This cemetery in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie was established in 1891. On its grounds is a stone monument erected in 1976 to commemorate the pioneers and their descendants who founded the Methodist (later United) church, school, and community of Longburn.
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Oakland Methodist Church / Oakland United Church / Murray United Church (Oakland, RM of Portage la Prairie)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Long Creek School / Longburn School No. 93 (RM of Portage la Prairie)
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 Neil Christoffersen and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 3 April 2021
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