This photograph was taken in the Summer of 1997. The stone is located in Mount Olivet (Roman Catholic) Cemetery in Halifax. The caretaker there informed me that this was the grave of the oldest man in Canada.

For the benefit of those persons without graphical access, the transcription follows:

In memory of
Thomas Carvery 
A native of 
Co. Kerry Ireland
Died Jan. 21, 1914
Aged 120 years
R. I. P.
Dennis Hollahan
1862 - 1923

A brief biographical sketch of Thomas Carvery can be found in Devonna and Don Edwards. The Little Dutch Village: Historic Halifax West (Halifax: Nimbus, 2003) p. 34

Last Modified: September 28, 2003