Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gruenfeld Pioneer Cemetery (RM of Hanover)

This cemetery in the Rural Municipality of Hanover, far into an agricultural field from the nearest road, was established for the village of Grunfeld in the Mennonite East Reserve. It contains only two headstones and a monument with 56 names and dates of death between 1884 and 1918.

Gruenfeld Pioneer Cemetery

Gruenfeld Pioneer Cemetery (October 2010)
Source: Peter McLure

Gruenfeld Pioneer Cemetery

Gruenfeld Pioneer Cemetery (May 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.52823, W96.87617
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.

Gruenfeld Pioneer Mennonite Cemetery, Waymarking.

This page was prepared by Peter McLure, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 October 2020

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