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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lichtenau Mennonite Cemetery (RM of DeSalaberry)

This cemetery near the community of St. Elisabeth in the Rural Municipality of DeSalaberry was established in 1911. Nearby is a monument commemorating the Lichtenau Mennonite Church that operated here from 1930 to 1970.

Lichtenau Mennonite Cemetery

Lichtenau Mennonite Cemetery (April 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Lichtenau Mennonite Cemetery

Lichtenau Mennonite Church monument (April 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.30143, W97.18757
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 April 2014

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