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Manitoba History No. 88

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award

War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Diana Icelandic Cemetery (Municipality of Two Borders)

A fenced cemetery in the Municipality of Two Borders, in a farm field about one-third of a mile from the nearest road, contains the graves of Johann Gottfred (?-1898), Thelma Regina Tait (1895-1902), Baby Kristjanson (?-1916), Einar Johannesson (?-1916), Gestur Davidson (?-1919), Thorsteinn Einarsson (?-1921), and Margret Oddson (?-1921). A monument in the cemetery lists their names.

Diana Icelandic cemetery

Diana Icelandic cemetery (no date)
Source: Al Thorleifson, Gloria and Barry Hill

Diana Icelandic cemetery monument

Diana Icelandic cemetery monument (no date)
Source: Al Thorleifson, Gloria and Barry Hill

Site Location (lat/long): N49.48948, W101.35520
denoted by symbol on the map above


A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

Birth and death registrations [Thelma Tait], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

We thank Halldór Grétarsson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Al Thorleifson.

Page revised: 2 August 2018

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