Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rosengard CMC Cemetery (RM of Hanover)

The Rosengard CMC Cemetery, on the original homestead of Peter and Anna Guenther in the Rural Municipality of Hanover, is owned by the Chortitzer Mennonite Conference and maintained by volunteers. The earliest burial is for Elisabeth Dueck (25 November 1894). A large marker lists 13 persons “in memory of our heritage.”

Rosengard CMC Cemetery

Rosengard CMC Cemetery (July 2020)
Source: George Penner

Rosengard CMC Cemetery memorial marker

Rosengard CMC Cemetery memorial marker (November 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Wooden markers with attached crosses in Rosengard CMC Cemetery

Wooden markers with attached crosses in Rosengard CMC Cemetery (November 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.47388, W96.77333
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.

Rosengard CMC Cemetery, FindAGrave.

Rosengard C.M.C. Cemetery, Hanover RM, MB, CanadaGenWeb's Cemetery Project.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Rose Kuzina.

Page revised: 15 July 2022

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