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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Vannes God’s Acre Cemetery / Abbeville Roman Catholic Cemetery (RM of Coldwell)

This cemetery in the Rural Municipality of Coldwell was established on land donated by the Pelican family. The Abbeville Roman Catholic Church, built at 4-21-4W, was moved here although the building is no longer present. The first burial occurred in 1918.

Vannes God's Acre Cemetery / Abbeville Roman Catholic Cemetery

Vannes God’s Acre Cemetery / Abbeville Roman Catholic Cemetery (November 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.77182, W97.99128
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.

“Cemeteries used in Eriksdale area,” Beyond Beginnings by Eriksdale Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee, 1996, page 24.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 January 2021

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