East Plains United Church
Cemetery at East Plains United Church

CHURCH NEWS

Sunday Bulletin for June 17, 2018
 Father's Day. Rev. Nicholson preaching; "Let me tell you a story." Jeffrey Carl will be our soloist today. PDF

Vista Orders.
 Due dates for orders are:  June 24. PDF

Letter from Agnes in Uganda
 Agnes has completed her year 2 course in tailoring and doing well with her grades.  PDF

Hamilton Conference.
 Click the link for the latest news from Hamilton Conference. Hamilton Conference website.

East Plains Co-op PRESCHOOL.
 for Toddler and Preschoolers. Programs for children ages 18 months-5yrs. Call 905 681-0233 or go on the internet to: eastplainspreschool.com

A complete list of activities is available on the Calendar page.

CEMETERY

In 1793, Harcar Lyons and his wife, Marcy Peers, widow of Thomas Roseborough came from Warren, Sussex County, New Jersey. They petitioned Governor Simcoe for a grant of land and settled in East Flamborough.

In 1838 Joseph Lyons, a son of Harcar, inherited Lot 3 in Concession 1, East Flamborough, when his father died. The East Flamborough map in the Wentworth County Atlas of 1875 shows a church on Lot 3, Concession 1. This is East Plains United Church, 375 Plains Road East, Aldershot.

The memorial stone for Joseph Lyons in this cemetery reads: "Joseph Lyons gave this land in 1843 and built the first church on it mostly at his own expense - died April 1872 aged 72 years" (he died in Minnesota).

For more information from the Ontario Genealogical Society, click here