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 Altona Cemetery, Altona, Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Latitude: 43.975623, Longitude: -79.196438 | Click to get directions to Altona Cemetery
Altona Cemetery

Formerly in Pickering Township, Ontario County. Now in the City of Pickering, Durham Region - Concession #9, Lot 30


Altona Mennonite Church

The building was constructed by pioneers who emigrated here from Pennsylvania in the early 1800's. The bricks came from the Cherrywood brick yard. Local families included the Reesors, Widemans, Nighswanders, Hoovers and Stouffers. The first grave is dated 1835.


 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Lewis, Robert Eugene (1929 - )
Margaret Wideman
Birth: Dec. 21, 1928
Death: Mar. 4, 2000

Daughter of Edward P. & Bessie (Robinson) Wideman, wife of Robert E. Lewis 
    R.E. Lewis
Margaret Wideman (d. 4 Mar 2000)
Nighswander, Peter (1891 - 1959)
Nighswander, Peter (1891 - 1959)
Peter Nighswander
Birth: Feb. 2, 1891
Death: Dec. 28, 1959

Amelia Reesor
Birth: Nov. 15, 1891
Death: Jul. 30, 1975
Daughter of Flavius & Fanny (Brownsberger) Reesor, wife of Peter Nighswander 
    Peter Nighswander (d. 28 Dec 1959)
Amelia Reesor (d. 30 Jul 1975)

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Our research is ongoing and the validity of the information presented should be judged by the quality of our sources.

Our study includes our ancestors and their descendants (our cousins) and our cousins' spouses and their parents. The parents of our cousins' spouses will show as "A descendant is related to Susan or Barry" and their other children will not be included unless they are connected to our family.

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Feb 28, 2023

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