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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Riverton Community Cemetery (Riverton, Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton)

This cemetery in Riverton in the Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton contains a monument commemorating immigration agent Sigtryggur Jonasson, erected about 2014 by one of his descendants.

Riverton Cemetery

Riverton Cemetery (December 2018)
Source: Christine Loff

Riverton Cemetery

Riverton Cemetery (June 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Jonasson commemorative monument

Jonasson commemorative monument (July 2015)
Source: Brian Jonasson

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.98616, W96.99583
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Sigtryggur Jónasson (1852-1942)


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.

We thank Brian Jonasson, Christine Loff, and Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Tim Worth and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 November 2020

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