Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kliewer Cemetery (Niverville)

This small cemetery in the Town of Niverville was established in 1880. It contains the graves of Gerhard Kliewer (1836-1896), first Reeve of the Rural Municipality of Hanover, his wife Helena Kliewer (1840-1909), and their descendants.

Kliewer Cemetery

Kliewer Cemetery (October 2010)
Source: Peter McLure

Kliewer commemorative monument in Kliewer Cemetery

Kliewer commemorative monument in Kliewer Cemetery (May 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.58930, W97.03790
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hespeler Cemetery (Niverville)


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.

Kliewer Cemetery - Niverville MB, Waymarking.

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

Page revised: 13 July 2020

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