Our Lady of Assumption Cemetery - South Junction MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 49° 02.292 W 095° 46.053
15U E 297740 N 5435392
Quick Description: This Cemetery is on Main Street north of Hwy 12 in the small community of South Junction in the Rural Municipality of Piney, Manitoba.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 9/3/2011 5:03:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMCFWV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron
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Long Description:
The first settlers arrived in the 1900's. A Catholic church was built but sadly burned down. The spirit of the people could not be extinguished and so the second and current church was built in the 1940's.

Some headstones have been photographed by CanadaGenWeb's Cemetery Project and are available here: South Junction Our Lady of Assumption Roman Catholic Cemetery. They list the first burial as 1922.

One old marker reads:
son of
M. & A.
May 24, 1936
Feb. 24, 1945
Name of church or churchyard: Our Lady of Assumption Church

Approximate Size: Large (100+)

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