: Trish NighARBOUR
DOUGLAS D. ARBOUR
OCT. 28, 1936 ~ SEPT. 28, 2005
**He was a Chatham Councillor
**A pioneer of the Ambulance
**New St. A's Chapel Dr. 19
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Photo: T. NighSHADD
Abraham D. Shadd

*submitted: T. Nigh
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